I understand that some of you will be unsure of how to structure your child's 'home learning' day during lockdown and I would like to reassure you that there is no right or wrong way.
At school we have a 15 minute Maths session between 9-10am and a 20 minute Literacy session between 10.30-11.15am. We have a 20 minute phonic lesson after lunch 12.15-12.35pm and then we have some fun, play-based learning for the rest of the afternoon.
Please remember that as long as your child is safe and happy and accessing our class Seesaw page daily that will be enough.
Week beginning February 8th
This week we will be learning about Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year falls on Friday 12th February. This year it is the year of the ox.
We will read The Runaway Wok by Ying Chang Compestine.
In Maths we will be continuing our work on combining two groups to find the total.
Week beginning February 1st
This week we will be reading Dig the Dog by Maddy McLellan and The Dog Who Could Dig by Jonathan Long.
In Maths we will be combining two groups to find the total.
We will also be performing experiments such as 'Fizzy Colours' and 'Paper Towel Colour Mixing'.
Tuesday February 9th is Safer Internet Day. Here is a link to a story for 3-7 year olds.
Week beginning January 25th
In Literacy this week we will be reading the series of Mucky Pup stories by Ken Brown.
In Mathematics we will be comparing groups up to 10. We will watch the Numberblocks episode Blockzilla, the monster tale of a colossal creature who really, really likes bigger numbers.
We will also be performing some experiments like 'Dancing Raisins' and 'The Skittles Experiment'.
Week beginning January 18th
This week we are changing topics to Muck, Mess and Mixtures.
In Literacy we will be reading books by Jez Albrough with Duck, Goat, Sheep and Frog.
In Maths we will be focusing on numbers 6,7,8,9 and 10.
Week beginning January 11th
This week we will continue our work on number bonds to 5 in Maths.
In Literacy we will be focusing on recycling and our first story is George saves the world by Lunchtime by Jo Readman.
Week beginning January 4th,2021Welcome back everyone. I hope you have all had a happy and restful holiday.
This week we will begin our topic of Earth, Wind and Fire which will focus on environmental issues and recycling.
In Literacy we will be reading the very popular books Elmer and the Wind and Elmer in the Snow by David McKee.
We will continue our RWI phonic work with Red Ditty Book 1 Ditty 3. Below are the links to 3 free sound blending books which will encourage your child to segment and blend words such as s-a-d sad, c-a-p cap and f-i-n fin. Your child will recognise the RWI format in these books.
If your child would like a little more challenge please try
In Mathematics we will be learning number bonds to 5 over the first two weeks to make sure that the children are really secure with these as they are so important.
Number bonds are 2 different numbers that add up to a certain number. In this case number bonds to 5 would be 5+0, 4+1, 3+2 and then these equations reversed, 0+5, 1+4 and 2+3.