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Mrs. Edwards Teacher
Mrs. Hill, Mrs. Jackson and Mrs. Bourne Teaching Assistants
8:45am to 9:00am: Name Writing Practise
9:00am to 10am: Phonics
10:00am to 11:00am: Child Initiated Play both indoors and outdoors
11:00am to 11:45am: Maths
11:45am to 1:00pm: Lunch
1:00pm to 1:30pm: Dough Disco and Circle Time
1:30pm to 3:00pm: Topic input and Child Initiated Play both indoor and outdoors
3:00pm to 3:30pm: Story time and Show and Tell (Fridays)
The children have taken the first steps on their journey of learning how to read. We have now finished phase 2 and have learnt the following sounds:
Week 1: s, a, t, p
Week 2: i, n, m, d
Week 3: g, o, c, k
Week 4: ck, e, u, r
Week 5: ss, h, b, f/ff, l/ll
Please click on the following link to hear all of the phase 2 sounds.
We have also been learning how to form and write each letter too.
We have been learning all about numbers to 5 and how to count carefully, saying one number for each object. We have also been looking at the composition of 5, such as the number bonds: 5 + 0, 4 + 1, 3 + 2 and how to compare different groups and which one has more, fewer and the same.
We have been learning how to use cubes and a five frame.
We have been learning all about Bonfire Night and Fireworks. We have been looking at sound vocabulary such as: whoosh, bang, crash, screech, boom and how they match the fireworks. In art, we have been looking at printing, using toilet rolls to make fireworks.
We have been learning all about the Hindu story of Rama and Sita and how Rama rescued Sita from the terrible Demon God: Ravana, with help from the Monkey God: Hanuman. We made Diva Lamps out of clay and when they dried we then painted them. Lastly, we painted Rangoli patterns, that Hindu’s put on the paths outside their front door.
We have been learning all about Autumn and the changes in our environment. We went on an autumn walk and hunted for conkers, acorns and leaves. We looked at the colours of reds, oranges, yellows and browns. Lastly, we looked at what will happen to the animals that live in our town, that some will be hibernating.