Autumn 2 2018: The Night Sky
Personal and social development: SEAL: Understanding and managing our feelingsRE: Important times for our community (Christianity)
Communication and Language: Rhyme of the week, Question and answer time with scrapbooks, Talk for writing (learning stories with actions), Class discussions, Investigating the meanings of words in stories.
Physical Development: In PE this term we will be focusing on dance. We will be learning to become independent in getting dressed and undressed for PE. We will also continue to work on our fine motor control (pencil grip) and forming letters correctly (lower case)
Literacy: We will be reaching the end of "Phase 2 letters and sounds" We will be assessing the children on their progress so far and planning for their next steps. Stories will form the basis of our topic. We will continue to develop our story mapping skills and will be inventing our own stories.
Math: We will be looking at 2D shape and repeating patterns. In number we will be adding and subtracting numbers to 10. We will be learning to count forwards and backwards to find the answer.
Understanding the World: Investigating the night sky
Expressive art and design: Night sky crafts, lullabies, Halloween, Bonfire Night and Christmas activities, Role play.
Autumn 1 2018: Pets
Personal and social development: We will be making friends and learning the rules and routines of the class. We will be learning to share and take turns and use our words to sort out disagreements.
Communication and language: We will be getting to know each other and our likes and dislikes. We will be taking about our weekend news through our scrapbooks and discussing what we have been learning in school.
Physical development: We will be playing outside every day even in the rain so we need suitable clothing at all times. We will be going into the hall to play games to get ready for formal PE lessons after half term. We will be learning to hold a pencil correctly and to form letters and numbers.
Literacy: We will be learning a new letter and its sound every day. We will be bringing these sounds home to practice. We will be learning to tell stories using pictures and story maps. We will be changing stories to make them our own.
Math: We will be introduced to "Ten town" and be learning to understand the values of numbers 1-10. We will be matching numbers to sets and learning what numbers come before and after a given number.
Understanding the world: We will be talking about pet animals, their features, and how to care and look after them.
Expressive arts and design: We will be exploring a variety of crafts, music and role play through our theme of pets. We will be learning a new rhyme every week.