Welcome to Reception
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Long Term Curriculum Plan
Yearly Curriculum Plan
Children name human body parts and senses and compare them with those of common animals. Draw pictograms using data about differences between children, for example hair colour and discuss the needs of pets. Collect, draw, label and identify minibeasts.
Be aware of the beauty of God’s world and how we can care for it. Know God made us because he loves us, but Adam and Eve made wrong choices. Hear the story of Noah. Know that God sent Gabriel to ask Mary to be the mother of his Son & the visit to Elizabeth. Know the story of the birth of Jesus.
Develop the basic skills of traveling rolling, jumping and tuck shapesLink movements together. Explore, remember, repeat and link a range of actions with co-ordination and control. Compose a short dance independently.
Art / Design Technology
Draw from imagination, examine
paintings and sculptures and use them to develop their ideas about St Paul ́s Cathedral. They will use shape and form when making models. Pupils will learn about abstract art by potato printing They will compare their own work to Paul Klee’s work.
Weather in UK Daily weather forecast. Make a graph from the information gathered
Listen and appraise music Musical games with instruments Perform songs Compose rhythms.
Moving and clicking In this unit pupils learn that programs execute by following clear instructions. They are introduced to the fact that programs respond to inputs to do different things.
Children will learn what happened in the Great Fire of London and when it was. Contrast fire-safety from the past with today. Study the rhymes and songs of the time; study St Paul’s Cathedral and make sketches, prints, and 3D models inspired by this great building. Enthused by the famous diarists Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn, write diaries and read them to the class!
Greetings. Songs about parts of the body and French rhymes.
Let’s Build looking at what things are made of and investigating The Three Little Pigs Houses Marvellous Materials exploring and testing umbrellas and puddles
Families and Celebrations, Following Jesus Coming to know that Jesus is God the Father’s Son. The ways people pray in church. The role of the priest in the love and service of God’s family.
Our Oak Class family-100 acts of kindness challenge.
Develop the basic skills of traveling rolling, jumping and tuck shapes Link movements together. Explore, remember, repeat and link a range of actions with co-ordination and control. Compose a short dance independently.
Art / Design Technology
Design and making models of toys and homes using a variety of tools. Exploring and using mechanisms linked to toys e.g. levers, sliders, wheels and axles
Build on knowledge of seasonal and daily weather patterns in the UK. Begin to understand hot and cold areas of the world.
Charanga interactive music Learning and performing songs for the Music Festival
Create stories with moving characters
Explore the ways in which life has changed over the time of parents and grandparents. Develop a chronology of how homes and toys have developed.
Greetings. Counting to 10, days of the week
Seasonal changes Wonderful weather and plants What is growing in the garden? Identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants, including trees.
Children to grow and harvest flowers and vegetables from seed
Continue to learn about the Easter story and the days following The Resurrection Celebrate Pentecost Focus on AT2 themes e.g. What is God like? Why do we pray? And other questions the children may express.
Outdoor games weather permitting
Using small equipment Team games, working in pairs and individual skills.
Art / Design Technology
Seaside art using a variety of media.
Focus on artist Andy Goldsworthy. Observational drawings of objects from the environment e.g. shells.
Make Punch and Judy puppets.
Find out about the seaside towns of the UK. Describe and compare features looking at a map. Express their own views about places and environments.
Oceans, Seas and Rivers Explore the water cycle through songs
Simple inputs Learn to make objects disappear Create a game with moving objects
Find out about seaside towns, especially Morecambe and study the history of the seaside holiday. Learn about the coming of the railways and the start of the seaside holiday. Compare then with now. Have a Punch and Judy show.
Revision of greetings, colours, weather, food and drink. Write and match simple French words.
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