In this reception class Miss Brown is the class teacher and Mrs Walker and Mrs Brand are the teaching assistants. Miss Blades will also be teaching orange class this term. Please come and see us if you have any queries or questions.
We also have some volunteers who help with small group work and reading. We would like to thank them for supporting the children in red class.
The theme this term will be 'All creatures great and small' We have immersed ourselves in this topic and our classroom has become a jungle.
Throughout the term we will be covering the following areas:
Personal, Social and Emotional Development:
Circle time, talk partners, group games with rules, critiquing own and other's work, talking about ideas in a group, leading activities, persevering at an activity
Gymnastics with gym coach-balancing, shapes rolls, stretches and using apparatus. Sport's day practise and athletics, finger strength rhymes, neat writing, joined up writing, healthy foods and importance of exercise jungle inspired dance routine and skip to the beat challenge.
Communication and Language:
story and information maps, project discussion, presentations of learning, talk partners, group work,asking and answering questions, retelling information about chosen animal, critique
Read, write inc, talk for writing, reading, discussion of stories and answering questions, labelling, adult led guided writing sessions, story writing simple stories, story maps, information texts, floor book
doubling, halving, addition, subtraction, counting in 2s, 5s and 10s, capacity, distance, measuring, problem solving, money
Understanding the World:
retelling Easter, learning about the jungle, information about endangered animals, fundraising, book creator app, apps for literacy and maths, gardening, school trip,
Expressive Arts and Design:
dancing, making music to accompany dance routines, jungle inspired music with instruments, listening and creating jungle sounds, jungle animals pictures, making animals masks, props for immersive classroom