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All Saints Catholic Collegiate


Welcome to FS2 at St Maria Goretti

FS2 Staff: Mrs Philp, Miss Shufflebotham, Mrs Bird and Miss Preece

Settling in presentation - Autumn 2019

Religious Education: 

  • Baptism
  • People who Help Us
  • Lent


Personal, Social and Emotional Development: 

We will be learning to:

  • work as part of a group
  • ask questions and explain our knowledge and understanding to our friends and teachers
  • talk about our needs and interests confidently,
  • understand how to behave in our class and begin to negotiate and solve problems


Communication and Language:

We will be learning to:

  • maintain concentration
  • listen and respond to ideas shared by others
  • sit quietly and act appropriately during activities
  • understand and respond to complex two step instructions
  • follow a story without pictures or prompts and use new language in our play


Physical Development:

We will be learning to:

  • hold a pencil correctly and use it to form recognisable letters
  • handle tools, objects, construction and materials safely and with increasing control
  • understand how to be fit and healthy and the need for safety when tackling new challenges



We will be learning to:

  • read words and sentences by blending the sounds
  • recognising and remembering our tricky words
  • write sentences using our phonics to segment each word
  • remembering finger spaces between words


Mathematics - Number:

We will be learning to:

  • recognise, order and count objects up to 20
  • give the number that is one more or one less than a number up to 20
  • add two numbers together and subtract one number from another


Mathematics – Shape, Space and Measure:

We will be learning to:

  • use the mathematical language to name and describe 3D shapes
  • order two or three items according to their length or weight
  • use everyday language related to money and time


Understanding the World: 

We will be learning to:

  • talk about past and present events in our lives
  • understand that there are differences and similarities between people, cultures and communities
  • use technology to complete age-appropriate tasks
  • discuss the natural world and ask questions about our environment


Expressive Arts and Design:

We will be learning to:

  • experiment with sounds
  • play cooperatively in a group to act out a story
  • construct with a purpose, using a variety of resources
  • adapt and change our work where necessary
  • independently select tools and techniques needs to shape, assemble and join materials
  • use tools and techniques confidently and correctly


Outdoor learning is a big part of FS2.  Please ensure that your child has a jumper, wellies and a warm, waterproof coat in school every day.

 Please ensure that your child is heard reading at least three times a week and that you sign their reading diary.