Welcome to Reception Class..
Autumn 1 theme
This is my life
Me and my family
This is our house
Peace at last
We are learning about our families past and present, The different names we call our family members. We are learning about our heritage and where our ancestors, relatives and family come from even though we are all living in England. We will locate the different continents on the map and learn a song to remember them.
Spring 1 Theme
Where I live
Poetry: Into the Pond
Let's creep through crocodile creek
All aboard Bobo road
This is London
We talked about where we live and the different between turtles and tortoise. We talked about where people like to go on holiday and why they prefer certain places according to their personality.
We talked about Chinese new years. We learnt that Chinese new year is the year of the rabbit.
We talked about where we live and how we need to selves safe. We looked the NSPCC pants are private and designed our own pants. Privates are private, Always remember your body belongs to you, No means no, Talk about secrets that upset you, Speak up, someone can help.
We learnt about lent and fasting. We talked about how different religion fast for different reasons such as for health and prayer. We talked about Lent and it is a time of reflection and not only does some people gives things up but they take things up that will better themselves such as reading more or helping others. We learnt where we live and the city that we live in. we learnt the reason why a place is a city and we compared the city to different places learning words like country, town and village. We looked about the continent of Africa and a specific area in comparison to London
Spring 2 Theme
Poetry: The Farmyard by AA Attwood
The pirates are coming
We are learnt about Pirates and Great Explorers. We are also learnt who Pirates were, what they did and why they did these things. We learnt about the meaning of the word piracy. We learnt about the five oceans of the world were you would find them on the map. We learnt vocabulary such as explorer, maps, treasure, confident and compass. We learnt about the great explorers of the world and ones that travelled by land, sea, ice, space and air. We learnt that people explored different parts of the world and became famous for breaking records or being the first person to do this. We learnt mainly about the explorer Matthew Henson..We also talked about Mae Jemison, Ibn Battuta, Amelia Earhart and Ranulph Fiennes
. We learnt about the season of Spring and compare this to the previous season of Autumn, and Winter.
Poetry: Behold by Grace Nichols
Dinosaurs Day out