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Oakley Vale Primary school


Currciulum Long Term Map 2019-2020

Learning journey

Term 1

My world

Term 2

Stars in the sky

Term 3/4

Once upon a time…

Term 5


Term 6


Key texts

Funnybones, non-fiction, people who help us

How to catch a star, Laura’s star, room on the broom, the way back home, whatever next, non-fiction space books and the Christmas story

Gingerbread man, Goldilocks and the 3 bears, 3 little pigs, little red riding hood, Gruffalo, guess how much I love you

Hungry caterpillar, mad about minibeasts, dear zoo, the dinosaur that pooped a planet, what the ladybird heard


Sparkling start

Making special boxes

Space dress up and a satellite landing

Panto and author visit

Visit to West Lodge Farm


Fabulous finish

Grandparents stay and play

Christmas singalong (children only)

Christmas craft afternoon (parents)

Story character visit, tiger tea party and hatching chicks

Butterflies and tadpoles


Main focus/ activities

What is special about me?

Exploring different ways to say hello, different languages etc

Self portraits

Visits from police, fire, nurse etc

Making maps to show where everyone comes from

Family trees

Special boxes

Exploring the senses and our bodies

People who help us


Celebrating Christmas across the different cultures

Christmas crafts


Christmas singalong


Santa’s chair

Look at popular toys

Writing Christmas lists

Santa’s elves workshop


Christmas post office

Walking to the post box to post letters

Look at popular toys

Space assembly

Satellite crash

Baking gingerbread people

Making porridge

Character hot seating

Author visit

Traditional tale dress up day

Explore good and bad characters

Story settings

Explore traditional tales and nursery rhymes

Bring in a book from home

Easter story


Contemporary and modern tales


Farm animals

Zoo animals

Life cycles


Pond dipping

Tepee area

Bug hotel

Farm trip



Trip to Morrisons

Consider keeping chicks to have as school hens