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Spring 1 - Tell me a story? / Traditional tales.


This half term we will be focusing on some traditional stories that we have not covered before in Nursery such as 'The Gigantic turnip' / 'Biscuit Bear' / 'The Gruffalo 'focusing on story structures and discussing in detail the what happens at the beginning / middle and end of these stories. We will be retelling the stories using story maps and sequencing pictures in the correct order in which they appear in the text.


Understanding the world...

We will be celebrating Chinese new year / valentines day / pancake day and the season change to Winter this half term.

We will also be focusing on being healthy and understanding the importance of a balanced diet. 



In Maths we will focusing on numbers to 10 / ways of representing numbers ( tens frames / numicon / objects ) We will then be comparing numbers and adding two groups together to make 10. ( Number bonds )  



Our stories are closely linked to this area this half term taking part in circle time discussions about making the right choices. We will be learning how to self regulate our emotions. 



This half term we are focusing on the work of Alma Thomas. We are going to analyse her Art work and use this to influence our own. We will be exploring what happens when we mix colours. 

We also have a music specialist come into School once a week to teach us specific skills, closely linked to the season and weather.



We are taking part in balance ability this half term which teacher us balancing skills. We are learning to ride a balance bike, progressing to a push bike.



We are continuing to have daily phonics sessions in our specific groups according to our ability following the RWI scheme. We have continuous writing and reading opportunities throughout the day during out ' continuous provision' and daily story time sessions.