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Deykin Avenue JI School English Curriculum: Class Texts



Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2


Who’s in the Loo


Rhymes: Incy Wincy Spider

Humpty Dumpty


Rhymes: Jack and Jill


Pardon Said the Giraffe


Rhymes: Mary had a little Lamb




Row, Row, Row your boat

Supermarket Zoo



Old Macdonald

The Bear and the Piano



Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star


Year 1

A Squash and a squeeze


Pumpkin Soup  


Poetry - Scarecrow Christmas by Pie Corbett

Little Red


Poetry -  Monday’s Child by Mother Goose

The Colour Monster


Traction man


Poetry – acrostic – The Crocodile by Lewis Carroll


Dogs Don’t do Ballet


Year 2

Hibernation Hotel



Meerkat Mail  


Poetry - Christmas Haiku Pie Corbett

The Day the Crayons Quit

Dread Cat


Poetry - The Owl and the Pussy Cat by Edward Lear

The Dark


Poetry - The Sound Collector by roger McGough


The Magic Finger

Year 3

Fantastic Mr Fox




The Worst Witch

 Poetry - The Twelve Days of Christmas

Jim and The Beanstalk

Poetry -  Volcano by Joshua Seigal

The diary of a Killer Cat

Spy Fox – Film Unit


Poetry - You’re by Sylvia Plath


The Night Bus Hero

Year 4

Georges Marvellous medicine


Poetry - Little Red by Roald Dahl


The lost thing by Shaun Tan


Poetry – The Grinch



Poetry – The Pied Piper of Hamlin by Robert Browning

Arthur and The Golden Rope




My name is not Refugee

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe


Poetry - Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll

Year 5

Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone


Poetry - From a Railway Carriage by Robert Louis Stevenson




Poetry - In the bleak midwinter

By Christina Rossetti



Varjak Paw


Poetry - Caged Bird’ by Maya Angelou


The Tempest  

The Ways of the Wolf


Poetry - The Tyger by William Blake



Year 6

Orphans of the Tide


Poetry - The Kraken by Alfred Lord Tennyson



Poetry – Twas the night before Christmas


The Boy in the Tower


Poetry - Macavity, the Mystery Cat’ by T.S Eliot


The Nowhere Emporium


Poetry - The Highway Man by Alfred Noyes

Romeo and Juliet


Poetry - Life Doesn’t Frighten Me by Maya Angelou


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