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Dosbarth Oren Reception Mrs Davies

Croeso i Ddosbarth Oren!

Reception - Mrs Davies

 

 

 

Spring Term 2019

Our Topics this term are:

Dewi Travels - Dewi the Dragon travels to France, Spain, China and India

 

Let's Explore - our village of Troedyrhiw, with particular emphasis on the immediate area school to the park 

 

Dewi Travels / Let's Explore

 

Language, Literacy and Communication

Speaking and Listening, Talk for Writing Stories. Welsh legend “Cadog and the Mouse”

Reports

Composing and holding complete sentences to write with finger spaces, capital letter and full stop.

Adjectives and simple connectives eg and, but.

Read Write Inc Speed Sounds 1 / 2 /3

Formation of letters, building CVC / CCVC / CVCC words, continuing to recognise ‘Red’ Words (tricky words such as he / she / they / was)

Mathematics

Number – counting, ordering, recognising and forming numbers, addition and subtraction, identifying the bigger number, one more and one less

Problem-Solving

Movement and direction

Data-Handling – collecting data, Pictograms

Patterns

Time – routines, o’clock

Shape – 2D and 3D

Knowledge and Understanding of the World

Learn about different places in the world – France, Spain, China, India. Look at similarities and differences in culture, daily life, climate and geography. Plan and take part in a Chinese feast for the Chinese New Year.

Learn about their local area of  Troedyrhiw -Use and make simple maps (school, park, home and park)

Follow simple routes,

Identify changes in environment and recognise how people’s actions can improve or damage the environment.

Life in the Past in Troedyrhiw

STEM: Labelling the body, Senses

Investigate ice / water

To learn about different animals and how they are cared for, habitats of different animals, lifecycles eg chickens / frog

Creative Development

Music- linked to France / Spain / China / India / the village and the park

Pitch and tempo, keeping a steady beat, body percussion

Topic related work to develop cutting, designing, sticking, painting, drawing skills eg creating Chinese hats and lucky envelopes, painting Nian the Chinese beast, Indian Rangoli patterns, drawing Indian animals

Art and Craft work based on special occasions –St David’s Day / Easter

Personal and Social Education / RE

Learning to dress / undress independently for PE

How to keep safe and how being safe keeps us happy and well – safety on the roads and at home

Philosophy for Learning sessions to develop individual thinking and ideas and how to express them

Explore what is right and wrong , good and bad, caring and inconsiderate eg litter or graffiti  in the village

The Easter Story

ICT

Making a simple video using Shadow Puppets

Taking photos and animating them using Chatterpix

Learning to use the computer and keyboard

Recording work using SeeSaw

Welsh

Feelings / Illnesses / Weather

Asking and answering questions correctly

Related reading books eg Tedi Twt, Y  Meddyg

Sut wyt ti?

Wyt ti’n hoffi?

Beth wyt ti eisiau?

Sut mae’r tywydd heddiw?

PE

Gymnastics - balancing, travelling in different ways, exploring jumps.

Autumn Term 2018

Our Topic this term is Peter Pan and Paddington

 

Subject

Theme / Text

Language, Literacy and Communication

Speaking and Listening, Acting through stories, sequencing stories. 

Read Write Inc Speed Sounds 1 / 2

Forming letters, building CVC words, beginning to recognise ‘Red’ Words (tricky words such as  I / the / me

Recounts

Poetry

Mathematics

Number – counting, ordering, recognising and forming numbers, addition and subtraction

Sorting

Patterns

Problem-Solving

Days of the Week and routines

 

Knowledge and Understanding of the World

Science- Ourselves, keeping happy, What is Electricity?

Shadows

Life in the Past

The Fire of London / Simple Story of Guy Fawkes

Geographical features and directions – (Neverland)

Creative Development

Music- Beat and tempo, action songs

Dance

Cutting skills

Looking at Colour – happy, sad colours

Art and Craft work based on special occasions –Firework night, Christmas

Personal and Social Education / RE

Harvest, helping others, Parable of the Good Samaritan, the Christmas Story

ICT

Learning to use the computer – familiarity with keyboard

Program – Paint, 2Simple Software

Educational programs on IPads

Welsh

All about me, greetings, feelings, general language, songs

The weather

PE

Spatial Awareness and Dance

September 2018 Creative Week Photos

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