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This page will provide updates on our upcoming learning for the following week.  The key skills and experiences which relate to Reception will be written in green and the key skills and experiences which relate to Pre-school will be written in red.  There will also be updates on our classroom provision, which all children will access.  

Next Week.....................

This week our learning will be based on the story 'The Three Little Pigs'

 

  • We will be reading the story and joining in with parts of it.
  • Our role play is a home corner where you can use your imagination and pretend that you are at home.   
  • We will be using printing techniques using bricks, sticks and straw
  • We will be exploring construction and the best materials to use to construct a house
  • We will making piggy tails using our fine motor skills
  • We will be looking at tools and how to use them safely
  • We will spend lots of time outdoors.

 

Weekly Focus:  

Reception:  In reception we will be focussing on language related to size and shape

Things to work on at home:  Keep learning your set 1 sounds.  

Practise turning your coat the right way round if it is inside out

 

Pre-School:  In Pre-school we will be listening to sounds in the environment

Things ot work on at home:  Putting on and zipping up your own coat

Previous Learning...........

This week our learning will be based on the story 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears'

 

  • We will be reading the story and joining in with parts of it.
  • Our role play is a home corner where you can use your imagination and pretend that you are at home.  We will be adding some bowls, spoons and porridge so that children can retell the story of Goldilocks.  
  • We will be using printing and collage techniques to make our own bears
  • We will be exploring porridge in our messy play
  • We will making 'Bear Bread' focusing on using a knife to spread 
  • We will spend lots of time outdoors.

 

Weekly Focus:  

Reception:  In reception we will be focussing on counting groups of objects accurately. 

Things to work on at home:  Keep learning your set 1 sounds - You are doing a fantastic job!

 

Pre-School:  In Pre-school we will be using every day language related to size

Things ot work on at home:  Putting on and zipping up your own coat

Previous Learning ...............

This week our learning will be based on the book 'The Gingerbread Man'

 

  • We will be reading the story and joining in with parts of it.
  • Our role play is a home corner where you can use your imagination and pretend that you are at home.  We will be adding some baking ingredients and baking equipment so that children can pretend to make their own Gingerbread. 
  • We will be using cake cutters and rolling pins to make patterns in our creative area.
  • We will be exploring baking ingredients and gingerbread play doh in our messy play.
  • We will be baking our own gingerbread man. 
  • We will spend lots of time outdoors.

 

Weekly Focus:  

Reception:  In reception we will be using simple tools to effect changes on materials e.g. rolling pins, cutters, scissors, safety knives.

Things to work on at home:  Learning your set 1 sounds

 

Pre-School:  In Pre-school we will be talking about how to use tools and equipment safely

Previous Learning..........

This week our learning will be based on the book 'The Runaway Pea'

 

  • We will be finding out which foods you like and if you know how and where fruits and vegetables grow. 
  • Our role play is a home corner where you can use your imagination and pretend that you are at home.  We will be adding some real vegetables for you to chop and pretend to cook.
  • We will be using vegetables to create printed art work.
  • We will be mashing and rolling peas in our messy play.
  • We will be planting a bean so that we can watch it grow.
  • We will spend lots of time outdoors.

 

Weekly Focus:  

Reception:  In reception we will be listening to other peoples ideas

Things to work on at home:  Writing your name

 

Pre-School:  In Pre-school we will be talking about ourselves and our families and our likes and dislikes.  

Previous Learning...........

 

This week our learning will be all about you and your families.  

 

  • We will be finding out all about you.  What you like/don't like.  Who is on your family.  What you find funny.  What you favourite things to play with are. 
  • Our role play is a home corner where you can use your imagination and pretend that you are at home.
  • We will spend lots of time outdoors, playing and getting to know each other.
  • We will be sharing lots of our favorite stories and singing lots of our favourite songs.
  • We will be making spotty biscuits 
  • We will be making family portrait pictures

 

Weekly Focus:  

Reception:  In reception we will talking about our ideas in a familiar group

 

Pre-School:  In Pre-school we will be sharing, taking turns and using resources carefully

                                               Previous Leaning..............

We can't wait to welcome you all into our Reception and Pre-School

 

This week our learning will be all about you!

 

  • We will be finding out all about you.  What you like/don't like.  Who is on your family.  What you find funny.  What you favourite things to play with are. 
  • Our role play is a home corner where you can use your imagination and pretend that you are at home.
  • We will be taking our time to make sure you feel safe and happy in your new school.  We will show you the different areas of our school and give you lots of time to explore them and become used to your new surroundings.
  • We will spend lots of time outdoors, playing and getting to know each other.
  • We will be sharing lots of our favorite stories and singing lots of our favourite songs.

 

 

                                                 Prior Learning........

This week our learning will be based around the book Supertato........

 

  • We will be making our own super hero masks, sheilds and capes.   
  • Our role play is a farm shop and we will be using the language involved with money.
  • We will be developing our language by talking about heroes and what it means to be a hero.
  • In our outdoor area we will be exploring our digging pit and mud kitchen

 

Reception children will be practising the letter formation of the sounds they have been taught.   We will be looking at the number 7, thinking about how we can show 7 in a variety of ways and how we can make 7.      

Please encourage your child to practise their RWI sounds at home and to blend sounds to read words. 

 

 

Pre-school will be focussing on number songs to develop counting 

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