Nursery & Reception Booklet
Reception Curriculum Overview
Say, recognise, count and use numbers up to 10, including the
use of zero and larger numbers or those who are able.
Estimate a size of set of objects.
Understand the language of number- more, less, addition and
Recognise coins in play.
Name 3 and 2 dimensional shapes and use the language of
measures- heavy, light, full, empty, long etc
Create more complex repeating patterns.
Know the days of the week and months of the year.
Relate own personal body clock to routines in Reception class.
Work out simple practical mathematical problems using everyday
Talk with increasing confidence.
Use sustained listening skills using agreed listening rules.
Listen to and follow instructions confidently.
Hear and say beginning sounds in words and attempt to write
correct letter shapes.
Explore writing in a range of contexts- beginning to link letters
and sounds in their writing attempts.
Predict, sequence and explain simple events, using a range of
Begin to memorise key vocabulary used for reading. Begin to use
their early reading skills to gain meaning from text.
Phonics- Learn individual letter sounds and names.
Personal, Social & Emotional Development
Dress independently and manage own personal
Talk about friends, thinking about others and taking
Be aware of our Golden rules and how we should
Care for the environment .
Maintain attention and concentrate for at least 5 minutes.
Be able to plan and follow through an activity they
Listen to and respect the experience of others with
similar and different cultures and beliefs, sharing own
feelings and experiences.
Understand that people have features that are different
but are equal to each other.
Physical, Understanding the World, Expressive arts & Design can all be found on the above Download