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Boston St Nicholas Whole School English Plan

 

Year 1

Genres to be covered

Memory Box

Recounts – based on experience

Diary – chronological writing

Rhymes and mnemonics

Moon Zoom!

Recount – spaceship crash

Narrative

Poetry – list

Rio De Vida

Traditional Stories

Recounts/ Information Texts/ Postcards

Dinosaur Planet

Poetry to perform

Non-chronological reports

Enchanted Woodland

Narrative – fairy stories

Lists and instructions

Paws, Claws, Whiskers

Stories with familiar settings (pet)

Poetry/ rhymes

 

 

Year 2

Genres to be covered

Beat, Band, Boogie

Instructions

Narrative – stories with pattern language/ lyrics

Poetry to perform

Land Ahoy!

Poems based on simply structured language

Stories from other cultures –postcard

Non-chronological report (info book, travel guide)

Muck, Mess & Mixtures

Recipes – instructions

Narrative – familiar cultures

Street Detective

Instructions – directions

Non-chronological reports – adverts/ tourist information

Scented Garden

Information text

Narrative – fairy story/ secret garden

Wriggle and Crawl

Calligrams

Non-chronological report: lists/ leaflets

 

 

Year 3

Genres to be covered

Scrumdiddlyumptious!

Non-chronological reports

Poetry – lists

Instruction

Tribal Tales

Narrative – quest & adventure

Poetry – simile

Non-chronological reports – fact file

Flow

Non-chronological report: newspaper

Stories with a dilemma – debate (pollution)

Heroes and Villains

Narrative – legends & fairytales

Poems to perform –riddles

Predator

Recount

Stories with a dilemma

 

Tremor

Narrative – quest/ adventure

Shape poetry

 

 

Year 4

Genres to be covered

Blue Abyss

Sci-fi narrative with dilemma

Persuasive leaflet

Burps, Bottoms, Bile

Fantasy Narrative

Explanations

Poems to perform – similes, metaphors

Road Trip USA

Persuasion – postcards

Explanation

Potions

Playscripts

Myths – spells, magic

Misty Mountain

Explanation

Non-chronological reports

Traders and Raiders

Narrative – historical

Poetry

 

 

Year 5

Genres to be covered

Gods and Mortals

Non-chronological report

Myths/ legends – fantasy narrative

Narrative poems

Gods and Mortals

Recount

Persuasion – letters

Poems to perform

Frozen Kingdom

Non-chronological report – comparison

Explanation

Frozen Kingdom

Fantasy Narrative – stories from different viewpoints

Poetry – Kennings

Hola Mexico!

Biographies

Stories from different viewpoints

Hola Mexico!

Playscripts

Modelled poetry

 

 

Year 6

Genres to be covered

A Child’s War

Persuasion – speeches

Poetry – imagery & personification, performance

A Child’s War

Diary

Recount - Letters

Classic Stories

Darwin’s Delight

Non-Chronological reports, journalistic

Recount – diaries

Mystery short narratives

Darwin’s Delight

Non-chronological reports – scientific

Biography

Revolution

Poetry – different forms

Classic fiction

Tomorrow’s World

Horror Stories

Explanations (through blogs/ websites etc)

 

 

English National Curriculum Skills progression

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