Year R

Mrs T Catmull
Teacher
Mrs T Catmull
Art Leader
Ms J Humberson
Teacher
Ms J Humberson
DT Leader
Mrs A Best
Teaching Assistant
Mrs A Best
Miss L Crossley
Teaching Assistant
Miss L Crossley

Year R Early Years Curriculum Project

Big Wide World

Big Wide World

Splash!

Splash!

Rainbow Class (Year R) Projects

 

Big Wide World

In the Big Wide World project, your child will find out about the world in which they live. They will learn about different climates and explore habitats, including their flora and fauna. They will locate the United Kingdom on a world map and compare life in the United Kingdom with life elsewhere. They will also learn about caring for their environment, both locally and beyond.

Supporting your child at home

  • Use Google Earth to explore where you live and look up places you would like to visit.
  • Talk about places around the world you have visited, or places that family members or friends live. Look at the places on a map and talk about ways to travel.
  • If you go on holiday, send a postcard to school to show where you went.

Innovate Challenge - Planning a trip

Communication and Language - Listening, attention and understanding; Speaking

Physical Development - Gross motor skills; Fine motor skills

Personal, Social and Emotional Development -  Self-regulation; Managing self; Building relationships

World - Past and present; People culture and communities; The natural word

Expressive Arts and Design - creating with materials, being imaginative and expressive

 

Splash!

In the Splash! project, your child will explore water play and learn about the different forms and bodies of water. They will learn about freezing and melting and make ice lollies. They will investigate objects that float or sink and explore capacity.

Supporting your child at home

  • Talk about how you use water at home and why it is important to drink water throughout the day.
  • Find out about animals that live in water.
  • Have fun playing with water in the bath, a paddling pool or swimming pool

Innovate Challenge - Making ice lollies

Communication and Language - Listening, attention and understanding; Speaking

Physical Development - Gross motor skills; Fine motor skills

Personal, Social and Emotional Development -  Self-regulation; Managing self

World - The natural world

Expressive Arts and Design - creating with materials, being imaginative and expressive

Transition EYFS to Year 1

Transition Project - Moving On

Transition Project - Moving On

Year R Transition Project

This project supports the transition of the children from EYFS to Year 1. This will be an on-going project delivered over Term 5 and Term 6. In this project the children will explore how they have grown and changed through the year. They will celebrate their successes and reflect on what they have learned and how they have developed. This project prepares the children for the next step of their learning as they move into Year 1. 

Supporting your child at home

  • Look at photographs from the year and talk about how they have changes and grown
  • Encourage your child to talk about their favourite learning experiences from the year and their successes and achievements
  • Talk about change and encourage your child to explain what they are looking forward to when they move to Year 1. 

 

Year R Key Information

 

In Rainbow Class, Year R, PE is timetabled on a Wednesday every week.

 

Due to the nature of the Early Years Foundation Stage a continuous dialogue about your child's learning is available via Tapestry.

 

Please check your Tapestry account for regular updates on events and achievements in class. 

 

If you are having problems accessing your account please speak to a member of the Rainbow Class Teaching Team or email the office on office@lenham.kent.sch.uk 

New Entrants Welcome Meeting - Wednesday 12th May 2021

 

Dear Parents, 

Thank you for attending our virtual welcome meeting it was lovely to see so many of you there. As mentioned at the meeting a copy of the presentation can be found below. 

If you have any questions about the content of the presentation then please email the school office using office@lenham.kent.sch.uk and include 'New Entrant Question' in the subject. 

We look forward to welcoming your child to the Lenham Primary family in September 2021.