Writing LTP

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2


‘All About Me’

* Starting School

* All Kinds of Bodies

* Funnybones

* The Colour Monster

* The Worrysaurus

* Perfectly Norman

* Only One You

* Elmer

* The Squirrels Who Squabbled


* The Best Diwali Ever

* Topsy and Tim’s Bonfire Night

* My Mummy is a Firefighter

* The Christmas Story

* Alfie’s Christmas

* Father Christmas

* The Story of Hanukkah

‘Traditional Tales’

* Little Red Riding Hood

* Goldilocks and the Three Bears

* Jack and the Beanstalk

* The Gingerbread Man

* The Three Billy Goats Gruff

* The Three Little Pigs

‘Fantasy Creatures’

* The Gruffalo

* Zog

* George and the Dragon

* Aliens Love Underpants

* Where the Wild Things Are

* Sugarlump and the Unicorn

* The Singing Mermaid

‘Lifecycles and growing’

* The Teeny Weeny Tadpole

* Tadpole’s Promise

* The Hungry Caterpillar

* Caterpillar Caterpillar

* Once There Were Giants

* The Ladybird


* What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday

* The Lighthouse Keepers Lunch

* Archie’s Holiday

* The Queen’s Hat

* The Pirates Next Door

* Sharing a Shell

Year 1

Descriptions of characters – Traction Man

Innovating the story – Traction Man

Traction Man Is Here: Amazon.co.uk: Grey, Mini: Books

Descriptions of characters – Bunting (Lost in the Toy Museum)

Lost in the Toy Museum: Amazon.co.uk: David Lucas: 9781406326574: Books

Narrative Innovating the story- Changing the setting and vehicle (Whatever Next!)

Narrative – Wombat goes Walkabout

Poetry -Spring is here

Narrative– Jack and the Beanstalk

Diary Writing about growing a bean plant.

Recount– Our trip to the Woods

Narrative- Grandad’s Island

Grandad's Island: Amazon.co.uk: Davies, Benji: Books

Fact File Writing about a minibeast

Year 2

The Day the Crayon’s Came Home
Writing to entertain – Postcard


Billy The Brave Knight Pie Corbett – Writing to entertain Narrative

Writing to entertain – Poetry

The Crow’s Tale

Writing to entertain – Narrative and description

The Great Fire of London – Writing to inform – Non-fiction – Newspaper report

The Great Kapok Tree
Writing to entertain – Narrative

Step into the rainforest
Writing to inform – Non chronological reports – rainforest animals

The Magic Paintbrush
Writing to entertain – Narrative

Dear Greenpeace
Writing to inform – Letter

The True Story of the Three Little Pigs
Writing to entertain
Narrative – alternative traditional tale

Writing to inform

Non chronological reports – Dinosaurs

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Writing to inform Recount – in characters

Nim’s Island

Writing to inform – Instructions


Year 3


The Secret of Black Rock (JC)


Zelda Claw (T4W)


Year 4

The Whale -JC



The King Who Banned the Dark


Viking Sagas

Viking Boy

Year 5

The Polar Bears Explorers Club

Shackleton’s Journey

Writing to Inform:

Non-chronological reports

Newspaper report

Writing to Entertain:

First Person narrative based on Shackleton’s Journey


Writing to Persuade:

Interview process

Letter of application

Who Let the God’s Out

Writing to Inform: 

Descriptive writing of Greek gods and mythical creatures 

Non-fiction writing based on ancient Greek Life

Writing to entertain:

Structure of ancient Greek myths – planning and writing own Greek myth



Until I met Dudley

Year 6

Writing to Entertain:

Adventure Story (Kensuke’s Kingdom )

Letter to Gran (Kensuke’s Kingdom)

Poetry (Lost Words)

Writing to Inform:

Newspaper Report (Kensuke’s Kingdom)

Biographies (Mary Anning, Charles Darwin)

Letter from the trenches (Christmas Day truce)

Windrush Scandal Report


Writing to Entertain:

The Little Ships (poetry and story writing)

Rose Blanche story writing

Blitz – setting description, narrative

The Lighthouse (Literacy Shed)

Writing to Inform:

(Winston Churchill biography)

Blitz – setting description, narrative

Female pilots during WWII


Writing to Entertain:

The Lighthouse

Writing to Inform:

Non-chronological report : Treacher Collins syndrome