Class Teacher: Mrs Brackstone
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Cooper
PE day: Every Thursday
Homework given and checked : Every Friday
Library books- Children will visit the library every Friday
Our topic this term is ‘Why is water wet?’
During this half term we will be looking at the different aspects of water.
We will start off by looking at the sea and the creatures that live in the sea, learning about the environment they live in and different features of the different creatures.
To enhance our learning, we will be visiting the National sea life centre. There we will see lots of different sea creatures and learn more about them.
We will look at the different states of water, solid, liquid and gas.
We will finish our topic with a pirate theme. We will have a dress up day, pretending to be pirates.
At the end of half term, we will invite parents in to share the world we have done.
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.
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!