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Nursery

Reception

Y1

Y2

Communication & Language

  • Listen to stories & sounds (early phonics
  • Developing attention
  • Understand & develop vocabulary
  • Use questions
  • Learn new words and use in communicating

Reading

  • Recognise familiar logos and own name
  • Interest in songs & rhymes
  • Fill in missing words
  • Develop favourite stories & look at books (increasing range)

Writing

  • Independently repeating phrases and refrains
  • Rhythmic & rhyming activities
  • Distinguishing between marks they make, giving meaning to them (including painting and drawing)
  • Holds pencil with thumb & two fingers
  • Develop finger strength & wrist mobility

Communication & Language

  • Extends vocabulary
  • Use language to recreate roles & experiences
  • Use talk to organise, sequence and clarify thinking ideas, feelings & events
  • Develop own narratives
  • Answer a range of questions in response to stories and events

Reading

  • Phase 2 & 3 phonics
  • Awareness of story structure
  • Describe main events, story settings & characters
  • Reading print from left to right
  • Continues a rhyming string
  • Hears & says initial sounds
  • Segment & blend simple words
  • Begin to read words & simple sentences
  • Begin to have an understanding of non-fiction texts
  • Decode regular words and read irregular words
  • Understand simple sentences

Writing

  • Phase 2 & 3 phonics
  • Dough Disco
  • Squiggle whilst you wiggle
  • Link sounds to letters
  • Write clearly identifiable letters
  • Write own name, captions & sentences
  • Write irregular common words
  • Hold pencil with tripod grip with good control
  • Show a preference for a dominant hand

 

   

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