Spring Term One 2021


Spring Term One 2021

This term we will be learning about Winter, Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year

Please send your children in warm coats, hats and suitable footwear as lots of activities are planned for outdoors.

Personal, Social and Emotional Development: Making relationships

We will be welcoming many new children.  

We will be focusing on:

  •  getting the children to understand and follow new routines. 
  •  making relationships through shared experiences 
  • forming good relationships with peers

Communication and Language: Listening and Attention

We will be encouraging children to:

  • learn each others’ names
  • recognise sounds
  • anticipate phrases in rhymes

Physical: Moving and Handling

We will be encouraging independence. 

Physical exercise will take place daily.

Literacy: Reading

We will be filling in missing words in rhymes eg Humpty Dumpty sat on a .........

We will be discussing characters in books and predicting outcomes

Mathematics: Numbers

We will be counting objects and comparing quantities.

We will sing counting songs and rhymes using fingers to represent numbers

Understanding the World: People and Communities

We will be talking about the environment and children's experiences

Expressive Arts and Design: Exploring and using media and materials

We will create sounds, talk about texture and move to music

How can you help your child?

Talk to your child about what happens at Pre-school, ask them questions and encourage them to ask you questions.

Talk to your child about road safety  eg the red man means stop

Count objects on the way to school eg “How many red cars can you see?”

Sing songs the children are learning at Pre-school

Encourage children to put their own coats on

Remember: Staff are always available for a chat or advice about your child

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