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Novel Study, Reading, Writing

Literacy

Click here to find out more about the English Programme of Study that we follow at Dinnington.

 

Reading & Writing

From 2017 we introduced the Full RWI Progamme to our learning time. This is taught from EYFS to Y6. 

 

Novel Study

Each term, every year group has a novel to study and every child has a copy of their own book which they use within other lessons. 

 

Year Group

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Toddlers

The Gruffalo

3 Billy Goats Gruff

What the Ladybird Heard

Jack and the Beanstalk

Where’s Spot?

Jasper’s Beanstalk

FS1

The Gruffalo

3 Billy Goats Gruff

What the Ladybird Heard

Jack and the Beanstalk

Where’s Spot?

Jasper’s Beanstalk

FS2

Handa’s Surprise

One Snowy Night

Christina Butler

The Tale of the Castle Mice

Michael Bond

The Giant Sandwich

The Train Ride

Not Now Bernard

1

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

Tusk Tusk

Where the Wild Things Are

Poetry Unit

The Whales’ Song

The Whales’ Song

2

The Rainbow Fish

Marcus Pfister

The Journey Home Frann Preston-Gannon

The Day War Came

Nicola Davies

Poetry Unit

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

3

Into the Forest

The Tunnel

James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach

 

Poetry Unit

2 weeks

The Firework Maker’s Daughter

The Firework Maker’s Daughter

4

The Rabbits

The Iron Man

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

 

Poetry unit

2 weeks

The Peppermint Pig

The Peppermint Pig

5

The Viewer

Kensuke’s Kingdom

Harry Potter

Harry Potter

 

Poetry Unit

2 weeks

A Midsummer Nights Dream

A Midsummer Nights Dream

6

The Arrival

Shaun Tan

The Island at the End of Everything

Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Letters from the Lighthouse

Letters from the Lighthouse

 

Poetry Unit

2 weeks

The Girl of Ink and Stars

The Girl of Ink and Stars


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