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Reception Curriculum Information

Each week Reception have a special focus on a particular area of the curriculum.

The Characteristics of Effective Learning

Playing and Exploring – Engagement

Finding out and exploring
Playing with what they know
Being willing to have a go

Active Learning – Motivation

Being involved and concentrating
Keep trying
Enjoy achieving what they set out to do

Creating and Thinking Critically

Having their own ideas
Making links
Choosing ways to do things


This week’s topics for learning are:

Curriculum Information – 14th May 2018

Communication and Language, Literacy

  • Recap all previous digraphs
  • Stories – The Very Busy Spider and Creepy Crawly
  • Mini beast fact file
  • Facts about the Royal Family


  • Continue with addition and subtraction
  • Counting in 5s and 10s
  • Introduce capacity

Other Areas of Learning

  • Woodland activity – Minibeast Hunt
  • Bug Hotel
  • Crafts and activities to celebrate the Royal Wedding