We hope you have all had a lovely summer and are ready for a new school year.
This half term in Class 1 the children’s Topic will be At the Zoo!
During this half term the children will be reading a range of fiction and non- fiction texts all animal or zoo related. We will be reading and exploring rhyming books and poetry. Phonics will be taught daily.
Mathematics In maths we will be comparing and ordering numbers, we will be learning our number bonds and how to add and subtract numbers. We will be looking at place value in teen numbers and above. We will be measuring and comparing length. Thursdays maths lesson will be consolidating the weeks learning, with an investigation or problem-solving activity.
RE – The children will be looking at special places of worship.
P.E – One of our PE lessons will be delivered by an LCFC member and the other will be games and activities that develop partner and team building skills.
Art – The children will be learning drawing skills at the beginning of each lesson, they will be looking at the work of Henri Rousseau and then will go onto create their own mixed media pictures inspired by his work. They will make sunset collages with animal silhouettes.
D and T – The children will be designing, creating and evaluating their own clay animal model.
Music- The children will be learning some new songs and they will be experimenting with instruments to create sound stories.
Science –We will be working scientifically to identify, classify and name many different types of animals. We will be learning what animals eat and whether they are a carnivore, herbivore or omnivore and explore a range of animal adaptations and how they help the animals survival in extreme environments.
Geography – We are going to be looking at grid references, how to locate things on a map, how to use a compass and we will be creating our own maps.
Please ensure that your child has P.E kit in school at all times.
We will continue to have COOL Time provision activities during learning time.
Homework Termly homework overviews will be sent home with your child. Please make this a fun and engaging experience for your child.
Spelling tests will take place on a Friday. Please ensure your child’s spelling journal is in school for Friday for new spellings to be put in.
It is an expectation the children read at home regularly.
Please complete your child’s reading journal if they have read at home.
A signature is needed from an adult to show this has been done.
Thank you for your continued support. We are excited and look forward to another great term!
Mrs Saleh and Mrs Lea 😊