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Our Learning

 Below is a summary our areas of learning this term.



In our first term together, we recognise that starting school is a big change and to support this, we work on school routines, friendships and sharing.  We focus a lot of our PSHE work on the following early learning goal

  Show an understanding of their own feelings and those of others, and begin to regulate their behaviour accordingly.



We will be following the Read Write Inc Scheme to teach phonics. Information will be shared via Dojo for you to use at home to support your children.



We will be looking at the following texts within our literacy lessons.

  • Peace at Last Titch
  • The Gruffalo
  • Pizza Princess
  • Feeding 5000
  • Oliver’s vegetables
  • Little Red Henn
  • Pumpkin Soup
  • The Tiger who came to tea
  • Little Red Hen makes a pizza
  • The Nativity Story

In Autumn term, we will be combining our phonics and listening skills to respond to stories to share ideas, developing confidence and ability to be able to make predictions, sequence stories, write simple words and phrases that can be read by others and working hard on our name writing.



Communication and Language

This term will begin to build our communication skills, giving children opportunities to share and listen to each other’s ideas. Every area of our classroom and curriculum is designed to offer children opportunities to become confidence communicators. To help each child to grow in skill and confidence, offering each child chances to make predictions, share past experiences and knowledge.




We use the White-Rose scheme of learning, this term we will be looking at comparing amounts, Shape, and exploring patterns. Our number focuses this term will be the numbers 0-5, and will learn how to count to these numbers, how to make collections of each number, recognising the numeral for each number, how each number is made up (composition), and features of each number such as 1 more and 1 less.


Physical Development

During the Autumn term we will be focusing on building our fine motor muscles to help us with our writing and letter formation.

We will also be looking at our Gross motor skills being able to carefully and with control navigate space being able to travel in different ways.


Understanding the World

The children will explore similarities and differences in relation to places, objects, materials and living things. We will use our communication and language skills to describe their immediate environment using observation, pictures and maps.

We will be working to the theme of Food Glorious food, we will explore foods from around the world commenting on how food changes as it is cooked.



We will be looking at the festivals of Harvest, Diwali and Christmas,

We explore birthdays and how we celebrate things special times at home.



Expressive Arts and Design

We love to be creative in our class and during the first time we will spending a lot of time working towards the following ELG

Safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function

We look at how to use scissors and tools safely and with purpose and confidence and begin to build our creative skills from planning a piece of work, to creating it and the reflecting on how It turns out.

Treeton C of E Primary School,
Wood Lane Treeton,
Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 5QS