Nettleworth Infant and Nursery School

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Jellyfish

Welcome to Jolly Jellyfish!

Our teacher is Miss Jones

Our teaching assistant is Mrs Hyslop

 

Our PE days are Wednesdays and Fridays, please send your child to school in their PE kit!

 

Our topics this term are 'All about me' and 'Lets Celebrate'


Autumn 1

 

This half term we will be learning all about ourselves, our families and our feelings. We will be creating self-portraits, family portraits and settling in to our new classrooms.

 

Over the term we will be covering all of the seven Foundation Stage Areas of learning.

 

Writing

In English we are looking at the stories Incredible You, In Every House on Every Street, The Colour Monster and Almost an Animal Alphabet.  We will writing our names, writing the names of our family members, matching the initial sounds to pictures and tracing our class animals.

 

Maths

In maths we will follow the White Rose Hub planning where we will be focusing on the themes getting to know you and Just like Me. Within these themes we will comparing amounts, size, mass and capacity, exploring patterns, matching and sorting.

Communication and Language

The children will be beginning to express their own opinions and articulate their own thoughts and ideas. 

We are also following the Nottinghamshire Nursery Rhyme Progression and will be learning a new Nursery Rhyme each week.

 

Personal, Social, Emotional Development

 We follow the SCARF scheme and this term we are completing the 'All about Me' unit. The children will looking at what makes us special and our feelings.

 

Physical Development

We follow the Power of PE scheme. The children will be showing increased control and become more confident and proficient in their movements and using equipment. We will also be participating in KIXX sessions.  

 

Understanding the World

This term we are learning about our families, the local environment and what we see on our journey to school.

 

Expressive Arts and Design

This half term will be making self-portraits, family portraits, lots of class animal crafts and exploring the art materials within our classroom.

 

Autumn 2 – Let’s Celebrate

 

In Autumn Term 2 we will be learning all about different celebrations including our birthdays, bonfire night, Remembrance Day, Diwali and Christmas.

 

 

Over the term we will be covering all of the seven Foundation Stage Areas of learning.

 

Writing

In English we are looking at the stories Meg and Mog, A Little Glow, Nativity and You Must Bring a Hat.

We will learning to write CVC words and making a list for a magic potion, writing birthday cards and party invites and learning all about the Nativity Story.

 

Maths

In maths we will follow the White Rose Hub planning where we will be focusing on the themes It’s Me 1, 2, 3 and Light and Dark. Within these themes we will exploring numbers to 4, shapes, time and using positional language.

Communication and Language

The children will be beginning to express their own opinions and articulate their own thoughts and ideas. 

We are also following the Nottinghamshire Nursery Rhyme Progression and will be learning a new Nursery Rhyme each week.

 

Personal, Social, Emotional Development

 We follow the SCARF scheme and this term we are completing the 'Valuing Difference' unit. The children will looking at what makes us special and our feelings.

 

Physical Development

We follow the Power of PE scheme. The children will be showing increased control and become more confident and proficient in their movements and using equipment. We will also be participating in KIXX sessions.  

 

Understanding the World

This term we are learning about our different celebrations and looking at similarities and differences between the past and present. The children will explore the natural world around them and learn all about Christians and the Nativity Story in RE.

 

Expressive Arts and Design

This half term will be completing lots of lovely art and craft activities linking to the different celebrations we are learning about. We will also be taking part in our Christmas Concert and learning lots of songs.

Please look at our knowledge organisers to know how to support your child at home!

 
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