Practising our sound talk and blend skills with words containing digraphs/trigraphs and longer words with two or three syllables
Learning even more tricky words
Continuing to learn about what a sentence is and identifying full stops, exclamation marks and question marks
Creating story maps to show our morning routine, inspired by the story Professional Crocodile
Listening to non-fiction books to help us learn facts and knowing the key features of this genre of book
Reading in groups to practise our prosody and comprehension skills
Have a go at forming all the letters of the alphabet in a pre-cursive script
Taking part in a ‘big write’ challenge every two weeks where we have made a shopping list, labelled body parts and written a sentence or two in a speech bubble.
Spelling words as part of our daily Phonic sessions as well as writing a dictation each Friday
Continuing to write the letters in our names in a cursive script with a capital letter only at the beginning
Learning how numbers are made up of smaller numbers and finding out about number bonds to five then ten
Knowing how to combine two groups of objects to make a total in a range of visual and pictorial ways
Learning to read, write and solve a number sentence to add two numbers together
Exploring the part-part-whole method to help with our calculation skills
Having fun with 2D shape by naming and identifying them, and understanding they can be rotated but still be the shape.
Challenging ourselves to partition shapes and join shapes to make shapes
Understanding and using positional language
Continuing our numeral writing skills
Looking at the signs of Spring in the world around us
Creating many themed arts and crafts, focusing on form and texture
Developing our ICT skills by learning how to click, drag and click using a mouse on a computer
Knowing what the Internet is and how to stay safe on the computer
Practising our scissor cutting skills even more with complex shapes
Learning new Worship songs ready for our Easter Festival in church
Finding out why Christians celebrate Easter and why the cross is a special symbol. We waved school made palm leaves, had a ‘last supper’, made Easter gardens and even had some hot cross buns to help us immerse ourselves with our understanding of the Easter story.
Learning a dance routine with weekly practices for our school Dance Festival
Frequently visiting areas around such as the HIVE and Wildlife Area as part of our Teacher Time
Coming to school in our sleepwear in order to raise money for Comic Relief
Demonstrating our COOL Time Character Characteristics whilst we learn through play both indoors and out
Exploring the big playground as part of our Active Play at lunchtime
Designing, making and eating pancakes
Having visits from the Emergency services including some very exciting vehicles!