Mrs Johnson – Reception

Autumn Term 2017

Week beginning 13th November 2017


Practising our counting skills


Using loose parts to be creative making a firework picture


Creating firework pictures by printing


Mathematics length (longer/shorter)


Learning to start a fire in the Explores Area



Week beginning 6th November 2017

Playing Tricky word snowballs (Learning the words I, she, he)

 Finger gym

 Mathematics – One more than

 Explorers – Autumn leaf crowns

Week beginning 30th October 2017

Recognising our number to 5 and counting accurately.

 In the Explorers Area-  Making and eating witches’ soup!

Ingredients: Frogs’ legs (Green Pepper) Caterpillar skin (Grated Carrot) Dragons’ claws (Garlic) Goblins’ fingers (red Chillies) chopped Onion, Beetle juice (Stock) Wizard Toe nails (Chopped Celery) Dried worms (Dried Noodles) Blood worms (Cooked noodles covered in tomato ketchup) lizard tongues (Sliced potato)

Week beginning 16th October 2017

Practising number formation (Number 4)


Creating self portraits.


Learning our ‘Tricky words’ (no, go, to)


In the Explorers Area…

Week beginning 9th October 2017

Learning about 2D shapes

 Our first visit to the Explorers Area

 Learning to recognise and sound our Phonemes

Week beginning 2nd October 2017

Recognising number 2

Learning to recognise the letter ‘p’

  Letter formation of the letter ‘n’

 Recognising letters

 Looking at books in the reading area and sharing stories

Creating conker rolling artwork

Creating mixed collage art work of ourselves

Practising accurate counting skills.




Week beginning 25th September 2017

This week we have been learning to find our way around the school.

Learning to play and work together.

Becoming more independent.

In Literacy we have been learning about the phonemes: s,a,t and i

Making the letters out of Lego

Making the letters out of playdough.


Practising the letter formation on the tuff spot cotton bud water tracing, on the light box and practising on our huge wall chalk board.


Lacing letter beads on laces and sounding them out.

In the role play area…”Who’s eaten number 5 biscuit?”

Week beginning 18th September 2017


The new Ladybird class has arrived! The children are settling in learning about the morning routines, ably supported by their Buddy families.