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WB 24.01.2022

 

This we continued to look at the story:  Supertato: Veggies in the Valley of Doom by Paul Linnet and Sue Hendra with the focus on writing simple captions about the story. 

 

Our new phonics sound this week are:  air , er

We have also introduced the following tricky word: are , sure , pure

 

In maths we looked at 2D shapes : circles, rectangles, squares and triangles and their properties. 


We have enjoyed reading a book focussing on our phonics learning in small groups, working on blending the sounds together and reading with expression. This book is now available for your child to read at home by accessing the ebook on Collins Ebooks website. Please remember to write down any book you share with your child at home in their diary.

WB 17.01.2022

 

This we looked at the story:  Supertato Veggies Assemble by Paul Linnet and Sue Hendra with the focus on writing simple captions about the story. 

 

Our new phonics sound this week are:  ur ,  ow , oi , ear 

We have also introduced the following tricky word: my , by , all

 

In maths we looked at repeating patterns and thinking of our own rules they can follow. 


 

WB 10.01.2022

 

This we continued to look at the story:  Supertato by Paul Linnet and Sue Hendra with the focus on writing simple captions about the story. 

 

Our new phonics sound this week are:  oo , oo , ar , or

We have also introduced the following tricky word: was , you , they

 

In maths we looked at making 5 in many different ways, talking about the number bonds to 5 using different objects. 


We have enjoyed reading a book focussing on our phonics learning in small groups, working on blending the sounds together and reading with expression. This book is now available for your child to read at home by accessing the ebook on Collins Ebooks website. Please remember to write down any book you share with your child at home in their diary.

WB 3.01.2022

 

This half term we are looking at our new topic : Superheroes! 

 

We have been reading Supertato by Paul Linnet and Sue Hendra. 

 

Our new phonics sound this week are:  ai , ee , igh ,oa

 

In maths we looked at making 5 in many different ways, talking about the number bonds to 5. 


We have enjoyed reading a book focussing on our phonics learning in small groups, working on blending the sounds together and reading with expression. This book is now available for your child to read at home by accessing the ebook on Collins Ebooks website. Please remember to write down any book you share with your child at home in their diary.

WB 6.12.21

 

This week we have been looking at The Nativity story.   

 

Our new phonics sound this week are: nk

 

We also introduced the following tricky words: go, we , be , me  

 

In maths we looked at lengths of objects and ordering them from the shortest to the longest. We have also looked at using different lengths of tinsel to measure and finding things longer than and shorter than our tinsel. 


We have enjoyed reading a book focussing on our phonics learning in small groups, working on blending the sounds together and reading with expression. This book is now available for your child to read at home by accessing the ebook on Collins Ebooks website. Please remember to write down any book you share with your child at home in their diary.

WB 29.11.21

 

This week we have been reading the story : Stickman by Julia Donaldson.  

 

Our new phonics sounds this week are: sh , ch, ng

 

We also introduced the following tricky words: push , she , he , of

 

In maths we focussed on finding one less and one more than a given number.  


We have enjoyed reading a book focussing on our phonics learning in small groups, working on blending the sounds together and reading with expression. This book is now available for your child to read at home by accessing the ebook on Collins Ebooks website. Please remember to write down any book you share with your child at home in their diary.

WB 22.11.21

 

This week we have been reading the story : Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson.  

 

Our new phonics sounds this week are: z ,  zz  , qu , ch

We also introduced the following tricky words: go  , no , to , into

 

In daily maths lessons we have looking at number 10.  


We have enjoyed reading a book focussing on our phonics learning in small groups, working on blending the sounds together and reading with expression. This book is now available for your child to read at home by accessing the ebook on Collins Ebooks website. Please remember to write down any book you share with your child at home in their diary.

WB 15.11.21

 

This week we have been reading the story : The Smartest Giant in Town   we learned the the nursery rhyme: Miss Polly Had a Dolly . 

 

Our new phonics sounds this week are: v, w, x, y.

We also introduced the following tricky words: and, has, his, her 

 

In daily maths lessons we have looking at numbers 7 , 8 and 9.  


We have enjoyed reading a book focussing on our phonics learning in small groups, working on blending the sounds together and reading with expression. This book is now available for your child to read at home by accessing the ebook on Collins Ebooks website. Please remember to write down any book you share with your child at home in their diary.

WB 8.11.21

 

This week we have been reading the story : The Gruffalo  and The Gruffalo's Child  we learned the the nursery rhyme: Twinkle Twinkle . 

 

Our new phonics sounds this week are: ff , ll , ss , j .

We also introduced the following tricky words: put ,  pull , full , as. 

 

In daily maths lessons we have looking at 2D shapes, triangle, circle, rectangle and square. 


We have enjoyed reading a book focussing on our phonics learning in small groups, working on blending the sounds together and reading with expression. This book is now available for your child to read at home by accessing the ebook on Collins Ebooks website. Please remember to write down any book you share with your child at home in their diary.

