Welcome to

The Market Deeping

Community Primary School

Willoughby Avenue, Peterborough, Lincolnshire PE6 8JE

Tel: 01778 343654

Autumn term 2 -
Building & construction and Christmas


Communication and Language
We will listen to and talking about stories. During circle time activities we will encourage the children to listen as well as speak about a focused subject. We will explore the use of positional language.


Physical Development
We are focusing on both fine motor and gross motor skills this term. We will practice our pencil control when tracing and mark making. We will use fine motor skills for threading. We will use tools such as hammers for tapping tacks into cork to make pictures. We will explore the fitness trail and practice our ball skills outside. We will play games with the parachute.

We will be sharing books, making marks both inside and outside. We will explore nursery rhymes and books such as The Three Little Pigs and Bob the builder stories. We will also look at non-fiction books to about Bonfire night and building. We will start to looks at the letter sounds starting with s, a, t,



 In mathematics we are singing number rhymes and learning numerals. We will be counting objects and play counting games. We will measure houses using cubes. We will talk about the longest and shortest. We will make pictures using shapes. We will practice writing numbers in glitter, sand and shaving foam.


Personal Social and Emotional Development
We will be playing turn taking games and encouraging sharing skills. We will talk about our families and ‘news’. We will use puppets to talk about feelings and to reinforce rules.



Expressive Arts and Design
We will be doing lots of creative things this term making firework pictures, making the three little pigs houses, making Christmas cards. We will explore musical instruments and make loud and quiet sounds with them. We will sing simple songs and number rhymes. We will practice Christmas songs for the Christmas play.








Understanding the World
We will be using the computers to make pictures and practice using the mouse to click and drag objects. We will use the CD player in the music area. We will talk about what types of jobs builders do and the type of equipment they use. We will explore builder’s tools and make our own cement. We will talk about Bonfire night, Christmas and the Nativity story.