Building bright futures

Autumn Term

 

Nursery

Welcome back to the children in Nursery and a hello to the new starters.

The teachers and children are looking forward to another big term of learning and exciting activities. We will be learning about each other in the nursery, thinking about our own families, our likes and dislikes and trying to relate to each other. We will also be establishing our classroom expectations. The school value we are focusing on this term is Justice.

Our theme this term is All about me.

Maths

Children will be learning number songs and rhymes counting to 10 and beyond. Children will be encouraged to use number names and language as they take part in activities within the nursery. we will be playing counting games and beginning to match number and quantity correctly to 10. Children will be learning to talk about shapes of everyday objects.

 

English

In Literacy the children will listen to and share stories with adults and peers. They will be encouraged to join in with the repeated  refrains and anticipate key events, characters and phrases in rhymes and stories. Children will have the opportunity to make marks using a variety of tools. 

RE

Our RE topic for this half term is all about 'Justice'.

The children will be listening to stories about being just. The children will take part in circle time and take part in some role play activities.

How you can help 

Look at and talk about books with your child.

Look for numbers in the environment, for exampke numbers on doors, buses etc.

Count small sets of objects.

 

Reception

Welcome back to the children in Reception and a hello to the new starters.

The teachers and children are looking forward to another big term of learning and exciting activities. We will be learning about each other in Reception, thinking about our own families, our likes and dislikes and trying to relate to each other. We will also be establishing our classroom expectations. The school value we are focusing on this term is 'Justice'. We are also looking at when we were babies and comparing what we looked and acted like to who we have become now.

The children will have lots of opportunities to explore their environment and to build those fundamental relationships they need to between their peers and adults.

Our theme this term is All about me.

Numeracy

In Maths the children will be learning the concept of addition and subtraction and encourage to use key vocabulary within their play.

The children will also be learning to know 1 more and 1 less and use comparative language when problem solving. 

Literacy

We will be relating our literacy texts to the school value of friendship and the meaning behind friendship and what it takes to be a good friend.

Children will have lots of opportunities to read and to be read to. They will be looking at improving the listening skills and using their comprehension skills to answer relevant questions related to texts they read.

RE

Our RE topic this half term is all about 'Justice'.

The children will be listening to stories about Justice. The children will take part in circle time and take part in some role play activities.

 

How you can help

Look at and talk about books with your child.

Look for numbers in the environment, for example numbers on doors, buses etc.

Use mathematical vocabulary as much as you can within their daily routines, for example which pile of clothes has fewer or more clothes? Can you give me one more spoon.  

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