Information for Parents for Reception


Term: Autumn(1), Autumn(2), Spring(1), Spring(2), Summer(1), Summer(2)


           Robin Hood                                                        


Children will learn about;

Literacy, Communication and Language.



The children will be reading and retelling the story of Robin Hood and comparing different versions. We shall be making wanted posters and writing sentences about the characters. The children will be developing their story language skills then using this to help them write their own stories for the story catcher.




The children will be learning to add bigger numbers whilst developing their target skills. We shall also be working on our problem solving skills by sharing objects equally.

Understanding of the World


Life in Sherwood forest will lead the children to discover how Robin Hood would have lived and how medieval life was different to today. We shall be looking at the features of the forest and how it is different to a town. The children will be making medieval gingerbread and looking at the changes that occur in cooking.

We shall be using the computers to make shape pictures of Robin Hood.

Expressive arts and designs.

The children will be making bows and arrows, Robin Hood hats and exploring medieval music and dancing.

Personal, Social and Emotional Development,


We will be looking at what makes us a good citizen and how we can help our community. We shall also be learning about bullying, being kind and sharing. The children will be beginning more formalised activities readying for moving up into Year 1.

Physical Development



The children will continue to work on forming their letters and making them face the correct way around. Our PE focus will be on games; including throwing and catching, running, invasion games and getting ready for sports day.