Curriculum Overview – Reception

TermMain Topic / Theme Themed Days / EventsKey TextsVisits / VisitorsParent EventsFestivalsRole Play Area
Autumn 1Happy to be me
Seasons Autumn
Scarecrow DayRufus and the Blackberry Monster
Old Lady who Wasn’t Afraid                  
Autumn walk
Blackberry picking
Harvest Festival
McMillan coffee morning
RE Harvest Festival
Home Corner Shop
Potting Shed for Percy Outside
Autumn 2Guy Fawkes
Nocturnal Animals
Christmas Lunch / Jumper Day
Christmas Party
Remembrance Day
The Christmas Train
Say Hello to Hedgehogs
The First Christmas
Visit to Santa at Beamish
White House Farm
Parents Evening
Christmas Production  
Guy Fawkes
RE Shabbat
RE Christmas
Dark forest Stable / Bethlehem
Spring 1Seasons Winter
Once upon a time…      
Big Bird WatchJack and the Beanstalk
Hansel and Gretel
Little Red Riding Hood
Seven Stories Chinese New Year
Valentine’s Day
RE Stories Jesus Told  
Fairy Tale Castle  
Spring 2The Great Outdoors
Seasons Spring
World Book Day  We’re Going on an Egg Hunt
Mr Wolf’s Pancakes
WILIBY ROCSMother’s (carers) Day Afternoon Tea
Easter Stay and Play
Shrove Tuesday Holi
RE Holy books
RE Easter
Garden Centre
Summer 1All creatures great and small
Healthy Body Healthy Mind
Help is at Hand – occupations          
Sun Awareness Week
National gardening week
Norman the Slug with the Silly Shell
The Short Sighted Giraffe    
Oral Hygiene   May DayPet Shop Doctors / Dentist  
Summer 2Seasons Summer
Come Fly with Me        
World Music Day
30 Days Wild
Queens Jubilee
Football World Cup
Tom and Lucy go the Seaside
The Queens Hat
Beach VisitTeddy Bears Picnic
Sports Day
Father’s Day
RE Special buildings and worship
Desert Island  

In the Early Years Foundation Stage at Lord Blyton Primary School, our aim is to provide all pupils with a broad and balanced curriculum full of rich learning opportunities and experiences. Themes and topics are carefully planned and implemented through a balance of adult led teaching and child initiated learning following the children’s likes and interests. *Although themes and topics have been identified and outlined above, these are subject to change due to following the interests of the pupils.