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Autumn Term 2 learning



Autumn Term 2


We will be learning the phase three letter sounds, practicing blending, segmenting and letter formation.

We will be having regular observation, listening and discussion session based around a theme. E.g. celebrations, hibernation and nocturnal animals and changes in the environment.

Through stories and the sharing of information books we will begin to answer inference and retrieval questions. We will learn to read and begin to spell phase two and three tricky words.


Number Recognition/counting

In this unit the children will develop their knowledge of the number system and master recognising addition and subtraction within ten.


In this unit the children will develop their understanding of weight, length and capacity. We will learn how to use a balance to compare objects. We will also be measuring using non standard units. 

Knowledge and Understanding of the world

Autumn and Celebrations!

In this unit the children will share their understanding of Autumn and learn about different celebrations including; bonfire night, Christmas and Diwali.

Self Confidence and self-awareness

The children will be encouraged to talk about the things that they are good at. They will be supported to verbally express their needs, wants, interests and opinions.

Children will be taught about how to be resilient and that achievements often take a lot of effort. 

Managing Feelings and behaviour

.Children will be taught strategies to resolve conflict in play with others and when working as part of a group.

Children will be taught to take turns and share failrly. 

Making Relationships

Children will be taught to play as part of a group making suggestions about what to play and where to play. 

Moving and Handling

Gross Motor Control- Jumping Jacks

In this unit the children will learn how to do a variety of jumps safely both on the floor and off the apparatus


Fine Motor Control

The children will participate in daily activities to improve their fine motor control and ensure they develop an effective pencil grip. These activities include ; threading, playdough activities, scissor control, colouring, using tweezers amongst lots of other activities

Health and self-care

Children will have a greater understanding of the need to sleep, eat and manage their basic hygiene.


Expressive Arts and Design

The children will learn a repertoire of new songs related to their learning’ They will also learn about pitch- high and low sounds.

Children will be provided with stimulus and resources to explore different media e.g chalks, paints, workshop materials, atelier resources amongst other resources. Children will be taught how to use tools in order to be able to add simple detail.



Children will be taught to use ICT with help to document  experiences such as taking a photograph of a visit and writing a caption or making a video to document an event.

Children will be taught to use a simple age appropriate programme.