We have all settled well into our new class! Our topic is ‘Superheroes’. We have written a list of our favourite superheroes by segmenting individual sounds in words. We will begin to write sentences about the book, Supertato, using capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.
In Maths, we are trying hard to count forwards and backwards to 20 in steps of 1. We are beginning to recall 1 more and 1 less than a given number and order numbers from smallest to largest. We will begin to explore number bonds to 5.
Throughout the half term we will continue to practise our letter and number formation.
In Science, our topic is ‘All About Me’! We will identify, name, label and draw a variety of body parts and explore and use our senses through practical investigations.
In Geography and History, we will learn about Seaton. We will explore maps, human and physical features and houses. We will also look at changes in Seaton within living memory by speaking to parents/grandparents.
This half term our topic is Space. We have read non-fiction texts and have watched clips of documentaries to gather information about the American Astronaut, Neil Armstrong. We then went on to write our own non-fiction sentences, applying knowledge of capital letters and full stops. We also made a timeline of the key events in Neil Armstrong's life. We also learnt about the recent British Astronaut, Tim Peake and have written a diary entry with details of his trip to the International Space Station.
In Maths, we are continuing to develop our knowledge of numbers 0-20. We are beginning to count in steps of 2, 5 and 10. We are using our knowledge of addition and subtraction to recall number facts to 5 and 10, and we are getting quicker at answering questions on 'Hit the Button'. We will also look at 2D shapes throughout the half term and discuss their properties.
In Science, we are exploring light and dark in our spooky tent! We will also be learning about nocturnal animals.
This half term we have a football coach working with us and we will be developing our passing, shooting and defending skills in a game.
Spring 1 2020
This half term our topic is Traditional Tales. We have been reading 'The Gingerbread Man' and have enjoyed joining in with familiar phrases from the story. We have written letters from the Gingerbread Man explaining why he escaped from the Bakery. In Literacy we are also developing our computing skills by typing sentences on 2Create using CAPS LOCK, SPACE and the full stop key.
In Maths we are continuing to develop our knowledge of addition and subtraction, and we will begin to apply these skills when working with money. We will begin to recognise coins and their values, and add values together.
In Science, we are exploring materials. We have discussed the properties of materials and have been sorting them into groups.
In Geography we are thinking about our locality, comparing towns and countrysides and also learning about the 4 countries within the United Kingdom.
Take a look at some photos of us sewing our very own Gingerbread Man!
We are lucky to have a Yoga coach working with us this half term!
Spring 2- 2020
This half term our topic is Jack and the Beanstalk. In Literacy, we have written a recount from Jack's perspective using personal pronouns. Over the half term, we will apply our knowledge of capital letters, full stops, adjectives and conjunctions to re-tell the story, as well as write a newspaper article about the giant!
In Maths, we have been drawing hands on the clock to show o'clock and half past the hour. We have also consolidated our knowledge of shape, using the correct vocabulary. We will continue to develop our knowledge of counting in steps of 2, 5 and 10, and will also identify odd and even numbers to 100.
In Science, our topic is Plants. We will identify and name common wild and garden plants. We will also observe a variety of plants over a few weeks to observe the best conditions for growth.
This half term we will have cricket coaching every Wednesday.
Things are very different for us all at the moment. School is closed and we are all staying safely at home.
Over the past few days you have all been sending in pictures of you and your work for our school website. It has been lovely to see you all and your fantastic work.
Here are our pictures, see if you can find your picture, your friends and see what busy jobs your teachers have been doing.
We hope that you are all well and we cannot wait to see everyone again soon, but until then stay safe and take care from Miss Smith, Miss Birch, Mrs Taylor, Miss Leggett, and Mrs Downham