Maple Class

Welcome to our Maple Class page! Here we will share the adventures of our Nursery and Reception children.

 Autumn term 1:

Maths

In Maths, we will be learning to spot, create and describe repeating patterns. We will also be learning about numbers to 10, including learning to count using 1:1 correspondence, recognising the numerals and forming the numbers. We will also learn to order objects by size, length, weight and capacity.

Reading

We will be focusing on ‘The Tiger Who Came To Tea’ and learning to retell the story and extend our vocabulary.  Everyday, the children will be voting for the story they want to hear at the end of the day. They will also take part in group guided reading sessions. In phonics, we will be learning to recognise different sounds and blend them together to read CVC words, before moving on to reading captions.

Writing

In phonics, we will be learning to spell different words using the sounds we have learnt. We will learn to write captions to match pictures or objects. We will also focus on forming letters correctly.

Aututmn term 2:

Maths

In Maths, we will be learning to recognise and describe 2D shapes. We will then learn order objects based on length, height, weight and capacity. We will then be learning about numbers to 15, including learning to count using 1:1 correspondence, recognising the numerals and forming the numbers. We will also start use the language of addition and subtraction.

Reading

We will be focusing on ‘The Queen’s Hat’ and learning to retell the story and extend our vocabulary. Everyday, the children will continue voting for the story they want to hear at the end of the day. They will also take part in group guided reading sessions. In phonics, we will be learning to recognise different sounds, and blend them together to read CVC words, captions and sentences.

Writing

In phonics, we will be learning to spell different words using the sounds we have learnt and we will practice writing words, captions or sentences to match a picture. We will also focus on forming letters correctly.

 

 Spring Term 1:

Maths

In Maths, we will be learning about numbers to 20, including counting 1:1, recognising and ordering numerals, recalling 1 more and 1 less facts and writing numbers. We will also practice ordering objects based on size, length, weight and capacity and use everyday language related to these topics We will also learn to name, recognise and describe 2D and 3D shapes.

In Nursery, we will learn about numbers to 10 by counting 1:1. We will also look for shapes in the environment and start to name different shapes. We will start to describe shapes.

Reading

We will be focusing on ‘Harry and his Bucketful of Dinosaurs’. We will learn to retell the story, make predictions and discuss characters’ feelings.  Everyday, we will continue voting for the story we want to hear at the end of the day. We will also take part in group guided reading sessions. In phonics, we will be learning to recognise different sounds including digraphs and trigraphs, and blend them together to read CVC words, captions and sentences.

In Nursery, we will be learning to recognise our name and spot rhythm and rhyme in spoken word.

Writing

In phonics, we will be learning to spell different words using the sounds we have learnt. In phonics and literacy, we will write captions and sentences. We will also focus on forming letters correctly.

In Nursery, we will we practice our fine and gross motor skills. Some of us will start to learn to write our name.