Lordship Lane Primary School

A Love of Learning and the Perseverance to Succeed

Autumn Term 1 2015

This term our connector is 

'My Favourite Things'

We will be discussing our favourite things such as; toys, TV programmes, food, animals, games, colours etc. 

Your child can bring their favourite toy or book to school to show to the class. 

We will be taking lots of photographs of your children enjoying their favourite activities in school. Your child can also bring in a photograph of their favourite thing to do at home, or favourite places they have visited to put in their special books. 



Our focus this term will be learning to count beyond 10, and to say one number name for each object. We will also work on recognising numerals 1-10. We will be singing lots of number rhymes, to learn about adding one more and taking one away.

We will discuss the shapes of everyday objects, and going for shape hunts around the school. We will be exploring pattern in the environment, and making our own repeating pat- terns. We will be making choices and justifying decisions to sort familiar objects to identify their similarities and differences.

We will be learning positional language e.g. under, over, behind, next to etc. 


    Personal Social and Emotional Development

    We will be making new friends and find- ing out about our new class routines and rules. We will be learning to share and to take turns. 



    We will be learning to listen carefully so that we can distinguish between different sounds. We will be finding out about rhyming words and we will be learning the following phonic sounds;

    s a t p i n m d

    The key texts we will be reading are; Peace at Last, My Mum and Dad Make Me Laugh, and Handa’s Surprise.