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Pictor Academy

Class 6

Class 6

January 2018

Key Stage 1 Medium Term Planning Class 6

Context for Learning


4-5 weeks






Individualised to meet EAP targets

To greet adults and peers as they come into/leave class.

To think about how they/ others feel.

To play alongside peers in play kitchen.

To think how we can try to help birds in winter

To play structured (board type) games together.

To share news in group activity using talking books as a prompt. Begin to ask questions about peers’ news.


Winter walks


Dressing up in wintry clothes- wellies, hats, scarves, gloves

Jump space trampoline centre visit?


Play Dough – rolling, balling, squashing, squeezing
making numbers with numicon (link addition and subtraction)

Cooking: bird cakes
Biscuits- mix, roll, cut, decorate Painting printing with a range of materials

Painting with sticks, sponges etc characters from stories collage using different materials, requesting paint colours, mixing paints, paint effects

Cutting & sticking for collage (using appropriate scissors)

Colouring requesting colours


Typing names into computer using keyboard – word, overwriting names – notebook

Clicker 7 typing/ ordering/ labelling pictures Switchit Jigsaw game

RM easymaths as appropriate

History & Geography

Weekly outings to café

Class books

Winter walks to field/ orchard


Observe different weathers – cold, wet wind, snow, ice

Clothes for cold weather

How do animals/ birds cope in winter? Make bird feeders, observe birds eating. Observe tracks in snow- weather permitting.


Group Stories: The gruffalos child, the owl who was afraid of the dark, Lets go home little bear. One Snowy night

Reading: Share class stories, make class versions of books and individual simplified versions of books individual reading ORT and others at appropriate level. Respond to who, what, where questions as appropriate. Phonics: Songs, espresso activities Making words linked to stories using magnetic letters.

Writing/ mark making: Daily individualised hand writing activity to practice letter formation initially of names some to include surname – in books, whiteboards, computer.

Clicker 7 compose simple phrases/sentences to accompany pictures and photos. Ordering sentences. Labelling pictures using model to copy from or cut + stick.

Speaking and Listening: To greet peers + adults when they come in and when they leave.

To make clear, directed requests to the right adult in snacks- use PECS, names, picture prompts as appropriate.
Additional individual targets linked to S&LT. Lego therapy to direct/ follow instructions given by peers.
I see/ I hear


Group time: Counting and addition using numicon with daily ‘who is here today’ faces.

Counting and dance songs.

Counting sets and combining them, addition and subtraction within 20

Repeated addition leading to multiplication, 2, 5, 10 initially

Addition with a number line/number square

Individual Work: individualised to meet EAP targets

Many thanks, Class 5 Team

Only one way to describe this school ``Superb!``

Pictor Parent

September 2017

Pictor Academy

Pictor Academy caters for children aged 2 – 11 with special educational needs arising from a range of conditions. A large number of pupils have an autistic spectrum disorder. This means that they have difficulties communicating and interacting with others. They will also have difficulties with play and imagination. Some of our pupils have physical difficulties whilst others may have a language disorder or have a general developmental delay.

Mission Statement

We promote achievement for all and an enjoyment in learning for life

We help each pupil to succeed through a challenging curriculum, innovative teaching and highly trained, experienced staff

We build effective and engaging learning partnerships between school and home

Outreach Support

We are now able to offer the following outreach support to settings:

• observation and advice on meeting the needs of a targeted pupil including strategies, differentiating the curriculum and developing Individual Education Plans

• training packages to support a school in meeting the needs of a targeted pupil

• workshops for staff training and development