We will be focusing on:
Speaking and listening.
Phonics (sounds Write) – Letter names and sounds.
Poetry – songs and repetitive poems
Poetry– Pattern and Rhyme
Reading and writing labels and captions.
Use capital letters and full stops.
Drama and Role-Play activities.
We will be focusing on:
Count to 20 and back.
Read and write numbers to 20.
Ordering numbers on a numberline.
Number bonds to 10.
Know addition & subtraction facts to 5.
Numbers ‘one more or one less’.
2D and 3D shapes.
Estimating. Solving simple problems.
Count to 100 and back./ Read and write numbers to 100.
Time – days & months.
Personal, Social & Emotional
Festivals – Christmas, Diwali, Guy Fawkes
Focus on Christianity-
The children learn about different beliefs about God and the world around them. They encounter and respond to a range of stories and recognise religious
The children will work
together to consider how we
can make our class room
a safe and happy place. They
will help to draw up a
How am I special?
Feelings. Family, friends,
groups and clubs.
‘Getting on and falling out.
Solving problems appropriately
History / Geography / Science
History - Toys
The children will develop an awareness of the past using common words and phrases relating to the passing of time. This will be achieved through exploring a range of toys. They will sort toys, look at material of toys and focus on books old and new. The children will also be given an opportunity to play with older toys.
Geography - The UK
To use maps and aerial plans.
To recognise landmarks and basic
features familiar to their area
To identify and describe places
(physical and human features).
To use geographical language to describe
To name and label 4 cities in the UK
Autumn 1 - Humans including animals
Name and locate parts of the body.
Exploring the senses.
Skeletons and how joints move.
Sequence stages in life.
Describe and compare a variety of animals.
Carry out taste test investigation
Autumn 2 - Animals – including humans
Name a variety of animals
Sort animals into carnivores, herbivores and omnivores.
Understand animals have different diets
Compare the structure of a range of animals.
Name animal offspring
Understand how to care for animals
Use of different materials and techniques.
The children will also have the opportunity to explore famous artists such as Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee, Henri Matisse and Andy Warhol. We will create art work inspired by them.
Moving Pictures Investigate moving parts in books.
Understand how sliding mechanisms, wheels, pivots & levers work.
Design and make simple levers and sliders.
Design and make a moving picture.
Identifying different sounds. Changing and using sounds expressively in response to stimulus.
Designing and making Christmas cards
Developing mouse control.
Using tools in a simple painting package
Saving, printing and retrieving work.
Develop familiarity with the computer keyboard.
Word processing and assembling text held in a word bank
SPELLINGS: List given on Mondays - Assessments on Fridays.
Please encourage your child to practise their words using the LOOK, SAY, COVER, WRITE, CHECK method.
Learning how to keep our bodies fit and healthy.
Some of these lessons will be outside, weather permitting