It is the last term of the academic year! We will be thinking about floating and sinking and will also have a week learning about fish. We will also be learning about mini beasts focusing on bees. We will also be observing the changes of our very own caterpillars into butterflies! We will be thinking about our environment and what we can do to help look after it. Please continue to hear your child read at least 5 times a week to help us win Orlando!
Please see websites below to support your child's learning.
The sounds we are learning for the week beginning 29th March are ch sh th ck wh ng qu
The sounds we learnt during lockdown are x y ff ll ss zz
The sounds we are learning for the weeks beginning 4th January and 11th January are j w z
The sounds we are learning for the weeks beginning 30th November and 7th December are k l r u
The sounds we are learning for the weeks beginning 16th and 23rd November are d e f v
The sounds we are learning for the weeks beginning 2nd and 9th November are b c g h
The sounds we are learning for the weeks beginning 12th and 19th October are n o p
The sounds we are learning for the weeks beginning 28th September and 5th October are s a t i m
A message to everyone:
Please note that now your child is settled into Reception, we ask you to read with him/her at least 5 times a week (Reception) as we really want to win Orlando the Reading Owl! Please remember to always write in the blue reading record so we know your child has read. Don't forget to learn the Words of the Week/Tricky Words with your child. Can they read them? Spell them? Put them in a sentence?
Year One Children
Welcome back to school!
We have missed having Starfish Class altogether in these last few months and are so glad to all be back in school. Once we are settled back in school, we will be revisiting some of our previous learning to check on progress that the children have made during their time at home or in the Year 1 key worker class. We will also be reconnecting as a class with lots of time to interact socially and redevelop the play interaction skills that may have not been available recently. We will be focusing on Spring and Spring festivals such as Mothers Day and Easter in the coming weeks. We have the advantage of being able to closely observe eggs hatching and chick development in our class so will include this in our learning. We will continue to work on developing our independent working skills. Please continue to support them in learning these skills by encouraging your child to manage small acheivable tasks independently, such as dressing and undressing or tidying away their toys.
For lots of resources about our topic and everything else visit the Espresso website. Parents have their own log in to use:
username - student3863
We will be continuing to use 'Sounds Write' to develop our phonics and our ability to blend sounds together to read and write words.
We continue to develop our number skills using a variety of different methods and will continue to focus on a thorough understanding of numbers to twenty, including subitising, number recognition and ordering, understanding of greater and less and continuing to calculate number problems including addition and subtraction. We have already sent home an individual password for the 'Numbots' number program and would ask you to continue to support your child in developing their skills by regularly using the program at home.
We are still running the reading challenge to win 'Orlando the Owl'. Please read with your child at least 5 times a week. It is so important for your child to have a good quality reading session to help them become a fluent and confident reader. Don't forget to write in the reading record to say you have read.
Don't forget to look at 'Tricky Words' books with your children. Can they read them? Can they spell them? Can they put them into a sentence? We will check these with the children in class on Tuesdays when we will also give update the books with new words. Please make sure your child always has their 'tricky word' book in school on this day.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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