Nursery

Nursery

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Topic

Autumn 1

  • Marvellous Me!
  • Autumn Antics

Autumn 2

  • Fairy Tales and Heroes.
  • Christmas

Spring 1

  • Frozen
  • Bears

Spring 2

  • Helping Heroes.
  • To infinity and beyond!

Summer 1

  • Watch us grow!

Summer 2

  • Around the World

Personal, Social & Emotional Development

Autumn 1

  • Forming friendships.
  • Working in a group.
  • Taking turns.
  • Families are special and different.

Autumn 2

  • Building friendships.
  • Working in a team.
  • Taking turns in play.
  • My special Heroes
  • Performing the Nativity

Spring 1

  • Respecting friendships.
  • Working in a team.
  • How did Elsa and Ana help each other?
  • Bear emotions.

Spring 2

  • Working as a team.
  • How people who help us can be role models.
  • Can we be heroes?

Summer 1

  • How to take care of each other and other living things.
  • We are all part of an amazing world!

Summer 2

  • Talking about feelings, transitions.
  • Reception visits – routines.
  • My achievements in Nursery!

 

Communication & Language

Autumn 1

  • Following instructions
  • Listening and responding.
  • Sharing ideas/feelings about families.

Autumn 2

  • Explaining ideas about characters.
  • Listen with respect.
  • Retelling stories.
  • Learning Nativity lines.

Spring 1

  • Explaining ideas in detail.
  • Elsa says…
  • Retelling stories with props.

Spring 2

  • Interview with a doctor/policeman/fireman. Visit
  • Learn the names of the planets.

Summer 1

  • Describe changes they can see in the environment.
  • New life – what has changed?

Summer 2

  • How children in different countries communicate, celebrate, live their lives.

 

Physical Development

Autumn 1

  • Managing hygiene needs.
  • Exploring large & small apparatus.
  • Develop motor skills with PE equipment.

Autumn 2

  • Hero obstacle course.
  • Developing balance.
  • Handling tools with control.
  • Dance with control.

Spring 1

  • Manoeuvre bikes with control.
  • Manipulate small objects.
  • Developing pencil grip to mark make.

Spring 2

  • How to be healthy. Why we need to exercise/eat healthy foods.
  • Healthy lunchbox.

Summer 1

  • Growing seed dance/the journey of a seed.
  • How we grow and change.

Summer 2

  • Learn African/ cross cultural dances.
  • How to move in response to music.

 

English

Autumn 1

  • Share books linked to topic.
  • Listens to stories in small groups.
  • Joins in with nursery rhymes.
  • Explores with mark making.

Autumn 2

  • Share books linked to topic.
  • Responds to story questions.
  • Awareness of name.
  • Begins to give meaning to marks.

Spring 1

  • Share books linked to topic.
  • Developing phonic skills.
  • Begins to make marks on pictures and paintings.
  • Sings the alphabet.

Spring 2

  • Share books linked to topic.
  • Developing phonic skills.
  • Continues to make marks on pictures and paintings.
  • Sings the alphabet.

Summer 1

  • Share books linked to topic.
  • Awareness of print around them.
  • Continues to make marks on pictures and paintings.
  • Sings the alphabet.

Summer 2

  • Share books linked to topic.
  • Recognises print around them.
  • Makes meaningful marks on pictures and paintings.
  • Sings the alphabet.
  • Begins to write name.

 

Mathematics

Autumn 1

  • Recites numbers in order to 3.
  • Awareness of counting out.
  • Explores shape and space through play.

Autumn 2

  • Recites numbers in order to 5.
  • Awareness of counting out to 3.
  • Explores shape and space through play.
  • Visit to Whitworth Art gallery.

Spring 1

  • Recites numbers in order to 6.
  • Awareness of counting out to 5.
  • Explores shape and space through play.

Spring 2

  • Recites numbers in order to 7.
  • Awareness of counting out to 6.
  • Explores shape and space through play.

Summer 1

  • Recites numbers in order to 8.
  • Awareness of counting out to 6.
  • Explores shape and space through play.
  • Can solve simple number problems

Summer 2

  • Recites numbers in order to 10.
  • Can match numbers to quantities.
  • Creates patterns with shapes and colours.

 

Understanding the World

Autumn 1

  • My family is special.
  • My community.
  • Investigating cultures and celebrations(Eid)
  • Similarities and differences.
  • Respecting everyone.

Autumn 2

  • Hero qualities.
  • Why is Christmas special?
  • Investigating cultures and celebrations. iPads
  • Similarities and differences.

Spring 1

  • How is an ice lolly made?
  • Why do bears sleep?
  • Making observations and comparing.
  • Explaining and testing ideas through investigations.

Spring 2

  • Similarities and differences between communities.
  • Recycling.
  • Look at t the planets and the differences between them.
  • ICT: Google Earth

Summer 1

  • Easter Story.
  • Growing our own seeds
  • ICT: Setting up/monitoring – nature camera.
  • Sunflower race!

Summer 2

  • Understanding how other cultures differ from ours.
  • ICT: Create pictures.

 

Expressive Arts & Design

Autumn 1

  • Represent ideas in different ways.
  • Exploring media and textures.
  • Being imaginative in play and talk.
  • Autumn collage.
  • Family story tree.

Autumn 2

  • Work imaginatively in a group.
  • Exploring media and textures.
  • Expressing ideas through dance/role play.
  • Woodland adventures!

Spring 1

  • Represent ideas in different ways.
  • Exploring media and textures outdoors.
  • Being imaginative in play and talk.
  • Create a frozen landscape!

Spring 2

  • Design a uniform for a helpful hero!
  • Space themed art work.
  • Making our own solar system.
  • Create a healthy lunchbox.

Summer 1

  • Sunflower collage.
  • Make a giant beanstalk.
  • Rain storm in a jar.
  • Nature art – photography, design, create and celebrate.

Summer 2

  • Making clothing/accessories/ musical instruments inspired by different countries.
  • World art- exploring new art techniques.

 

This Curriculum Overview is a guide to the types of learning opportunities that will be available to children. The topics and resources are changeable as we value child initiated learning and will support and extend children’s curiosities. Our prime aim is to create a purposeful learning environment, both indoors and out, that promote positive characteristics of learning.

Playing and Exploring – Active Learning – Creating and Thinking Critically

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