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Reception Curriculum

Reception Curriculum Overview

Information coming soon.

 

Communication and Language and Literacy

Reading, Writing, Speaking, Understanding, Listening and Attention

Autumn Term 1 - Spread the Happiness Autumn Term 2 - Food Glorious Food
  • Spread the Happiness Focus Texts – We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, Owl Babies, You Choose, Knuffle Bunny.
  • Texts - Naughty Bus, The Slug Who Needs a Hug, Guess How Much I Love You, Howard Wigglebottom Learns to Listen.
  • Key Vocabulary – Knowledge of feelings vocabulary
  • Reading Buddies/ Reading Together
  • Tales Toolkit: Character, setting
  • Rhyming and alliteration
  • Writing – initial sounds, name, person, for meaning, lists, captions, labels
  • Name recognition
  • Story maps, Story structure, Story stones
  • Letters and Sounds (refresh Phase 1) Phase 2 phonics
  • Letter formation
  • Daily Shared Reading sessions/ Guided Reading
  • Whizzy Word Wall, Whizzy Writers
  • Sentence structure and punctuation
  • Squiggle While You Wiggle/ Dough Disco
  • Role-play stories/ DEAL initiative
  • Puppets
  • Following instructions
  • Writing, Reading, Squiggle, Funky Fingers provision
  • WELLCOMM
  • Spread the Happiness Focus Texts – Kitchen Disco, Daddy’s Sandwich, Handa’s Surprise, Christmas Story
  • Texts – Kitchen Disco, Daisy Eat Your Peas, Dustbin Dad
  • Key Vocabulary – Knowledge of food vocabulary
  • Reading Buddies/ Reading Together
  • Tales Toolkit: Character, setting, Problem, Solution
  • Poetry and rhyming words
  • Writing – links sounds to letters, initial and end sounds, name, labels, lists, captions, menus
  • Understanding sentence structure and punctuation
  • Story maps, Story structure, Story stones
  • Letters and Sounds Phase 2 phonics
  • Letter formation (upper and lower case letters)
  • Daily Shared Reading sessions/ Guided Reading
  • Whizzy Word Wall, Whizzy Writers (HFW)
  • Squiggle While You Wiggle/ Dough Disco
  • Role-play stories/ DEAL initiative
  • Listening and attention skills (following instructions)
  • Writing, Reading, Squiggle, Funky Fingers provision
  • WELLCOMM
  • Social stories to support understanding

Physical Development

Moving and Handling, Health and Self-Care

Autumn Term 1 - Spread the Happiness Autumn Term 2 - Food Glorious Food
  • Introduce and embed our new curriculum drivers, RESPECT, CHALLENGE and COLLABORATION
  • Feelings Dance –How do different characters move when they are feeling…?
  • PE session with Mr Sykes concentrating on team sports, ball skills, yoga and spatial awareness.
  • Independent continuous outdoor provision areas
  • Bikes and scooters
  • Climbing frame
  • Squiggle While You Wiggle/ Dough Disco/ Funky Fingers
  • DEAL initiative
  • Access to a range of both fine and gross motor resources in continuous provision areas
  • Introduce and embed our new curriculum drivers, RESPECT, CHALLENGE and COLLABORATION
  • Food Dance –How do different types of food move when they being cooked or grown?
  • PE session with Mr Sykes concentrating on team sports, ball skills, yoga and spatial awareness.
  • Independent continuous outdoor provision areas
  • Bikes and scooters
  • Climbing frame
  • Squiggle While You Wiggle/ Dough Disco/ Funky Fingers
  • DEAL initiative
  • Access to a range of both fine and gross motor resources in continuous provision areas 

PSED

Making Relationships, Self Confidence and Self-Awareness, Managing Feelings and Behaviour

Autumn Term 1 - Spread the Happiness Autumn Term 2 - Food Glorious Food
  • Introduce and embed our new curriculum drivers, RESPECT, CHALLENGE and COLLABORATION
  • School values
  • Metacognition strategies/ Mindfulness
  • Understanding and managing my feelings
  • Understanding the feelings of others
  • Understanding my rights and responsibilities
  • Understanding manners and why we have them
  • Persevere to improve
  • Belonging: my family
  • SEAL: New beginnings, spread happiness
  • Personal Hygiene
  • ABCD: E safety
  • DATE: To identify and name some feelings
  • RSE: One Day
  • Golden class rules and school rules
  • RA Values Circles and RA strategies
  • Growth Mind-set Language
  • Friendship & responsibility online
  • Story Book – Digiduck’s big decision
  • Prevent: Respect myself, respect my friends.
  • International Peace Day
  • Emotional Literacy and feelings flower
  • Friendship skills/ Carpet skills
  • Introduce and embed our new curriculum drivers, RESPECT, CHALLENGE and COLLABORATION
  • School values
  • Metacognition strategies/ Mindfulness
  • Understanding and managing my feelings
  • Understanding the feelings of others
  • Understanding my rights and responsibilities
  • Understanding manners and why we have them
  • Persevere to improve and challenge
  • RE: Which people are special and why?
  • SEAL: Getting on and falling out
  • Personal Hygiene
  • ABCD: E safety, Generic
  • DATE: Interpret facial expressions
  • RSE: Making friends, who is your friend?
  • Golden class rules and school rules
  • RA Values Circles and RA strategies
  • Growth Mind-set Language
  • Anti-bullying Week (Local artist and story teller workshops: ‘Change starts with us’)
  • Prevent: Respect myself, respect my friends.
  • Emotional Literacy and feelings flower
  • Friendship skills/ Carpet skills
  • SMILE Rainbow

