Our Town

Our Town


  • Can you write about Barnard Castle?
  • Can you write in sentences independently?
  • Can you write a simple story?
  • Can you use your phonic knowledge in phase 3 and 4?
  • Can you read and write HFW?

Understanding of the World:

  • Can you talk about changing seasons?
  • Can you talk about changes in the environment?
  • Can you talk about similarities and differences in plants, living things and in different countries?

Physical Development:

  • Can you walk through the woods?
  • Can you take part in Forest School sessions?
  • Can you use the physical outdoor area?
  • Can you take part in PE sessions?

Personal, Social and Emotional Development:

  • Can you share resources?
  • Can you work in a group?
  • Can you resolve a disagreement with your friends?
  • Can you show empathy to others?
  • Are you resilient?


  • Can you use the Numicon resources?
  • Can you solve simple maths problems?
  • Can you begin to use numbers beyond 10?
  • Can you use Numicon to add, subtract, double and halve?

Communication and Language:

  • Can you talk about Barnard Castle and name some key features?
  • Can you visit and talk about Barnard Castle, Bowes Museum, St Mary’s Church and the woods and river?

Expressive Arts and Design

  • Can you draw, paint and make models of landmarks in Barnard Castle?
  • Can you sing and dance to music?
  • Can you explore musical instruments?

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