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Victoria Road Primary School

Inspiring a Love of Learning

Class R (Caterpillar) Parent Reps:

Welcome to Caterpillar Class!





Mrs Evans

What Caterpillar Class will be learning this year




Coverage to include

Term 1


Getting to know you


Teddy bear, Teddy bear

Settling into school routines. Finding out about families, where we live, painting pictures of ourselves, writing own name….

Telling, reading, making teddy bear stories, prepositional language, exploring our environment and a trip to the park looking for signs of autumn.

Counting objects, number rhymes, Prepositional language.

Recognising name, hearing alliteration and rhyme.


Term 2

Favourite Stories (including traditional tales)


Retelling stories, acting out, making own etc… Rhyme and alliteration

Counting and number recognition

Story of Christmas, Diwali, Guy Fawkes

Trip to the Pantomime, Christmas crafts, songs and the Nativity.

Writing name, writing initial sounds.

Understanding how books work (text direction etc), joining in with familiar stories

Phonics phase 2


Term 3


Light and dark, magnets.

Fantasy stories

Writing lists, captions and sentences.

Addition and subtraction

2d Shapes.

Term 4

Wonderful Me, Wonderful World!

Keeping healthy - food, exercise, hygiene, rest and safety.

Science week - finding out about our world (growing, colour, bubbles etc).

Repeating patterns, sequencing numbers to 20, number bonds to 10.

Reading a greater range of high frequency words and words with digraphs.

Term 5

Life Cycles

Real eggs to hatch, frogspawn to experience, bee keeper to visit. Trip to the Rare Breeds Centre

Writing recounts and explanations

Term 6


Dragons and princesses


Writing stories, character development.

Repeated addition, sharing fairly, doubles and halves.

Transition to yr1

Class Newsletters

Term Two Show and Tell Dates.....


Strawberry, Lemon

and Blueberry groups






Orange, Pear and

Plum groups





School closure home learning pack

Term 4 - World Book Day

Term 4 Healthy Schools Day

Term 4 - Shrove Tuesday

Harvest Festival

Road Safety

Trip to the park - Signs of Autumn

Trip to the Park - Prepositional language

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