Reception

Topic Overview Spring 1 Newsletter Term: Spring 1
Topic: Who's Afraid of the Big, Bad Wolf?

In Reception our topic is 'Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf?'. We will be looking at a range of traditional tales; such as Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks and the Three Bears and The Gingerbread Man. We will be sequencing the stories, retelling them verbally and then move onto writing the story. In maths we will continue to work with numbers to twenty and work hard on some new skills, such as doubling and halving. We will also consolidate some of our previous learning on money and time.

Topic Overview Autumn 2 Newsletter Term: Autumn 2
Topic: Winter Tales

This half term our topic is 'Winter Tales'. We will be looking some of our favorite winter stories, such as The Gruffalo and Stickman by Julia Donadlson. We will be practicing our reading and writing numbers up to 20; we will be trying to order these and using our addition and subtraction skills! During Literacy lessons we will be focusing on writing words and using our phonics skills.

Our Education Visit this half term will be to the Snowdome at Tamworth where we will explore a winter setting and watch a fantastic show! We may also get the chance to meet some reindeer and other animals too!

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

This half term our topic is 'CBeebies Land'. We will be sharing lots of our favorite stories from the CBeebies range and talking about their characters, such as Postman Pat and Mike the Knight. We will be talking about the characters appearances, what they do for their job, how they act and start to look at writing some simple sentences about them. In Maths, we will be concentrating on our numbers to 20, practising our reading, writing and counting up to 20. During this term we will be enjoying a visit to Alton Towers to explore Cbeebies Land and their rides, we are all very excited!

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