Our learning this term will focus on Journeys and transport. We will be looking at different ways to travel and places to go. As part of this learning we have some exciting events planned to give the children the experience of a journey.
PSED: This term we will be learning to build relationship and make friends in our new class. There will be lots of opportunities for children to build their play alongside and with other children, taking turns, sharing resources and sharing ideas. There will also be opportunities for the children to build their self confidence and adapt their behaviour to different social situations.
Physical development: Children will travel in different ways around the setting using bikes, obstacles, climbing equipment to build their gross motor skills. In addition to this Reception children will take par in 30 minutes of PE each week. Fine motor skills will include using small tools, cooking activities, gardening and mark making.
Communication, Language and Literacy: We will be learning to listen to stories, join in with songs and rhymes and share ideas about what they have learnt. Our learning will be drawn from first hand experiences including cooking, designing and exploring the environment. We will also investigate some nonfiction texts using information from books, posters, leaflets and the internet.
Reading: children will read with an adult each week and will bring reading books home to share with you. Please check reading journals for details. We will also share stories as a class.
Some books we will read as a class this term include:
The train Ride
Duck in the Truck
Oi Get off our Train
Writing: Children will practice recognising and writing their names using a name card to help them. There will be lots of opportunities for children to explore mark making in different areas of the classroom.
Phonics: Phase 1 and phase 2 phonics will be taught daily
Creative learning Children will draw on first hand experiences, with opportunities to create pictures and to investigate colours, textures and smells and to make models linked to our learning inspired by some of the vehicles are learning about.
Mathematical Development: we will be focusing on counting and using numbers. This will include some problem solving activities linked to our topic. Children will also investigated shapes, space and measure within the topic including making models, taking measurements and using directions to find clues.
RE: As part of our RE learning we will be reading some stories from the bible and learning about Harvest festival.
Knowledge and Understanding of the world: Children will be using their senses to explore how different vehicles move, explore different environments and notice changes around school.
Forest Friday will focus on harvesting the plants sown last year and we will be tasting some of these. We will also have a number of journeys around the school grounds linked to the topic.
Please keeping checking this page for updates and pictures of our learning.
Treeton C of E Primary School,
Wood Lane Treeton,
Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 5QS