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

Our topic this term is ‘Why do leaves go crispy?’

  We will then be learning about Autumn and the changes the season brings. Within this topic we will go for an Autumn walk around the school and learn about how animals adapt to Autumn. Towards the end of our topic we will be learning about harvest and will be making our own bread.

The last two weeks we will be learning about Christmas and will be taking part in lots of exciting activities including a parent Christmas craft activity and a Christmas production of the Nativity.

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 seasons, particularly Autumn .

Mathematics- Counting, sequencing, comparative language, simple charts, solving number problems, addition, subtraction, doubling, halving and capacity.

Creative- Role-play, creative activities and singing lots of new rhymes and songs.

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

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 and Library books are changed each Friday so please ensure that you child’s books are in school 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!

We will be starting ‘Hook a Book’ Parent and child reading session after the half term.

Look forward to seeing you!