Welcome to Summer Term, I can't quite believe how quickly this year is flying by and how much your little ones have progressed!
Reception Summer Curriculum News
Our topic for this half term is Staycation - Globe Trotting (Virtually) & The Beach. These are action packed topics and full of activities that will enrich your child’s learning of our wonderful world, full of different cultures, languages and cuisine.
Please see below a timetable of the countries we will virtually visit during our first half term and please feel free to send in any artifacts you may have to enhance our visit to these countries. During the second half term we will move onto The Beach topic and learn about under the sea, beaches around the world, life guards, pollution and how to care for our world.
Greetings Buenos dias, tardes, noches
Incidental Spanish, Gracias, por favore
Me Llamo - my name is…
Les Colores - colours singing
Areas of Learning & Curriculum Content
Language Literacy & Communication
We will continue with Read Write Inc program daily
Learn different languages.
Creating Travel Brochures
Stories from different cultures
one more, one less
time - o’clock and half past
counting in 1s, 2s, 10s forwards and backwards and from different points
odd and even numbers
addition & subtraction
Arrays & pictograms
Direction, forward backwards, half turns, full turns. North, East, South & West
Positional language - first, second, third, fourth etc.
Money - paying for items with 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p.
Heavy and Light.
Knowledge & Understanding of the World
Maps of Europe & the world. Looking at where the different countries are located.
Capital cities, flags, famous buildings/landmarks. Culture, national costume and cuisine.
FLoating and Sinking.
Gardening - growing things.
Similarities and differences between Flamenco & Bollywood Dancing.
Athletics and Games
Architecture -Anthony Gaudi
Collage, water colours, clay.
Traditional tribal patterns and art.
Artists Michaelo Angelo & Leonardo Da Vinci
Welsh Language Development
Dillad - clothes
Ar y Traeth - at the beach
People of God - Jonah & the Whale
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
We will continue with our Seal Class worship weekly
Values: Humility & Respect
Role play areas - Travel Agents
* Please continue to return your children’s reading books every Monday and listen to them read as much as possible.
* Please ensure your child has a healthy snack daily as well as a water bottle. If you would like to buy into the school fruit scheme £15.00 should be paid to Mrs Money for this term at your earliest convenience.
* PE kits should be kept in school and will be returned at the end of each half term. Please note that it is fine for your child to wear trainers to school on a Friday if you need to have them at home all week.
* Dance will be each Thursday and barefoot in the hall.
Current Curriculum for Foundation Phase in Wales https://gov.wales/sites/default/files/publications/2018-02/foundation-phase-framework-revised-2015.pdf
Curriculum 2022 information https://gov.wales/curriculum-wales-2022
Digital Competancy Framework https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/hwb-live-storage/68/81/ea/85/8982401eaabf68ed34d81963/dcf-foundation-phase.pdf
Read Write Inc
Overview of program https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6dSsXkD1wM
Tips for learning to read https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/welcome/for-home/reading-owl/expert-help/ruth-miskins-video-page
How to Fred Talk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEzfpod5w_Q
Read Write Inc. Phonemes Pronunciation Guide DVD https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5J2Ddf_0Om8
Ruth Miskin's Top Tips for Parents https://www.spelfabet.com.au/2016/10/ruth-miskins-top-tips-for-parents/
Road Safety https://www.think.gov.uk/
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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