Demonstrates an understanding when talking with others about what they have read. ELG 9
Can read and understand simple sentences. In line with their phase of letters and sounds. ELG 9
Can read some of the common irregular words like I, the, to, no, go, into, ELG 9
Can read some of the common irregular words like he, she, we, me, be, was, you, they, all, are, my, her, said. ELG 9
Can read some of the common irregular words like have, like, so, do, some, come, were, there, little, one, when, out, what. ELG 9
Understands the difference between fiction and non-fiction books and that information and real fact come from non-fiction.
Can decode and read simple words ( CVC / CCVC/ CVCC) containing s, a, t, p, i, n, m, d, g, o, c, k, ck, e, u, r, h, b, f, ff, l, ll, ss, j, v, w, x, y, z, zz, qu ELG 9
Can decode and read simple words ( CCVC/ CVCC) containing consonant digraphs: ch, sh, th, ng and the vowel digraphs: ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi,, er ELG 9
Can spell simple words ( CVC / CCVC/ CVCC) containing s, a, t, p, i, n, m, d, g, o, c, k, ck, e, u, r, h, b, f, ff, l, ll, ss, j, v, w, x, y, z, zz, qu ELG 10
Can spell simple words containing the consonant digraphs: ch, sh, th, ng Vowel digraphs: ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er ELG 10
Uses the correct vocabulary in relation to, phoneme, grapheme, digraph, trigraph, and 'Alien' word.
Is beginning to name letters of the alphabet and beginning to use letter names to spell words.
Is able to use the ‘tricky words’ (I, the, to, no, go, into) in their writing. ELG 10
Is able to use the ‘tricky words’ (he, she, we, me, be, was, you, they, all, are, my, her, said), in their writing. ELG 10
Is able to use the ‘tricky words' (have, like, so, do, some, come, were, there, little, one, when, out, what), in their writing. ELG 10
Can compose a sentence orally as part of a group before writing it. ELG 10
Writes labels for a variety of purposes.
Writes a caption for a range of purposes.
Can discuss what they have written, with an adults help. ELG 10
Is beginning to read aloud their writing clear enough to be heard by their peers and the teacher.
Is beginning to use capital letters and full stops for a sentence. Always uses a capital letter for their names and is beginning to use for other people’s names.
Is beginning to leave spaces between words.
Can sometimes use the following vocabulary: letter, capital letter, word, sentence, full stop, question mark and exclamation mark when discussing their reading and writing.
Is increasing the legibility, consistency and quality of their handwriting in line with the Reception PenPals scheme (sits correctly at a table, holds a pencil comfortably and correctly; begins to form lower-case letters in the correct direction, starting and finishing in the right place.
Can rote count to and across 30, forwards from any given number. Can rote count to and across 20 backwards from any given number. Can count objects up to 20. ELG 11
Can recognise numerals 10-20. Can order numbers 0-20. ELG 11
Can use objects identify 1 more and 1 less than a given number to 20. ELG 11
Can from memory tell you one more and one less for any number 0-10. Records, using marks that they can interpret and explain.
Uses the language of more than and less than.
Can read and interpret a number sentence using (+) (-) (=), using objects to solve it. Is beginning to understand number bonds to 10.
Can add and subtract two single-digit numbers using objects, number lines or counting on and back. ELG 11
Can double and half numbers up to 10. ELG 11
Can share amounts equally using objects. ELG 11
Can recognise and find half of a shape
Can recognise, find and name common 2d shapes (circle, triangle, rectangle, square, oval)
Is beginning to recognise, find and name common 3d shapes (cube, cuboid, sphere, cone, pyramid, cylinder)
Can explore characteristics of everyday objects and shapes and use mathematical language to describe them. ELG 12
Can recognise, create and describe patterns. ELG 12
Can use ordinal numbers to 10
Uses positional language including above, below, inside, outside, beneath, beside, between, though, around, behind.
Can compare and order 3 items by length using the terms longer, shorter. ELG 12
Can compare and order 3 items by weight using the terms heavier, lighter. ELG 12
Can compare and order 3 items by height using the terms taller, shorter. ELG 12
Can compare and order 3 items by capacity using the terms full, empty, most, least. ELG 12
Can compare and order 3 items by size using the terms bigger, smaller. ELG 12
Can verbally order days of the week.
Is beginning to tell time to the o’clock. ELG 12
Can measure time in simple ways, using some non-standards measures. ELG 12
Is beginning to identify a coin by the numeral on its face.
