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Week 6 - Beginning 27th March 2017

  • In phonics and maths this week, we will be reviewing all the fantastic new learning we have experienced this term.
  • In CIP and Topic, we will be focused on the Easter Story.

 

Dates for diary: Wednesday Parent Writing Workshop 9AM and Zoolab has been rearranged for Thursday. 

Thank you to Zoolab for bringing in these wonderful creatures for us to look at and feel.

We went on an Easter Egg Hunt!

Week 5 - Beginning 20th March 2017

 

We have been learning to share!

We have been learning to share! 1
We have been learning to share! 2
We have been learning to share! 3
We have been learning to share! 4

Week 4 - Beginning 13th March 2017

Week 3 - Beginning 6th March 2017

  • In phonics this week, we will be learning the digraphs 'ou' and 'ow'. Here is the song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rvdehRHSBXY
  • In maths this week, we will be learning about 3D shapes. Their names, properties and finding them in our environment. 
  • In CIP this week, we are looking at First Fabulous Facts about Earth. 
  • In Topic, we will be looking at Looking after our Environment. 

 

Dates for your diary: Wednesday NO CLUB Phonics Workshop 3:15-4:15. Bring your child with you. 

Week 2 - Beginning 27th February 2017

  • In phonics this week, we will be learning the digraphs 'ai' and 'ar'. Here are the links to the songs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YM8okZgUgNE and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d30txjJz-LM
  • In maths this week, we will be learning about time e.g. ordering events and exploring the hands on a clock!
  • In CIP this week, we are looking at The Naughty Bus by Jan Oke. 
  • In Topic, we will be looking at Road Safety, and we are lucky to have a workshop Friday afternoon with someone from the Hertfordshire council.

 

Dates for your diary: Monday AM Read in Reception and Thursday World Book Day. 

We had a special visitor in to talk about road safety.

Turtle's surprised The Wicked Witch by melting her with water!

Turtle's surprised The Wicked Witch by melting her with water! 1
Turtle's surprised The Wicked Witch by melting her with water! 2

Look at our World Book Day Costumes!

We had such fun learning to use the new equipment. Look at how strong we are!

Week 1 - Beginning 20th February 2017

  • In phonics this week, we will be learning the digraphs 'oo' and 'oo'. Here is the song to sing along at home: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aR4eVkMR9M
  • In maths this week, we will be learning number bonds to 10. 
  • In CIP this week, we are looking at The Man on the Moon by Simon Bartram. 
  • In Topic, we will be looking at the community around us. 

Our trip to the library was a success! Thank you volunteers.

We found the 'bond buddies' for our number bonds!

We found the 'bond buddies' for our number bonds! 1
We found the 'bond buddies' for our number bonds! 2
We found the 'bond buddies' for our number bonds! 3
We found the 'bond buddies' for our number bonds! 4

Week 6 - Beginning 6th February 2017

  • In phonics this week, we will be reviewing all of the digraphs we have learnt this term.
  • In maths this week, we will be reminding ourselves about subtraction between numbers 1-20. 
  • In CIP and Topic, we will be looking at 'Love', We will be reading 'I Forgot to Say I Love You' and looking at Valentines Day - expect lots of hearts, hugs and kisses!

 

Last day is Thursday 9th February - make sure if you have any sponsor cards from the Readathon, can you please bring in along with the money. Thank you for participating! 

Take a look at our big writing!

Week 5 - Beginning 30th January 2017

 

We have a very exciting 'Bedtime Reading' session at the school this week. Children come into school at 6pm, in their pjyamas for a lovely story read by the teacher. Bring your pillow or blanket and enjoy some hot chocolate after! :) 

Maths Mission: This week, our mission was to buy items from our 'Adding Shop'. (Example) The items were 3+1 counters. The children should be very proud of their investigating!