Gruffalo story map

 

WB 1.11.21

 

This half term our focus topic is Julia Donaldson, over the course of this half term we will be looking after different books she has created and look at recreating them in our own way. 
 

This week we have been reading the story : The Gruffalo  and we learned the the nursery rhyme: Humpty Dumpty. 

 

In our phonics lessons we have worked hard on consolidating all the phonemes we have learned so far and looked at reading simple words independently by looking at the sounds individually and blending them together. We have also used our phonological knowledge to write simple labels for the different body parts of The Gruffalo.

 

In daily maths lessons we have looking at numbers 4,5 and 6.


We have also enjoyed looking at different types of celebrations talking our Halloween, Diwali and Guy Fawkes Night and how we observe each of these celebrations. 

 

We have enjoyed reading a book focussing on our phonics learning in small groups, working on blending the sounds together and reading with expression. This book is now available for your child to read at home by accessing the ebook on Collins Ebooks website. Please remember to write down any book you share with your child at home in their diary.

WB 18.10.21

 

This week we have been focussing on retelling the story of The Little Red Hen and we created our own story maps.  

 

During our phonics lessons this week and have learnt the phonemes for the letters - h, b, f, l 

We have also introduced another tricky word : the. 

Your child will have brought home new flashcards with the letters on them, please look on Tapestry for help with sounding out letters and activities to try at home. 

 

In daily maths lessons we have  read the story of Rosie's Walk and We are Going on a Bear Hunt, focusing on using positional language to describe where things are.  We focussed on words; on top,  under, underneath. between. in front of, behind and next to. 

 

We have enjoyed reading a book focussing on our phonics learning in small groups, working on blending the sounds together and reading with expression. This book is now available for your child to read at home by accessing the ebook on Collins Ebooks website. 

WB 11.10.21

 

This week we have been reading the story : The Little Red Hen and we learned the first verse of the nursery rhyme: Old Mother Hubbard. 

 

During our phonics lessons this week and have learnt the phonemes for the letters - ck, e,u,r. 

We have also introduced another tricky word : I.

Your child will have brought home new flashcards with the letters on them, please look on Tapestry for help with sounding out letters and activities to try at home. 

 

In daily maths lessons we have looking at many different ways of arranging our groups to show the same number. 

 

We have enjoyed reading a book focussing on our phonics learning in small groups, working on blending the sounds together and reading with expression. This book is now available for your child to read at home by accessing the ebook on Collins Ebooks website. 

WB 4.10.21

 

This week our focus book was Q Pootle 5 by Nick Butterworth and we learned the nursery rhyme: Pussy Cat, Pussy Cat

 

During our phonics lessons this week and have learnt the phonemes for the letters - g,o,c,k.

We have also introduced our first tricky words : is

Your child will have brought home new flashcards with the letters on them, please look on Tapestry for help with sounding out letters and activities to try at home. 

 

In daily maths lessons we have focused on numbers 1,2,3. We looked at the composition of each number and explored different ways of representing each one. 

 

We have enjoyed reading books about families and children drew a picture of who lives in their house.  We then had a go at labelling each member of our household by writing the sounds we can hear.

 

 

WB 27.09.21

 

We have loved exploring the outdoors during our first Forest School session this Wednesday. The children have looked at different signs of autumn and how the natural world around us changes. 
 

During our phonics lessons this week and have learnt the phonemes for the letters - i,n,m,d.

Your child will have brought home new flashcards with the letters on them, please look on Tapestry for help with sounding out letters and activities to try at home. We have also started to build and blend words by putting 3 letters together to create simple decodable words.

 

In daily maths lessons and have focused on sorting groups of objects in different ways. We looked carefully for the similarities and differences objects had and sorted them into groups based on a rule we had made.  

 

We have still been practising our name writing, please look in your child's school bag for their name card to help them practise at home.

 

Remember to post what you have been up to at home on Tapestry as the children love sharing their achievements with the whole class.  
 

 

WB 20.09.21

 

We were all looking very smart at the beginning of the week ready for our first school photographs.

 

We started daily phonics lessons this week and have learnt the phonemes for the letters - s,a,t,p

Your child will have brought home flashcards with the letters on them, please look on Tapestry for help with sounding out letters and activities to try at home.

We have used what we have learnt in our phonics lessons to hunt for letters in the environment, match letters to pictures and objects and have practised writing the graphemes.

 

We also started Daily maths lessons and have focused on matching objects. We looked carefully for patterns and colours, have started the explain how we know something is the 'same' of 'different' and introduced the children to the Makaton signs for 'same' and 'different'

 

We have also been practising our name writing, please look in your child's school bag for their name card to help them practise at home.

WB 13.09.21

 

The children have settled in extremely well on their first week in Reception, they have been learning lots of new rules and routines, learnt how to change for PE, have started to demonstrate independence and have been making new friendships.

 

Thank you for making sure children have their PE kits in school and that all clothes are named.

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