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 - Autumn Term

 

Religious Education:

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

· Creation

· People who care for us

· People who help us

· Advent

 

Personal, Social and Emotional Development:

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

· Make friends

· Become an independent learner

· Take turns and share

· Feel safe and secure

 

Communication and Language:

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

· Joins in with familiar rhymes and stories

· Show an awareness of rhyme

· Identify the initial (beginning) sound (phoneme) in words e.g. cat begins with c

· Attempt a variety of writing e.g. lists, Letters, sentences

 

Physical Development:

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

· Move with confidence in and around the outdoor equipment

· Practice threading, beading, rolling and other fine motor control activities to build up hand-eye co-ordination

 

Mathematics:

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

· Reliably count up to 10 items (then 20)

· Number recognition

· Number writing

· 2D shape names and descriptions

 

Understanding the World:

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

· Know that other children don’t always enjoy the same things, and are sensitive to this.

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

· Talk about the features of their own immediate environment and how environments might vary from one another.

· 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.

· Select and use technology for particular purposes.

 

Expressive Arts and Design:

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

· Sing songs, make music and dance, and experiment with ways of changing them.

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

· Use what they have learnt about media and materials in original ways, thinking about uses and purposes.

 

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 have settled and the Foundation Stage curriculum.

 

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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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 - Autumn Term

 

Religious Education:

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

· Creation

· People who care for us

· People who help us

· Advent

 

Personal, Social and Emotional Development:

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

· Make friends

· Become an independent learner

· Take turns and share

· Feel safe and secure

 

Communication and Language:

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

· Joins in with familiar rhymes and stories

· Show an awareness of rhyme

· Identify the initial (beginning) sound (phoneme) in words e.g. cat begins with c

· Attempt a variety of writing e.g. lists, Letters, sentences

 

Physical Development:

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

· Move with confidence in and around the outdoor equipment

· Practice threading, beading, rolling and other fine motor control activities to build up hand-eye co-ordination

 

Mathematics:

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

· Reliably count up to 10 items (then 20)

· Number recognition

· Number writing

· 2D shape names and descriptions

 

Understanding the World:

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

· Know that other children don’t always enjoy the same things, and are sensitive to this.

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

· Talk about the features of their own immediate environment and how environments might vary from one another.

· 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.

· Select and use technology for particular purposes.

 

Expressive Arts and Design:

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

· Sing songs, make music and dance, and experiment with ways of changing them.

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

· Use what they have learnt about media and materials in original ways, thinking about uses and purposes.

 

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 have settled and the Foundation Stage curriculum.

 

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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