Expressive Arts and Design

Exploring and Using Media and Materials, Being Imaginative

Autumn Term 1 - Spread the Happiness Autumn Term 2 - Food Glorious Food

INTENT:

  • Knowledge of an artist (feelings)
  • Knowledge of a musician (feelings)
  • Knowledge of mixing and exploring colours
  • Knowledge of how to use a range of creative media
  • Knowledge of how to use a range of tools
  • Creative area provision: Independent
  • Painting, collage, structure, printing, mask/puppet making, cutting, joining, junk modelling
  • Singing and dancing sessions, musical instruments
  • DEAL initiative and strategies/ Role-play area
  • Construction area provision: lego, lunar park, magnetic blocks, stickle bricks, popoids, knex, wooden blocks, silver blocks, rubber bricks as well as child initiated construction provision.

INTENT:

  • Knowledge of a food artist
  • Knowledge of a musician with food songs
  • Knowledge of using food as a stimulus/ tool
  • Knowledge of how to use a range of creative media
  • Knowledge of how to use a range of tools
  • Local artist/story teller visit (anti-bullying theme)
  • Creative area provision
  • Painting, collage, structure, printing, mask/puppet making, cutting, joining, junk modelling
  • Singing and dancing sessions, musical instruments
  • DEAL initiative and strategies/ Role-play area
  • Construction area provision: lego, lunar park, magnetic blocks, stickle bricks, popoids, knex, wooden blocks, silver blocks, rubber bricks as well as child initiated construction provision.

Understanding the World

People and Communities, The World, Technology

Autumn Term 1 - Spread the Happiness Autumn Term 2 - Food Glorious Food
  • Introduce and embed our new curriculum drivers, TECHNOLOGY, RESPECT, CHALLENGE and COLLABORATION

INTENT:

  • Knowledge focus topic wall – Spread the Happiness
  • Knowledge of what different feelings are
  • Knowledge of what people do to make others happy
  • Knowledge of who makes us happy and why?
  • Knowledge of people in our community who spread happiness: Our Local Heroes (Mrs Wackett/ Mrs Turnbull)
  • Knowledge of people in the wider world who spread happiness: Inspirational Person Shonette Bason
  • Knowledge of key historical family/school/local events
  • Knowledge of our school/local environment
  • Knowledge of local food venue: Baking and cooking
  • Small world area provision: Jungle, farm, space, as well as child initiated small world provision.
  • Water area provision
  • Malleable area provision: play dough, rice, ice, lentils, porridge, jelly, shaving foam, sand, glitter, slime
  • Knowledge of Weather and Seasons: Autumn
  • Investigation area provision
  • Use of the IWB, ipads, QR codes, listening station, bee bots
  • Use of interactive mechanical resources in continuous provision
  • Introduce and embed our new curriculum drivers, TECHNOLOGY, RESPECT, CHALLENGE and COLLABORATION

INTENT:

  • Knowledge focus topic wall – Food Glorious Food
  • Knowledge of different types of food
  • Knowledge of where food comes from
  • Knowledge of why we need food
  • Knowledge of food professions
  • Knowledge of people in our community who have an interest in food: Our Local Heroes (Sam/ Lauren)
  • Knowledge of people in the wider world who have an interest in food: Inspirational Person (Chef)
  • Knowledge of key historical family/school/local events
  • Knowledge of our school/local environment eateries, food shops
  • Knowledge of local food venue: Baking and cooking
  • Small world area provision: Jungle, farm, space, as well as child initiated small world provision.
  • Investigation and Water area provision
  • Malleable area provision: play dough, rice, ice, lentils, porridge, jelly, shaving foam, sand, glitter, slime
  • Knowledge of Weather and Seasons: Autumn/ Winter
  • Use of the IWB, ipads, QR codes, listening station, bee bots
  • Use of interactive mechanical resources in continuous provision 

Mathematics

Number, Shape, Space and Measure

Autumn Term 1 - Spread the Happiness Autumn Term 2 - Food Glorious Food
  • Magic Maths: Making decisions/ problem solving
  • Singapore Maths – Tens frame
  • Numbers: Sequencing, one more/less, formation
  • Counting: one to one correspondence, backwards
  • Number recognition
  • Repeated patterns
  • Measuring : Weight/ Capacity
  • Using and understanding numicon
  • Identifying 2D/ 3D shapes and some properties.
  • Sequencing events/days of the week
  • Fractions
  • Positional Language
  • Maths area provision/ Maths Challenge area
  • Magic Maths: Making decisions/ problem solving
  • White Rose Maths
  • Numbers: Sequencing, one more/less, formation
  • Counting: one to one correspondence, backwards
  • Number recognition
  • Repeated patterns
  • Measuring : Weight/ Capacity
  • Using and understanding numicon
  • Identifying 2D/ 3D shapes and some properties.
  • Sequencing events/days of the week
  • Fractions
  • Positional Language
  • Maths area provision/ Maths Challenge area