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Nursery: Rainbow Class

 Welcome to Nursery: Rainbow Class!

Your Class Teachers are Jo and Simon.  

This year our topics are:

Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Term 6
Do you want to be friends? Celebrations! What happens when I fall asleep? Will you read me a story? Why are carrots orange? Why do ladybirds have spots?

Key Objects for Maths and English:

English Objectives:

  • Join in with repeated refrains and anticipates key events and phrases in rhymes and stories
  • Listen to others and join in conversations with others
  • Join in talk about books and stories
  • Shows understanding of prepositions such as ‘under’, ‘on top’, ‘behind’ by carrying out an action or selecting correct picture
  • Responds to simple instructions, e.g. to get or put away an object
  • Understand ‘why’ and ‘how’ questions
  • Can retell a simple past event in correct order (e.g. went down slide, hurt finger)
  • Use talk to connect ideas, explain what is happening and anticipate what might happen next, recall and relive past experiences
  • Describe main story settings, events and principal characters
  • Show interest in illustrations and print in books and print in the environment
  • Recognise familiar words and signs such as own name and advertising logos

Maths Objectives:

  • Use some number names and number language spontaneously
  • Use some number names accurately in play
  • Recite numbers in order to 10
  • Know that numbers identify how many objects are in a set
  • Beginning to represent numbers using fingers, marks on paper or pictures
  • Count actions or objects which cannot be moved
  • Count objects to 10, and beginning to count beyond 10
  • Begin to use mathematical names for ‘solid’ 3D shapes and ‘flat’ 2-D shapes, and mathematical terms to describe shapes
  • Beginning to talk about the shapes of everyday objects, e.g. ‘round’ and ‘tall’

It is going to be an exciting year for Rainbow Class! We plan to:

  • Perform in front of the whole school
  • Make something to take home
  • Compete in a sport
  • Raise money for charity
  • Cook or bake something to eat
  • Have our work displayed
  • Play in a team
  • Have a classroom job or responsibility
  • Visit an Aquarium 
  • Visit the Oasis Farm
  • Conduct experiments
  • Share our interests with the whole class
  • Recite nursery rhymes
  • Learn words in another language
  • Develop our character through the 9 Habits
  • Learn how to save money
  • Sing lots of songs
  • Help each other to be our best
  • Draw, paint and sculpt
  • Listen to lots of stories
  • Enjoy reading and looking at books
  • Learn about different faiths
  • Use a range of technology 
  • Play instruments
  • Learn how to be safe
  • Make a costume and take part in a carnival
  • Visit a place of worship
  • Ride walking bikes

Rainbow Class Photo Gallery