This week in English, the children have been planning the beginning, middle and end to their stories. They wrote the beginning using conjunctions, adjectives and detail to interest the reader. They will continue with their stories next week. In Maths, they have been continuing to count in tens and recognise numbers up to 40 (some children even know their numbers up to 100 now!). We used the symbols < and > to compare numbers. We talked about how they are a bit like a hungry d
This week in English, we have been discussing story structures (beginning, middle and end) and planning our own stories in preparation for St George's Day where we will make a school book of stories. So far, we have drawn and described a good character, a bad character and the setting. We will look in more detail at how our stories will be structured next week. In Maths, we have been consolidating our knowledge of place value, using dienes to represent numbers, writing number
The first week back at school after Christmas has meant lots of new changes! The biggest change of all being that the Year 1/2s (and sometimes the reception children) have been making the most out of our upstairs classrooms, learning Phonics, Maths and English in a more focused way.
The Year 1/2s have been consolidating their learning of digraphs by learning an action to go with each, practising writing tricky words and also using capital letters for names and to begin sent
This week, the young children have been completing lots of Christmas activities! Our Maths has been consolidationg our prior knowledge through Christmas themed activities and in Phonics, we have been reading and writing Christmas sentences. The older children began the week by looking at how Christmas is celebrated around the world. We also made lots of Christmas decorations for our play. We all baked cookies and made special Christmas boxes to take them home in and we decora