On this page you can find out about the curriculum in our Reception classes. Click on the sections below to read about the different learning projects your child will be doing.
Reception- (ID 1022)
22 Degrees North: China and VietnamUnderstanding the world
22 Degrees North: China and Vietnam
As part of our whole school project exploring the latitude of 22 degrees north, Reception children develop their knowledge of China and Vietnam. The explore similarities and differences between where we live and other countries, and learn some key facts about China and Vietnam to publish in their class project book.
Inside out: keeping me healthy!Physical Development
Inside out: keeping me healthy!
A project with the aim of promoting a lifelong love of keeping active and eating healthily. Children learn about different forms of exercise and the benefits to our body, as well as the importance of healthy eating, building towards them preparing their own healthy snack!
Materials: What is it made of?Understanding the world
Materials: What is it made of?
Children will build on their understanding of the world around them by looking at different materials and learning to sort and classify them, investigating how they behave, where they originate from and what they are used for. They then use this knowledge to produce a model, giving justifications for their choice of materials.
Around the world in 30 daysUnderstanding the world
Around the world in 30 days
Children learn about how where they live in Wood Farm fits into the bigger picture of our planet. They feel confident to talk about features of different environments and how there may be similarities and differences between them. They will ask questions about the world and use information books and the internet to find out the answers, before performing some dance and presenting their key facts to children in the nursery.
Nurturing natureUnderstanding the world
Children explore the life cycles of plants and minibeasts which they encounter in their day-to-day life. They learn to take care of living creatures and plants by planting their own seedlings and learning about how to look after our natural World. They find out about how artists have been inspired by nature, as well as creating their own observational drawings of nature. These go towards the fact-files they enjoy sharing with their peers.
Wood Farm's Got TalentExpressive Arts and Design
Wood Farm's Got Talent
Our talented Reception children perform! This project gives children a chance to develop their confidence to perform in front of an audience, discovering new talents, and inspiring them with new hobbies. Children learn about the different stages of putting on a performance - planning, rehearsing and performance - and learn how they need to work as a team and show resilience even if it feels tricky.
Knowledge Organiser coming soon...