Poppy Day
Children in Need
St Andrew’s Day

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Managing Feelings and Behaviour
 Children will learn to show understanding and cooperate with some boundaries and routines
 We will learn to respond to the feelings and wishes of others

Communication and Language

We will use language as a powerful means of widening contact, sharing feelings, experiences and thoughts
We will use talk to connect ideas, explain what is happening and anticipate what might happen next

Physical Development

Health and Self Care
We will support children’s growing independence and talk about the importance of hand washing
We will observe the effects of activity on our bodies


We will encourage the children to make marks in different ways both inside and outside
We will encourage children to give meaning to marks as they draw and paint


Shape, Space & Measure
We will use descriptive words such as big and little in everyday play situations and through books and stories
We will show an interest in shape and space by playing with shapes or making arrangements with objects

Understanding the World

We will seek to acquire basic skills in turning on and operating some ICT equipment
We will encourage children to show an interest in technological toys eg torches, cameras, remote control cars

Expressive arts and design

Being Imaginative
We will being to make believe by pretending
We will create movement in response to music

How can you help your child?
Talk to your child about what happens at Pre-school, ask them questions and encourage them to ask you questions.
Talk about colours and shapes and look for colours and shapes around them
Sing songs the children are learning at Pre-school

Remember: Staff are always available for a chat or advice about your child

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