Journeys’ and our local area is the main focus for the term as we discover an area of our school grounds to explore and conserve. A long side these themes we will be exploring seasonal changes and festivals.
Visits ~ A walk in the local area and
‘Attingham Park’ nearer to Christmas
Communication and language
Place value (up to 10 then 20)
Addition and Subtraction facts to 10
Multiplication and Division (grouping and sharing)
Measures (weight, capacity, time, money and length)
Problem solving by doubling, halving and sharing.
Position and Direction (left, right, between, near, close, far, inside, outside, whole turn, quarter turn and three quarter turn.)
All ~ Focus on picture books and look at the beginning middle and end just like a journey.
Learn to use phonic knowledge to decode regular words and demonstrate understanding when talking about what they have read.
Learn to use phonic knowledge to write words and learn more irregular common words. Write simple sentences that can be read by themselves and others and remember to leave finger spaces between words.
Sequencing stories, labelling pictures, identify settings, writing letters, recipes, invitations and stories.
Understanding of the world
Personal social and emotional development
What are rules? What rules should we have for the classroom? Explore the school rules of care, share and be fair. How should we look after the outside environment? Look at the country code.
Expressive arts and design
Music ~ Develop singing voices, keeping a pulse, creating sounds and short and long sounds.
Art and Design ~ Look at the how artists have used materials from the natural world and produce pictures with items collected from our surroundings. Find out about Andrew Goldsworthy. We will also be using collage, clay and printing to produce art work.
Values of Friendship and Perseverance
Why do we celebrate Harvest and Christmas? What is Succot? How are these festivals celebrated?
Dance and Gymnastics with Mrs Portman and Games with Julie Dean
How do you stay healthy and safe?