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What are we doing this week?

Week

beginning:

Literacy Maths Topic
19.2.18
  • Phonemes:   igh   ar
  • Tricky word:  all
  • Reading and writing cvc words
  • Using information books to find out about transport and writing an information sentence about 1 type of transport

Numbers to 20 and beyond:                          

  • Counting, ordering and writing                                                     
  • identifying 1 less than a given number

Beginning our topic on transport and travel:

  • Talking about where we've been and would like to go on holiday
  • Finding holiday destinations in brochures
  • Researching different types of transport using information books and making transport models. 

 

Week

beginning:

Literacy Maths Topic
5.2.18
  • Phonemes:  oo OO
  • Tricky word: they
  • Reading and writing VC and CVC words and sentences
  • The great race Chinese zodiac story
  • Writing dragon stories

Shapes:

  • Naming and describing 2D and 3D shapes
  • Building and constructing with shapes
  • Noticing shapes in the environment

Chinese New Year:

  • Finding out about how Chinese New Year is celebrated
  • Watching Dragon Dance videos and dancing like dragons
  • Making moving dragon puppets
  • Focusing on the Year of the dragon and Year of the snake, in which we were born

 

Last assembly of the term: Thursday 9:10am

 

Friday: Inset day

 

Week

beginning:

Literacy Maths Topic
29.1.18
  • Phonemes:  ee  or
  • Tricky word:  you
  • Reading and writing VC and CVC words
  • The great race Chinese zodiac story
  • 2D shapes: naming and describing their properties
  • Patterns, including repeating and symmetrical patterns

Chinese New Year:

  • Finding out about the Chinese animal zodiac and the year of the dog
  • Listening to and retelling the great race story
  • Making animal zodiac masks and re-enacting the great race
  • Finding out about how Chinese New Year is celebrated

 

Week

beginning:

Literacy Maths Topic
22.1.18
  • Beginning the vowel digraphs (2 a week): ai oa
  • Tricky word: my
  • Reading and writing VC and CVC words
  • Listening to and retelling the three little pigs story
  • Numbers to 20 and beyond
  • Solving addition sums, using objects and by drawing dots.

The postal service and houses:

  • Continuing to look at envelopes and letters
  • Posting our letters in the local postbox
  • Looking at the different types of houses
  • Designing and making a house
  • The three little pigs story

 

Wednesday: Local area walk to look at houses and post our letters

Please ensure your child has additional warm clothing (hats, gloves, scarf etc)

 

Week

beginning:

Literacy Maths Topic
15.1.18
  • Revising all phonemes taught so far
  • Tricky word: was
  • Blending and segmenting VC and CVC words
  • Listening to Postman stories
  • Numbers to 20 and beyond
  • Solving addition sums practically, using objects

The postal service:

  • Finding out about postal workers and what they do
  • Looking at letters/ envelopes and what they have on them
  • Designing our own stamps
  • Writing letters to post

 

Please can the children bring a self-addressed stamped envelope in by Friday, thanks.

 

Week beginning:

Literacy Maths Topic
8.1.18
  • Revising all phonemes taught so far
  • Revising all tricky words taught so far
  • Blending simple words and sounding out words, listening for phonemes.
  • Writing our names
  • Listening to winter stories

Numbers to 20:

  • Counting to, recognising, ordering and writing numbers
  • 1 more than to 20

Winter:

  • Talking about the clothes we wear in winter and why
  • Cutting out warm clothes to dress a person for winter
  • 'Dressing Lecky' activity on the computer
  • Making winter imagination pictures
  • Singing winter songs

Week

beginning:

Literacy Maths Topic
11.12.17
  • Revising all phonemes
  • Revising all tricky words
  • Singing the alphabet
  • Listening to Christmas stories

Shapes:

  • Naming and describing 2D shapes
  • Making pictures and models with shapes

Christmas and Advent activities

 

Infant Nativity Production:

Wed 13th Dec 2pm

Fri 15th Dec 9:30am

Please come and watch us!

 

Share session & Christmas jumper day:

Thursday 14th Dec 9:15am- 10:30pm

Week

beginning:

Literacy Maths Topic
4.12.17
  • Phonemes: th/TH   ng
  • Tricky words:  we   be   me
  • Writing our names
  • Blending and segmenting VC/CVC words.
  • Listening to Christmas stories

Shapes:

  • Naming and describing 2D shapes
  • Making models and pictures with shapes

Practising the infant nativity

 

Advent:

Preparing for Jesus' coming at Christmas

 

Christmas craft activities

 

Thursday 7th December

3:15 - 4:30pm Art Exhibition 

Week

beginning:

Literacy Maths Topic
27.11.17
  • Phonemes:  x  qu  ch  sh                   
  • Tricky words:  he  she                       
  • Orally blending and segmenting cvc words             
  • Writing our names                      
  • Listening to stories

Numbers:

  • Recognising, counting to, ordering and writing numbers to 20
  • Playing number games

Practising the KS1 nativity play

 

Introducing Advent, focusing on how we prepare for Jesus' coming.

Week

beginning:

Literacy Maths Topic
20.11.17
  • Phonemes: w v y z zz
  • Tricky word: into
  • Orally blending and segmenting cvc words
  • Writing our names
  • Listening to food stories, including The enormous turnip

Numbers:

  • Counting to, recognising, ordering and writing numbers to 20
  • Playing number games

Food:

  • Sorting healthy and unhealthy food           
  • Designing healthy meals                   
  • Vegetable printing
  • Retelling the enormous turnip story                              

 

Practising the infant nativity.

Week

beginning:

Literacy Maths Topic
13.11.17
  • Phonemes: l, ll  f, ff  b  j
  • Tricky words:  no  go
  • Orally blending and segmenting words
  • Writing our names
  • Listening to autumn information and story books

Number work:

  • Counting to, recognising, ordering and writing numbers to 20.
  • Playing number games

Autumn:

  • Focusing on the season of autumn
  • Talking about our autumn walks and what we saw
  • Making autumn art pictures
  • Making autumn collages
  • Focusing on hibernating hedgehogs and making clay hedgehog models.

 

Please bring in any autumn materials collected by Tuesday. Thanks.

Week

beginning:

Literacy Maths Topic
6.11.17
  • Phonemes: d g o u
  • Tricky word: to
  • Orally blending and segmenting simple words
  • Writing our names
  • Listening to and retelling the Diwali story of Rama and Sita

Numbers to 10 and beyond:

  • counting to, recognising, ordering and writing numbers

Diwali:

  • Retelling the story of Rama and Sita
  • Making rangoli patterns using paint, chalk and shapes

 

Beginning our focus on autumn:

  • going on an autumn hunt around the school looking for signs of autumn.

Week

beginning:

Literacy Maths Topic
30.10.17
  • Revising all the phonemes taught so far
  • Tricky words: I the
  • Orally blending and segmenting words
  • Writing our names
  • Listening to and retelling the stories of Rama and Sita and The gunpowder plot

Numbers to 10 and beyond; counting, recognising, ordering and writing numbers.

 

Beginning our focus on the Hindu festival of lights, Diwali:

  • Finding out about what is celebrated and how
  • Listening to the story of Rama and Sita
  • Making clay diva lamps

 

Fireworks day (Friday):

  • Finding out about Guy Fawkes and the gunpowder plot
  • Firework craft activities
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