King Edward Primary School and Nursery Excitement + Determination = Success

Summer 1 Ticket to ride

Our topic this half term is 'Ticket to ride.' 

Within this topic we will enquire into: 

  • Around the town
  • Our community
  • Vehicles past and present 
  • Road safety
  • Maps
  • Where I live in the UK/World 


Our key questions: 

  • Where do I live in the UK/World? 
  • How do I travel to school? 
  • How do I cross the road safely? 
  • What is similar/different between modern types of transport and those used in the past? 
  • What places form part of our community? 


Talk for write texts: 

  • The naughty bus
  • The train ride 


Texts to share and enjoy:

  • Aliens love underpants
  • Martha maps it out
  • Mr Gumpy's outing 
  • Oi! Get off our train 
  • Let's go for a walk
  • William Bee's wonderful world of things that go!


Our core rhymes are:

  • 5 little men in a flying saucer 
  • 10 green bottles
  • The grand old duke of York


We will learn the following makaton signs:

  • Love
  • Rainbow
  • Together
  • Grow
  • Music
  • To jump