Learning for this term
“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.” Fred Rogers
In Reception class we learn through planned, purposeful play using a range of adult directed and child initiated activities. Our adult led learning and continuous provision enhancements are planned to reflect the EFYS curriculum and the children’s own interests. There are seven areas of learning in our curriculum.
-Personal, Social and Emotional Development
-Communication and Language
-Understanding of the World
-Expressive Art and Design
We have a ‘Story of the Week’ that provides a theme for our learning and is linked to our termly topic.
This terms topic is 'Ridiculous Rhymes' (Please click the link for the topic web)
Each week we will have a ‘Wednesday Woods’ session. We are very lucky to be able to use our beautiful grounds to extend our learning further.
We follow ‘The Way, The Truth & The Life’ Religious Education programme. The topics that will be covered are:
- God’s World
- God’s Family
- Getting to Know Jesus
- Sorrow & Joy
- New Life
- The Church
Supporting your child's learning at home
Parents and carers can support their children's learning at home through reading with them every day, helping them to develop their mark-making and writing skills and by practicing counting and recognising numbers when out and about in the community.