Treeton C of E School Treeton C of E School Treeton C of E School

Food Glorious Food

We will be learning about and tasting lots of different foods as part of our topic. Please let a member of staff know if your child has any allergies.


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 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. We will be developing language skills including asking and answering questions and introducing some new words linked to our topic. 


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 stories and sing rhymes as a class. Here a a few we will begin with

Goldilocks and the Three bears

Magic porridge pot

Pumpkin soup

Little red Hen 


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 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 and inspired by their interests.


Mathematical Development:  we will be focusing on counting using number songs. Children will also investigated shapes, space and measure within the topic including making models, comparing sizes and weights especially in our cooking.


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 different environments and notice changes around school. We will be using our senses to taste test food and observing changes when they are mixed, heated and cooled.


Forest Friday will focus on harvesting the plants sown last year and we will be tasting some of these. We will also be planting the new garden once it is completed.


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