Growing Together
Respecting Each Other

Receptions Curriculum

Our curriculum follows both the DfE Statutory Framework for Early Years Foundation Stage and the Development Matters documents.  These two documents underpin the planning, teaching, learning and assessment within the Early Years.

We have a Long Term Plan and a Progression of Skills Document based upon the Framework and Development Matters.

We are currently updating our Long Term Plans - the new versions will be uploaded shortly.

We have 8 Key Text , which we base the class actvities around - these are mostly stories

Autumn Term:

Owl Babies

Star in the Jar

Little Robin Red Vest

Spring Term:

The GIngerbread Man

The Ugly Five

Summer Term:

Mad ABout Minibeasts

The Rainbow Fish

The Gigantosaurus


We also have 6 Non Fiction Key Texts

Autumn Term:

Because of an Acorn

Tree: Seasons come, seasons go

Spring Term:

Where Does My Food Come From?

Busy Spring

Summer Term:

I can grow a SUnflower

The Dinosaur Lady


The plans based  on these Key Texts will be uploaded over the year as we start each topic

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