Topic 3 - The World Around Me
As we draw near to the end of our first half term, we will be concentrating our learning around the Topic 'The World Around Me' with a core focus on Understanding the World. We will be using books such as 'Rosie's Walk' by Pat Hutchins and 'Mr Gumpy's Outing' by John Burningham to support our new and exciting topic.
Taken from the statements within the Development Matters, the list below are the Areas in which Reception children will be focusing on during this Topic:
Early Years Learning Objectives:
(Taken from Development Matters)
Understanding the World: People and Communities
Expressive arts and design: Exploring and using media and materials
Expressive arts and design: Being imaginative
Village- a group of houses and associated buildings, larger than a hamlet and smaller than a town, situated in a rural area.
Town- a built-up area with a name, defined boundaries, and local government, that is larger than a village and generally smaller than a city.
Church- a building used for public Christian worship.
House/Home- a house, apartment, or other shelter that is the usual residence of a person, family, or household.
Road- a wide way leading from one place to another, especially one with a specially prepared surface which vehicles can use.
Path- a way or track laid down for walking.
Pollution- the presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects.
Busy- crowded with or characterised by activity, overcrowded
Quiet- absence of noise or bustle; silence; calm.