Oxford Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 7EW

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Early Years Practitioner: Mrs Shannon

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Bland-Ward & Mrs Banner

our learning in Autumn 2

Our Topics This Half term are: The Gingerbread Man & Winter Wonders  

In Literacy we will be:

  • Learning individual letter sounds
  • beginning to read cvc words
  • Beginning to form recognisable letters
  • Reading the stories ' Goldilocks and the Three Bears' and the Tiger who came to Tea
  • Reading the story 'The Gingerbread man'
  • Sequencing the Gingerbread man
  • Creating a story map for the Gingerbread man
  • Creating instructions of how to make a gingerbread man
  • Writing a speech bubble for the Gingerbread man
  • Writing a list for santa  
  • Writing christmas cards




In Maths

  • To explore and discuss time and the seasons
  • To explore and discuss the days of the week and daily events
  • To use everyday language to talk about and sequence daily events
  • To be able to count up to ten objects reliably. 
  •  To explore one more and one greater within ten
  • To explore one fewer and one less within ten
  • To be able to place numbers within ten in order
  • To apply knowledge of numbers to ten to solve mathematical problems
  • To use key vocabulary associated with ordinal numbers 1st to 10th
  • To add two groups by counting on
  •  To explore subtraction as taking away (reduction)
  •  To practise addition and subtraction
  • To add and subtract zero


 In PSED will be :

  • Talking about keeping safe on bonfire night
  • Discussing whether Golidlocks was right or wrong to go into the three bears house
  • Working together to act out the story of the gingerbread man
  • Talking about the foxes motive for helping the gingerbread man




















In Physical Development we will be:

  • Learning to march in time and in differnet directions
  • Performing marching actions in unison and in time with the music
  • Carrying our marching techniques such as halt, turn and salute
  • Perform marching actions in pairs
  • Making playdough gingerbread men: handling malleable materials with increasing control
  • Creating bridges for the gingerbread man to cross the river and learning to travel  with confidence over the 'bridge'








In Communication and Language we will be

  • Retelling the story of the Gingerbread man using actions
  • Retelling the story using puppets
  • Acting out the the story with masks
  • Hotseating the characters in the story (asking questions to the characters)
  • Going on a hunt for the Gingerbread man and following clues



















In Expresive Arts we will be

  • Acting out the story of The Gingerbread Man (playing cooperatively to act out a narrative)
  • Creating masks for the characters in the story 'The Gingerbread man'
  • Designing and creating our own Gingerbread man
  • Creating a christmas decoration
  • Designing and making a christmas card
  • Cooking gingerbread men









































            In Undertanding of the world we will be:

            • Sequencing the story of the gingerbread man using beebots and 2create a story on the ipads
            • Designing a gingerbread man on purple mash
            • Talking to the class about our family customs and routines at christmas time























































            Last update: 2018-01-07

            If you would like to contact Mrs Shannon, please message her on Class Dojo or email: carly.shannon@exning.suffolk.sch.uk

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