Data Handling - using Venn or Carroll Diagrams to sort for one criterion
Area - Compare two objects, which one will cover the most space
Length - Compare two objects - longest and shortest
Weight - Compare two objects - heaviest and lightest
Time - Understand passage of time according to school day
Understand Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow
Introduce Days of the week
Capacity - Compare three containers - full, empty, half full
Work with number 0-5
Place Value - Counting to 20
Addition up to 15 and number bonds
Length - comparing three objects
Time - Days of the week, Months of the year and Seasons
Weight - comparing three objects
Shape and Space - positional language
Phase 1 phonics is the first stage of phonics. At this stage, the focus is primarily on developing speaking and listening skills. Speaking and listening are an important set of literacy skills that will create the foundation to a lot of your children's further learning.
Phase 1 phonics is visiting regularly throughout the whole year.
In October children begin Phase 2 phonics. Phase 2 is learning the sounds that letters make.
Children will beging with s, a, t, i, p, n, c, k, e and h
Children are introduced to the characters from our main reading scheme, Oxford Reading Tree.
Mum, Dad, Biff, Chip, Kipper and Floppy.
Letter formation is taught for each letter that they are learning the sound of.
Recognising and writing their own name.
P2 will continue to be exposed to Phase 1 Phonics as mentioned above.
They will revise the initial phonics letters that they were introduced to in P1.
They will then move on to Phase 3 phonics.
Phase 3 begins to introduce children to more complex graphemes using two (digraph) or three (trigraph) letters.
qu, sh, ch, th, ng, ai, ee
Children will continue moving through the levels of our Oxford Reading Tree Scheme
Children will be learning to write the diagraphs learned in phase 3.
Capital letter formation will be taught.
Children will be learning to writing full sentences, using capital letters at the beginning, full stops at the end and finger spaces between each word.
The World Around Us
The following topics are covered throughout the term, they incorporate science, history and geography and are closely linked to structured play.
The Arts (including Art and Design, Music and Drama)
Art and Design
-Investigating, talking about colours, lines and patterns
-Looking at and responding to a piece of work by an artist
-Exploring and using a wide range of materials to create art and models
-Talking about their own and other pupil’s art work and how it was made
-Working creatively with sound (exploring high/low sounds), exploring methods of making sounds, talking about sounds we make and hear. Using sounds to create effects in a story
-Singing and performing with simple instruments
-Listening and responding to their own and others’ music making (nodding heads, tapping feet, clapping hands). Responding imaginatively to music
-Expressing thoughts and feelings through Role Play
-Developing creativity through imaginative play
-Taking part in drama games/performances for assembly/parents
Personal Development and Mutual Understanding
Through Circle Time discussion and activities, children will be enabled to explore
-Themselves and personal strengths
-Their own and others feelings and emotions
-The importance of keeping healthy and staying safe
Physical Development and Movement
Indoor and Outdoor physical play to develop fundamental movement skills, self-esteem, fun and a sense of teamwork and success.
Regular planned activities including:
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
Our cookies ensure you get the best experience on our website.
Please make your choice!
Some cookies are necessary in order to make this website function correctly. These are set by default and whilst you can block or delete them by changing your browser settings, some functionality such as being able to log in to the website will not work if you do this. The necessary cookies set on this website are as follows:
A 'sessionid' token is required for logging in to the website and a 'crfstoken' token is
used to prevent cross site request forgery.
An 'alertDismissed' token is used to prevent certain alerts from re-appearing if they have been dismissed.
An 'awsUploads' object is used to facilitate file uploads.
We use Matomo cookies to improve the website performance by capturing information such as browser and device types. The data from this cookie is anonymised.
Cookies are used to help distinguish between humans and bots on contact forms on this website.
A cookie is used to store your cookie preferences for this website.Cookies that are not necessary to make the website work, but which enable additional functionality, can also be set. By default these cookies are disabled, but you can choose to enable them below: