Nursery

 
Term 1
Term 2
Term 3
Topic Title
This is me
Autumn
Nursery Rhymes
Christmas
Winter
Chinese New Year
Julia Donaldson
Animals/ farm
Spring and growing
Under the Sea
Trips
Pantomime
Snow dome
Farm
Theme Days
Nursery Rhyme characters
Come dressed in your Nativity outfit- linked to Nativity Play
Winter Wonderland Day- a cold/ winter theme
Chinese New year- come dressed in red.
Julia Donaldson Day- come dressed as one of the characters.
Marie Currie support/ Charity Day linked to planting daffodils- wear yellow.
 
PSED
Welcome to school.
Rules and routines
Using Sorry Bear to say sorry.
Sharing and talking about ourselves using the collages.
Rules, routines and new experiences.
Becoming more independent in every way!
Transition
Communication & Literacy
Speaking and listening to each other.
Rhythm and Rhyme
Phase 1 phonics
Role play- home corner, Autumn den, Queen of Hearts Castle, Winter Wonderland.
Speaking and listening
Phase 1 phonics
Building on vocabulary
Using talk in pretending that objects stand for something else in play.
Speaking and listening
Uses vocabulary focused on objects and people that are of particular importance to them.
Physical
Self-help- dressing and undressing.
Good habits- hygiene and toileting
Spatial Awareness
Gross motor skills and control.
Moving and handling  tools and equipment
Negotiating space.
Moving  freely and with pleasure and confidence in a range of ways,
 Mini Sports Activity morning.
Literacy

Reading
Encouraging a love of books.
Book handling skills
Phonics

Writing
Modelling writing
Mark making
Phonics
A range of writing opportunities esp. in C/ P.

Reading
The Gruffalo, Zog, The Smartest giant in town.
The Snowman. 
Phonics Phase 1.
Role Pay- Zog’s cave.

Writing
The Snowman- Where would you go with him?
Zog’s list for his school bag.

Reading
Non-fiction texts, animals, under the sea.
Recognises familiar words and signs such as own name and
advertising logos.
Looks at books independently.
Handles books carefully.

Writing
What I saw at the farm.
Where would I like to go on holiday.
My holiday packing list.

Maths

Numbers
Counting songs and rhymes.
Reasons to count e.g. milk, friends, etc.
Counting
Recite numbers in order to 10.

SSM
Playing with shapes or making arrangements with objects.
Beginning to talk about the shapes of everyday objects

Numbers
Shows curiosity about numbers by offering comments or
asking questions.
Uses some number names and number language spontaneously.
Uses some number names accurately in play. 
Shows an interest in numerals in the environment.

SSM
Uses positional language.

Numbers
Counting songs and rhymes.
Compares two groups of objects, saying when they have the same number.
Shows an interest in number problems.
Separates a group of three or four objects in different ways,
 
SSM
Uses shapes appropriately for tasks.
Beginning to talk about the shapes of everyday objects, e.g. ‘round’ and ‘tall’.
Knowledge of the World
Ourselves and families- using collages as starting point.
Where we live-  how many in our family, our homes.
Autumn – what happens to the trees, how the weather changes.
Autumn Colours
Diwali
Christmas
Recognises and describes special times or events for family or friends.
Exploring technology in the environment e.g. CD player.
Winter- changes
Clothes to wear in cold weather
Chinese New Year
Pancake day
Mother’s day
Bee bots – the Gruffalo and Zog’s journey.
Planting cress.
Observations of plants, tadpoles.
Planting fruit and veg
Father’s Day
Change and growth
Expressive Arts and Design
Drawing, painting, and creating using a range of materials and tools.
Role play- home corner, Autumn Den, Queen of Heart’s castle. Santa’s Grotto
Dressing up
Songs about ‘Myself’
Action and counting songs
Echo singing and exploring voices
Link to art work for Julia Donaldson.
Mother’s day cards
Easter bonnets
Role play- Gruffalo cave
Exploration of instruments
Introduction to tempo
Composing , music to snowman
Add effects to The Snowman
Drawing and painting plants
Under the sea modelling
Vet role play, Travel Agents  
Animal songs
Listen to Aquariam
RE / SEAL
SEAL
New Beginnings
Getting on and falling out.
SEAL
Good to be me
Going for Goals
SEAL
Relationships
Changes

 

November 2018

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