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Summer Term: 2018-19
Topic: The Circus/Fun at the Fair, followed by The Jungle


Mathematics Development

  • Begin to recognise 2D and 3D shapes and repeat simple patterns
  • Measure and order objects by height, length and weight
  • Continue to consolidate counting to 10 and beyond
  • Recognise and form numerals to 10 and beyond
  • Continue to stack and post items and objects

Personal Social Emotional Development

  • Develop and maintain friendships with peers
  • Begin to resolve conflicts with peers
  • Be aware of own emotions and the feelings of others
  • Continue to develop turn-taking and sharing skills
  • Respond appropriately to the wishes and feelings of others

Communication, Language and Literacy

  • Books: Roll up, Roll up, Peppa Pig and the Backyard Circus, Spot Goes to the Circus, Circus Shapes, Flip Flap Jungle, Monkey Puzzle, Rumble in the Jungle
  • Extend joint attention activities with an adult
  • Begin to ask questions and answer more complex questions
  • Continue phonics programme
  • Understand the structure of a story and begin to tell their own stories
  • Develop pencil control and formation of letters
  • Listen to and interact with class stories

 Physical Development

  • Practise kicking, catching and throwing a variety of different sized balls
  • Clearly communicate the need for the bathroom
  • Begin to urinate on the toilet
  • Feed self-independently and gaining greater control
  • Begin to dress with increased independence or co-operate with care-giving experiences

Understanding of the World

  • Experience different festivals and develop an awareness of different cultures
  • Develop an awareness of what is required to keep plants, animals and ourselves healthy
  • Explore, sort and identify a range of materials both natural and man-made

Expressive Arts and Design

  • Create own rhythms and repeat them using a variety of instruments
  • Explore a range of instruments and how they are played
  • Explore primary and secondary colours and how they are made
  • Use a variety of tools and resources to make models