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'Loving Learning, Learning Skills for Life'


Animals including Humans

  • Know some of the key features of the life cycle of an animal.
  • Observe and talk about how animals change over time.
  • Know how to take care of themselves by washing hands, putting on clothes when cold or taking off when hot.


Seasonal Changes

  • Name and comment on the weather happening outside.
  • Explore what it looks like and feels like in different seasons.
  • Name the 4 seasons.



  • Know what a plant is.
  • Know which tools are needed to plant a seed and care for it.
  • Know what a plant needs to grow through exploration.
  • Name basic parts of a flower (leaf & flower).


Living Things and their Habitats

  • Use senses in hands on exploration.
  • Observe and discuss living things that live in and around our school using a wide vocabulary.
  • Know how to look after our living things.
  • Name common animals.
  • Observe and talk about how animals change over time.



  • Name forces ‘push’ and ‘pull’.
  • Explore and talk about different forces they feel.
  • Explore how to make simple toys move including push/pull toys and wind up toys.



  • Explore shadows through play.



  • Explore loud and quiet sounds through continuous provision, singing and noises in the environment.


Everyday Materials

  • Explore a range of materials and investigate the suitability of these for different purposes.

Log of House Points

  • Maple 2554
  • Beech 2477
  • Oak 2648