Class R Curriculum Overview

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Long Term Planning Reception

 

Autumn 1 2020

This is Me!

BASELINE ASSESSMENTS

Autumn 2 2020

Heroes & Helpers

Spring 1 2021

Jump into a Story

Spring 2 2021

Out Of An Egg

Summer 1 2021

How does your garden grow?

Summer 2 2021

On the Farm

HOOK

Treasure Bags

Bring in a pet

Visitors (Police, Babies, Medical and Fire)

Story teller

Character visits

Find an egg

Planting

Tadpoles

Trip to the farm

Animals

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

 

Introduce Zones of Regulation

Treasure box – talk about homes

Self-initiated learning

Take turns and share

Rules

Getting to know you games - Treasure box/Play ‘Guess Who’ and ‘What’s my Name’Play ‘Guess Who’ and ‘What’s my Name’ make a friend a birthday cake in the sand

Take turns and share

Self-initiated learning Story time – Kipper’s Birthday

Self-initiated learning

Separating confidently from an adult in the morning

Able to ask for help

Use and care for materials independently

Tell a friend and an adult what they are learning and explain how they did it

Circle time – Looking after our environment/simplicity

Working in inside and outside classrooms

Coming into school positively and independently

Circle time – What do you like about your friends? How can we be good friends?

Working in inside and outside classrooms

Circle time – Looking after our environment/simplicity

Playtimes

Make an invitation for a friend

Introduce Zones of Regulation

Building friendships and relationships

Looking after yourself and keeping yourself safe - Asking questions about you patients health in medical role play

Dialling 999

Working as a team – Medical/Police/

Firefighter/Postal role play

Looking after yourself and keeping yourself safe

Tell a friend and an adult what they are learning and explain how they did it

Circle time – talking and sharing experiences

What are you good at?

What do you enjoy?

How does the postal service work as a team?

Performing the show

Posting a letter

Writing a letter about yourself

Building friendships and relationships

Looking after yourself and keeping yourself safe

How can I be a kind friend?

What can I do if I feel angry or upset?

 

Settling back into class

Class and routines

Introduce ‘special jobs’; each week, a group of children will be given a targeted job

Identify and discuss feelings of the characters in the story

Talk about holiday news and listen to others

Self-initiated learning

Working in inside and outside classrooms

Circle time – Looking after the Snowman

Looking after yourself and keeping yourself safe

Playtimes

Take turns and sharing

Building friendships and relationships

Talk about relationships in the Snowman story

Is Goldilocks a good or bad character? What makes a good friend?

Circle time – Looking after our friends

Looking after yourself and keeping yourself safe – link to Goldilocks

Building friendships and relationships

Is Goldilocks a good or bad character? What makes a good friend?

Friendship recipes!

Settling back into class

Class and routines

Introduce ‘special jobs’ (tidying)

Circle time – Sharing my half term

Sharing and negotiating in the role play area – dinosaur cave

Self-initiated learning

Working in inside and outside classrooms

Sharing and negotiating in the role play area – dinosaur cave

Self-initiated learning

Building friendships and relationships

Prayers for our prayer tree

Able to ask for help

Use and care for materials independently

Tell a friend and an adult what they are learning and explain how they did it

Move around the hall and playground safely

Listen to and follow instructions

Increase independence at lunch time

How to be healthy – using a tissue, washing hands

Healthy diet – what is this? Self-initated

Keeping ourselves clean and healthy

Can you listen to a friend talk about their holidays and then share with the class?

Turn taking and listening to our friends

Circle time – Looking after our friends

Building friendships and relationships

Friendship recipes!

Circle time – Tricky situations – how is the person feeling when…(nobody to play with, been pushed by accident in a game) etc. and how can we help them to feel better?

Able to ask for help

Use and care for materials independently

Tell a friend and an adult what they are learning and explain how they did it

I can talk about my favourite activities in the classroom

Plan and create a piece of learning

Reflect on why they like something they have created

Confidently speak during whole class INPUTS

Reflect, edit and write a comment on your learning

Work as a team to look after the plants/vegetables growing

Being confident on a trip

Talking about and sharing a trip Can you listen to a friend talk about their holidays and then share with the class?

Turn taking and listening to our friends

Circle time – Looking after our friends

Building friendships and relationships

Friendship recipes!

