Reading books will be sent home on a Friday. Please return on a Monday
PE is on a Tuesday afternoon please could your child bring a white t-shirt ,black shorts and appropriate footwear in a bag to change.
Snack is 25p a day for a piece of fruit. Your child may also bring one piece of fruit to school ,(no grapes)
Here are some of the activities I would like to work on with the children. They will also have an opportunity to add what they would like to learn about using pupil voice.
Watch a range of animated fairy tales - Jack and the beanstalk, Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel
Read the traditional tale of Jack and the Bean Stalk and a modern version – Discuss similarities & differences.
Design and paint Jack’s beanstalk on the outside wall.
Make simple puppets for continuous play .
Listen to a storyteller, reading traditional tales
Weddings – Royal Family – Harry & Meghan – Invitations, Acrostic poems, family tree.
Visit a castle – explore its surroundings, inside and out.
Look at artwork from castle and re-create, think about types of shapes used - Make a simple collage, using different materials. Explore different techniques for joining – stitch, gluing & bonding.
Life cycles of plants and living things
Provide a range of materials including fabrics, paper and other materials. Describe and sort according to tactile qualities.
Develop design skills mark out & cut common 2D shapes .
Describe properties of 2D shapes.
Make simple repeat & rotational patterns using 2D shapes
Link Physical development to a story – The frog prince (ball skills)
Look at pop up – moving books, read stories from different cultures, exploring the theme of right & wrong (Rama & Sita – Hinduism)
Look at practical tasks to make simple pop up cards & mechanisms - v fold, flap lift & box fold (Simple basic folds)
Listen to poems and songs about fairy tales – Create a class poem.
Assessment through Rich Task
Prince Charming is going to marry ‘Cinderella’. He has asked if you could design and make wedding invitations for
All his friends and characters who live in fairytale land.
It has to be special, containing moving parts, which ahs to be photographed and emailed to him, so he can
Choose his favourite.
To be successful in this task, you must:
Work as a group
Decide which characters , you would like to invite. What kind of invite would be suitable for that
Design & plan a card so that it will suit your character, making sure it contains moving parts.
Choose suitable materials.
Use ICT to write a formal invitation for the inside of your card.
Take a photo and email it to the prince.
Plan a party for Prince Charmings wedding, dress as a fairy tale character & display their invites.
Make 2D bunting to decorate the venue.
Read out poems that have been written.
Welcome back! Hope you all had a lovely holiday.
Our new topic this team is 'Pop up', all about Castles, Fairy stories, moving parts in books, Royal family and the Royal wedding. I am looking forward to this topic and a lovely trip to Cardiff Castle and a Royal wedding in school.
Croeso i Dosbarth Porffor!
Welcome back! Hope you all had a lovely Christmas.
Our topic this term is "Supermarket". This is a lovely topic where the children will be learning about, food, food packaging, recycling, good hygiene, how to read food packages, following instructions, following recipes and making food, materials in science and lots lots more. Very exciting.
Please remember to return reading books on a Monday. The children will need a PE kit on tues (white t-shirt, black shorts or trousers, suitable footwear, i.e, trainers or plimsolls.
On Friday the children will bring their reading books home. Please can you help your child with their reading book, flashcards and sound sheets, over the weekend.
Please can you make sure you have linked to our class Dojo. You will see a daily update of how your child is doing and how well they have done with their learning. I also send out messages on here and reminders of things the children might need in class.