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Jesus had friends, we can be friends of Jesus.

Jesus’ rule for friends.

Look again at a picture of Jesus with his friends. 


Discuss rules for being friends.  How can we make each other happy.

  • Teacher and other adults to role play situations where the children can decide who are friends and who are not and how they can say sorry to one another.
  • Sing “You got a friend in me” from Toy Story
  • Draw a picture about being sorry and write a description underneath.


Ask children to put their hands together and choose someone to say a prayer about being a friend.



Remind children of phoneme w.

Revisit Practise GPCs s, a, t, p, i, n, m, d, g, o, c, k, ck, e, u, r, h, b, f, f, l, ll, ss, j + v

Play Quickwrite Graphemes.

Sing the alphabet song.

Flashcards: Speed Trial, Flashcards: Time Challenge.

Practise Play Quickwrite. Words: will, win, wag, web, wig, wax, jam, jog, van, vet.

Apply Play Yes/No questions– get children to use thumbs up and thumbs down to show whether the answer is yes or no.

Is the sun wet?

Can men jog to get fit?

Has a pot of jam got a lid?

Can a van go up a hill?

Has a cat got a web?

Will a pig put on a wig?



Learning Objective: Children count reliably with numbers from one to 20, place them in order and say which number is one more or one less than a given number. Using quantities and objects, they add and subtract two single-digit numbers and count on or back to find the answer.

Play “Show me the number” –

Children to set out a number line from 1 to 10 with Numicon or using numerals.

Adult gives clues to a number e.g. “It is bigger than 6 but smaller than 8.”

Children to hold up the number they think it is.

Children to have a go at asking a “show me the number” question.


Physical Development

Learning Objective: Knows the importance of good health and physical exercise, and a healthy diet, and talks about ways to keep healthy and safe.

Set up an obstacle course using in an outdoor space.  Have a section of jumping or skipping so that children can feel their heart beating at the start and then again at the end. Discuss the importance of exercise and why it is important to stay healthy.