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Curriculum Map Summer 1

Printable copy of the Curriculum Map for Summer 1


Topic / Hook

Prime areas

CLL – Communication, Language & Listening

PSED – Personal, Social, emotional development

PD – Physical development


Maths concepts

White Rose basis


Expressive art and design,

Technology & Understanding the world

Curriculum aims for this half term.


Working at:

 40-60s – ELGe

Everyday Heroes, including People who help us.

In lockdown, there are many people who are trying very hard to keep us safe, make things better and help each other.

We will explore who they are, how we can be a helper and a hero for someone else, and create our own hero persona.


Emergency services –

Doctors and nurses


Everyday heroes -

Delivery drivers
Bin truck crews


Shop workers

Farmers (making food)


Family and friends


Develop an awareness that our community needs ALL these people to do their bit to keep everything running.

Consider what people in these jobs might be feeling/thinking/wanting.

How could we help them?

Role play and key vocabulary/grammar Follow stories without pictures & make predictions Answer how and why questions Use past/present /future tense Listen/respond respectfully
CLL - Following stories without pictures and making predicting.
· Answering how and why questions. · Using past, present and future tenses. · Listening respectfully to others ideas and responding appropriately.

PD - · Practising skills in pushing, patting, throwing, catching and kicking. · Forming letters and numbers correctly. · Displaying appropriate safety measures without direct supervision. · Managing own hygiene and personal needs, including dressing and going to the toilet independently.

PSED - Resolving conflicts with other children without assistance or aggression. · Working co-operatively, taking turns and taking account of other’s ideas. · Trying new activities with confidence. · Describing self in positive terms; talking about own abilities and feelings

They write clear simple sentences which can be read by themselves and others.

Begins to break the flow of speech into words.


Uses clearly identifiable letters with some sounds correctly identified and in sequence


Begin to check my sentence so it makes sense.

Some words are spelt correctly and others are phonetically plausible.


They also write some irregular common words.

Unaided separation of words with spaces.


Use and apply capital letters and full stops to demarcate sentences.

Counting and ordering reliably with numbers from 0 to 20

Using concrete objects to add and subtract numbers 0-20


Solving problems involving doubling, halving and sharing.


Using mathematical terms to name and describe 2D and 3D shapes.


Using appropriate language to talk about time and money

Discussing similarities and differences between peers, understanding that other children don’t always enjoy the same things.

Making observations of animals and plants and explaining why some things occur.


Understanding the range of technology used in places in homes and schools.


Singing songs, making music and dance, and experimenting with ways of changing them.


Safely using and exploring a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function.


Representing their own ideas, thoughts and feelings through design and technology


Prime areas

Lots of talking and listening – discussion and working together



Creative & Exploration




Exploring who the helpers are in our experience –

Who has helped us this week?

Keep a track of how we have helped others this week.

What made us feel good?

How can we make others feel safe/happy/supported?


Nouns and adjectives – identifying and describing verbally. Sorting and matching nouns and adjectives to pictures or objects

Draw and label a picture of an everyday hero in your life.

Write a thankyou to deliver or post in your window.

Counting up and down within 20


Ordering numbers 0-20, then ordering a non-sequential selection of numbers within 20 from smallest to largest.


 Week 2


Emergency services – Doctors, nurses, firefighters, police officers

Do we know the emergency number? 999

Discover how they keep us safe and what they do when there are no emergencies!

Nouns and adjectives – single word or noun phrase labelling – Ie red box, big cat etc

Superhero labelling activities, attributes of a hero: red mask, long cape, fast feet etc

Concrete objects adding and subtracting within 20.


Counting in 2s / doubling

Create your own Hero – give yourself a hero name and make a logo for your shirt.

Make a mask and wrist bracers

Maybe even a cape!

Take a photo!

Week 3


Everyday Heroes –

People who keep our community running: Bin truck crews, cleaners, teachers, delivery drivers, shop workers. Who do you have experience of?

Can you think how they might be feeling? Determined, resilient, proud of their role?

How could we say thankyou?

How could we offer help?

Write a sentence with an adjective describing a noun

Picture prompts – pobble365

Problem solving within 20 using 2s and doubling.



 Introduce halving ( as sharing)

Make a hero den

A big one you can get inside, or a small model one for a toy hero


(junk model or lego)

Week 4


Heroes in my family –

Who cares for us?

Parents, carers, grandparents, aunties and uncles, neighbours and friends.

How do they care for us?

Food/shelter/ love/ listening/ cleaning/ patience!

Pets! Very important for loving you and making you feel loved

Write sentences labelling a drawing or describing a picture/scene.

Halving problem solving, reasoning


Sharing between more than 2


Make something to give away – to a hero in your community or neighbourhood.

Could be a poster or card, a letter, something you baked for them to eat, or a model.

Design, plan and create.


Week 5


Think about your hero persona – when you grow up, what would you like to do in your community?

How will you be able to help others?

Will you be a mum or a dad when you grow up?

How will you look after your family?

Write a story/comic strip for your hero

Shapes – 2D recap and 3D introduction of vocabulary




Shape gallery and model making