Circle time – Zones – Expected Vs Unexpected behaviour

Use and care for animals

British Values: I can understands the importance of teamwork (making it fair and we all have a voice)

Tell a friend and an adult what they are learning and explain how they did it

I can talk about my favourite activities in the classroom

Plan and create a piece of learning

Reflect on why they like something they have created

Confidently speak during whole class INPUTS

Reflect, edit and write a comment on your learning

 

Communication and Language

 

Listening and Attention – How to be a good listener, following simple instructions

Speaking – share feelings, experiences and thoughts, take turns in conversations, speak clearly in front of key groups and/or the class, tell a friend and an adult what they are learning and explain how they did it

Phonics – Learn Song of Sounds (SoS) song, Phase 1, 2 and 3 letters and sounds through SoS

Circle time talking

Pets, how to care for your pet, what pet would you like to have, making pet homes

The Great Pet Sale Harvest – What is a vegetable?

Handa’s Fruit

Kipper’s Birthday

Birthdays, toys, parties and baking, playground games

Name writing (cold write, over write, and hot write)

Role play fire station

Asking questions of a visitor

Holiday news

Role play hospital - Asking questions about you patients health

Role play – hospital, surgery and baby clinic

Outside – paramedic station

Role play – police station

Role play – Post office – stamps, scales, wrapping, forms

The Nativity – talking and rehearsing the Christmas Story

Police visit

Bonfire night and Remembrance

Holiday News (Recount writing and narrative vocabulary)

Firefighter visit

Medical visit

Christmas, The Nativity, Church visit, Post office

The Jolly Christmas Postman

Sequencing the Nativity

 

Sequencing the story

Story pebbles

Sequencing snowman

Large paper drawing of story

Puppets and masks – role play

Story telling chair – they can retell Pie Corbett – oral story telling

Large paper story mapping

Role play – Home – Gingerbread Man

masks

mapping

The Snowman story, ice, changing state, weather changes

Goldilocks and The Three Bears – Making porridge

Goldilocks and The Three Bears – fairy tales

Is Goldilocks good or bad?

Goldilocks visits the classroom

 

 

Discussion about the eggs

Discussion about dinosaurs

What do we want to find out questions

Reading, listening to and talking about fiction and non-fictions texts

What do we want to find out?

What do we want to find out about dinosaurs? speech bubble questions

Egg hatching…what will happen?

Describe a dinosaur…..what are they like

The eggs hatch – how do we care for / what do we feed our dinosaurs?

Find the eggs, what is in the eggs?

Dinosaur facts Easter cards / Mother’s Day cards

Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs

Write up Top Trump Cards and share

Easter Practice

The Easter Story

Holiday news

Create our own garden centre

Act out a day in the life of a garden centre

Continue to develop our garden centre..open a healthy eating café 

Guess my mini beast – give clues to a friend

Role play

Pie Corbett to sequence and retell some of the story

Holiday news

Create our own garden centre

Act out a day in the life of a garden centre

Continue to develop our garden centre..open a healthy eating café 

Guess my mini beast – give clues to a friend

Physical Development

 

Action songs – naming parts of the body

Active bodies – introduce fine motor activities, gross motor games and activities

Healthy routines – toilet, eating, exercise

Threading, building and making

Outdoor – bikes, trikes, skipping, bats, balls etc

Clapping games – can you copy and join in?

Make and wrap a birthday gift

Firework dance

Gymnastics

Bikes outside

Ladder climbing

Running along long strips of hose

Dance

Gym

Bikes

Super sports

Physical exercise – the benefits of

Phunky food

Circuit training – fitness – how exercise affects us

Ice dance

Playdough

Pencil control and cutting sheets Small making – contstruction

Bikes and outdoor play

snowdough

Mixing the mixture

Writing

Playdough

Bikes and outdoor play

Playdough

Mark making

Construction

Bikes and outdoor 

Junk modelling      

How can we move like dinosaurs?

Dinosaur dance

Holiday news – Pie Corbett

Playdough

Mark making

Construction

Bikes

Junk modelling     

Move like a mini beast

PE

Tennis

Move like a mini beast

Practise racing    

Practise races for Sports week 

Athletics 

Reading

 

Key texts – Handa’s Fruit, The Growing Story, Only One You, Ready Steady Mo, What I Like, The Great Pet Sale,

Non-Fiction – Harvest, Andy Goldsworthy, The Christmas Story

Reading – sharing books, choosing books to take home, features of books, 1:1 reading

Kipper’s Birthday

Handa’s Fruit

The Great Pet Sale

 

 

Read Dr Foster

Non-fiction books

Focus text – Dr Foster , non fiction texts

Incident reports

Posters –

 Make little safety books

What does a baby need?

