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Reception

Tasha Read

Tasha Read

Rowan Class Teacher

Rebecca Buxton

Rebecca Buxton

Rowan Class TA

Lara Harrey

Lara Harrey

Silver Birch Class Teacher

Katie Reynolds

Katie Reynolds

Silver Birch Class TA

Amy Mann

Amy Mann

Forest Schools Teacher

Dan Clucas

Dan Clucas

PE and Games Coach

This term we are...

Maths

Maths

This half term the learning phase is Alive in 5!

Number: using numbers to 5 in a variety of contexts including beginning to use the language more or less. Also developing an understanding of number bonds.

Shape, space and measure: exploring mass using the vocabulary – heavy, light, balance.

Exploring capacity using the vocabulary – full, empty, half full, half empty, nearly full, nearly empty

Reading

Reading

In our Hooked on Books sessions, we will develop our understanding of the books we read by looking through focuses ‘lenses’.  These will help us to understand characters and settings and develop our spoken and written vocabulary.   

Our Read, Write, Inc lessons develop the skills to recognise and write letters.  

The children segment and blend these letters to read and use their knowledge to segment to spell.  

We write words, captions and sentences to develop writing skills.  

We read words together daily and develop skills to read RWI books.   

We will listen and discuss stories and will respond to questions about a text.

Writing

Writing

Fine motor development through a variety of small finger movement activities.

Continuing to hold and control pens and pencils effectively when writing and in our art work

This half term we will be continuing to use the RWI phonics scheme to help us read and write words and sentences.  We will also be given daily activities/challenges to develop our writing in fun and engaging ways.

Science

Science

Understanding the World - We will be having both a Geography (The World) and People and communities focus:

Learning what a community is

We will look at our homes and other buildings found in our community

Talking about people who help us in our community

Beginning to compare our community with a community in another country

Thrive 300

Thrive

Thinking about how we may be feeling during lockdown at home   

Recognising how our emotions make us feel  

Finding ways to manage our emotions effectively and positively 

Class Meeting

Class Meeting

We will be using our speaking, responding and listening skills in all areas of learning.

Understanding the importance of exercise

Music

Music

In Music sessions with Pete, we will continue to learn a variety of songs and enjoy experimenting with ways of changing them.

Outdoor Learning

Outdoor Learning

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Homesteading

Homesteading

The focus will be joining and attaching materials for a desired outcome such as:  

Making worry boxes or worry jars  

Creating homes and buildings by attaching junk modelling materials   

PE

P.E.

Sports factory session once per week- children develop individual skills and work as a team in fun sporting challenges.

Daily exercise and dance to develop gross motor development. 

MoE

Mantle of the Expert

Creating buildings and structures using bricks and constructions materials.  

We will think about appropriate equipment needed for a task and use tools

Computing

Computing

Keeping safe online