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Aut 1

Pleased to Meet You

Harry and his dinosaurs go to school, What I like, Once there were Giants,

Super Me!

Key Text: Supertato

Funny Bones!

Key Text: Funny Bones

The True Story of The Three Little Pigs

Key Text: The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

Life by the Sea

Key Text: Non fiction texts about beach safety  

Non fiction texts/internet about the River Arun and how seaside holidays have changed over the years


Key Text: Dragonology

The Firework Maker’s Daughter

Key Text: The Firework Maker’s Daughter by Phillip Pullman

Bullets, Bombs and Bunting!

Key Text: Letters from the Lighthouse: Emma Carroll

My Secret War Diary: Marcia Williamson

Aut 2

Time to rhyme

What the Jackdaw saw, Brown bear, Brown bear what do you see? Traditional nursery rhymes

Let’s Party!

Key Text: The Scarecrows Wedding

Toy Story!

Key Text: No-bot the Robot

Lost Happy Endings

Key Text: Lost Happy Endings

Aladdin and The Enchanted Lamp

Key Text: Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp

The Magic Box (poem)

Twas the Night Before Christmas (poem)

George’s Marvellous Medicine

Key Text: George's Marvelous Medicine

The Victorians

Key Text: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Beetle Mania!

Key Text: Beetle Boy by M.G. Leonard

Spr 1

Here There and Everywhere

Knock knock dinosaur, The Little Red Hen, Our House

To Infinity and Beyond!

Key Text: Aliens Love Underpants

Hocus Pocus!

Key Text: Winnie the Witch

Sing for your Supper

Key Text: Mousehole Cat

Sands of Time

Key Text: Scarab’s Secret

Antarctica: Above the Ice

Key Texts: Shackleton’s Journey

Race to the Frozen North


Key Texts: Norse Myths by Kevin Crossley-Holland / Greek Myths by Geraldine McCaughrean

Macbeth: Something Wicked This Way Comes..

Key Texts: Macbeth by Bruce Coville

Macbeth (different versions)

Spr 2

Lower the drawbridge

The Knight and the dragon, Brave Knight, Elephant Joe

Our Wonderful World

Key Text: Jack and the Beanstalk

Down in the Deep Dark Woods!

Key Text: Little Red Riding Hood

London’s Burning!

Key Text: Extract from Samuel Pepys Diary

Spiky Spring

Key Text: The Hodgeheg

Non-fiction texts about hedgehogs

Rainforest: Below the Canopy

Key Texts: Amazon Adventure

Wonder Garden

The Vanishing Forest

One Small Step...

Key Texts: One Giant Leap by Robert Burleigh

Unbelievable Beasts!

Key Texts: Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll

Environmental Crisis!

Non-fiction texts

Sum 1

The Wheels on the bus

You can’t take an elephant on the bus, Don’t let the pigeon drive the bus, Last stop on Market street

It’s a Bug’s Life

Key Text: The Spider and the Fly

Handa’s Surprise!

Key Text: Handa’s Surprise

Save the Bees!

Key Text: The Flower

Knights and Castles

Key Text: The Kiss that missed

Non-fiction texts about Knights

Rotten Romans?

Key Text: Escape from Pompeii


Key Texts: Holes by Louis Sachar

The Arrival

Key Texts: The Arrival by Shaun Tan

Sum 2

Oh I do like to be beside the seaside

The train ride, Billy’s bucket, Winnie by the seaside, Splash, Danny McGee drinks the sea,

Splish, Splash, Splosh!

Key Text: The Singing Mermaid

Jurassic World!

Key Text: Tyrannosaurus Drip

Key Text: Bumposaurus

Ship Ahoy!

Key Text:Pirate Cruncher

Focus on Lord Nelson

Storms and Shipwrecks

Key Text: The Tempest  

Non-fiction texts about The Titanic

Montagues and Capulets!

Key Text: Romeo and Juliet

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Key Texts: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (various versions)

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