For Thursday 4th July, Please bring something to show, or be prepared to talk about your biggest achievement this year!
For example; Practising your name writing, a super drawing, a medal or badge or award from a club you attend, or a picture of you riding a bike etc.
We look forward to hearing about your super achievements!
Early Years will be focussing on the following as part of PSED this term. The purpose is for the children to explore what makes them special and unique and to be proud of themselves and their achievements over the course of the past year. Below is a list of some of the things Nursery and Reception will be covering.
SUMMER 2 CURRICULUM PLANNING
Trash Girl: BBC news article. Discussion around bullying and doing what we believe in.
Apple Bruising: Discussion about how ‘unkind’ and ‘mean’ words make us feel and the damage it can cause (looking at the bruising going through the apple).
Odd Sock Day: Anti-bullying day. Teachers will read the story ‘Simon’s Sock’ by Sue Hendra
This half term the teachers will read from a range of the following books in class:
Basil and Sageby Nick Rolfe
Elmerby David McKee
Happy in Our Skinby Fran Manushkin
Everywhere Babiesby Susan Meyers
ABC a Family Alphabet Bookby Bobbie Combs
Love Makes a Familyby Sophie Beer
Peggy Cloverby Nick Rolfe
Pink is for Boys by Eda Kabanand Robb Pearlman
Families Families Familiesby Suzanne Long and Max Lang
It’s Okay to be Differentby Todd Parr
Simon’s Sockby Sue Hendra
This half term children will:
- Make a ‘Proud Cloud’ to show what each child is proud about.
- Design their own superhero based on positive traits.
- Talk about how being left out feels through a focus activity. Children separate into a large group vs one child, and the large group play, and discuss how the single child feels, how to change this, what to do to include everyone in games.
Children will learn about:
- Their family, what is special about them. Family tree
- Their own culture. Parents coming in on Friday afternoons to showcase a range of cultures – crafts, stories, dances etc.
- Bringing in their own favourite toy – discussing the differences in toys and differences in reasons for why they are special to them.
Art & Design
Children will design their own t-shirt to wear to the ’Proud to be Me’ parade. They will also make a collage of themselves using junk materials.
Children will learn and perform the following songs:
This is Mefrom The Greatest Showman
Good to be Me from the Sing Up programme
True Coloursby Cyndi Lauper
I Can Go the Distancefrom Hercules
Proud by Heather Small
We are Familyby Sister Sledge
On Thursday 6th June, our Show and Tell will be linked to our theme “Supertato”.
Please can you make either a “Superhero Vegetable” or a “Villainous Vegetable” and be ready to talk about the character you have created.
Thank you in advance and we hope you have lots of fun!
As part our “Nurture Week” we will be looking at how to eat more healthily and celebrating this on Friday 24th May with a “Heathy Eating Party”.
You are invited join us at 11:20am (AM Children only) and at 2:00pm (Full-time and PM children only) to participate in our party.
We will be making fruit salads and discussing our healthy choices.
Please bring in your child’s favourite fruit and this will be added to the selection for the children to add to their fruit salad.
NB: Please ensure no oranges are brought into the nursery building due to a severe allergy! Thank you.
Please can they bring in a photograph of them as a baby so they can share this with their friends.
The children will need to be prepared to talk about how they have grown/ changed to now.
Thank you in advance.