Is able to forms the digits 0-9 correctly beginning in the correct place.
Knows that other children don’t always have the same beliefs/ celebrations as themselves and are accepting of this. ELG 13
Knows about some simple similarities and differences between themselves and other children in light of beliefs and celebrations. ELG 13
Talks about past and present events in their own lives and in the lives of family members. ELG 13
Understands the similarities and differences between 2 geographical places. ELG 14
Understands and can talk about features of their own environment. ELG 14
Understands that some celebrations are biased on historical events. Guy Fawkes, The Christmas story and The Easter story.
Can name the 4 seasons and some of the key changes of the seasons
Understands that grown up people all have different occupations.
Can use a simple computer programme to complete a task. ELG 15
Can name some of the objects that use technology from both home and school. ELG 15
Can operate and navigate the curser using a range ICT equipment (mouse, mouse pad, tablet swipe).
Can use the key board to type their own name
Can use the paint programme to make pictures.
Can use the select, drop and drag features of programmes.
Can operate a programmable toy with at least 3 instructions.
Understands that we can use the computer/ internet to find information. ELG 15
Can sing songs and make music with instruments and experiment with ways of changing them. ELG 16
Can remember and sing a range of songs. ELG 16
Explores the different sounds of different instruments. ELG 16
Can use an instrument to tap out a simple rhythm or beat.
Uses their own ideas in both singing and making music.
Plans and then constructs with a range of materials to complete a sculpture or picture.
Uses their own ideas and what they have learned about materials to make their own sculptures and pictures. ELG 16
Is willing to adapt and change planned art work in order to enhance it. ELG 17
Can explore and mix colours that they may need for their sculptures or pictures. ELG 16
Can use malleable materials to sculpt their own representations of objects. ELG 17
Uses a range of sculpting tools to add details to their sculptures. ELG 17
Can use small word props to act out a familiar narrative. ELG 17
Can work as part of a team to role play a narrative. ELG 17
Can use communication to extend and share role play ideas.
Enjoys an increasing range of books.
Joins in with repeated refrains in rhymes and stories
Suggests how the story might end.
Retells a story in a simple way. Knows that print carries meaning and can be read.
Understands the concept of characters.
Can hear the initial sounds of words. Can verbally segment the sounds in words. Can hear adult led blends in words. Can dictate writing for the teacher to write.
Can copy write my own first name. Gives their own meanings marks when they draw and paint.
Can write the correct movements for pre-handwriting, anticlockwise circles and straight up and down movements.
Can hold all mark making tools including pencils' correctly.
Can rote count to 20 Can rote count from 10 backwards Can recognise and name the digits 0-9 Can count out from a larger amount any given number up to 10 Understands the language of more and less than
Begins to understand and follow the language of add some and take some away Begins to understand the concept of sharing objects Recognises and find the common 2D shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle and oval).
Can make their own simple repeating patterns.
Is able to follow positional language including, in, on, under, up, down, on top of and in front of.
Is beginning to understand the concept of length when asked which one is longer and shorter?
Is beginning to understand the concept of weight when asked which one is heavier and lighter?
Is beginning to understand the concept of height when asked which one is taller and shorter?
Is beginning to understand the concept of capacity when asked which one is full and empty?
Is beginning to understand the concept of size when asked which one is bigger and smaller?
Understands that we all have celebrations in our own families. And can tell us in about some of the celebrations they take part in.
Understands the differences and similarities between home and school
Understands the difference between outside and inside.
Understands the different types of weather that we have.
Understands that some people's jobs are to help us.
Can explore a simple age appropriate computer programme or game. Is beginning to understand that the mouse is used for movement of the curser. Is beginning to explore the paint function
Can make a programmable toy move.
Can sing a range of simple songs or rhymes.
Experiments with the sounds of instruments
Uses a range of materials to make representations of people and objects in paintings/ pictures and sculptures including construction.
Explores what happens when we mix colours.
Explores malleable materials and make representations of real life objects.
Is able to hold and use the scissors to cut a straight line. Is beginning to use small word props to role play. Can use a costume/ puppet or prop to begin role playing Can describe simple materials.
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
Science and Health
Communication using, understanding and listening to language.
Understands that we must take turns and with others and can do this without adult support. ELG8
Are sensitive to the feelings of others. ELG 7
Takes the correct steps to solve conflict with others. ELG 8
Understands that we need to share resources with other. ELG 8
Understands that we have many different emotions like happy, sad, excited, upset, angry, nervous and guilty. ELG 7
Is willing to try new experiences and then say what they like and dislike. ELG 6
Will say if they do or don’t need help. ELG 6
Can create a good relationship with children and adults. ELG 8
Has a range of friends and displays friendly behaviour.
