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Week beginning Monday 12th November

Next week is Friendship week and Children in Need. We will be reading stories about friendship and thinking about how to be a good friend. In maths we will be working with numbers to 20; ordering them and reading them and we will be solving problems. Our sounds in phonics will be b, f and l. Have a lovely weekend! 

Week beginning 5th November

Next week we will be learning about Divali and there will be stories, writing, arts and crafts and role play based on this theme. Our sounds in phonics will be h, r and b. In maths we will be learning about time, timing ourselves doing activities for 1 minute, such as jumps or claps and exploring clocks and stop watches. Have a lovely weekend! 

Week beginning Monday 29th October

In phonics after half term, our sounds will be ck, e and u. We will be learning about Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night and the role play area will be a cafe. In maths we will be learning how to estimate amounts then count to check and we will be doing problem solving and reasoning. I hope that you have a lovely half term! 

Week beginning Monday 15th October 

In phonics next week we will be learning c, k and the ck sounds. Our story in Literacy will be Aliens love Underpants and we will be reading and writing letters to our own alien! In maths our focus will be on 2-D shape and you could talk about the shapes you see around you at home and ask questions like, why isn't the door a triangle? 

Week beginning 8th October

Next week we will be doing d, g and o in phonics. We are starting to put together the sounds learnt so far into little words, such as sat, pin, Dan, pip, etc and the children are excited that they are beginning to read! Next week I will start to send home some reading books. Children can point out sounds learnt so far and maybe begin to blend words, eg, s-a-t, sat, etc. We change reading books on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, usually, but will start on Wednesday next week as I am out on a course on Monday and Tuesday. Mrs Tawn, Mrs Ringham and Mrs Atkinson will be covering on those two days. In Literacy we will be reading How to Grow a Dinosaur and will be designing our own magic seed packets and writing some short words to go with them. In maths we are going to be starting to add up by counting the two groups practically. Eg, I have 3 dojos and then I'm given two more, how many do I have now? Then counting how many altogether. 

Have a lovely weekend! 

Week beginning 1st October

Next week we will be learning the sounds n, m and d in phonics. In Literacy we will be reading the story of The Little Red Hen and our activities will be based around this. In maths we will be working on ordering numbers to 10 and 20. Have a lovely weekend! 

Week beginning September 24th

Next week we will be reading and writing the letter sounds t, p and i. We will be reading some nursery rhymes and doing lots of rhyming practise. In maths we will be counting objects to 10, 20 and beyond! 

You have been emailed suggestions for activities you could do at home and this is also on this website. Have a lovely weekend! 

Week Beginning Monday 17th September 2018

We have had a good week and the children seem to have settled well into the new routines of school! Next week our theme will be Incy Wincy Spider. We will start phonics and will learn s, a and t. There will also be a variety of maths activities out. In the next few days I will be sending out some information containing possible activities you could do at home to support your child's learning.

Have a lovely weekend! 

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