Pine Class - Reception Autumn Term 2022 
Getting to know you

This term will be spent getting to know each other.  There will be plenty of opportunities for settling in and becoming familiar with the areas of provision both indoor and outdoor. In our Understanding of the world we will follow the school topic ‘Movers and Shakers’ where the children will learn about significant people from the past.

Communication and Language

Extension of children’s vocabulary through stories and other activities such as science and forest school.
Sharing of high quality picture books such as You Choose, The Lion Inside,
The Dot, The Perfect Fit ,The same but different too, Alfie ,Odd dog out  Children to give own ideas of what’s happening in the story and what might happen next.
Talk for writing focus on Mr Wiggle Mr Waggle and The Little Red Hen and Nonfiction focus of instructions on how to make bread.
Learning new and traditional rhymes
Outdoor role play focussed on children’s interests.
Understand how to listen and why it is important to listen.

Mathematics

Counting orally to ten.

Counting one to one correspondence.

Matching and sorting items.

Comparing objects.

Representing 1,2 and 3 in different ways.

Exploring and making patterns.

Representing 1,2,3

Comparing 1,2,3

Composition of 1,2,3

Circles and triangles

Four and five 

Shapes with four sides

One more one less

Spatial Awareness

Language of time

Personal and Social Development

Extension of children’s vocabulary through stories and other activities such as science and forest school.
Sharing of high quality picture books such as You Choose, The Lion Inside,
The Dot, The Perfect Fit ,The same but different too, Alfie ,Odd dog out  Children to give own ideas of what’s happening in the story and what might happen next.
Talk for writing focus on Mr Wiggle Mr Waggle and The Little Red Hen and Nonfiction focus of instructions on how to make bread.
Learning new and traditional rhymes
Outdoor role play focussed on children’s interests.
Understand how to listen and why it is important to listen.

Reading

Sharing of high quality picture books such as You Choose, The Lion Inside,
The Dot, The Perfect Fit ,The same but different too, Alfie ,Odd dog out .
Children to give own ideas of what’s happening in the story and what might happen next.
Regular sharing and reading of books.
Simple picture books and books without text in order to learn new vocabulary.
Reading individual letters and blending sounds within our Little Wandle phonic scheme.

Physical Development

Balancing, riding trikes and scooters.
Skipping and hopping and holding a position as in musical statues.
Painting on large scale vertical surfaces.
Through dance sessions learning sequences and patterns in movement.
Experience moving in larger spaces such as the park and at forest school.
Develop the use of scissors.
Develop the tripod grip when holding pencils and crayons
Increase independence with putting on coats and doing up the zips.

Writing

Encourage mark making by providing resources such as clip boards, chalks, note pads, range of chalks, pens, crayons, homemade story books/ use of the Interactive whiteboard.
Writing of menus, shopping lists, birthday cards.
Learning the meaning of the words up, down, round and back.
Writing names.

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