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William Shrewsbury Primary School
William Shrewsbury
Primary School
Learning and Growing Together

Summer Term - Summer Fun!

This half term we are thinking about Summer Fun!

In Nursery we will be:

-Singing and listening to our favourite songs and learning some new ones.

-Learning new words eg. ocean, transport, journey, anemone.

-Sharing fiction and non-fiction books to include learning about keeping safe in the sun and going on holiday.

-Using various techniques and materials to create pictures and models eg. recycled model making, sticking, joining, printing with paint, collage and mark making.

-Playing small group turn taking games.

-Thinking about our feelings and emotions, helping us to feel 'Green' so that we are calm, happy and ready to listen, learn and share with our friends.  (Zones of Regulation) 

Letters and Sounds Phase One Phonics

Each week we are thinking about a different aspect and enjoying a small group activity:

Aspect 1 - Environmental Sounds

Aspect 2 - Instrumental Sounds

Aspect 3 - Body Percussion

Aspect 4 - Rhythm and Rhyme 

Aspect 5 - Alliteration

Aspect 6 - Voice sounds

Aspect 7 - Oral blending and segmenting

We will also be learning a song of the week which focuses on one of the aspects. 


Each week we will be learning about different concepts and enjoying a small group activity:

-Comparing objects and discussing their size and weight.

-Learning to recognise numerals.

-Learning to name 2D and 3D shapes and talk about their properties.

-Finding 1 more and 1 less than a group of objects.

-Using positional language such as: in front, behind, next to, under, on and in.