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Curriculum Overview


Summer 2

Overview of the curriculum
Theme Transport/ Things that move

  • Subjects included: Communication & Language, Physical Development, Understanding the World, Maths.
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
  •  Children’s relationships with peers
  • Encouraging independence in self-care
  • Visits to nursery for those who will be transitioning in September
Communication and Language
  • Listening to short stories
  • Building on listening and attention skills.
  • Transport sound CD’s
  • Nursery rhyme box- Wheels on the bus. row your boat
  • Outdoor listening walk (environmental sounds)
Physical Development
  • Toilet training for those children that are ready.
  • Encouraging basic hygiene routines e.g. washing hands.
  • Building towers using up to ten bricks.
  • Dough disco
  • Building dens
Understanding the World
  • Talking about summer- what happens in summer?
  • Airport role play
  • How do we travel?
  • The wheels on the bus book
  • Duck in the truck
 Maths  Number:

  • Number songs including: 5 little ducks, 5 little speckled frogs and 5 little men
  • Counting objects to 10.

Shape and space:

  • Fitting shapes into spaces on inset boards.
  • Continue exploring shapes, including; circle, square, triangle.
  • Exploring language of size big/small.
  • Sorting sets
Expressive Art and Design
  • Exploring the sounds of different musical instruments.
  • Sticky kids- moving our bodies to music.
  • Junk modelling transport
  • Dipping cars/ trains in paint to make tracks
  • Mark-making in shaving foam
  • Collaging transport