The children we have been experimenting with mark making. They have been drawing pre-writing patterns and have been learning new graphemes (letters) and the corresponding phoneme (sound).
The graphemes we will be learning in the first half term are:
s a t p i n m d g o c k ck e u r h b
Please help your child consolidate these at home.
This term, our key text is Shark in the Park! by Nick Sharratt.
The children have been using a telescope, just like Timothy Pope, to find things around the school. Back in class the children have been consolidating their phonics learning and applying it to their writing.
In Maths we have been focusing on numbers 1-5. We are using jottings and objects to represent the value of those numbers.
All About Me!
The children have been using different mediums to create their own self-portraits.
"How did you hurt yourself?"
The children created their own hospital in Class 3. They had bandages and hospital beds and an endless supply of tea and biscuits! They even bandaged Miss Whittaker's poorly leg!