Block D - Superhero Vehicles

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.

A chance to focus on superhero vehicles that build, move earth and transport us across different terrains. Look carefully at their features and make your own small world versions. An opportunity for some great maths: counting wheels and windows; measuring heights, widths and lengths.

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: Racing cars

Check out the world’s top super-fast racing cars and time yourself against the clock to see how your wheels compare! Create your own car and road scenes as you race around different shaped tracks. Don’t forget to check in at the pit stop - who can change a tyre the fastest?

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02: Beautiful boats

Discover and learn about the huge range of beautiful boats, from supersized cruise ships to small rowing boats. Transport cargo and make rafts with your very own small world boats.

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03: Monster trucks

Watch these super trucks jump over and crush old cars with their huge tyres and supersized frames. Create your own obstacle courses large and small for monster trucks to complete; crash into cars on the number line and design your very own supersized truck.

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04: Mighty machines at the construction site

Have fun completing the foreman’s list of construction site jobs using mathematical language and problem solving skills as they work, all with the help of mighty construction machines!

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05: Train is a coming!

Let’s set off on a train adventure, will we go as fast as the bullet train? It is up to you! Share ideas, design and create your own station and train role-play as well as film your very own small world train stories.