Reception LC

Topic Overview Spring 1 Newsletter Term: Spring 1
Topic: Fantasy Land

This term, our topic is ‘Fantasy Land’. We will be looking at Peter Pan and other Pirate stories. We will write character descriptions and even go on an a pirate adventure!! In Literacy we will continue to practice writing sentences using our phonics skills, a capital letter, full stop and finger spaces. We will also try to use connectives and adjectives in our writing to extend and enhance our sentences. We will be completing character descriptions of Tinkerbell, Peter Pan and Captain Hook and also describing the setting of Neverland. In mathematics, we will continue to practice adding and subtracting by counting on and back using a number line. We will be comparing groups of objects to identify who has more and fewer and also finding one more and one less. As part of our shape space and measure focus we will explore weight and capacity.

Topic Overview Autumn 2 Newsletter Term: Autumn 2
Topic: The Gruffalo and Friends

During this half term our topic will be 'Winter Tales'. We will start by focusing on the story of 'The Gruffalo' by Julia Donaldson in our Literacy lessons, using the friendly character to help us to begin to write sentences containing adjectives to describe him. We have transformed our role play area into a Gruffalo's Cave and will be using it to help us to act out the story. In mathematics, we will continue to become confident with numbers up to 20. We will look different methods that we can use when subtracting, which will help us to find one more and one less than a given number. Our Educational Visit this term will be to Tamworth Snowdome where we will explore the snow and have fun in the snow setting. We will also have the opportunity to meet a range of animals... including some reindeer!

Topic Overview Autumn 1 Newsletter Term: Autumn 1
Topic: CBeebies Land

This term our topic is Cbeebies Land.

Our role play are has been transformed into Mr Blooms fruit and vegetable shop. In our role play we have lots of activities linked with our topic, where the children use their imagination and play alongside their peers. We even have our very own potting shed in our outdoor area!

In Literacy we will be reading many CBeebies stories and writing about our favorite characters using our phonics skills, finger spaces ,capital letters, and full stops. We will be writing a trip
recount using simple time connectives.

In Maths we will be counting objects, recognising numerals and learning to add 2 single digit numbers. We will be looking at positional language, ordering items by height and length and going on a shape hunt!!

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