Week 5 (04/02/19)

Kung Hei Fat Choy!  (Happy New Year) We have been celebrating Chinese New Year in Class R. This is the year of the pig. The children started the week listening to a Chinese fable called “The great race” it tells the story of how each Chinese New Year got its…

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Week 3 (21/01/19)

This week we have continued looking at Traditional tales, concentrating on “The Three Billy Goats Gruff”. In PE we dramatised the story concentrating on how each character looked and felt.  There were some very fierce ogres. In Literacy the children have each written a simple sentence, from the story, in…

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Week 2 (14/01/19)

This week has been all about “The Gingerbread man!” We started the week reading the story and talking about different strategies we need in order to read successfully. Sometimes the pictures help us to understand what the story is about. If we are not sure of a word we can…

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Week 1 (01/01/19)

Happy New Year!! It is going to be a fun packed term. We have begun to look at length and the mathematical language associated with it -long/short/shorter/longer/longest/shortest. If you have any measuring tools at home, please bring them in to class next week, as we will be very busy measuring…

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Week 4 (19/11/18)

Christmas has arrived in Class R!  We are busy rehearsing our Nativity and learning the words to the all the songs.  You should have received a letter informing you which role your child has in the Nativity, together with details of his/her base costume. Please could these be in class,…

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Week 3 (12/11/18)

Do you know what a “tricky” word is? The children have been reading tricky words within sentences, such as, to, the, go, no & I. We have also been writing simple captions. In maths we have been finding the total number of items in two groups by counting all of…

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Week 2 (05/11/18)

Continuing with our celebrations we have this week talked about fireworks and remembrance. The children have shared they’re family experiences of the wonderful firework displays. We thought about the shapes created by fireworks and together wrote a collection of words to describe the noise that the various fireworks make. They…

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Week 7 (15/10/18)

What a busy week we have had! Thank you to all the parents who came to our phonics party on Tuesday. Hopefully you found it useful and have new ideas of activities to do at home to help your child with his/her letters & sounds. Each child has a set…

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Week 6 (8/10/18)

The week began with us listening to a story by Martin Waddell “Farmer Duck”. We looked at the front cover and tried to predict what the story might be about. We then discussed the meaning of “A plan” which resulted in lots of great imaginative ideas. On Tuesday’s PE session…

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Week 4 (24/9/18)

Class R has produced its own class rules  which are displayed in the classroom. Every child has signed  that they agree to stick to the rules. We have been looking at our faces and using a mirror painted some fabulous self- portraits, which are also displayed in the classroom. Please…

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