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We are Bumblebees!

Welcome to the Early Years Foundation Stage

Early Years Team

Autumn Term 1

All about me!

Can you move your body and jump really high? Have you ever met a real hero? What could you do to become a real life hero? You will learn how to keep your body fit and healthy like a superhero! 

In this topic you will also learn about: 

  • Your new class and new beginnings
  • Superheroes and people who help us/careers
  • Staying healthy: Food and the human body
  • How have I changed?
  • My family 
  • How to be kind and talk about your feelings




In Maths, we will:  learn key skills by subitising, counting, sorting and matching. We will learn about composition, comparing and ordering.


There will be a specific focus on:

Matching, sorting and comparing amounts

Comparing size, mass and capacity

Exploring pattern 

Representing 1, 2, 3

Comparing 1, 2, 3

Composition 1, 2, 3

Circles, triangles and positional language


In Literacy, your child will be learning to focus on their listening and attention skills through games and activities. You can support your child at home with the home learning resources provided in your child's yellow folder along with reading the e-books on Oxford Owl linked to the phonics teaching in school


In our class phonics session, we will be learning the set 1 sounds whilst also playing phonological awareness and listening games to develop our focus, listening and attention skills. Children will begin to learn 1 red word a week by week 5, where they will need to spot some tricky sounds!


Week 1 and 2: Entry assessments and listening games

Week 3: m, a, s
Week 4: d, t, i

Week 5: n, p, g Red Word: I
Week 6: o, c, k Red Word: put
Week 7: u, b, f Red Word: the
Week 8: e, l, h Red Word: no

*Red words read only
Reading focus: Blending books and ditty sheets 


“Let all that you do be done in love” (1 Corinthians 16:14)


Love, Friendship, Thankfulness, Respect, Forgiveness, Perseverance, Trust

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