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To all our children and families, we wish you a very happy and safe summer holidays. Thank you for your support.

Ghyllgrove Community Primary School &Resource Base for Hearing Impaired Children

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Class 1

Welcome to Class 1

Reception
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.

 

Topic

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

Phase 4:

 

Dates

Friday 5th July: Exhibition afternoon

 

      ** PE will be on Thursdays and Fridays**

 

Our daily routine

8.40-8.55- Register and Early morning work

9.00-9.15- Assembly

9.15-10.00- Child led learning

10.00- Snacktime

10.15- Playtime

10.30- Letters and Sounds

11.00 - 11.15: Magical Maths

11.15-12.00- Child led learning

12.00-1.15- Lunch

1.15-1.40- Input

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

Wellies

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

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.

 

Many thanks

The EYFS Team

What we will learn this week.... 8.7.19

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