Reception 

 

Summer Term 1

Grow, Grow, Grow!

This term the children in Reception will be learning about how things grow and change.

Using our skills to explore our theme around plants and animals, we will be focusing on the story ‘Aarrgghh Spider by Lydia Monks as well as other stories.

As writers we will be look at different types of writing including letters and diaries as well as extending our writing skills.

As Readers we will be learning new sounds and practising all our phonics skills ready for Year 1!

As Mathematicians we will have fun weighing and measuring as well as working on our word problems skills!

As Scientists we will be looking at life cycles and how animals and plants grow and change!

As Geographers we will be exploring how to use maps and learn about different animal habitats!

As Artists and Designers we will be creating our own giant spiders and working on our drawing skills!

As historians we will look at animals that are extinct and how animals have evolved.

As Philosophers we will develop our speaking and listening skills, aiming to listen and respond respectfully to the ideas of others and justify our own opinions.