Week Beginning 16/10/2017

We have been learning to……

Use the features of an information text to write a first draft.

Edit a first draft of an information text.

Use the features of an information text to write a final draft.

Partition numbers up to 10,000,000.

Understand the value of each digit in numbers up to 10,000,000.

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Week Beginning 16/10/17

This week we have been:

  • Thinking of adjectives to describe fire and London city in 1666.
  • Reading extracts from Samuel Pepys diary.
  • Creating Rangoli patterns.
  • Learning the story of Rama and Sita.
  • Writing about the festival of Diwali.
  • Working out doubles and adding near doubles.

*Tuesday 24th of October we will be celebrating Halloween in school. We are inviting children to come to school dressed in a Halloween costume.

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This week in Reception we have been learning to……..(20.10.17)

  • Comparing weight of objects – using a bucket balance
  • Use the correct vocabulary for weight and measuring correctly
  • Retell the story of The Enormous Turnip
  • Make Harvest soup
  • Follow instructions
  • Colour mix Autumn colours

 

The children can come to school in a Halloween costume on Tuesday if they wish.

Family Learning 1-3pm Tuesday

Halloween disco 5-6.30pm

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Nursery- Week ending 20.10.2017

This week we have been learning:

 

  • To compare objects by size, sorting things into ‘too heavy to pick up’ and ‘light enough to pick up’
  • The letter sound ‘d’: We have enjoyed playing with the ducks in the water tray, playing with the dinosaurs, rolling the dice and playing doctors in our role play area.
  • All about harvest- we made some delicious vegetable soup and had fun printing with different vegetables
  • To sequence pictures from ‘Little Daisy’ to help us retell the story

Next week we will be learning the letter sound ‘e’. Ben & Betty would love to see what objects you can find starting with our special sound. Please could you find something starting with the letter sound ‘e’ and bring it in for your friends to see.

On Tuesday we will be having a Halloween dress up day- children can come to school dressed up in a costume if they would like!

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Week Beginning 09/10/2017

We have been learning to……

Multiply and divide numbers and decimals by 10 and 100.

Recognise and understand the features of an information text.

Gather ideas to plan writing.

Use a skeleton to plan an information text.

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Week Beginning 09/10/17

This week we have been:

  • Making fire engines in the park using different materials.
  • Writing our recount using time connectives first, next, then and finally.
  • Recognising the value of coins.
  • Paying for items using the correct amount of coins.
  • Listening to the music “fire dance” and creating a dance with their partners.
  • Solving maths problems using different resources to help us.
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Nursery- Week ending 13.10.2017

This week we have been learning….

  • To retell the story of ‘Little Daisy’ using Pie Corbett actions
  • To compare objects by size, categorising objects into ‘large’ and ‘small’
  • The letter sound ‘c’: We have enjoyed carrot printing, playing with the cars and food tasting. We tasted cucumber, cauliflower, cabbage, crisps and cake.
  • All about Autumn- we enjoyed looking for signs of Autumn in the park!

Next week we will be learning the letter sound ‘d’. Ben & Betty would love to see what objects you can find starting with our special sound. Please could you find something starting with the letter sound ‘d’ and bring it in for your friends to see.

Reminder- £1 milk and fruit money is due every Monday for every child please.

Homework- Please complete the family tree to help us with our topic work at school.

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This week we have been learning to……. (13.10.17)

  • Comparing lengths of objects – using sticks, spaghetti, giant footprints and our footprints
  • Use the correct vocabulary for length and measuring correctly
  • Predict the storyline of a film using the soundtrack, a story capsule and still images
  • Name parts of the body
  • Look for signs of Autumn, explore the autumn tuff spot and make autumn crowns
  • Move in different ways – twirling helicopters, scuttling hedgehogs, floating leaves etc

Homework

Please complete the family tree to help us with our topic work at school.

Family Learning 1-3 pm Tuesday

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Week beginning 9/10/1017

We have been

  • recording times tables and multiplication sums in different ways in our books
  • researching different organs and systems of the body – working in small groups and pairs.
  • planning an entry into a children’s encyclopedia
  • playing TT Rockstars 3 times a week- are scores are improving every week!
  • playing multiplication  games
  • learning about Diwali with Miss Barnes
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Week beginning 2/10/17

We have been learning to

  • understand multiplication in many different ways- games, pegs, play-dough, jigsaws
  • playing times tables game
  • learning about the functions of the major organs of the human body
  • learning welsh songs about our body
  • finding out about the features of an information text
  • making and drawing skeletons
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