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Reception Curriculum - 2nd Half Autumn Term

Our Themes this Term are:

1st half: Ourselves/Our Five Senses

2nd Half Term: Transport / People Who Help Us

Celebrations

Communications & Language

  • The Train Ride
  • Nativity Story
  • Rama and Sita Story
  • Wheels
  • Wheels on the Bus
  • Aliens in a Flying Saucer

 Naming people who help us on ambulance, fire engine, bus, lorry, police car.

Talk about Nativity Story and the order of the story

 

Literacy

Letters and Sounds

Shared writing:

  • segmenting/blending key words from story and letters and sounds.
  • words
  • labelling parts of vehicles/people

Mathematics

  • Sequencing traffic lights
  • Colours of traffic lights
  • Adding wheels on the bus/train
  • Subtracting aliens
  • Traffic Survey
  • Heavy and light objects
  • 2D shapes

ICT - Cross Curricular

Internet:

  • 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

  • Rosa Parks and Garret Morgan
  • Drawing Transport
  • Events long ago
  • Grandparents
  • Christmas/Diwali
  • What is a Diva?
  • Story of Rama and Sita
  • Night and Day

 Food Technology:

  • Diwali sweets
  • Christmas biscuits

 

 

 

Expressive Arts & Design

  • The Wheels on the Bus
  • Portrait of Rosa Parks
  • Painting a bus
  • Design own Vehicle using junk
  • Firework pictures
  • Making clay divas
  • Party dancing/matching movement to music
  • Decorate Classroom
  • Make a display

 

Physical Development

  • Static balance - one leg standing
  • Scooter work
  • Hopping
  • Bouncing balls effectively
  • Driving a vehicle - negotiating space, avoiding obstacles.
  • Stop/go
  • Traffic light work/zebra crossing
  • walking

 

Physical, Social & Emotional Development

  • Talk about how Rosa Parks felt/discrimination
  • How did Garrett Morgan feel?
  • Why are traffic lights safe?
  • Crossing the road safely/road safety

 Friendship Week

Golden Rules:

  • I am honest
  • I am kind and helpful
  • I work hard