Jolly Postman

Sequencing road safety

Freddie and the Falling Leaves, Where my Wellies Take Me, Dog in Boots, Leaf Man

Police fiction stories

Medical fiction stories

The Nativity

The Jolly Christmas Postman

Phonics

Poem

Snowman book, Kippers snowy day, Percy Snowy Day, Winnie the Pooh

Key texts – labels, mummy, daddy, baby bear, big, small, medium, hot, cold, bed, chair, bowl – can chn match words to pictures

Reading traditional tales

Instructions of how to make cookies/cakes etc

repeating pattern, sharing other traditional tales

The Snowman story

Goldilocks and The Three Bears

 

Non-fiction books

Labels to read with dinosaur names

HF words hidden around the room

World book day

Non-fiction dinosaur books

Harry and the bucketful of dinosaurs

Easter story

Phonics

Poem

Snowman book, Jack and the Beanstalk

Non-fiction dinosaur texts

Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs

The Easter Story

HF words around the room and outside

Non fiction books and power point about growing seeds

Snail House

Snail Trail by Ruth Brown

Minibeasts

Fact books Other Eric Carle books

Butterfly lifecycle

Eg This Little Seed etc

Jasper’s Beanstalk

The Hungry Caterpillar

 

Non fiction books and power point about growing seeds

Other Eric Carle books

Butterfly lifecycle

Eg This Little Seed etc

Books about farms /farm animals

Snail House

Snail Trail by Ruth Brown

Minibeasts

Fact books

Books about farms /farm animals

The Little Red Hen

On the Farm

What the Ladybird Heard

 

Writing

Writing – fine motor activities, and mark making opportunities, writing my names, labels, invitations, birthday cards, 

Kipper’s Birthday

Handa’s Fruit

The Great Pet Sale

 

 

Thank you letter to fireman

Holiday news

Incident reports

Making signs

Making badges

Clipboards

Little note books

Diary and desk

What do firefighters do?

Write prescriptions

Medical records

Letters

Cards

Police fiction stories

Medical fiction stories

The Nativity

The Jolly Christmas Postman

Holiday news

Phonics

Description – watch the Snowman movie (Assessment: cold write) Pie Corbett

snowman

Retelling parts of the story using pictures and adding sentences

Sequencing the story

Writing the story Instruction writing

The Snowman story

Goldilocks and The Three Bears

Holiday news

Recording fossil finds in dinosaur dig

Clipboards

Tracing

Writing in dinosaur cave

Create dinosaur labels

Dinosaur fact cards

Make posters for our museum

Mother’s Day cards

Easter cards

Non-fiction fact writing

Story writing

Non-fiction dinosaur texts

Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs

The Easter Story

Holiday news – the best day of the holiday

Tell holiday news using  – Pie Corbett

Write some labels for the garden centre

Write instructions

Make plant labels/seed packets Facts about snails…

Did you know…?

Menus

Sequence the story

Lifecycle of butterfly

Jasper’s Beanstalk

The Hungry Caterpillar

 

 

Tell holiday news using  – Pie Corbett

Write some labels for the garden centre

Write instructions

Make plant labels/seed packets

Menus

Sequence the story

Lifecycle of butterfly

What happened to the farmer?

What jobs are there on a farm?

Facts about snails

The Little Red Hen

On the Farm

What the Ladybird Heard

 

Maths

Counting

Partitioning

Calculating

Securing number facts

Understanding shape

Review half term’s work

Maths Fluency:

I can say the numbers to 10.   

I can recognise the numbers to 10.

I can show on fingers or with objects the numbers to 10.

I can order the numbers to 10.

Calculating

Measuring

Understanding shape

Securing number facts

Calculation and relationships

Review half term’s work

Maths Fluency:

I can say the days of the week.

I can order the days of the week.

I can say the months of the year.

I can order the months in the year.

 

Counting

Partitioning

Calculating

Understanding shape

Handling data

Measures

Securing number facts

Review half term’s work

Maths Fluency:

I can count to 5.              

I can partition objects to 5 into groups    

I understand what addition means.

I know my number bonds to 5.

