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Welcome to Reception.
Reading Challenge Books
Welcome back everyone from the half term break, refreshed and ready for the start of another exciting half term! It has been a great start to the year. This second half term will be just as packed and filled with excitement as the last. Please continue to read the weekly newsletter and save the different dates. This half of the term will be divided into two themes, containing lots of new and wonderful experiences, learning nursery rhymes and the nativity.
Learning in Reception
We will be looking at nursery rhymes, with a focus on four, the use of vocabulary and how words rhyme and sound in language. We will also enjoy writing for purpose, including writing our forename and surname. We will continue to have daily Read Write Inc. lessons.
We will continue to look at numbers from 1 to 5, what the number is, counting clearing with 1 :1 correspondence, different representation of a number, more and less of numbers to 5 and adding and subtracting with numbers to 5. This will help develop mastery in math’s. We will also look at positional language using nursery rhymes as
We will be continuing to develop the skills with working with others and identify rhymes that can represent a moral. We will also continue to work as a group while embedding routines of the class and school.
Communication and language
We will be looking at how children join in with repeated phrases/refrains in a story or rhyme. We will also see how children respond to instructions in two parts while understanding the use of preposition. We will also learn to understand ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions while increasing our vocabulary.
Children will continue to develop their use of one handed tools such as scissors, paintbrushes and how to move in a variety of ways. We will understand the importance of eating healthy, having good hygiene and rest.
Understanding the World
We will be learning to recognise and describe special times and events while showing how they join in with family customs. We will also understand what is similar and different between our traditions and others. We will continue to talk about events in the past and why things happen.
Expressive Arts and Design
We will explore the different sounds of instruments and imitate movement in response to music and move rhythmically. They will build and construct to create representation of people, events and objects through role play and other ranges of media.