Reception - Bumblebees and Ladybirds
Our early years team
Topic Overview 2018-2019
Below is an overview of the topics your child will be covering this year, including the outcomes, trips / visitors and home learning commitments involved with each topic. We would appreciate it if this information was not shared with your child, as we start each topic with a hook and it would spoil the element of surprise.
Thank you for your support.
Topic: Marvellous Minibeasts
Outcome: ‘Minibeast Bop’ Children have a themed party. Children can come dressed in a minibeast costume.
Home Learning: Create a minibeast themed decoration to go on the wall.
Outcome: Nativity performance to parents/carers.
Home Learning: Create a poster of their favourite celebration.
Outcome: Dinosaur living museum to parents/carers.
Home Learning: Make a ‘shoe box home’ along with an egg inside to care for. We will learn about what a dinosaur needs and how to help nurture the egg to help it hatch.
Topic: Everyone is a Superhero!
Outcome: Superhero themed day.
Home Learning: Design own superhero and make a costume for the themed day.arning: Discuss features of a dinosaur and design their own.
Topic: Under the Sea
Outcome: Trip to the aquarium.
Home Learning: Explore the differences and similarities in materials at home? Do they float? Do they sink? Will they harm the environment? Present your findings.
Trips / Visitors: Bluereef Aquarium - Approx cost: £15
Topic: Once upon a time
Outcome: Sharing traditional tales to parents/carers.
Home Learning: Share a variety of stories at home, what is your favourite and why?