An editable medium-term planning format for the Autumn Term in Reception, for Mathematics. We cover Number and Place Value (to 10) and Shape, Space and Measure (2D Shapes; Comparing lengths; Introducing money). Features assessment points from Development Matters to show curriculum coverage.
A simple template designed for recording children’s ability to recognise their own name, whether they are right or left-handed, and the pencil grip they are currently using. Pictures of types of pencil grip are included to support practitioners’ recording. A PDF version is also included.
A simple one page PDF document for parents that outlines the End of Reception expectations for Reading, Writing and Mathematics, with examples from the Early Years Exemplification materials. Useful to give to parents during parents’ evenings as a reminder of what to aim for.
A simple 1 page tidy-up checklist for children to complete independently. We laminated these for my Reception class and they took turns being the ‘Tidy Up Officer’ each day. Useful for encouraging early reading and mark making.
Five A4 posters for display in an airport or travel agent role play station, to support reading opportunities during purposeful play. Questions include 'Where do you want to go?; and ‘What will you pack in your bag?’ amongst others.
A set of phone numbers for display in the Home Corner - includes ‘Take Away Food’ (with photo support and labels) and fictional character telephone numbers (e.g. Goldilocks, Spiderman, Batman etc.). Designed to support reading and mathematical development in the Early Years.
A set of Phase 2 phoneme frame worksheets for phonics development. Features 4 pages of CVC worksheets - covering CVC words, e.g. bus, hat, fish, moth etc. Children write one sound in each box - ideal for writing practice or homework.
A selection of 9 different posters representing Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.
One poster to show all 4 seasons represented as a tree
Four posters to feature a high quality photograph of each season
Four posters to focus on the senses, featuring photographs of things you can see, hear, smell and touch in each season
An A-Z sound mat to support early writing development. Each sound features the letter formation picture prompt from Read Write Inc but uses photo-realistic images instead of clipart - to support younger pupils, EAL and SEN learners who benefit more from real-life imagery.
A simple Powerpoint animation for use as a timer in the primary school classroom. Children must complete an activity before the jar fills up with marbles (5 minutes). Great for tidy up time in the Early Years, simple classroom activities or for building an understanding of time.
This Powerpoint activity features a selection of high quality images to support counting in 2s in real-life contexts. Animations demonstrate how to form groups of 2 and numerals appear to count the total. There are 10 slides in total to support ‘skip counting’ to 20.
A simple Powerpoint animation for use as a timer in the primary school classroom. Children must complete an activity before the jar fills up with marbles (2 minutes). Great for tidy up time in the Early Years, simple classroom activities or for building an understanding of time.
A full Powerpoint presentation all about the number 1, delivered in rhyme. Children have the opportunity to:
Recognise the numeral in different real-life contexts.
Understand the ‘one-ness’ of one - what does it mean?
Interact with the resource, e.g. Put 1 flower in 1 pot.
Designed to engage young learners through story and rhyme, supporting them to become secure in the basics of mathematics.
Consistent with Maths Mastery and White Rose schemes of learning.
An A4 observation template for EYFS topics such as ‘All About Me’, ‘This is Me’ and ‘Ourselves’. Encourage children to draw a picture in each box while speaking about themselves, and write down what they say in the comments box. An example of how to complete the sheet is also included.
A back to school activity to support gathering evidence for ‘Speaking’, ‘Self-Confidence and Self-Awareness’ and ‘People and Communities’.
A picture of a room filled with objects starting with the letter ‘t’ - designed to support phonics development in the Early Years and to make learning fun. “What’s in the sound room today?”
Includes Powerpoint and PDF poster.