Reception Preview Learning Archive

Week Commencing 12th October 2020

In Reception class this week we are ….

Maths

 

Exploring patterns. We are looking at and making patterns in a range of contexts including shapes, colours, sizes, actions and sounds.

Floppy’s Phonics –

We are learning the sounds – o   c    k 

We are learning how to hold a pencil and write the letters down.

Communication & Language – Literacy

We are continuing with our new story and turning it into a big book.

PSED (Personal, Social & Emotional Development)

 

Finding out ‘All About Me’.

My feelings

 

Understanding the World –  (Topic Tomorrow’s World)

Learning more about the job of the Fire Brigade. What else does a fireman do?

 

Expressive Arts & Design

Painting pictures of firemen and fire engines. Practising our cutting skills.

 

In music we are continuing with beat and tempo.

We are learning some dance moves with Emily too.


Week Commencing 5th October 2020

In Reception class this week we are ….

Maths

 

 

Making comparisons. Now that we have sorted different objects into sets we are going to compare the sets and order them.

 

Floppy’s Phonics –

We are learning the sounds – m   d   g.

We are learning how to hold a pencil and write the letters down.

Communication & Language – Literacy

 

Now we know the story of The Little Red Hen, we are going to make a new class story with different characters.

 

PSED (Personal, Social & Emotional Development)

Finding out ‘All About Me’.

People who can help me. Who has done something kind for someone?

 

Understanding the World –  (Topic Tomorrow’s World)

Learning more about the job of the Fire Brigade.

Expressive Arts & Design

Painting pictures of firemen and fire engines.

In music we are continuing with beat and tempo and learning some harvest songs.

 

We are learning some dance moves with Emily too.

 


Week Commencing 28th September 2020

In Reception class this week we are ….

Maths

Matching and sorting. Opportunities for finding and matching objects that are the same. Sorting collections of objects by colour, size and shape.

Floppy’s Phonics –

We are learning the sounds – p   i   n

Communication & Language – Literacy

We are continuing with The Little Red Hen. Learning the story off by heart with actions.

PSED (Personal, Social & Emotional Development)

Finding out ‘All About Me’.

My Special People

Understanding the World –  (Topic Tomorrow’s World)

Finding out about people who help us – Firemen.

Expressive Arts & Design

Painting pictures of firemen and fire engines.

In music we are continuing with beat and tempo and learning some harvest songs.


Week Commencing 21st September 2020

In Reception class this week we are ….

Maths

Continuing with counting songs and our magpie rhyme.

Floppy’s Phonics –

We are learning the sounds – s   a   t

Communication & Language – Literacy

This week our focus story is The Little Red Hen.

Learning the story off by heart with actions.

PSED (Personal, Social & Emotional Development)

Finding out ‘All About Me’.

What makes me special? What are my favourite things?

Understanding the World –  (Topic Tomorrow’s World)

This week we are having a look back in time and finding out about houses at the time of the Great Fire of London, how they are look and what they are made of.

Making a large model of a Tudor House.

Discussing Harvest Festival.

 

Expressive Arts & Design

This week we are making fire pictures.

Painting with yellow, red and orange.

In music we are continuing with beat and tempo and learning some harvest songs.


Week commencing 14 September 2020

In Reception class this week we are ….

Maths

Learning some counting songs and a rhyme about magpies.

Communication & Language – Literacy

This week our focus story is Can’t you Sleep Little Bear.

PSED (Personal, Social & Emotional Development)

Finding out ‘All About Me’. Things that make us the same, things that make us different. Things that we are good at and the things we like the best.

Understanding the World –  (Topic Tomorrow’s World)

This week we are having a look back in time and finding out a little bit about the Fire of London.

We are carrying on with our Autumn theme too.

Expressive Arts & Design

This week we are making pictures with Autumn leaves.

We are also making some collage magpies.

In music we are learning about beat and tempo


Week commencing 7/9/20

In Reception class this week we are ….

Settling into the class, getting to know each other, the routines of the class and the key times of the day.

We are looking at the seasons and Autumn in particular – the colours, the animals and the changes that take place. Can you find any autumn leaves and conkers?

What is happening to the trees and plants? Why?

Can you describe the weather?

We are reading Owl Babies and making baby owls for our display.