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Wednesday 16th October

We have really been working hard on our phonics this week. We have been sounding out words with e sounds using eggs and spoons.

Phonics

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sounding out CVC words with the e sound

Phonics

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using eggs and spoons to sound out words
We have also been writing short captions to match pictures

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Cvc words
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Tuesday 16th October

Just love it when children take their play and learning to another level by labeling the city they have just created.

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Friday 11th October

We have had a fabulous time making Elmer the elephant biscuits. We took turns and followed instructions to make the dough and decorate with icing and sweets.

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We have mixed colours, painted pictures and made Elmer the elephant by covering milk bottles in different collage materials.
We have been brilliant mathematicians, using Numicon to cover Elmer and matching cubes to numbers. We have investigated 1 more and used concrete objects to record our findings.
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Friday 4th October

We are all ready for next week! We are continuing with our 'Friendship' theme and will be reading stories about Elmer.

 

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Thursday 3rd October

We have had a busy week. We have worked on our travelling and balancing skills in P.E. We have read and retold stories about adventures under the sea. We have worked on drawing our own portraits and used ipads to draw on too. We have been on shape hunts around the school and found objects that are circles, squares and triangles. We have had a lot of fun interacting with our friends during phonics games and outdoor activities.

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Wednesday 2nd October

Next week we will be reading Elmer the elephant. We will be looking at colours and colour-mixing. We will be writing names of colours and describing Elmer. In Mathematics we will be finding the number that is 1 more than numbers to 10 and 20. We will be using objects and templates to count on.

Wednesday 2nd October

This year we will change reading books on Monday and Thursday. Please write a short comment in the reading diary to show that you have listened to your child read.

 

Please hand Phonics books in on Wednesday and we will set new activities and send the books home on Friday.

Monday 23rd September

For the next 2 weeks we will be reading stories on the theme of 'Under the Sea'.

We have set our classroom up to encourage the children to investigate and become independent learners.

In Literacy we are ordering the parts of a story and using story language to discuss the beginning, middle and ending.We will be learning about 'friendships' and talking about what makes a good friend. We are focusing on taking turns to talk and listening to each other.

In Mathematics we are learning to count forwards and backwards to 20. We are trying to be really accurate with our one to one counting and pointing to each object as we count. We are beginning to estimate and say how many we think there may be of something.

Our classrooms are all set up and ready for exploring!
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Wednesday 18th September

The School Nurse came into Reception to explain how to wash hands and be 'Germ Busters'.

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Friday 13th September

We have had a lovely first week at school. The children have been amazing and settled in really well. We have done lots of activities inside and outside.

Have a lovely relaxing weekend and see you all on Monday.

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Wednesday 4th September

Blue and Red classrooms are ready and we are really looking forward to seeing you next week.

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