Foundation Stage Curriculum Map

Click here to view the Foundation timetable for 2016-17

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

RE

Know that they are special within their family and community. Begin to hear about God’s wonderful world = C

Ways in which a Christian family and parish share and celebrate life, and show and care for one another including Baptism=L Come t know that Sunday is a Special day for the Church family = C Learning to sorry, Learn to take responsibility for choices and actions =L
The Church’s celebration of Sunday as a special day. (CE3)
Experience and come to know that Jesus tells us about God His Father = R
Experience celebrations in a variety of simple settings = c (e.g stations of the cross, service of sorrow)

Their human qualities and gifts and those of others. (L2)

Hear the story of Easter, = R Hear about the Good News of Pentecost (end) = R
Hear about God’s wonderful World = C

Come to know Mary is the Mother of Jesus – During May

Opportunities today to live and share life following examples of Jesus. (C6)

The way Jesus proclaimed the Good news in what he said and did. (C5)

English

Curriculum
Reading List

Literacy

Communication & Language

See separate document: English Curriculum Map



Mathematics

Click to read separate document: Mathematics Scheme of Learning

The following statements will be taught during the course of the year within UTW. A separate document is available to show the coverage of statements within the Topic themes.

Living Things

30-50 months

Living Things

Early Learning Goal

Animals

22-36 months, 30-50 months 40-60 months

Animals

Early Learning Goal

Materials

22-36 months, 30-50 months 40-60 months

Materials

Early Learning Goal

Science

17. Can talk about some of the things they have observed such as plants
18. Talks about why things happen
19. Developing an understanding of growth, changes over time
20. Shows care and concern for living things

They make observations of plants and explain why some things occur and talk about these changes

Exceeding
Children know living things are influenced by human activity

They talk about the features of their environment and show how environments might vary

22-36 months
15. Notices detailed features of objects in their environment
30-50 months
17. Can talk about some of the things they have observed such as animals
19. Developing an understanding of growth, decay and change over time
40-60 months
21. Looks closely at similarities and differences in relation to living things
They make observations of animals and explain why some things occur and talk about changes

Exceeding
Children know living things are influenced by human activity

22-36 months
15. Notices detailed features of objects in their environment

30-50 months
17. Can talk about some things they have observed such as natural and found objects

40-60 months
21. Looks closely at similarities and differences, pattern and change

Children know about similarities and differences in relation to objects and materials

Exceeding

They know the properties of some materials and can suggest some of their purposes they are used for

They are familiar with basic scientific concepts such as floating and sinking

TOPIC Theme

Me my family and where I live
(Agreed Summer Term 2016 during engagement with new intake)

The North Pole

(Agreed based on interests of children)
Artic Animals

Agreed based on interests of children

Superheroes

Agreed based on interests of children

Theme to be selected based on children’s interest and initiation (Themes will be filled in retrospectively as the year progresses) Theme to be selected based on children’s interest and initiation (Themes will be filled in retrospectively as the year progresses)

Understanding of the world – People and Communities

Understanding of the world: The World

History

and Geography

40-60 months

Orders and sequence familiar events

Measures short periods of tie in simple ways

Uses everyday language related to time

Developing an understanding of decay, growth and changes over time

Looks closely at similarities, differences, patterns and change

Early Learning Goal

Children talk about past and present events in their own lives and in the lives of family members

Early Learning Goal
Exceeding

Children know the difference between past and present events in their own lives and some reasons why people’s lives were different in the past.

Children know that the environment and living things are influenced by human activity and they can describe some actions which people in their own community

30-50 months

Exploring and Using Media and Materials

40-60 months

Exploring and Using Media and Materials

40-60 months

Being Imaginative

Early Learning Goal

Being Imaginative

Art

Explores colour and how colours can be changed

Understands that they can use lines to enclose a space and then begin to use these shapes to represent objects

Understands that different media can be combined to create new effects.
Manipulates materials to achieve a planned effect.
Constructs with a purpose in mind, using a variety of resources.
Uses simple tools and techniques competently and appropriately.
Selects appropriate resources and adapts work where necessary.
Selects tools and techniques needed to shape, assemble and join materials they are using.
Explores what happens when they mix colours.
Experiments to create different textures.
Children talk about the ideas and processes which have led them to make music, designs, images or products.
They can talk about features of their own and others work, recognising the differences between them and the strengths of others

30-50 months

Exploring and Using Media and Materials

Early Learning Goal

Exploring and Using Media and Materials

DT

Beginning to be interested in and describe the texture of things
Uses various construction materials
Beginning to construct, stacking blocks vertically and horizontally, making enclosures and creating spaces
Joint construction pieces together to build and balance
Realises tools can be used for a purpose

Children safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques experimenting with colour design, texture form and function.

