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Pebbles Curriculum

What does your child learn at nursery each day? Find information about our curriculum subjects here.

Time to Grow!

Rationale

This term the children will be learning all about growing and what is needed in order to grow. They will be planting seeds and exploring the conditions that are needed to grow the best plants. We will also be looking at spring and baby animals.

This topic was chosen so that the children can learn about plants, animals and themselves growing and changing over time.

Parent medium term plan

Curriculum Overview and Key Vocab - Pebbles - Time to grow Term 4

Dinosaur Roar!

Rationale

This term the children will be learning all about dinosaurs, what they were, where did they live, what did they eat and what happened to them. We will also be learning about winter and changes in the environment.

This topic was chosen as all the children showed a keen interest in dinosaurs and where they came from.

Currculum Overview and Key Vocab - Pebbles - Dinosaurs Roar - Term 3

Parent medium term plan

Once upon a time...

Rationale: 

This term the children will be learning all about traditional tales as well as fantasy stories with mythical creatures such as mermaids and dragons. They will also be learning about different celebrations around the world and the changing seasons.

This topic was chosen so that the children can start to foster a love for reading, books and storytelling.

Medium Term Planning Term 2 once upon a time

Curriculum Overview and Key Vocab - Pebbles - Term 2

I Can...!

Rationale

This term the children will be learning all about themselves and what they can do. They will be making new friends and learning the routine and rules of the setting.

They will do this by taking part in and exploring lots of fun and creative activities all about themselves and sharing and taking turns with their friends,

This topic was chosen so that we can get to know all the children in the nursery and find out what they already know and where they are in their stage of development. It will also give us an insight to their interests so that we can plan for them in the up coming terms.

Curriculum Overview and Key Vocab - Pebbles - I Can...!

Medium Term Planning Term 1 September 2019

Books and Beasties!

Rationale

We are going on a journey through stories. Each week we are going to be exploring the world of one of our favourite characters. 

Come stomp with Elmer, Fly with the Owl Babies, Count with Harry and his Dinosaurs and join us on a Bear Hunt.

Pebbles Medium Term Planning Books and Beasties Term 6

Language through colour Key Vocab Term 6 Pebbles

Ready, Steady, Grow!

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Ready Steady Grow! Everything is growing and changing all around us…let’s find out why! Plant

seeds and watch them grow, look at baby animals and their mummy’s, how have we grown and changed since we were babies?  

Pebbles Medium Term Planning - Ready Steady Grow Term 5

Language through colour Key Vocab Term 5 Pebbles

Term 4 - Superhero's

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POW, CRASH, BAM! Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No its Super Pebbles!!!! This term the children are learning all things super. Each week they will explore a different Superhero and the amazing powers that make them so super.   

Language through colour Key Vocab Term 4 Pebbles

Pebbles Medium Term Planning - Superheroes Term 4

Term 3: 999, What's your emergency?

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Nee Naw, Nee Naw we all recognise the sound of an emergency! Firefighters, Police, Paramedics and Mountain rescue are just a few of the amazing people who keep us safe and help us when were in trouble. This term we are learning all about people who help us and how we can keep ourselves safe.

Language through colour Key Vocab Term 3 Pebbles

Topic Overview 999 What's your Emergency T3

Term 2: Amazing Animals

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Animals are amazing! From the dawn of the Jurassic dinosaurs, to the tropical jungles of the amazon and the cold harsh conditions faced by the artic polar bears. Animals have changed and adapted over the years and this term we will explore animals from different habitats and periods of time. Join us as we become explorers of the globe searching for the amazing animals all around us.

Term 2 Key Vocabulary Amazing Animals

Term 2 Topic Overview Amazing Animals

Term 1: Magical Marvellous Me 2018/19

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Welcome to Pebbles Nursery! Are you ready to learn all about your magical, marvellous self? Each of us are special in our own way. This term we will learn what makes each of us so brilliant and different to others