Primary School and Nursery
2022 - 2023 Rose Class
Our teachers are Mrs Staniforth, Mrs Allen and Mrs Pedder
Our teaching assistants are Mrs Young and Mrs Cogdale
Here's what we'll be covering over the academic year in Reception:
Very Hungry Caterpillar
Life Cycle of Butterfly (non-fiction)
Spring 2 – Whiterose Maths
Growing 6,7, 8
Building 9 and 10
Maths – Reception (number)
Count objects, actions and sounds
Link the number symbol (numeral) with its cardinal number value.
Count beyond ten.
Understand the ‘one more than/one relationship between consecutive numbers.
Explore the composition of numbers to 10.
Automatically recall number bonds for numbers 0–10.
Measure, space and spatial thinking - Reception
Select, rotate and manipulate shapes in order to develop spatial reasoning skills.
Compose and decompose shapes so that children recognise a shape can have other shapes within it, just as numbers can.
Continue, copy and create repeating patterns.
Compare length, weight and capacity.
Topics that we will be covering across the half-term
Spring 2 –
Come outside – Mini-beasts/life cycles
Mini Beast Arts and crafts
Outdoor Learning eg:
Playground – gross motor skills
Learning New Song and actions
We have PE on Tuesday and Thursday
Revise and refine the fundamental movement skills they have already acquired:
•Progress towards a more fluent style of moving, with developing control and grace.
•Develop the overall body strength, co-ordination, balance and agility needed to engage successfully with future physical education sessions and other physical disciplines including dance, gymnastics, sport.
•Develop their small motor skills so that they can use a range of tools competently, safely and confidently. Suggested tools: pencils for drawing and writing, paintbrushes, scissors, knives, forks and spoons.
•Use their core muscle strength to achieve a good posture when sitting at a table or sitting on the floor.
•Combine different movements with ease and fluency.
•Confidently and safely use a range of large and small apparatus indoors and outside, alone and in a group
•Develop overall body-strength, balance, co-ordination and agility.
•Further develop and refine a range of ball skills including: throwing, catching, kicking, passing, batting, and aiming.
•Develop confidence, competence, precision and accuracy when engaging in activities that involve a ball.
•Develop the foundations of a handwriting style which is fast, accurate and efficient.
•Know and talk about the different factors that support their overall health and wellbeing:
regular physical activity
sensible amounts of ‘screen time’
having a good sleep routine
being a safe pedestrian
•Further develop the skills they need to manage the school day successfully:
lining up and queuing
Trip to Whipsnade - Butterfly House on Wednesday 22nd March 2023