Listening and Attention
Children listen attentively in a range of situations. They give their attention to what others say and respond appropriately, while engaged in another activity.
Children follow instructions involving several ideas or actions. They answer ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions about their experiences and in response to stories or events.
Children express themselves effectively, showing awareness of listeners’ needs. They use past, present and future forms accurately when talking about events that have happened or are to happen in the future
Moving and Handling
Children show good control and co-ordination in large and small movements. They handle equipment and tools effectively, including pencils for writing.
Health and Self-care
Children know the importance for good health of physical exercise, and a healthy diet, and talk about ways to keep healthy and safe. They manage their own basic hygiene
Children play co-operatively, taking turns with others. They show sensitivity to others’ needs and feelings, and form positive relationships with adults and other children.
Self-confidence and Self-awareness
Children are confident to try new activities. They are confident to speak in a familiar group. They say when they do or don’t need help.
Managing Feelings and Behaviour
Children talk about how they and others show feelings, and know that some behaviour is unacceptable. They work as part of a group or class and understand and follow the rules. They adjust their behaviour to different situations.
Children read and understand simple sentences. They use phonic knowledge to decode regular words. They also read some common irregular words.
Children use their phonic knowledge to write words in ways which match their spoken sounds. They also write some irregular common words. They write simple sentences which can be read by themselves and others. Some words are spelt correctly and others are phonetically plausible.
Children count reliably with numbers from one to 20, they add and subtract two single-digit numbers. They solve problems, including doubling, halving and sharing.
Space, Shape and Measure
Children use everyday language to talk about size, weight, capacity, position, distance, time and money to compare quantities and objects and to solve problems. They recognise, create and describe patterns. They explore characteristics of everyday objects and shapes.
People and Communities
Children talk about past and present events. They know about similarities and differences between themselves and among families, communities and traditions.
Children know about similarities and differences in relation to places, objects, materials and living things. They make observations of animals and plants and explain why some things occur.
Children recognise that a range of technology is used in places such as homes and schools. They select and use technology for particular purposes.
Exploring and Using Media and Materials
Children sing songs, make music and dance. They safely use and explore a variety of materials, tools and techniques.
Children use what they have learnt about media and materials in original ways, thinking about uses and purposes. They represent their own ideas, through design and technology, art, music, dance, role play and stories.