Class Tyrannosaurus

Teachers – Miss Ogle

Teaching Assistants – Mrs Penn and Mrs McNulty

Linked governor – H Thornton

Information for parents and carers

FS2 Autumn—Half Term 2

This term in FS2 we will focus on:

Personal , Social and Emotional Development:

Learning to play cooperatively and take turns

Enabling the children to become confident enough to try new activities

Learning how to show sensitivity to others’ needs and feelings

Learning to work as part of a team

Learning how to speak confidently


English – reading and writing

Your child will learn:

To hear and say initial sound in words

To segment the sounds in simple words and blend them together (eg c-a-t for cat)

Link sounds to letters

To write own name

To share books with an adult and to find individual letters and simple words

To learn the tricky words I, no, go, to and the.

To listen to a range of stories and talk about events that happen in them

To write simple labels

At home please help us by reading regularly with your child and practising sounds and letter formation.



Your child will learn:

To recognise numbers 1 to 10

To count objects to 10

To form numbers

To  recognise and make repeating patterns

To tell time using o’clock

To use the language of position and direction

To solve number problems

At home please help us by practising counting and building it into your daily routine (count the stairs going up to bed, count out cutlery when setting the table etc)

Try to talk about shapes and numbers in the environment.


Understanding the world:

During this half term we will be studying the topic of Celebrations.


We will find out about a number of different celebrations and how they are celebrated in this country and others. We will be looking at birthdays, bonfire night, thanksgiving, Hanukah and Christmas.


We are also taking part in national nursery rhyme week (13th-17th November) where we will be looking at a different nursery rhyme each day and joining in with activities based on each nursery rhyme.


PE day:


Please bring PE kits into school and leave on your child’s peg. They will be sent home on Fridays.

Please remember to put names in all items of clothing.

At home please help us by encouraging your child to get dressed independently.



Please ensure your child has a named pair of wellies in school at all times.