Ladybird Class 2016 -17

Mrs Johnson – Reception and Year 1

Termly Overview Ladybird Year 1 Spring 2017                Termly Overview Reception Spring 2017

Curriculum Outline Summer 2017               Ladybird overview year 1 Summer 2017

Week beginning June 26th 2017

Week beginning June 19th 2017

Week beginning June 12th 2017

We have been learning about symmetry. These are some of our symmetrical models we made.


Some of our Buddies joined us in the Explorers Area.

Week beginning June 5th 2017

Week beginning May 22nd 2017

Measuring and recording how tall our sunflower seeds have grown.

Using our learnt computer skills to create flower pictures.

Making the Beebots move

Building on our water confidence. Blowing bubbles under the water.

Learning to float on our back.

Learning to swim on our back

Week beginning May 15th 2017

 Comparing lengths of flowers. Measuring flower

Learning to Maypole dance.


In the Explorers Area

Week beginning May 8th 2017

Make words with the digraph ue.


Making instruction books and using our phonic skills to write.


Building dens in the Explorers Area.


Sawing and drilling in the Explorers Area to make a wooden necklace.


Week beginning May 2nd 2017

Developing fine motor control.
‘Tweezering’ petals off daises and dandelions.

Popping bubble wrap with a pincer movement

Role-play garden centre


Mathematics Addition


Learning to dance around the Maypole


Week beginning April 24th 2017

Learning to estimate how many items in a jar.


Estimating how many spots and then checking


Year 1 reading and writing numbers in numbers and words.


Explorers Area

Cooking and eating popcorn on the fire

Week beginning April 19th 2017

Week beginning March 20th 2017

Cooking Dampers around the fire

Climbing high in the explorers Area


Making oy and oi words on phoneme frames


Week beginning March 6th 2017 In the Explorers Area spotting signs of spring time. Buds on trees, Pussy Willow catkins, Frogs getting ready to lay spawn.


Using Phonic skills to read independently.

In the Finger Gym – Mixing colours using pipettes.

Week beginning February 27th 2017

Week beginning February 20th 2017

Valentine fine motor control activities

Learning about half and quarters

Matching colours in the Explorers area

Week beginning February 6th 2017

Week beginning January 30th 2017

Sorting unusual shapes by number of corners.   Singing round the camp fire in our Explorers Area   How high can you climb? In the Explorers Area   Fine motor control Can you get the marble out of the Lego maze


Making 8p to pay for snack in the shop

Week beginning January 23rd 2017

Developing fine motor control with pen spinners

 Developing hand strength.

 Segmenting and blending to make sh words

 Spotting sh digraphs

 Spotting sh digraph in words

 Repeating colour patterns


Learning to start a fire


Learning to tie up the Villains

Fun on the rope swing

Week beginning January 16th 2017

Exploring and learning in Literacy. I spy with my eye in the jar I can see a… In the Explorers Area: Being super heroes and learning to tie knots to capture the Villains.


Learning to start a fire using carbon and steel sticks and keep it going .


Climbing trees – wise are we!

Week beginning January 9th 2017

Year 1 learning tens and units using arrow cards

Year 1 learning tens and units using Numicon


 Year 1 Adding two digit numbers using Numicom

Year R Playing swat the fly to aid letter recognition of ‘w and x’.

Year 1 matching upper and lower case letters


 Year R Fine motor control. Using the tweezers can you put give Spiderman the correct number of spiders without getting tangled in his web?

Year R Fine motor control. Can you free the superhero and tie up the villain?

Week beginning December 5th 2016

Christmas Crafts Morning

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Week beginning November 28th 2016

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Week beginning November 21st 2016

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Week beginning November 14th 2016


Week beginning November 7th 2016

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Week beginning October 31st 2016

Number bonds to 5

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Swings, knots and crowns in the Explorers Area!

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Pumpkins – Fine Motor Control



Week beginning October 17th 2016


Week beginning October 10th 2016

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Week beginning October 3rd 2016

Using Dominoes to help Addition

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Recognising numbers


The letters d and g

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Segmenting and Blending



Week beginning September 26th 2016

Maths – Counting Accurately, Writing Numerals and Spelling Numbers

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Leaf printing



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Making ‘m’



Week beginning September 19th 2016

Learning phonemes in literacy

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Fruit for sale!  Serving and being served in the shop.


Recognising and matching numbers 1 to 10


Drawing and mark making with chalks


Helping with the lunch register



Week beginning September 12th 2016

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Playing with our buddies on the playground


Getting ready for lunch


Learning where to take the register


Learning to write our names


In the shoe shop

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Buying our snack and eating it!


Lunchtime with a little help from my buddy


Week beginning September 5th 2016


Snack shop – Checking the money


Explorers Area

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