Maths Mission: This week, our mission was to buy items from our 'Adding Shop'. (Example) The items were 3+1 counters. The children should be very proud of their investigating! 1
Maths Mission: This week, our mission was to buy items from our 'Adding Shop'. (Example) The items were 3+1 counters. The children should be very proud of their investigating! 2
Maths Mission: This week, our mission was to buy items from our 'Adding Shop'. (Example) The items were 3+1 counters. The children should be very proud of their investigating! 3
Maths Mission: This week, our mission was to buy items from our 'Adding Shop'. (Example) The items were 3+1 counters. The children should be very proud of their investigating! 4

Look at our fantastic writing!

Look at our fantastic writing! 1
Look at our fantastic writing! 2

Week 4 - Beginning 23rd January 2017

  • In phonics this week, we will be learning the new digraphs ee and or. Listen to the song here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3sugn25FJQ 
  • In maths this week, we will be exploring weight and the vocabulary involved e.g. heavy, light.
  • It is Spanish week, so our children will immerse themselves in the culture and activities. 

Spanish Week has been very fun!

We have really immersed ourselves into the Billy Goat's Gruff story!

We have really immersed ourselves into the Billy Goat's Gruff story!   1
We have really immersed ourselves into the Billy Goat's Gruff story!   2
We have really immersed ourselves into the Billy Goat's Gruff story!   3
We have really immersed ourselves into the Billy Goat's Gruff story!   4
We have really immersed ourselves into the Billy Goat's Gruff story!   5

Turtles can now order lightest to heaviest!

Turtles can now order lightest to heaviest! 1
Turtles can now order lightest to heaviest! 2
Turtles can now order lightest to heaviest! 3
Turtles can now order lightest to heaviest! 4

Week 3 - Beginning 16th January 2017

  • In phonics this week, we will be learning the new digraphs (two letters that make one sound) th. This digraph makes two different sounds -  here is the Jolly Phonics website for you to hear the sounds seperately and with examples http://jollylearning.co.uk/british-english-group-6/
  • In maths this week, we will be exploring length and the vocabulary involved e.g. longer, shorter etc. 
  • In CIP, we will be reading The Smartest Giant in Town by Julia Donaldson.
  • In Topic, we will be looking at our body. 

 

Monday 16th Celebrate Learning Journals with Reception children - 9AM. All parents/guardians etc are welcome. 

Week 2 - Beginning 9th January 2017

  • In phonics this week, we will be learning the new digraphs (two letters that make one sound) sh and ch. Here is the Jolly Phonics song for these sounds - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZSBwGQy5H4
  • In maths this week, we will be revisiting money; recognising coins, understanding the value and adding coins together.
  • In CIP, we will be reading the story Handas Surprise.
  • In Topic, to follow on from Handa's Surprise, we will be learning about healthy eating.

 

Trip to Sainsburys Friday 13th January 2017 10:45-11:45. Please ensure your child comes in with a varied amount of change, so they can buy a healthy snack. If you would like to volunteer, please see the office. :) 

We loved making our fruit salad after our Sainsbury's trip - thank you parents who volunteered.

We loved making our fruit salad after our Sainsbury's trip - thank you parents who volunteered.  1
We loved making our fruit salad after our Sainsbury's trip - thank you parents who volunteered.  2
We loved making our fruit salad after our Sainsbury's trip - thank you parents who volunteered.  3
We loved making our fruit salad after our Sainsbury's trip - thank you parents who volunteered.  4

We really enjoyed our first dance lesson with Carly. See you next week!

We really enjoyed our first dance lesson with Carly. See you next week! 1
We really enjoyed our first dance lesson with Carly. See you next week! 2
We really enjoyed our first dance lesson with Carly. See you next week! 3

We have been sorting 'sh' and 'ch' words!

We have been sorting 'sh' and 'ch' words! 1

Week 1 - Beginning 5th January 2017

As we only have two days in this week, we will be recapping a reviewing lots of things we learnt last term.

  • In maths this week, the children will be reminding themselves about numbers 1-20 (counting and representing them).
  • In phonics this week, the children will recap how to write a sentence and complete a big write about their holidays.
  • CIP and Topic will be based on 'Holiday News'. 

 

 

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  • Hempstead Road, Watford
  • WD17 3HD

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