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Reception Curriculum - 1st Half Autumn Term

Our Themes this Term are:

1st half: Ourselves/Our Five Senses

2nd Half Term: Transport / People Who Help Us

Celebrations

Communication & Language

  • Owl Babies
  • The Gingerbread Man
  • Tidy up Titch
  • My Day at School
  • 5 Senses
  • Our House
  • The Very Lonely Firefly
  • Can't you Sleep Little Bear
  • Peace at Last
  • Dogger

    Talking about the text

    Answering Questions

    Talking about first day at School

 

 

 

 

Literacy

Letters and Sounds 

Shared Reading:

  • modelling - handling books, locating title, author, illustrator.
  • labelling body parts
  • mark making
  • name writing
  • Counting twigs and other objects - one to one counting
  • Positional vocabulary

 

 

Mathematics

  • Gingerbread and Owl babies - two eyes, two wings, two legs, 3 buttons etc.
  • Size - small twig - bigger branch etc.
  •  2D shapes

I.C.T. Cross-Curriculur

Internet:

  • Purple Mash,
  • London Grid for Learning
  • Espresso
  • Odizzi.

Equipment:

  • Samsung tablets
  • digi-camera
  • smartboard
  • talking pegs
  • boards
  • flip cam
  • beebots
  • home technology
  • microscopes
  • clipboards

Understanding the World

School tour for new pupils

  • Use senses to talk about fruit/vegetables
  • What is nocturnal?
  • Why do owls have big eyes?
  • Use ICT to find information on owls
  • Looking at our own features
  • Simple body parts
  • Collecting twigs
  • Why do birds have feathers

 Food Technology:

  • Gingerbread Man
  • Biscuits
  • Investigating ginger
  • Healthy Treats

E-Safety:

  • Lee and Kim (lgfl)

 

 

Expressive Arts and Design

Self-portraits - selecting skin tones

  • Miss Molly had a dolly
  • Make owl collages
  • Paint/make family portrait
  • Exploring twigs/leaves/feathers
  • Make a display

 

 

Physical Development

  • FUNS
  • Co-ordination 
  • Floor movement
  • Patterns
  • Throwing/catching
  • My dancing skills
  • Flying like an owl - swooping, flapping
  • Finding my family game

 

Physical, Social & Emotional Development.S.H.E.

Personal Hygiene 

  • washing hands/toileting

Recognising Feelings:

  • lonely
  • lost
  • scared

 Making Friends

 Golden Rules:

  • I look after property
  • I am gentle