Meet our Team
Waddell Class: Mrs. Harris Mrs. Allaway
Inkpen Class: Mrs. Barnes Mrs. Bingham
Ahlberg Class: Mrs. White Mrs Muzzio
The children had a busy and fun filled week participating in lessons that highlighted health and well being. As part of the week, the children completed the SRE curriculum and Pants are Private lesson. The children had a fantastic experience getting to learn about and handle Rock Pool animals on Wednesday morning. Many thanks to all those who made a donation to make the experience possible. We learned some very interesting things about starfish, crabs, and snails!
Inkpen class are collecting blue, green, and white plastic bottle tops. Please send any in to Mrs. Barnes. They would be greatly appreciated.
Waddell Class are collecting yogurt pots and plastic cups.
Spellings and Homework:
Please note that the spellings for each week of the term are now available for you to access. Spellings this term will focus on KS 1 high frequency words. Please encourage your child to write the words in a sentence. A termly spelling grid will be added to your child's Homework Diary along with the new homework grid. There will be no need for weekly spelling stickers. The 6.6.18 spellings are from last term as the children were not tested the last week of term due to SATs.
Waddell: Tuesday and Thursday
Inkpen: Monday and Tuesday
Ahlberg: Monday and Tuesday
Homework books need to come in every Wednesday and will be handed out again on Friday. Please complete at least one task per week. It may be recorded or stuck in the homework book. Please tick off the tasks your child has completed on the grid so the teacher can tally up the house points. Thank you.
Reading: Reading books will be changed regularly. Please bring your reading book and reading record into school every day and place it in the box provided.
Spelling: A spelling grid will be put in your child's homework diary for the entire term. The website will be updated with weekly spelling grid regularly so you can access the spellings if your homework diary is not to hand.
Homework Grid: A homework grid will be set half- termly. Children will be able to select from a variety of tasks to support their learning. Please encourage your child to select at least one task per week. Children who choose to do more tasks will gain house points for their efforts.
Literacy: Post cards, letters, travel brochures, Non-Fiction Writing, Scientific Explanations
Maths: Number/Place Value and Time
Science: Local Flowers, Trees, and Plants, and Insects
P.E. Gymnastics, Dance, and Balance
PSHE: SRE and healthy Lifestyles
Music: Songs of Friendship
Topic: Rock Pools
Geography and History: Seaside Holidays
Art and DT: Drawing, Collage, Model Making, and Painting
R.E: Sabbath Days
|Bronze 1 points||Silver 2 points||Gold 3 points|
|Write a sentence for each spelling word this week.||Make a list of creatures found in rock pools. Put them in alphabetical order.||Make your own book about keeping healthy. Consider diet, exercise, hygiene, and staying safe.|
|Learn how to spell the following topic words for a week: hermit crab, jelly fish, limpets, star fish, sea anemone, and mussel. Write a fact about each creature.||Write the months of the year every day in order for a week. Make sure to capitalise the first letter.||Go to the library and check out a book about rock pools. Prepare a report about what you have learned. Share three to five facts with the class.|
|Make a card for a friend. Write a special compliment for them inside.||Write your own poem about a day out at the beach.||Write a recount of a trip you have taken to the beach or plan an imaginary trip to the beach. Which beach would you choose? How would you get there? What would you pack? What would you do there?|
|Make a list of all the trees and flowers you can identify in your garden or local green space. Be on the look out for Silver Birches, Ash, Maple, and Lime trees. Discuss which trees are coniferous and deciduous and why.||
Practise counting in 2s, 5s, and 10s (Year 1) identify the even and odd numbers.
Practise 4, 6, and 7 times tables (Year 2)
Watch an episode of Old Jack's Boat on Cbeebies and make a list of the characters including the rock pool creatures.
|Make a multi-media beach scene. Paint a water colour background and add details with collage materials or drawings.||Write a short story about a day at the beach.||Draw and label a map of the UK. Include the names of the countries, capital cities, and a major river in each country.|
|Make a fruit and vegetable alphabet. A is for avocado...||Draw and label a rock pool. Include as many creatures as you can.||
Talk to your parents, carers, or grandparents about a favourite summertime memory. It might be a favourite toy, game, activity, or friend. Their memory could be of a special holiday or trip they took during the summer. Write a few sentences about what they recall.
We try to set a Maths homework task fortnightly this will be sent home in their orange homework books. We are currently working on counting on and back in 1's, 2's, 3's, 5's and 10's from a given number. We are also learning the multiplication facts for the 2, 5 and 10 times tables and the division facts that link with these. Please continue to practise adding 2 numbers (1 digit and 2 digits or 2 two digit numbers together and learning the number bonds up to and including 20). Thank you!
Number bonds to 20 game (Year 2) http://www.mathplayground.com/number_bonds_20.html
Games and activities to do at home. www.phonicsplay.co.uk
Spellings, are sent home weekly.
Phonics subject knowledge for parents;
Picnic on Pluto Game
Buried Treasure Game
Phonics Frog Word Dip
Teach your Monster to Read
Spellings to be tested Wednesday 27.6.18
Spellings to be tested on Wednesday 4.7.18
Spellings to be tested on Wednesday 11.7.18
As part of PHSE this term the children should learn their address and the phone number of a parent or carer. Please practise this with your child if they don't already know it. When your child has learnt this information, you should note it in their homework book. Many Thanks