Year R

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

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

Genre : T4W narrative

Funny Bones (Science)

Key Text: Funny Bones

Genre : T4W narrative

The True Story of The Three Little Pigs

Key Text: The True Story of the Three Little Pigs

Genre : T4W narrative

Wolf fact page  

Life beside the Sea (Science)

Key Text: Non fiction texts about Littlehampton and forces and magnets.

Genre : report (Computing)

Persuasive letter and formal invitation


Key Text: Dragonology

R.E. sacred writing

Science - Electricity

Genre : Descriptive

The Firework Maker’s Daughter

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

Genre: letter, nonfiction fact page and narrative

Bullets, Bombs and Bunting

My secret war diary by Marcia Williams

Letters from a lighthouse

By Emma carroll

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

Genre : T4W

Descriptive writing

Lost Happy Endings

Key Text: Lost Happy Endings

Genre : T4W descriptive writing

Aladdin and The Enchanted Lamp

Key Text: Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp

Genre : T4W narrative

George’s Marvellous Medicine

Key Text: George's Marvelous Medicine

Science - Solids, liquids and gases

Genre : T4W narrative

Nonfiction Biography

Descriptive writing

The Victorians

Key Text: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Genre: letter of application


Creative retelling

Beetle Mania

Key Text: Beetle Boy by M.G. Leonard

Genre : T4W narrative




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

Genre : T4W narrative

Instruction writing

Sing for your Supper

Key Text: Mousehole Cat

Genre : T4W news report

Sands of Time

Key Text: Scarab’s Secret

Genre : descriptive writing



Frozen Planet

Key Text: The Little Albatross

Science Living things and habitats / Life Cycles

Christian and Muslim Welcoming babies

Genre : T4W narrative


Descriptive writing


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

Genre: retelling of myth

First person retelling

Original Myth narrative T4W

Macbeth: Something wicked this way comes.

Key Texts: Macbeth by Bruce Coville

Macbeth (different versions)

Genre: narrative


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

Genre : T4W narrative


London’s Burning!

Key Text: Extract from Samuel Pepys Diary

Genre : Diary writing & Poetry

Spiky Spring

Key Text: The Hodgeheg

Non-fiction texts about hedgehogs

Genre : nonfiction,  biographies and newspaper reports T4W

Romeo and Juliet

Key text Romeo and Juliet


Persuasive writing


Space (Science)

Key Texts: One Giant Leap by Robert Burleigh

Genre: fact page


Unbelievable Beasts

Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll

Drowning in Plastic

Non-fiction texts

Genre: narrative non chronological report

Persuasive writing

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

Genre : T4W narrative

Nonfiction animal fact page

Save the Bees!(Science)

Key Text: The Flower

Genre: Instructions and descriptive writing.

Knights and Castles (The Tudors)

Key Text: The Kiss that missed

Non-fiction texts about Knights

Genre : T4W narrative

Non fiction

Kensuke's Kingdom (Science)

Key Text: Kensuke's Kingdom

Geography - Coastlines safety and creation

Sacred Books

Water cycle

Genre : T4W narrative


Key Texts: Holes by Louis Sachar

Genre: Letter

Retelling of chapter

Persuasive speech

The Arrival

Key Texts: The Arrival by Shaun Tan




Nonfiction choice ( report. magazine , article)

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: Bumposaurus

Genre : T4W narrative

Ship Ahoy!

Key Text:Pirate Cruncher

Genre : T4W narrative

Storms and Shipwrecks

Key Text: The Tempest / Titanic

Non-fiction texts about The Titanic

Genre : T4W narrative

Performance poetry


Rotten Romans?

Key Text: Diary of a Roman Soldier

Link to Sound and Science

Genre : Descriptive writing

Diary entry

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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

Genre : letter , poetry, nonfiction

All About Us (Science)

The circulatory system

Blackland Farm

Class magazine


Genre :suspense, nonfiction