Exceeding
Children develop their own ideas through selecting and using materials and working on processes that interest them
Thought their explorations they find out and make decisions about how media and materials can be combined and changed

PE

Negotiating Space in the hall

Dance and Movement

Controlling an Object

Balancing and Climbing

Chasing Games

Re-teach Time

PE

22-36 months
24. Runs safely on whole foot.
25. Squats with steadiness to rest or play with object on the ground, and rises to feet without using hands.

30-50 months
37. Runs skilfully and negotiates space successfully, adjusting speed or direction to avoid obstacles.

40-60 months
47. Can negotiate space successfully when playing racing and chasing games with other children, adjusting speed or changing direction to avoid obstacles.

ELG
Children show good control in large movements. They move confidently, negotiating space

30-50 months
34. Moves freely and with pleasure and confidence in a range of ways, such as slithering, shuffling, rolling, crawling, walking, running, jumping, skipping, sliding and hopping.

40-60 months
45. Experiments with different ways of moving.
(Steve T Dance Unit Autumn 2)

ELG
They move confidently in a range of ways

Exceeding
They can skip in time to the music

(Steve Thomes Sports Coach to delivery these sessions 2016/17)

22-36 months
27. Can kick a large ball

30-50 months
39. Can catch a large ball.

40-60 months
49. Shows increasing control over an object in pushing, patting, throwing, catching and kicking it.

ELG
Children show good control and co-ordination in large and small movements. They handle tools and equipment effectively

30-50 months
35. Mounts stairs, steps or climbing equipment using alternative feet.
36. Walks downstairs two feet to each step whilst carrying a small object.
38. Can stand momentarily on one foot when shown.

40-60 months
46. Jumps off an object and lands appropriately

48. Travels with confidence and skill around, under, over and through balancing and climbing equipment.

ELG
Children show good control and co-ordination in large and small movements.

30-50 months

37. Runs skilfully and negotiates space successfully, adjusting speed or direction to avoid obstacles

40-60 months

47. Can negotiate space successfully when playing racing and chasing games with other children, adjusting speed or changing direction to avoid obstacles.

ELG
Children move confidently in a range of ways, safely negotiating space.

Exceeding
Children can play group games with rules

An opportunity to target those objectives that were not achieved as well as others as well as making preparations for sports day competitions and Youth Games

30-50 months

Being Imaginative

ELG

Being Imaginative

30-50 months

Media and Materials

40-60 months

Media and Materials

ELG

Media and Materials

Exceeding

Physical

Music

Creates movement in response to music
Sings to self and makes up simple songs
Makes up rhythms
Captures experiences/response with range of media such as music

They represent their own ideas thoughts and feelings through music and dance

Exceeding
Being Imaginative

Children talk about ideas and processes which have led them to make music

Sings a few familiar songs
Beginning to move rhythmically
Initiates movement in response to music
Taps out simple repeated rhythms
Begins to build a repertoire of songs/dances
Explores the different sounds of instruments
Children sing songs, make music and dance, and experiment with ways of changing them Children can hop confidently and skip in time to music
ICT
(UTW- Technology)
30- 50 months 40- 60 months ELG
Knows how to operate simple equipment, e.g. turns on CD player and uses remote control.
Shows an interest in technological toys with knobs or pulleys,
or real objects such as cameras or mobile phones.
Shows skill in making toys work by pressing parts or lifting
flaps to achieve effects such as sound, movements or new images.
Knows that information can be retrieved from computers
Completes a simple program on a computer.
Uses ICT hardware to interact with age-appropriate computer software.
Children recognise that a range of technology is used in
places such as homes and schools. They select and use
technology for particular purposes.

Educational Visits and Showcase

Show and Tell Style Showcase. Children invite several relatives in for an afternoon tea activity. Children introduce their relatives in small groups. Event is recorded through film and photography activities within the school hall. Memory boxes taken home

Summer Bag (Children were set an activity during transition/taster sessions to collect memories of their Summer Holiday) Collages and Speaking and Listening activities will be drawn from these

Trip to the zoo to see the penguins.

Children to see the penguins being fed and have an opportunity to ask questions.

Children to then share this knowledge through the production of fact files about penguins.

Links made between school and an explorer who is based in Iceland.

Children to send postcards to ask questions about the various animals in Iceland.

Possible Skye sessions dependent on the internet connection with Iceland.

Cinema trip to see Lego Batman film. Showcases and Visits to be agreed once children’s interest have been clarified nearer the time (These will be filled in retrospectively as the year progresses) Showcases and Visits to be agreed once children’s interest have been clarified nearer the time (These will be filled in retrospectively as the year progresses)

Ongoing Themes

Science Themes
Creative and Thinking Critically
Thinking of ideas, finding ways to solve a problem, finding new ways to do things

Making Links
Makting links and noticing patterns in their experiences, making predictions, testing ideas, developing ideas of grouping sequences, cause and effect

ICT

See separate document for scheme of learning