Boothroyd Primary Academy Curriculum Information for Parents & Carers Reception There is a requirement for all schools to publish the outline curriculum for each year group on their website. It is impossible to publish details of every aspect of the curriculum. This document outlines the key content. Staff will always be very happy to discuss the content of the curriculum in more detail with any parent or carer. It should be noted that the details below are the ‘standard curriculum’ requirements; we constantly differentiate these to support and extend all pupils. Date updated: September 2015 Listening and Attention • Listen in different situations. • Recall something which has been said to them. Understanding • Understand and follow steps to complete and activity. • Answer ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions about experiences, stories and events. Speaking • Talk about something they have done, are doing or are going to do. Confident to talk to people they don’t know, in different situations. Moving and Handling • Show an awareness of space by not bumping into others when moving in different ways. • Write letters which others can read and are correctly formed. Health and Self-Care • Know how to keep healthy – that they need a good diet, exercise and plenty of sleep and be able to explain this to others Show that they keep healthy. Self-Confidence and Self-Awareness • Choose things to do on their own, try new things on their own and talk about things they have done. Managing Feelings and Behaviour • Behave appropriately in different situations. • Understand that saying unkind things and hurting others is wrong. • Understand, and follow class rules. Making Relationships • Play with others without falling out, share, and take turns. Be friendly and kind, and listen to what other people say. Reading • Read some common words. • Identify rhymes and alliteration. • Join in with rhyming patterns. • Read & understand simple sentences. • • • Demonstrate understanding when talking with others about what they have read. Make basic predictions. Identify start & end of a sentence. Writing • Write simple sentences which can be read by themselves & others. • Write name (correct upper & lower case). • Use capital letters and full stops to demarcate sentences. • Write clearly demarcated sentences. • Use correct pencil grip. • Use correct letter formation for familiar words. • • • • Count reliably to 20. Order numbers 1 – 20. Say 1 more/1 less to 20. Add & subtract two single digit numbers. People and Communities • Talk about things which have happened to them and their family. • Listen to what other children tell them and make comments on them. The World • Showing interest in the world around them and noticing when things change for example when trees lose their leaves in Autumn and grow them in the Spring. • Showing interest in plants, animals and different materials and are able to talk about them. Technology • Know about different technologies and their uses, for example a television, remote control, CD player, DVD player, computer, mobile phone, ipad. This can be through talking about them or using them. Using technology in the classroom to further their learning. Exploring and using media and materials • Sing songs, make music and dance. • Use different materials in the classroom to make pictures and models. Being Imaginative • Use their imagination to produce pictures and models which are presented in an original way. Recreate things they have done by drawing a picture of it or making a representation of something they have done.