William Levick Primary School

William Levick
Primary School

 

Foundation Stage

Summer Term 2 2022 

Our new half term topic is all about Fairy tales!

An outline of what we are learning in the second half of the Summer term can be found here.

We will be linking a lot of our work to traditional tales and reading many well-known stories, such as the 3 little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood and 3 Billy Goats Gruff.  We will be learning about characters and story settings and our role play area will be turned into a theatre!

 

         

 

In Maths, we will be looking at numerical patterns. The children will be learning about doubling, sharing and grouping numbers. We will also be learning about odd and even numbers and spatial reasoning.

In Understanding the World, we will be learning about Summer, looking at similarities and differences between where we live and a seaside town. We will be planting broad beans and cress to watch them grow.

In Art and Design this half term, we will be creating jellyfish art and under the sea pictures. We will be making Father's Day cards. We will also be making our own puppets, castles and crowns. The children will also be doing some art work linked to Jack and the beanstalk.

Our PE day in the hall is on Friday and we will be doing REAL PE. We will also be practising for Sports day.

In PSED, our topics are ‘Growing up’ and ‘Bullying matters’.

We are all excited for this fun half term of learning!

The Foundation Stage Team

Summer Term 1 2022 

ROOOOAAAARRR!!! Our new half term topic is all about dinosaurs!

An outline of what we are learning in the first half of the Spring term can be found here.

We will be linking a lot of our work to stories about dinosaurs and also finding out information about dinosaurs from non-fiction books. We will be learning all about the time when dinosaurs lived on Earth and our role play area will be turned into a dino cave!

          

In Maths, we will be looking at numbers beyond 10, specifically learning about teen numbers. We will also be exploring counting patterns and addition and subtraction.

In Understanding the World, we will be learning facts about dinosaurs, the names of some dinosaurs, their habitat and what they like to eat. We will be making a dinosaur swamp in the water tray and also learning about floating and sinking.

In Art and Design this half term, we will be using the primary colours to do some colour mixing. The children will also be using air drying clay to make dinosaurs and also have a go at making paper plate dinosaurs and masks. In Music we will be learning how to sing our class song, ‘The prehistoric animal brigade’.

Our PE day in the hall is on Friday and we will be doing REAL gym.

In PSED, our topics are ‘Changes’ and ‘Being Responsible’.

We are all excited for this fun half term of learning!

The Foundation Stage Team

 

Spring Term 2 2022

Welcome back! Hopefully the children have had a well-deserved break! It is looking a little more like Spring outside now and we are looking forward to this half term of new learning. An outline of what we are learning in the second half of the Spring term can be found here

Our topic in Spring 2 is ‘Farms’. We will be linking a lot of our work to stories about bears such as ‘Little Red Hen’, What the Ladybird Heard’ and ‘Farmer Duck’.

We will be retelling and acting out stories, writing lists, drawing story maps and recalling the beginning, middle and end of a story.

   

In Maths, we will be representing 9 and 10 in different ways. We will be naming 3D shapes and talking about repeated patterns.

In Understanding The World, we will be making and tasting bread. We will be finding out what animal babies are called and going to visit a farm.

In Art and Design, we will be making farm animals using cardboard tubes and collage materials. The children will also be making cards for Mother’s Day and Easter.

Our PE day in the hall is on Friday and we will be doing REAL Dance.

In PSED, our topics are ‘Being Safe’ and ‘Relationships’.

Looking forward to another busy, but exciting half term!

 

Spring Term 1 2022

Welcome back! What a fantastic start to the new year! The children have settled back into school life quickly after such a long break. An outline of what we are learning in the first half of the Spring term can be found here.

Our topic in Spring 1 is ‘Bears’. We will be linking a lot of our work to stories about bears such as ‘We’re going on a bear hunt’, ‘Polar bear, Polar bear’, ‘Whatever Next!’ and ‘Goldilocks and the 3 bears’. We will be retelling and acting out stories, writing lists, drawing story maps and recalling the beginning, middle and end of a story.

   

 

In Maths, we have been recognising numbers to 10, ordering numbers and counting objects reliably. We are moving onto measures, with length, weight and capacity.

In Art and Design, we have been making rockets linked to the story ‘Whatever Next!’ and we are making bear puppets and masks.

In Physical Development we have been making dens and caves for bears inside in construction and outside using the large apparatus, and natural materials.

Our PE day in the hall is on Friday and we will be doing Real Gym.

In Life Skills, we are looking at ‘Going for goals’ and have had some good discussions about what we can do now that we couldn’t do when we were small and also what we want to get better at.

Autumn Term 2021

Welcome to William Levick!

We have enjoyed meeting and getting to know all the new children and they have all settled brilliantly. We are very much looking forward to an exciting term with the children.

Our first topic is 'All About Me'. We will be talking about our families and people who are special to us. We will also be talking about our feelings, our likes and dislikes. In the first few weeks we will practising writing our names, drawing and labelling.

In Maths we will be following the White Rose Maths in Foundation Stage. We will be matching, sorting and comparing amounts. We will be comparing size and capacities and exploring patterns.

In life skills we will be looking at 'New beginnings' and 'Being me'. We will be talking about belonging, self awareness and managing our feelings. We are also exploring the value of positivity through assemblies.

This half term we will be discussing Autumn and harvest time and linking these to activities in Art and Design.

An outline of our learning for Autumn 2 can be found here.

A full outline of what we are learning in the first Autumn term can be found here.