Shape knowledge

Understanding shape

Counting

Securing number facts

Partitioning

Calculating

Handling data

Measures

Review half term’s work

Maths Fluency:

I can recognise and say all numbers to 10.        

I can recognise and say all numbers to 20        

I can count from a given number to 10.           

I can count from a given number to 20.            

I can say 1 more/1 less than a number given up to 20.

Counting

Partitioning

Calculating

Securing number facts

Understanding shape

Handling data

Measures

Calculation and relationships

Review half term’s work

Maths Fluency:

I can count to 10.               

I can partition objects into 2 groups.   

I can add 2 objects together between 1 and 10.   

I know my number bonds to 10.

Counting

Partitioning

Calculating

Securing number facts

Understanding shape

Measuring

Handling data

Calculation and relationships

Review half term’s work

Maths Fluency:

I can count to 20.        

I can count in 2s to 20.

I can count to 100.      

I can count in 10s to 100.

 

 

Understanding the World

Days of the week – Days of the week, months of the year and weather

All about me – treasure boxes, photographs, special things, birthday balloons

Our senses – explore and investigate

Keeping clean and healthy – using the toilet, washing hands, cooking, PE

People and communities – families and Harvest Festival

ICT – using every day ICT

Small world rescue area

Outside area-fire play hoses

Rescue maps

Houses and villages

Equipment sorting activity

Sorting a healthy plate

Remembrance

How to keep safe and healthy

Maps – treasure hunt/delivering

Maps of the world – where do people live?  How far can letters go?

Frozen and melting – vocab – features of environment

Small world characters frozen

Close observation

Weather – what is it like?

Design a snowflake on the pc –

MODEL HOW TO USE PAINT

Beebots

Computer games

Materials – can they make a chair strong enough to hold…?

Map of the woods/house

Animals

Testing and smelling - senses

Dinosaur dig area…fossils to find, and record

Small world dinosaur s with different environments…hot, 

sandy, jungle

What is a volcano?

Re-create with vinegar and bi-carb

Habitat sorting….where do they need to live?

Spices, testing and smelling - senses

SPRING –CHANGES

Look at a variety of seeds

Plant seeds…some in plastic bags…observe roots and shoots

Observe what is happening in our garden

Continue to observe seeds growing

Plant other veg/potatoes?Lifecycle of butterfly

Life of a snail…poor sight. Amazing teeth etc

Habitats

Plant seeds…some in plastic bags…observe roots and shoots

Observe what is happening in our garden

Continue to observe seeds growing

Plant other veg/potatoes?

What animals will you see on a farm?

Giraffes or cows?

What are baby animals called?

Sorting fruit etc for our farm shop…what will it sell etc

Expressive Arts and Design

Portraits – self portraits

Construction – collage, junk modelling, various construction kits

Exploring colours – water, bubbles, paint, other media

Role Play – home corner, vet, doctors

Music Area – nursery rhymes, exploring instruments

Christmas production

Firework dance

Firework pictures

Giant box

Fire engine – paint it red

Split pin people

Paintings and printings

People who help us song – sing up

Firework pictures on laptops

Rangoli patterns

make diva lamp

Making poppies

Healthy eating – create a plate

Playdough bodies and printing

junk model ambulance

Songs – body

Cold colours

Snowflakes

Cooking

Collage

Making dough

Whitechalk black paper

White footprints

Masks

Icy music – jingly instruments*

Cook – make gingerbread men

Design a gingerbread man cookie

Porridge making

Junk modelling – making houses – beds etc

Painting bears

Making dinosaur eggs

Swamp

Sponge painting dinosaur backgrounds

Make dinosaur biscuits

Skeleton pictures (art straws)

Wash dinosaurs

Role play lost property

Mother’s Day cards

Paper Mache volcano

Chicks, bunnies, eggs , crosses, daffodils

Cooking

Collage

Making dough

Blossom painting

Seed shakers

Seed collage plates

Construction – the tallest beanstalk

Cooking –fruit salad?

Butterflies

Caterpillars from circles

Collage Snail  

Snail masks

Observational drawing – snail shells

Blossom painting

Seed shakers

Seed collage plates

Cooking –fruit salad?

Butterflies

Caterpillars from circles

Paint some farm animals

Collage sheep/ducks

Matisee and the Snail  

Snail masks

Observational drawing – snail shells

Make a fruit kebab