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WELCOME TO YEAR 1

Our topic for term 4 is Carnival of the Animals.

PE is on Mondays and Fridays - please make sure your child has their PE kit in school at all times. This term we will be taking part in dance and gymnastics.

Homework: Spellings are sent home in your child’s reading record. Weekly homework will be set in your child’s home learning book on Friday, to be returned on the following Wednesday. Please support your child in learning their Phonics. Mathletics tasks will be set weekly if you would like to complete these and earn certificates. Thank you for your continued support.

If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to come in and see us. Please hear your child read daily as this really does help, thank you!

 

Miss Smith, Mrs Gill, Mrs Rainer & Mr Forrow

SEN PROVISION

The SEN provision map below shows the various interventions children may get in our class. Children's names have been removed to protect privacy.

ENGLISH

In Phonics we will be recapping our learning of all sound previously taught.

English: Using the book ‘One Night, Far From Here’ and ‘Meerkat Mail’ to inspire descriptive writing, poetry and factual writing. We will be looking at the story of the Hare and the Tortoise from which we will begin to plan our own stories based around Pie Corbett’s ‘Talk for Writing’. During ‘Book Week’ we will be looking at the author Roald Dahl.

MATHS

This term we will be using a range of strategies to count to bigger numbers by using tens frames and number lines. We will also begin to look at mental maths calculations, position and direction, and ways of telling the time.

SCIENCE

Identifying and sorting animals into groups. Labelling features of animals. Learn to observe closely and use our observations to answer questions.

GEOGRAPHY

Using maps, globes and atlases to identify continents and oceans. Learning to ask and respond to questions and use simple geographical vocabulary.

ART/DT

We will be looking at making levers and sliders to make an underwater scene in a shoebox.

RE

The Bible – Old Testament and Salvation (Jesus at Easter).

SMSC

Saying sorry, caring for and looking after each other. Looking at and talking about relationships and recognise what is fair and unfair. 

MUSIC

We will listen to sounds of animal habitats, use language to talk about the sounds we hear and make art work to music. We will be learning about rhythm and pitch.

COMPUTING

Learning to use technology more confidently, using online programs to support our learning and revisiting online safety.

LONG TERM PLAN

If you would like to see what we are learning about over the whole year, click on the document above.

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