Oak Class

Our Learning Goals


To begin to solve problems without aggression To be aware of boundaries and behavioural expectations in the setting.
To be able to describe self in positive terms and talk about abilities.
To be able to take steps to resolve conflicts with other children
To be able to play in a group, extending and elaborating play ideas. (30-50)
To use positional language (30-50) To be able to order two by weight or capacity
To estimate how many objects they can see and check by counting them.
To be able to find one more or one less from a group of five objects, then to ten.
To begin to use language involved in adding and subtracting.
Understanding the World
To develop an understanding of growth and changes over time (30-50)
To talk about some of the things they have observed such as plants and natural objects (30-50)
To look closely at patterns and change.
To use ICT hardware to interact with age- appropriate computer software.
To show an interest in different occupations (30-50)
Communication and Language
To use language to recreate roles and experiences in play situations.
To use talk to organise, sequence and clarify thinking an ideas.
To be able to follow a story without pictures or props
To maintain attention, concentrates and sit quietly during appropriate activity.
To be able to understand humour.
To describe main story settings, events and principal characters (30 -50)
To begin to be aware of how stories are structured (30-50)
To use some clearly identifiable letters to communicate meaning.
To begin to write labels and captions.
To use vocabulary and forms of speech that is increasingly influenced by their experiences of books.
Expressive Arts and Design
To construct with a purpose in mind using a variety of resources.
To be able to use simple tools and techniques competently and appropriately.
To experiment to create different textures.
To be able to explore the different sounds of instruments.
To introduce a storyline or narrative into their play.
To play cooperatively as part of a group to develop and act out a narrative.
Physical Development
To be able to observe the effect of activity on their body (30-50)
To be able to use one handed tools (30-50)
To show understanding of the need for safety when tackling new challenges.
To be able to negotiate space successfully.