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Uxendon Manor Primary School

Uxendon Manor Primary School

Autumn 2

Autumn 2 - Light it up and Festivals 

 

Communication and Language:

 

Key Text:

Peppa Pigs Diwali.

Night time Animals.

Toffees Night Noises.

 

Children will learn to: 

 

  • Listen to simple stories and understand what is happening, with the help of the pictures.
  • Recognise and point to objects if asked about them.
  • Use a wider range of vocabulary.
  • Enjoy listening to longer stories and can remember much of what happens.
  • Understand 'why' questions, like "Why do you think he caterpillar got so fat?"
  • Talk about nocturnal animals and name some.

 

Personal Social Emotional Development.

 

Children will learn to:

 

  • Establish their sense of self.
  • Play with increasing confidence on their own and with other children.
  • Show more confidence in new social situations.
  • To be able to play and talk nicely with their friends and to share the different resources in the areas of learning.
  • Develop appropriate ways of being assertive.

 

Physical Development

 

Children will learn to:

 

  •  Use large and small motor skills to do things independently, for example manage buttons and zips, and pour drinks.
  •  Show an increasing desire to be independent, such as wanting to feed themselves and dress or undress.
  • Be increasingly independent as they get dressed and undressed, for example, putting coats on and doing up zips.
  • Continue to develop their movement and ball skills.
  • Be able to use and remember sequences and patterns of movement which are related music and rhythm

 

Literacy

 

Key Text

 

Peppa Pigs Diwai

Night time Animals.

Toffees Night Noises

Children will learn to:

 

  • Choose a hand to hold a pencil
  • Hold the pencil in a comfortable grip
  • Can draw/ make marks and talk about them.
  •  Enjoy sharing books with an adult.
  • Pay attention and responds to the pictures or the words.
  • Ask questions about the book.
  • Makes comments and shares their own ideas.
  • Understand key concepts about print. 
  • That print has meaning
  •  To name the different parts of a book
  • That we read English text from left to right and from top to bottom
  • Engage in extended conversations about stories, learning new vocabulary.                                                   

 

Mathematical Development

 

Children will learn to:

 

  • Count in everyday contexts, sometimes skipping numbers - ‘1-2-3-5.’
  • Use counting-like behaviour such as making sounds, pointing or saying some numbers in sequence.
  • Say one number for each item in order: 1,2,3,4,5.
  •  Make comparisons between objects.
  • Talk about and identify the patterns around them. For example: stripes on clothes, designs on rugs and wallpaper.
  • Use informal language like ‘pointy’, ‘spotty’, ‘blobs’ 
  • Comparing amounts, saying "lots", "more" or "same".

 

Understanding of the World

 

Children will learn to:

 

  • Explore natural materials, indoors and outside.
  • Explore materials with different properties.
  •  Explore how things work.
  • Talk about what they see, using a wide vocabulary.
  • Plat seeds and care for growing plants.
  • Begin to understand the need to respect and care for the natural environment and all living things.

 

Expressive Arts and Design:

 

Key Text:

Night time Animals.

Toffees Night Noises.

 

Children will learn to:

 

  • Show attention to sounds and music.
  • Enjoy and take part in action songs, such as ‘Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star’.
  • Play instruments with increasing control.
  • Remember and sing entire songs.
  • To be able to use their imagination in the  ‘Light Den’ to use the different resources and to talk about how they work. 
  •  Explore different materials, using all their senses to investigate them.
  • Be able to use the nocturnal animal sounds in my role play.

 

 

                                                  

 

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