Reception

Welcome to Reception at St Gregory's

Welcome to FS2 at St Gregory's

FS2 staff: Mrs Britton, Miss Bath, Mrs Taylor, Miss Bloor

 

Our Learning - Spring Term

 

Religious Education:

During our RE lessons this term we will be learning about:

Baptism

Lent

Holy Week

 

Personal, Social and Emotional Development:

During our lessons this term the children will be learning to:

· Play co-operatively, taking turns with others.

· Confident to try new activities, and say why they like some activities more than others.

· Talk about how they and others show feelings.

 

Communication and Language:

During our lessons this term the children will be learning to:

· Listen to stories, accurately anticipating key events.

· Follow instructions involving several ideas or actions.

· Uses talk to organise, sequence and clarify thinking, ideas, feelings and events.

· Begin to read words and simple sentences.

· Segment the sounds in simple words and blend them together.

· Writes own name and other things such as labels, captions and sentences.

 

Physical Development:

During our lessons this term the children will be learning to:

· Show good control and co-ordination in large and small movements.

· Handle equipment and tools effectively, including pencils for writing.

· Know the importance for good health of physical exercise, and a healthy diet, and talk about ways to keep healthy and safe.

 

Mathematics:

During our lessons this term the children will be learning to:

· Count reliably with numbers from one to 20

· Place numbers in order and say which number is one more or one less than a given number.

· Using quantities and objects, practically add and subtract two single-digit numbers

· Use mathematical names for ‘solid’ 3D shapes and ‘flat’ 2D shapes, and mathematical terms to describe shapes.

· Use positional language such as ‘behind’ or ‘next to’.

· Orders two items by weight or capacity.

· `Use everyday language related to time.

· Measure short periods of time in simple ways.

  Use everyday language related to money

 

Understanding the World:

During our lessons this term the children will be learning to:

· Talk about past and present events in their own lives and in the lives of family members.

· Know about similarities and differences between themselves and others, and among families, communities and traditions.

· Show care and concern for living things and the  environment.

· Make observations of animals and plants and explain why some things occur, and talk about changes.

· Talk about why things happen and how things work.

· Recognise that a range of technology is used in places such as homes and schools.

 

Expressive Arts and Design:

During our lessons this term the children will be learning to:

· Safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function.

· Represent their own ideas, thoughts and feelings through design and technology, art, music, dance, role play and stories.

 

 

Other Information:  

Your child may be given homework activities which may not require them to write or record. It is important that you work with your child on these tasks.

 

Please remember to record any Magic Moments your child may have and send them into school. 

(Magic Moment example — the first time they ride a bike without stabilisers)

 

There will be the opportunity to meet your child’s teacher this term to discuss how well they are progressing.

 

Also information can be found on the weekly emailed DEAR PARENT letter.

 

Documents

Expectations for the End of  Foundation Stage 2

 

Useful Websites

Phonics Play - Free phonics games to play

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm

Jolly Phonics sounds

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=jolly+phonics+songs+in+order&view=detail&mid=4ABCD76C0345837B46A64ABCD76C0345837B46A6&FORM=VIRE

Dough Disco to exercise your fingers and make them strong and ready for writing

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=dough+disco&&view=detail&mid=39FAE38DECFECE471C6A39FAE38DECFECE471C6A&FORM=VRDGAR

 

 

 

 

Latest News

Parents Evening is Monday 5th and Wednesday 7th February 2018.  A letter will be sent home soon.

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Monday, February 19, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, February 23, 2018 - 15:30
Friday, March 30, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, April 13, 2018 - 15:30

Reception

Welcome to Reception at St Gregory's

Welcome to FS2 at St Gregory's

FS2 staff: Mrs Britton, Miss Bath, Mrs Taylor, Miss Bloor

 

Our Learning - Spring Term

 

Religious Education:

During our RE lessons this term we will be learning about:

Baptism

Lent

Holy Week

 

Personal, Social and Emotional Development:

During our lessons this term the children will be learning to:

· Play co-operatively, taking turns with others.

· Confident to try new activities, and say why they like some activities more than others.

· Talk about how they and others show feelings.

 

Communication and Language:

During our lessons this term the children will be learning to:

· Listen to stories, accurately anticipating key events.

· Follow instructions involving several ideas or actions.

· Uses talk to organise, sequence and clarify thinking, ideas, feelings and events.

· Begin to read words and simple sentences.

· Segment the sounds in simple words and blend them together.

· Writes own name and other things such as labels, captions and sentences.

 

Physical Development:

During our lessons this term the children will be learning to:

· Show good control and co-ordination in large and small movements.

· Handle equipment and tools effectively, including pencils for writing.

· Know the importance for good health of physical exercise, and a healthy diet, and talk about ways to keep healthy and safe.

 

Mathematics:

During our lessons this term the children will be learning to:

· Count reliably with numbers from one to 20

· Place numbers in order and say which number is one more or one less than a given number.

· Using quantities and objects, practically add and subtract two single-digit numbers

· Use mathematical names for ‘solid’ 3D shapes and ‘flat’ 2D shapes, and mathematical terms to describe shapes.

· Use positional language such as ‘behind’ or ‘next to’.

· Orders two items by weight or capacity.

· `Use everyday language related to time.

· Measure short periods of time in simple ways.

  Use everyday language related to money

 

Understanding the World:

During our lessons this term the children will be learning to:

· Talk about past and present events in their own lives and in the lives of family members.

· Know about similarities and differences between themselves and others, and among families, communities and traditions.

· Show care and concern for living things and the  environment.

· Make observations of animals and plants and explain why some things occur, and talk about changes.

· Talk about why things happen and how things work.

· Recognise that a range of technology is used in places such as homes and schools.

 

Expressive Arts and Design:

During our lessons this term the children will be learning to:

· Safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design, texture, form and function.

· Represent their own ideas, thoughts and feelings through design and technology, art, music, dance, role play and stories.

 

 

Other Information:  

Your child may be given homework activities which may not require them to write or record. It is important that you work with your child on these tasks.

 

Please remember to record any Magic Moments your child may have and send them into school. 

(Magic Moment example — the first time they ride a bike without stabilisers)

 

There will be the opportunity to meet your child’s teacher this term to discuss how well they are progressing.

 

Also information can be found on the weekly emailed DEAR PARENT letter.

 

Documents

Expectations for the End of  Foundation Stage 2

 

Useful Websites

Phonics Play - Free phonics games to play

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm

Jolly Phonics sounds

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=jolly+phonics+songs+in+order&view=detail&mid=4ABCD76C0345837B46A64ABCD76C0345837B46A6&FORM=VIRE

Dough Disco to exercise your fingers and make them strong and ready for writing

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=dough+disco&&view=detail&mid=39FAE38DECFECE471C6A39FAE38DECFECE471C6A&FORM=VRDGAR

 

 

 

 

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