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Learning and Curriculum in Nursery

Our theme for this Term is 'People who help us'

Spring 2: This term our topic will focus on learning about all the different people in the community who help us.  Each week we will looking into the different job roles different people have and their role in helping us and the community.  It will help provide the children with key life skills and they will learn who they need to turn to in emergencies! 

This half term our role play will help us develop a variety of skills including literacy, mathematics, imaginative & creative play as well as curiosity, independence and team work!

We look forward to hearing the children's exciting ideas and observing their interests, which will further inform our planning.


Literacy

This term we will continue with our set 1 sounds through Read, Write Inc. This term children will be grouped into smaller groups which will challenge them appropriately. We will also continue to share letters and sounds activities in both whole class and key worker teaching. Children will be introduced to a new sound daily whilst developing their pre-phonics skills by exploring environmental sounds,  musical instruments, body percussion, rhythm and rhyme, voice sounds and alliteration.

You can help them by sharing their home reading books with them each night and practising their letter sounds :)

Please see Read, Write, Inc set 1 sounds below:   

Maths

This term we will continue to explore number strings daily through number songs and rhymes, shape recognition within our environment, counting with accuracy through child initiated learning, measure and capacity and modelling both positional and mathematical language in play.                  Image result for five fingers

Don't forget you can also keep up to date with your child's progress and what's going on via ClassDojo.