Communication and Language
  • Developing positive relationships with their learning partners.
  • Expressing opinions confidently in a group.
  • Developing the use of questioning and asking appropriate questions.
  • Introduce Concept Cat in FS1 to focus on key vocabulary.
  • Stories for Talking in FS2 will enourage children to speak in full sentences and develop story language.
  • Child initiated activities throughout provision.
Foundation Spring Term Curriculum Topics
Physical Development
  • Developing fine motor skills further in order to hold and control pencils when writing.
  • Introduce handwriting patterns in FS1 and develop handwriting patterns into letters in FS2..
  • Developing confidence when moving in different ways and jumping off of large apparatus.
  • Further develpoing self-care routines.
  • Child initiated activities throughout provision.
PSED
  • Focus on the school values and golden rules.
  • Develop a growth mindset - linking with growing time.
  • Taking responsibility for their own learning - accessing key activities independently.
  • Developing positive relationships with their learning partners.
  • Setting goals for the future, sharing expectations for the end of FS2.
  • Child initiated activities throughout provision.
Spring Term
Literacy
  • Stories for Talking - Goldilocks and the Three Bears
  • Retelling stories, getting to know the structure of stories and identifying characters.
  • Book study activities in FS2.
  • Developing handwriting patterns and moving onto correct letter formation.
  • Dough Disco/Funky Fingers - for the children who need to develop strength and control in their hands.
  • Child initiated activities throughout provision.
Mathematics
  • Number recognition, sequencing, and solving problems with numbers to 20
  • Number bonds to 5 and 10
  • 1 more/1 fewer than
  • Solving mathematical problems
  • Measuring weight, length and capacity
  • 3D shapes and their properties
  • Child initiated activities throughout provision.
Understanding the World
  • Celebrating and finding out about different customs and cultures
  • Observe the changing seasons - learning enquiry
  • Develop further awareness of their surrounding environments and how these differ from other places.
  • Child initiated activities throughout provision.
  • Investigating outdoors.
  • Child initiated activities throughout provision.
Expressive Arts and Design
  • To design things before making them
  • Move rhythmically to music
  • To create their own dances and performances
  • To change songs and make them their own.
  • Child initiated activities throughout provision.