Welcome to

The Market Deeping

Community Primary School

Willoughby Avenue, Peterborough, Lincolnshire PE6 8JE

Tel: 01778 343654

Summer Term 6 - Transport & Journeys

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. 

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. Develop our name writing and letter formation. We will use fine motor skills for threading, using tweezers and developing our scissors skills. We will be using jugs to pour our own drinks. We will be practicing for sports day.
We will be sharing books, making marks both inside and outside. We will listen to stories about Journeys such as the Train Ride and Gordon Great Escape. We will also look at non-fiction books to. We will continue with learning letter sounds. We will be developing our name writing and letter formation. We will introduce the Oxford Reading Tree books and characters.
We will talk about how the children got to school and the different journeys they have made. We will sort pictures into different types of transport eg land/air/sea. We will make their own number plates and add to construction area. We will buy tickets in travel agency, bus, train etc..
Expressive arts and Design
We will make our own hot air balloons. We will explore using salt dough to make different things. We will focus upon Matisse and make snail trail pictures. We will use the junk modelling to make vehicles.
Understanding the World
We will show the children the globe and show them where the different countries are.
We will be using the computers to make pictures and practice using the mouse to click and drag objects. We will explore a programmable toy named Bee-Bot. We will talk about our Journeys. We will be making our own maps.