Foundation Phase Planning / Medium Term Planning
Summer Term 2011 – Archdeacon Griffiths C in W Primary School
Personal &Social Development, Wellbeing Language, Literacy and Communication
Creative Handwriting- shapes of the waves, seaweed, shells, starfish etc
Song catcher- sea and Cultural Diversity Phonics
Collage- fishy creatures Sun safety Guided reading
Seaside sound makers Packing a suitcase- what do we need? Write Dance
Seaside mobile Achievements Nelson Posters-Sand poem, On the Beach, At the Seaside
Frog on a log (see notes)
Make a sun hat Keeping Healthy at the beach Pirates in the hot seat
Pebble painting- tiny designs Staying safe on the beach Fiction and non-fiction as well as internet research based around
Make jellyfish- with plastic bag Designing a healthy diet for a beach picnic the sea
Listen to seaside sounds- use sound game set
Deck chairs- design and make a mini deckchair Create menus for the beach café.
Make a mini seaside Holidays- where are we going
Making a tent with sheets and string- what could we use Seaside poems
Diary to be written over the summer
to make doors, for sleeping on etc? How can we make it
Design and make a pair of sunglasses.
Create a picture using sand and shells.
Knowledge & Understanding of the World
Making a lighthouse with a working light
Tadpoles and chicks- development in the classroom and
Explore the coastline of Wales
Make own seaside music using ICT music prog 2simple
How do fish sleep?
Summer - Seaside Do crocodiles live in the sea?
Do whales clean the water when they push it out of their
Welsh Language Development heads?
Do crabs bite you when they are scared?
Do dolphins sleep with one eye open?
Observe dolphins- do they make any sounds?
Mathematical Development How to use water skis and jet skis.
Observe sting rays
See Hamilton linked to Abacus- link where possible
Physical Development to Seaside
Find out about sharks- some to create books with all of
Seaside – Let’s move Counting shells the information gathered about sharks.
Sea- sticky kids Fishing game Observe jellyfish.
Sharks- parachute game Groups Surfing- how do you do it?
Movement of seaweed Collecting and presenting data Trip to the Honey café to read a menu.
Pretend surfing Holidays- how do we travel on holiday?
Growing flowers- with Charlie.
Beach ball Past and present buildings at the seaside.
Musical movement with blue ribbons on sticks Animals and plants that live at the seaside.
Sports day races Senses
Think about heart rate/change of appearance Materials- man made/natural