Reception Curriculum Map - click on term heading for detailed information (PDF)

Subject

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Understanding of the World

Fruits and leaves

Harvest

Telephones and calculators

Floating and sinking

Christmas

2 Paint firework pictures

Building, drainpipes and water

Chinese New Year

Clicker grids

Life cycle of a duck

Easter

Sequencing program

Archaeological dig

Naming features of landscapes

Cameras

Magnets

Weddings

NASA website games

Expressive Art and Design

Weaving caterpillars

Singing familiar songs

Recycled material construction

Firework music

Design umbrellas

Dragon music

Making crowns, tiaras and wands

Making shakers

Modroc landscapes

Sounds for landscapes

Clay

Alien music

Physical Development

Negotiate space- bikes

Threading

Taking selves to toilet and washing own hands

Aiming and catching

Cutting

Firework safety

Healthy living

Floor routines

Painting

Transport mats safely

Group dance

Hammer and nails

Independent safe use of equipment around the school

Bat and ball control

Pencil control

Dressing and undressing themselves for P.E

Group sport

Tweezers

Exercise for good health

Communication and Language

Listen and retell different stories

Order story of Noah’s Ark

Solving nursery rhyme problems

Explore and discuss Easter story

Make up dinosaur stories and recall dinosaur facts

Make up dinosaur stories

Personal Social and Emotional Development

Getting to know children, adults and school routines

Respect own and other cultures

Sharing resources and equipment

Taking turns

Right and Wrong

Transition to Year 1