Welcome to Class 1
Mrs Freeman, Miss Penna and Mrs Watters
We hope you all had a lovely Summer and are looking forward to starting school!
This term-Our Learning Challenge is... Why am I Special?
Are we all the same?, looking at ourselves, our families and our wonderful bodies!
Will you be able to recognise who's who on a 'Self portrait' display?
How do we use our bodies and our senses?
Who's got the 'longest feet' in your family?
Communication, Language and Literacy
We will be listening to many different stories, can we remember who was in them, the order that events occurred and retell them in our own words, using familiar, repeated phrases? We will focus on ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’, ‘The Little Red Hen’ and the story of ‘Goldilocks.
Rhyming is often used in Nursery rhymes and stories, it is a familiar word/sound pattern that helps children listen to the sounds and rhythm in words, we will look at onset-the start of the word and the rhyme-second part of the word.
We will be introducing the letter sounds and hearing sounds in words, beginning with the phonemes s, a, t, p, i. n, recognition
We will be reading the high frequency and tricky words – is, in, it, at, on, not, got, and, I, to, the, no, go and so.
In our handwriting we will focus on patterns – anticlockwise, vertical and left to right, curly caterpillar letters – c, a, o, d, g, s, we will explore mark-making and using a pencil with control
We will be introducing book and reading skills through whole class and small group work and will be visiting the library, exploring and choosing books.
We will be saying and singing familiar number rhymes and songs, with many different activities we will be learning to recognise and order numbers, count groups of objects. We will look at the concept of more or less and amounts in a group.
Shapes and patterns are all around us and we will explore and use objects and shapes in a repeating patterns and designs.
There is plenty of opportunity to develop your understanding of the world around us with lots of child initiated and adult led activities based around Art, Music, Design, Science and PE.
In RE we will be understanding how 'YOU' are special as a person
Talking about yourself and your family and what makes them special!
We will join the whole school in Worship and Harvest Festival service in church.
We will also be continuing to introduce our 'School Values', more information on these can be found in the 'Values and Vision' section, About us tab.
Journeying Together in Faith and Love
Through our core values of Faith and Love we show....
This term we will focus on
If you have anything to share, which is relevant to the topic, such as a book, story, picture or object, please bring them into school for our EYFS Topic Table.
Miss Penna and Mrs Freeman
Teachers - Miss Penna Mrs Freeman
Teaching Assistant- Mrs Watters