Welcome to Class 1
Class Teacher: Miss Graham
Teaching Assistant: Miss Gibbins
Doors open at 8:40 and children must be in school by 8:50.
Children will now enter school and go home through their classroom door in the EYFS garden.
Our topic for the Summer Term is: 'Fantasy Island'.
Letters and Sounds
Sounds we have learnt so far:
Phase 2: s, a, t, p, i, n, m, d, g, o, c, k, e, u, r, h, b, f, l, ll, ck, ss
Phase 3: j, v, w, x, y, z, zz, qu, ch, sh, th, ng, ai, ee, oa, oo, ar, or, er, ur, ow, oi, igh, ear, air, ure
Words we have learnt so far:
Phase 2: a, as, at, and, an, in, is, it, on, the, I, to, no
Phase 3: he, she, we, will, me, my, you, be, are, they, this, that, then, them, with, see, for, now, down, look
Monday 3rd June: Return to school
Thursday 6th June: School trip - Hadleigh Farm
** PE will be on Thursdays and Fridays**
Our daily routine
8.40-8.55- Register and Early morning work
9.15-10.00- Child led learning
10.30- Letters and Sounds
11.00 - 11.15: Magical Maths
11.15-12.00- Child led learning
1.40-2.50- Child led learning
2.50- Story/ Show and tell
3.10- Home time
In the Reception there are three classes. Each class is set up to ensure that children learn through a play-based curriculum in which they are encouraged to learn through first-hand experiences and exploration. During play children's concepts, skills, attitudes and achievements are extended.
All children will have access to a small world area, writing area, investigation area, fine motor area, reading area, investigation area, role play, as well as access to daily literacy and numeracy activities. There is also access to an interactive whiteboard.
Items to have in school
Spare clothes- tracksuit bottoms, t-shirt and underwear
PE kit- White/ red t-shirt, shorts and trainers/ plimsoles
Water bottle - plain water only please
Please ensure all clothing is clearly named. Thank you.
Homework is sent on a Wednesday and needs to be returned on a Monday. Our focus for this term will be on literacy. Please ensure you are writing in your child’s reading record when you read.
Activities to try at home
Practise reading and writing your high frequency words and tricky words
Practise your letter/ number formations.
Use money when buying something.
Find different 3d shapes around your house and describe them.
Use objects to double and halve up to 20.
Add and subtract to 20.
Count and order numbers to 20 and above.
Write simple sentences ensuring your child uses a capital letter, finger spaces and a full stop.
Extend a sentence using ‘and’ or ‘because’.
If you have any problems, worries or just a general question please come and see us.
The EYFS Team