Pre School & Reception Medium Term Plan, September - October 2017
Published On 06/09/2017
Medium Term Plan – Pre School      Magical Me              Date: September – October 2017
To inspire the children we plan through themes. The activities may change due to the interests
of the children and the observations we make. All of the activities foster the characteristics
of early learning: Playing and exploring, Active learning, Creating and thinking critically.
Main focus: PSED/CL/PD
Paintings of themselves, ICT pictures on 2 Simple
Continuous . Baseline 4 weeks.
Environment and Resources:
Posters about home and self, School rules, Hygiene posters, provision to match activities, role play area as home corner.                                           
Personal, Social and Emotional
Discuss class rules, behaviour in the environment, Kingsley bear rules, kind hands, how to be a good friend.
Teach children to use and care for materials
Play name games to familiarise each other with new class members in unit.
Play game "hide and seek” with classroom objects to familiarise themselves with the new classroom areas.
Share stories about caring for each other.
Sharing news about our homes and families, likes dislikes.
Role play area e.g. children’s own homes, birthdays, doctors, baby clinic etc.
Develop beginning and end of day routines.
Establish simple routines of the day.
Develop tidy up time routines.
Focus group time with Reception
Gym and games
Experience lessons in different classrooms
Move along to action rhymes
Importance of PE rules and safety and use of space
Teach children how to toilet and wash hands
Holding a knife and fork
Make range of jigsaws
Threading beads,
Dressing up, coats, aprons, dressing for P.E
(Make collages/models using scissors, glue, tape, paper, junk
Use paintbrushes and mark-makers
Play with sand and water toys,
Use computer keys and mouse
Model with dough, clay, plasticine rolling pins, junk and cutters, etc.) all through continuous provision
Communication and Language
Talk to each other and listen to each other
Talk to adults and listen to adults
Talk as part of a small group
Ask questions
Follow a simple instruction
Share news
Draw around a child and name/label body parts
Talk in role play acting out different roles
Join in stories, rhymes and songs
Talk about own experiences related to content of book
Talk about pictures in books
Retell stories in small world areas
RWInc  Programme – Listening and sound games TTYP (Talk to your partner)
Count number of children in class at registration and lining up etc.
Make number photographs
Encourage use of numbers as part of play eg counting beads when threading
Build towers with bricks and begin to try 1:1 counting. Build towers to the height of children.
Recognise some numbers in the environment
Birthdays, months of the year, days of the week
Abacus – NPV, PRA, GPD, MEA, MAS
Mathematical language.
Hand and footprints, size and numbering. How tall am I? How long is my hair? How big are my feet?
Repeating patterns on our own numbers.
Expressive Arts and Design
Sing songs related to themselves eg Welcome song, One finger one thumb, Tommy thumb, Head, shoulders, knees and toes, If you are happy and you know it.
Use musical instruments
Use some Sticky Kids songs
Explore using body parts, including voices, to make sounds
Clap syllables in children’s names
Name colours
Finger paint name for display
Painting self-portraits, looking in a mirror at our facial features
Make finger puppets/ cut outs of people
Use junk modeling to build their house.
Understanding the World
Build houses using construction
Get to know where things are kept in the new classroom
Become familiar with regular journeys within the school premises e.g. class to hall, class to toilets etc.
Use small world and role play to explore other lives and environments
Find out about the world through looking at books, pictures
Begin to be aware of the passage of time through daily routines
Walks in Gingko meadow
2 simple splash pictures
Use the computer
Begin mark making,   Begin to read and recognize own name,    To write first name and surname,   Listen to stories and join in with them, Handle books carefully and hold the correct way up,   RWInc Programme, Reading books, Books linked to role play,