Using quantities and objects, add and subtract two single digit numbers and count on or back to find the answer.
Solve problems, including doubling, halving and sharing.
Explore characteristics of shapes and use mathematical language to describe them.
Children use everyday language to talk about size, weight, capacity, position, distance, time and money to compare quantities and to solve problems.
Recognise, create and describe patterns.
Understanding the World
People and communities
Remember significant times in their own lives and to talk about them.
To know that some things make them unique and can talk about some of the similarities and differences.
Talk about why things happen and how things work.
Complete a simple program on the computer.
Show interest of those around them.
Talk about past and present events of their own lives and in the lives of family members.
Enjoy joining in with family customs and routines.
Looks closely at similarities and differences, patterns and change.
Use age appropriate ICT hardware and software.
To know about similarities and differences between themselves and others, and among families, communities and traditions.
To know that other children don’t always enjoy the same things, and are sensitive to this.
Know about the similarities and differences in relation to places, objects, materials and living things.
Talk about the features of their own immediate environment and how environments might vary from one another.
Recognise a range of technology used at home and school.
They make observations of animals and plants and explain why some things occur, and talk about the changes.
Select and use technology for particular purposes.
Expressive Arts and design
Exploring and using media and materials
Begin to build a repertoire of songs and dances.
Explore mixing colours.
Create simple representations of people or events.
Choose particular colours for a purpose.
Play alongside others who are engaged in the same theme.
Explore different sounds of instruments.
Experiment to create different textures.
Constructs with a purpose in mind.
Initiate new combinations of movement and gesture in order to express and respond to feelings.
Combine different media to create new effects.
Manipulate materials to create a planned effect.
Use simple tools and techniques competently.
Children make songs, music, dance and experiment in ways to change them.
Introduce a storyline/ narrative into their play.
Plays cooperatively as part of a group to develop and act out a narrative.
Use materials in original ways.
Selects appropriate resources and adapts work where necessary.
Selects tools and techniques needed to shape, assemble and join materials they are using.
Safely use and explore a variety of tools and techniques, experimenting with colour, design , texture, form and function.
Represent their own ideas, thoughts and feelings through design and technology, art music, dance, role play and stories.