Foundation - Acorns, Pine and Poplar

Early Years’ Curriculum Letter

This Term Our Topic Is…

Traditional Tales 

We hope you had a great summer, and the children are excited to start in their new classes. We are looking forward to getting to know them over the next few weeks.  We love to hear what your child has been doing at home so please make sure you have signed up to Tapestry so that you can add news about your child.


Nursery – We will be practicing our listening skills and starting phase 1 phonics games.

Reception - As readers we will be learning phase 2 sounds, when we bring sounds home please help us to learn them.


Nursery – We will be making marks in various ways and beginning to talk about it.

Reception - As writers we will be learning how to write the initial sounds we can hear in words.


Nursery – We will be busy exploring the environment and learning to use various tools.

Reception - As Athletes we will be learning how to control our bodies with large and small movements.  Please make sure you have your kit in school all week.

As scientists we will be looking at the world around us and exploring all the signs Autumn.

As musicians we will be making our own musical instruments and learning lots of different songs.

As artists we will be exploring how to make different colours with the powder paints and remembering to write our names on our paintings.

As computer scientists we will be learning to complete simple programs on the computer and interactive white board.


Book Chatter mornings for parents and children who do not yet attend school start on 20th September. During these sessions children and parents will be able to share books, join in a craft activity and make new friends.

Every Thursday from 9-9:45am.