Curriculum information for SPRING 2023 (February to March 2023)


Curriculum Information Sheet - SPRING 2023 (2nd half term)

PRIME AREAS OF DEVELOPMENT - I will be learning to:


Personal, Social and Emotional

Play co-operatively and take turns;

Show sensitivity to others;

Form positive relationships;

Be confident and to try new activities with adults and children;

Be aware of boundaries;

Work alone or as part of a group.


Communication and Language

Listen carefully and respond to simple instructions;

Answer 'how' and 'why' questions;

Listen to stories;

Express myself effectively and to talk about a range of experiences.


Physical Development

Use tools and equipment safely and effectively;

Improve my pencil control and cutting skills;

Move with control and co-ordination;

Manage own basic hygiene and personal needs successfully;

Keep healthy through exercise and by eating.



SPECIFIC AREAS OF DEVELOPMENT - I will be learning to:


Looking at books;

Singing simple songs and rhymes;

Linking sounds and letters;

Learning to write my name.



Counting, recognising and writing numbers 1-10;

Recognising 2D and 3D shapes;

Using everyday language to talk about size, distance and position;

Solving problems using my developing mathematical knowledge.


Understanding the World;

Talking about things that are important to me;

Finding out about different cultures, traditions and beliefs;

Finding out about the place where I live and features of the natural world;

Exploring and investigating objects;

Select and use technology for particular purposes.


Expressive Art and Design:

Singing songs and making music and dance;

Using and exploring a variety of tools and techniques;

Experimenting with colour, design and texture;

Using my imagination in art, role play, small world play and construction.




Discussing topics with me;

Looking and adding photos and comments to my on-line learning journal (Tapestry);

Talking about what happens in spring;

Looking at what is happening to trees and plants;

Encouraging me to be active and eat healthy food;

Telling Playschool about the things I like to do;

Reading stories to me;

Sending in a picture of my house, or my pet's house;

Bringing in fruit at snack time;

Making sure I wear warm clothes and bring in a warm coat, wellies, hats, gloves (all named) to Playschool.




Monday 20th - Friday 24th February - Using Technology

Monday 27th February - Friday 3rd March - Houses

Monday 6th March - Friday 10th March - Houses

Monday 13th March - Friday 17th March - Spring/Mother's Day

Monday 20th March - Friday 24th March - Spring

Monday 27th March - Friday 31st March - Spring/Easter/Vaisakhi/Passover




Monday 20th February 2023 - Playschool reopens

Thursday 2nd March 2023 - World Book Day

Sunday 19th March 2023 - Mother's Day

Wednesday 22nd March 2023 - Start of Ramadan

Friday 31st March 2023 - Playschool Closes for Easter Holidays

Wednesday 5th April 2023 - Start of Passover

Friday 7th April 2023 - Good Friday

Sunday 9th April 2023 - Easter Sunday

Monday 10th April 2023 - Easter Monday Bank Holiday

Thursday 13th April 2023 - Vaisakhi

Monday 17th April 2023 - Playschool re-opens

Friday 21st April 2023 - Eid-al-Fitr