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Autumn 1

Our Autumn 1 topics are 'All About Me' & 'Colours'


RE - We follow 'Learning & Growing as the People of God'


  • Creation - God the Creator
  • ​​​​​​​God our Father Cares for Us



In Literacy we will look at the following texts:




  • Recognising numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 


Number Patterns

  • Comparing sizes, bigger, smaller
  • Beginning to recognise and make patterns 
  • Subitise, recognise the number 1, 2 and 3 without needing to count


Shape, Space and Measure

  • Begin to explore 2D shapes 
  • Make comparisons about objects related to their size


Understanding of the World 


Past & Present 

  • Know that grandparents and parents are older than they are.
  • Know that some children are younger / older than them and others.


People, Culture & Communities

  • Talk about significant events in their lives, their families and other people’s.
  • Talk about special events and celebrations in their own family, like their birthday.
  • Know some things that makes them unique.
  • Talk about similarities and differences between their lives and the lives of others.
  • Show an interest in the occupations and ways of life of others.

Expressive Arts & Design 


Creating with Materials

  • paint a self-portrait of themselves.

  • To paint butterflies, practising patterns
  • I can create shapes using playdough/salt dough
  • I can finger paint the numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • Paint Rainbows
  • Glitter bottles 
  • Firework Pictures


Being Imaginative and Expressive

  • Role Play Area - Home Corner 
  • Actions to our story texts 
  • Nursery Rhymes & Songs 
    • Heads ,shoulders,..
    • Ring a ring o roses
    • If you’re happy & you know it
    • Row, row, row your boat.
    • Here we go round the mulberry bush
    • Miss Polly had a Dolly
    • Hickory Dickory Dock
    • I can sing a rainbow



Managing Self

  • learn to wait their turn 
  • talk about being safe around fireworks


Managing Self & Building Relationships

  • learn about the importance of sharing


Self-Regulation & Managing Self

  • learn different to ways to manage their feelings



To support our PSHE learning, we have used the following books: