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Above - our class representatives on the School Council
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Curriculum Summary - Spring 2020
ENGLISH: As well as daily phonics and grammar activities, the children will be reading traditional tales, in particular focusing on 'The three little pigs.' Children will be labelling, writing letters, recipes and retelling the story based on the tale.
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.
HOMEWORK: Spellings and Maths Quest: Class 1 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 mornings. Please could you ensure that all children have the correct P.E kit in school for these days.
In MATHS: The children will be taught number and place value;
The children will also recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes, and will be using money to solve problems using addition and subtraction.
Children will be taught to;
In SCIENCE, children will be working scientifically by ;
Children will do all of the above through the topic of 'Animals, including Humans'.
In GEOGRAPHY, the children will be learning about 'The Polar Regions'.
Children will be;
In PERSONAL SOCIAL & HEALTH EDUCATION (PSHE), the children will learn about the topic of 'Getting on and falling out'. Children will be thinking about their friendships & how to show kindness, forgiveness and negotiate with others.
In PE, The children will be taught to;
The children will learn to do this through gymnastics, dance and games lessons.
Miss Townend will teach dance and gymnastics to Class 1 on a Wednesday afternoon throughout the year.
ART/DT: The children will be linking their Art work to the topics of 'Polar Regions' and 'Winter' and creating some 'cold' pictures.
MUSIC: Miss Hudson teaches Class 1 music on a Wednesday afternoon.
Upcoming events for the 1st half of the Spring Term:-
Monday 3rd February - 'Children's Mental Health Awareness Week' starts.
Tuesday 11th February - 'Safer Internet Day'.
Friday 14th February - School closes for the half-term holiday (3.30pm).
Monday 24th February - School reopens for the 2nd half of the Spring Term. 'Fairtrade Fortnight' begins.
If you have any questions about the curriculum or would like further information please come and speak to me.
Thanking you for your support,
Below - our fabulous 'Bees Need Flowers' hall display from the Autumn Term