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Curriculum Summary - Autumn Term 2020
ENGLISH: This half term our literacy focus will be on 'All About Me'. We will be writing labels and captions linked to looking at faces and the body. We will also be reading a series of books by Vivian French; 'Oliver's Vegetables', 'Oliver's Fruit Salad' and 'Oliver's Milkshake'. We will be writing labels and captions to link to these books.
English author Vivian French (born 1945)
READING: Reading is an integral part of everyday class life. Your child will read every day in class, either through guided, shared or individual reading. To support your child's reading progress, we ask that they read every night at home. Please be patient as we begin the term as reading time can take a little longer and your child may not read every day at the beginning.
HOMEWORK - Spellings and Maths Quest: At the moment, the homework in Class 1 is to read but in time, Class 1 will have a weekly spelling test on Monday mornings. The children have opportunities to practice their spellings in class during the week. The spellings are sent home in a homework book the week before in order for the children to practice at home also. The children will also be given a maths quest homework task every week based on the maths that has been taught in school the previous week.
P.E: Class 1 have P.E on Wednesday afternoons and Friday afternoons. As all lessons are outside at the moment, please could you ensure that all children have the correct P.E kit in school for these days.
In MATHS: The children will be in particular focusing on number and place value and addition and subtraction.
In SCIENCE: children will be working scientifically by ;
In HISTORY: The children will be taught about changes within living memory.
The children will be learning about their family and their own personal history. We will look at family trees and how to be part of a family.
In PERSONAL SOCIAL & HEALTH EDUCATION (PSHE): the children will learn about 'Being me in my world'. The children will learn about how to feel safe and secure in their environment.
In PE: The children will be taught football skills and dance.
Miss Townend will teach P.E to Class 1 on a Wednesday afternoon throughout the year.
ART/DT: Children will be taught to;
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
The children will be looking at art work based on faces and the body. The children will study the shattered image painting by Picasso and will create their own images based on this work.
MUSIC: Miss Hudson teaches Class 1 music on a Wednesday afternoon.
Key dates for the 1st half of the Autumn Term;-
Friday 16th October - School closes for the half-term holiday.
Monday 2nd November - School reopens for the 2nd half of the Autumn Term.
If you have any questions about the curriculum or would like further information please come and speak to me.
Thanking you for your support,
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