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Spring term 2019

Spring term letter for Reception

Dear Parents/Carers of Reception in Class 3,         

I hope you have all had a Christmas and a Happy New Year!

In Understanding the World we will be learning about different plants and growing. The role play has been set up as a medical centre as we will also be learning about people who help us.   In phonics we will be learning the phase 3 sounds. In Literacy we are going to be looking at Dictionaries and Non-Fiction texts, focusing on instructions and information books. In poetry we will look at language, pattern and rhyme.

 In Maths will be learning about numbers and ordering numbers. We will cover simple addition, subtraction and 2D and 3Dshapes. We will be creating and describing repeating patterns. In Technology we will continue to log on independently and explore occupations in Simple City and creating pictures. We will continue to find out how to be safe when online. In PSED will be learning about ‘Going for Goals’ and motivation.  In Expressive Arts and Design follow Music Express to learn about rhythm and beats. We will make model vehicles using junk modelling materials.

 

Next half term in Understanding the World we will be learning about Australia and how it is different to where we live. Our role play will be set up as a Fairy tale castle. In phonics we will be continuing to learn the phase 3 sounds. In Literacy we will be reading and retelling Traditional Tales/Fairy tales including Jack and The Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, and Cinderella. We will read and share stories from a range of cultures Wombat Goes Walkabout (Australia).

In Maths we will cover numbers, ordering items by length or height, sequencing events and positional language. In Technology we will be using paint programmes to explore the different tools we can use to create pictures.  In PSED we will be learning about social skills and empathy and how to put others first. In Expressive Arts and Design we will explore pitch and create line drawings and paintings of flowers.

Please continue to read every night as little and often is important.

Please can you ensure you let either myself, Rachel or the office know if somebody new or different will be collecting your child.

We are looking forward to enjoying a fun packed busy term!

From all staff in Class 3.

Spring term letter for Year 1

Dear Parents/Carers of Year 1  Class 3,

I hope you have all had a Christmas and a Happy New Year!

This term in Science we will be learning about different plants and growing. In History we will be learning about flight and in particular Amy Johnson. The role play has been set up as a medical centre as we will also be learning about people who help us.  In RE we will be learning about St Piran. In Literacy we are going to be looking at Dictionaries and Non-Fiction texts, focusing on instructions and information books. In poetry we will look at language, pattern and rhyme.

In Maths will be learning about place value and ordering numbers. We will cover addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and 2D and 3Dshapes. We will be looking at fractions and position. In ICT we will carrying on logging on independently and confidently. We will learn keyboard skills and formatting, using different colours and tools. In PSHE we will be learning about ‘Going for Goals’ and motivation. We will continue to find out how to be safe when online. In music we will follow Music Express to learn about rhythm and beats.

 

Next half term we will be learning about Movement (push and pull) in Science and in Geography we will be learning about Australia and the different continents. We will be learning about Easter in RE. In Literacy we will be reading and changing Traditional Tales/Fairy tales including Jack and The Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood, and Cinderella. We will read stories from a range of cultures Wombat Goes Walkabout (Australia).

Our role play will be set up as a Fairy tale castle. In Maths we will cover place value, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and units of measure including time, money and shape. In ICT we will be learning paint tools.  In PSHE we will be learning about social skills and empathy and how to put others first. In music we will follow Music Express, exploring pitch. In Art we will be creating line drawings and looking at work from VanGogh and Georgia O’Keefe, creating flowers using pastels and paints.

Please continue to read every night as little and often is important.

Please can you ensure you let either myself, Rachel or the office know if somebody new or different will be collecting your child.

We are looking forward to enjoying a fun packed busy term!

From all staff in Class 3.

We have created a wonderful display 

 

We have created trees using handprints. We love the colours of autumn.

Guiseppe Arcimboldo was an artist who was born in Italy and liked to create faces out of vegetables and fruit.

Numbers on our rocket.