Block A - I'm A Superhero

Who are the superheroes in your life? Why are they superheroes? Are you a superhero and why? This is a topic that focuses on the hero in all of us; a fun topic that focuses on ourselves, our families, superhero animals, superhero vehicles, the people around us who help us such as teachers, doctors, religious leaders, police and fire fighters.

How can you bring out the superhero in yourself? Explore being the best you can be; why you are unique and special and how you can help your body be super strong and healthy, your brain super sparky and your actions super helpful. Draw self-portraits, take part in superhero training and a special superhero ceremony with medals and certificates.

The Topic Overview outlines the outcomes and objectives of the whole topic, with more specific detail, including resources lists, provided in the Block Overview.

This Topic is written for Reception. If you want to use this Topic for a different Key Stage, you will need to consider how to adapt the outcomes, content, delivery methods, resources and differentiation, as well as the relevant National Curriculum objectives.

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01: I Am Me!

Look carefully at ourselves: paint a self-portrait for the gallery; measure each other; and write description of yourself.

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02: Amazing Me!

Look at how your body works by investigating your 5 senses, bones, teeth, muscles, blood, heart and brain.

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02A: Amazing Me!

An alternative, shorter session investigating the 5 senses through popcorn.

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03: Unique Me!

What makes me, me? Personality, thinking ability, imagination, artistic ability and creativeness.

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04: Superhero Me!

Advice for Mr Couch Potato to help him develop into a superhero like us! 

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05: Special Me!

Time to celebrate with certificates and medals. Superheroes are the best they can be!