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St Albert The Great Catholic Primary School
October 8 2016

FS2 Curriculum

Governors At St Albert The Great

In the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) we focus on learning through play.  Our timetable is a balance of Adult Led and Child Initated activites, covering all 7 areas of development and RE:

– Personal Social and Emotional Development (PSED)

– Communication and Language (CL)

– Physical Development (PD)

– Literacy (L)

– Mathmatics (M)

– Understanding of the World (UW)

– Expressive Arts and Design (EAD)

– RE


Our Topics are based on the interests of the children in our class and so can be short 1 or 2 week topics, or something that covers the whole half term. The topics planned so far are:


Autumn Term 2016


1st Half – Starting School (Settling In); Baseline Assessments; Superhero Learning Powers; Autumn

2nd Half – Julia Donaldson stories; Christmas

RE Topics: Myself, Welcome (Baptism) and Birthday

Other Religions/Celebrations: Diwali


Spring Term 2017

1st Half – Nursery Rhymes; Land of the Dinosaurs; Winter

2nd Half – People Who Help Us; Spring

RE Topics: Celebrating, Gathering and Growing (Easter)

Other Religions/Celebrations: Chinese New Year


Summer Term 2017

1st Half – Water

2nd Half – Minibeasts; Summer

RE Topics: Good News (Pentecost), Friends and Our World

Other Religions/Celebrations:


COMPUTING CURRICULUM (Overview of EYFS Themes to be covered during the year)

Finding Out (Info…info)

Images and Light (Create)

Toys and Machines (eWorlds)

Making Marks (Create)

Exploring Sounds (Create)


#These themes have been taken from the ‘Herts for Learning Computing Scheme: Primary Phase’