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Foundation Stage

Curriculum Information

The Morning Routine:

Please encourage your child to:

· Hang up their coat

· Put book bag in tray and water bottle in basket

· Self-register for lunch

Spare clothes, boots and splash suits stay in school.  Please ensure your child has a splash suit and boots so they are able to experience our wonderful outside area!

Summer Term 2017-18 Subject Overview

              

 

PSED

We will continue  to promote children's PSED skills through our PRIDE code. During our group work sessions children will be encouraged to work more independently,  For example organising the resources they need and completing an activity without as much adult support. We will use ‘question words’ to encourage children to ask and answer questions using ‘how’ ‘what’ ‘why’ and ‘when’ words. Children will be challenged to extend their own learning by drawing pictures and writing captions and sentences in their play. There are opportunities for children to take part in team games and to make up their own, organising rules for fair play.Through our class assembly children will be encouraged to develop their self-confidence and awareness by taking part in acting and singing.

Maths

We have a maths lesson each day focussing on a range of mathematical concepts.  Every child is then involved in a guided maths session during the week where they can practise and apply their new knowledge. We will continue our work with addition, subtraction, simple multiplication using ‘lots of’ and division ‘sharing.’  We will use our knowledge of 3d shape and properties to describe the shape of farm buildings  and use the language of measure to compare the sizes of our plants.

CLL/Literacy

We will be writing captions and simple sentences to describe farm animals and what happens on a farm. We will continue the non-fiction theme by writing a recount about our trip. We will apply our speaking and listening skills through activities in the classroom and our class assembly.

Understanding the World/PD/EAD

Our topic this term is ‘Food and farming’  We will learn about what happens on a working farm following our visit to Moor Farm. We will learn about the life-cycle of a chick and how to take care of live chicks in class. We will grow seeds and find out what they need to grow successfully.  We will use our crop to make our own pea soup and bean salad! Our PD work will continue to provide opportunities to develop our fine motor skills as well as playing team games and practising our scooter and balance skills with class balance bikes outside.

Good to know...

We do not have a regular ‘show and tell’ time in school.  However, if your child has a special experience they want to share with us  we would be happy to allow them to show a photograph or artefact,  Please keep in your child’s book bag and let the teacher know you have brought it in.