Our Learning this Term:

This half term we will begin our learning looking at traditional tales, in particular, The Gingerbread Man. We will then learn about how to lead a healthy lifestyle. 

In Communication and Language we will be listening to a variety of rhymes and poems, sharing our opinions on them and finding the rhyming pairs. We will talk about the changes that will happen in Spring and how plants and animals grow. 

In Mathematics In Maths, we will be practising to order numbers to 10, learning one more and one less than a given number. 

For Personal Health Social and Emotional Development the children will explore the topic ‘Healthy Me’ by discussing ways to look after ourselves with exercises both for physical and mental wellbeing. Discuss personal hygiene such as washing hands. 

In Literacy, the children will look at the differences between fiction and non-fiction texts. Explore ways to gather information from different sources such as books and the internet. Understand what a ‘fact’ is and create a dinosaur fact file using our sounds to write words and sentences. 

For Physical Development the children discuss what contributes to leading a healthy lifestyle. We will develop our ball skills by throwing and catching different sized balls and we will learn different throws including overarm, underarm and chest pass. 

In Understanding the World we will learn to program a Beebot by giving it a series of instructions and discuss where our families originate from, the languages we speak and the traditional foods we eat.   

For Art and Desing we will explore different instruments, practising our listening skills to help us identify and name sounds. Use salt dough and clay to develop our 3D modelling skills including rolling and shaping before adding detail with tools.

If you have any questions about the content of the Reception curriculum please contact the Reception Team Leader, Mrs Lizzimore-Wright, who will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.

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