MTP parent letter Autumn 2 reception 2016 (1)

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Transcript MTP parent letter Autumn 2 reception 2016 (1)

Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy:
Sorting activities this will include: Natural
and manmade materials e.g. small toys,
leaves, pictures in catalogues, sorting
themselves physically and their names and
photos, shapes, shapes in environment,
making patterns with different materials
Working with number -Activities will
include: counting objects in the
environment- acorns/ pine cones, conkers
and leaves. Cutting and sticking activities,
number jigsaw, white boards and markers,
counting stick, number line, Songs and
stories – within 5 e.g. 5 hairy spiders, 5
speckled frogs extend to 10, 15,20 etc
when ready. Number formation rhymes.
ICT: computer programs e.g. Education
city, maths marvels, top marks.
Shape and spaceChildren will use 2d shapes to make
Autumn related pictures. Activities will
include making; a hedgehog collage, and
Reception Team:
Miss Scott and Miss Barham
Autumn 2
Books: Stanley’s Stick, Room on the broom, pumpkin soup, Books linked to
Read write inc program (Red books)
Name writing, Letter formation, Sounds, Storyboards,Freeze framing
Recreating stories, Retelling, predicting and discussing stories.
Using role play area to re -enact familiar scenes and from stories we are
Children will begin to use imagination to
Write and verbalise stories and short scenes.
Create autumn poems
Write captions in speech bubbles
To verbalise and attempt to write instructions.
•Planting some root vegetables.
•What do plants need to grow?
Children are following the read write inc program. We will be holding a
•Benefits of growing your own plants, link
phonics meeting for all parents to introduce them to how we teach phonics.
with healthy eating.
-Circle; square; rectangle and triangle
Knowledge and understanding of the world:
. Seasonal Changes and their impact.
Change in weather and what clothes we wear.
Know that leaves change colour in Autumn and discuss these colour changes.
Understand that some animals hibernate learn new words - nocturnal
Know the name of some trees found in the school grounds.
Upcoming Events:
• Developing ICT skills, learning rules of use, care of Meet and greet with the teacher: Teddy bear•Children will listen to different types of music and
picnic- 21st September. Please bring your finding the beat.
child’s favorite teddies.
•They will experiment with movement and sound.
•They will use body percussion in songs and make
instruments using recycled materials.
Children work on the three core fundamental skills
of; agility, balance and coordination.
Explore positional language to use the equipment
Parachute games.
Team games: Working together in small groups.
Throwing, catching and kicking skills.
Developing independence in managing their own
clothes, i.e. buttoning and unbuttoning cardigans,
tying laces, doing up their coats. Dressing and
undressing for P.E.
Please ensure that your child is
in school, ready in the line at
8:55. Children must not be left
unaccompanied until the
teacher comes to collect the
class from the playground.
Please pick up children
promptly at 3:15pm.
Personal, social and Emotional Development:
•Taking responsibility for their own belongings.
•Understand and follow the rules during circle/carpet time.
•Discussing who is your friend and why? What is a good friend?
•Talk about school rules- Why are they important? Why do we
have to follow them?
•Looking after our environment
•Taking turns and being patient.
•Develop their decision making and show an increase awareness
of taking turns at activities- using task board effectively.
•Encourage independence during class day
Creative Development
The Christmas story
Homework is handed out on a Friday. Homework
is to be completed and handed back to Miss
Scott or Miss Barham on a Tuesday morning to
ensure it can be corrected in time for Friday.
• Role play with other children
• Acting out stories
• Leaf rubbing
• Nature plates
• Exploring natural materials.
• Using leaves to create autumn cards/
• Mixing colours and using colours in
the environment to make a sensory
Ways to help your child at home
Encouraging them
and making time for
homework to be
Reading together every day and
recording this in their reading journals