Works as part of a class/ group and accept and follow the expectations. ELG 7
Can adapt their behaviour to different social spaces and can accept change in routine.
Understands different behaviours and consequence of behaviour. ELG 7
Understands that negative words can hurt other people’s feelings. ELG 7
Doesn’t use negative words or behaviours towards others. ELG 7
Can accept praise for their actions.
Can make movement in time to music, and can change and combine movements according to music speed and feelings. (Dance) ELG 16
Can move in a variety of ways while being physical negotiating speed and space safely. (Games) ELG 4
Can manipulate and control their own fine motor moments including balance (apparatus). ELG 4
Can manipulate and control their own gross motor movements. (games) ELG 4
Travels with confidence and skill around, under, over and through balancing and climbing equipment. (apparatus) ELG 4
Negotiates space successfully when playing racing and chasing games with other, adjusting speed or changing direction to avoid obstacles. (Games) ELG 4
Able to perform some simple basic gymnastic movements in order to create a simple routine (Gymnastics)
Is able to throw and catch a ball/ bean bag.
Knows about some of the biological similarities and differences between themselves and others.
Understands that exercise contributes to good health. ELG 5
Understands the concepts of healthy and unhealthy eating. ELG 5
Understands the basic needs of keeping clean and this too keeps us healthy. ELG 5
Understands the basic needs of safety in both the home and at school.
Can explain and understand that seeds/ plants need certain things to grow. ELG 14
Can talk about and understands the differences between materials. ELG 17
Can talk about what materials are best used for. ELG 17
Can talk about the changes in animals including a simple life cycle. ELG 14
Understands that some animals can't be kept as pets. (Zoo/ jungle/ underwater).
Understands that some animals are wild in their local environment (hedge row). ELG 14
Express themselves effectively, in full sentences changing language or making gestures for the listener. ELG 3
Is developing their own explanations by connecting ideas accurately. ELG 3
Uses past, present and future forms accurately when talking about events that have happened or are to happen in the future. ELG 3
Uses new vocabulary that they are introduced to.
Can hold a conversation sticking to a main theme or topic.
Can ask simple relevant question of teacher and other pupils.
Can follow instructions involving several ideas or actions having understood the words being spoken to them. ELG 2
Can answer ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions about their experiences and in response to stories or events and answer in full sentences explaining their thinking. ELG 2
Is able to listen to and follow a longer class narrative without pictures. ELG 1
Is able to listen to other in the class/ group and respond to their comments. ELG 1
Is able to work collaboratively giving their opinions to a partner or small group as both a speaker and a listener. ELG 6
Is able to sustain listening for an agreed amount of time while engaged in learning (carpet time). ELG 1
Understands that we must take turns with others and can do this with adult help. Takes the correct steps to solve conflicts with others.
Understands that we must share resources with others and can do this with adult help.
Is beginning to understand that we have different emotions like happy, sad and excited and angry. Is willing to try new experiences.
Can tell an adult what they need (toilet/ Drink).
Is beginning to form good relationships with some children and adults.
Can follow the behavioural expectations for school.
Can copy movements to music.
Can crawl, shuffle, slide, hop, skip, jump, run using the space and avoiding obstacles. Is beginning to use fine motor and balance to make models using construction equipment. Can make coordinated large scale gross motor movements.
Is willing to climb and travel on and over small scale climbing equipment.
Can copy movements including standing on one leg. Is beginning to be able to throw and catch larger items.
Knows about the biological aspects about themselves. Hair and eye colour boy or girl.
Can name some different fruit and veg and understand that these keep us healthy.
Understands that we must wash our hands to keep us healthy and prevent germs.
Understands that we must keep ourselves safe so we don’t get hurt.
Understands that food is plants and that all plants grow
Understands that animals have adults and babies.
Understands that some animals live on the land and some animals live under the water.
Understands and can name some animals that are common pets.
Can talk in full sentences.
Can plan their play with other children using verbal skills. Will talk to a range of adults and children with confidence. Can use most common vocabulary like simple nouns including animals and colours.
Can respond to a question with an accurate answer. Can follow simple one step instructions having understood the words that have been said to them. Is able to sustain listening for an agreed amount of time (adult led session).