Thursday 25th November 2021
Our topic in Owl Class this half term is ‘Once Upon A Time’. We have spent time looking at traditional fairy tales such as Goldilocks and The Three Bears, The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood and many more. The children have really enjoyed listening to these stories and then acting them out and re-telling the stories. The children worked as a team to create a bridge made out of crates to help the gingerbread man get across the river. We have also been doing some super writing using their knowledge of phonics to help them spell words. They described the fox from the ‘Gingerbread Man’ story and made an ‘I’m sorry’ card for the three bears in the Goldilocks story.
The children absolutely love phonics and have been busy learning their set 1 sounds. They are now beginning to blend so that they can read words by sounding them out.
We have also been looking at celebrations and learnt about Diwali and the Christmas story. We are beginning to practise our Nativity play and are learning the songs and dances. As always, we are so impressed with the children in Owl Class and their hard work. Well done!
Friday 22nd October 2021
We have been very busy in Owl Class this half term. Our topic has been 'Me and My Community'. We have spent time looking at people who help us and the important roles different members of the community have. The children have really enjoyed role playing different jobs and constructing different emergency vehicles out of different materials. They have particularly enjoyed the Doctor's Surgery in class. The children have also been busy learning their sounds in phonics, trying hard to form letters and simple words. We have been looking at different fairy tales and the children have impressed us with their re telling of these stories.
In Maths, we are busy learning our numbers to 5 and enjoy counting as much as we can. The children really enjoyed the opportunity to be creative and after an autumn walk, the children decided to create their own 'Leaf Man' from the 'Leaf Man' story. They also worked in pairs to explore colour mixing with their hands after learning about the importance of being a good friend.
We hope you all have a lovely, restful half term. The children have had such a super first half term at school and we are so impressed with them all!