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Caldmore Primary Academy, Carless Street, Walsall, WS1 3RH

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Class Teacher: Mrs Brackstone

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Cooper

Timetable

PE day: Every Thursday
Homework given and checked : Every Friday
Library books- Children will visit the library every Friday

Our topic this term is ‘Traditional Tales’

 During this topic, the children will be learning about different traditional tales, including:

The Gingerbread Man

The Three Little Pigs

The little Red Hen

The Three Billy goats Gruff

Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

We will be looking at the language used in the stories, repeating key phrases from the story. We will be retelling the story, acting out different roles.

For the gingerbread man story we will make and decorate our own gingerbread. We will make houses for the little pigs, using straw, sticks and bricks.  We will have a visit from a real life red hen and we make our own bread and butter.

We will act out being Goldilocks and  taste porridge.

 

We will finish this half term learning and celebrating Easter.

We will be asking Parents to help  make their children an Easter bonnet to take part in our Easter parad!.

 

Physical Development – Children will continue developing gross and fine motor skills.
Communication and Language – Children will be developing language through learning about the topic by talking about the different books and role playing different scenarios.

Mathematics- Counting, sequencing, comparative language, simple charts, solving number problems, addition, subtraction, doubling, halving and capacity. 2d an 3d shapes.

Creative- Role-play, creative activities related to the theme and singing lots of new rhymes and songs.

Understanding the World-  Talking about the world and how it changes.

Information for Parents – Helping your Children at Home

Practicing reading and writing set 1 sounds, high frequency words and ‘tricky words’ will help your child. Please encourage children to explore books. They love ‘Bedtime stories’.  We now have a new reading scheme ‘Bug Club’. Parents are asked to read with their child and to sign and date reading diaries. Reading books will be change weekly and Library books are changed each Friday so please ensure that you child’s books are in school everyday or their books cannot be changed.

RWI: looking at Set 1 sounds, ditties, red words and CVC words.

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Information to Parents:
Please ensure girls wear small studs instead of hooped earrings. Trainers should not be worn. Please ensure that PE kits are brought in for PE days. Please try and ensure your child has an opportunity to read with you at least three times a week!

‘Hook a Book’ Parent and child reading session are every Friday 8:50- 9:05 . (this will start after October Half term)

Look forward to seeing you!