Catch up on the latest news within your child's class.
The Year R staff would like to congratulate the Year R children on settling into school and send a big 'Thank You!' to parents for helping their child to complete the 'All about Me' boxes over the Summer Holidays.
What an amazing half term we have had so far! We have been busy with our learning and making huge progress.
In writing we have been creating our own versions of the Rainbow Fish. A story that teaches us about friendship and sharing. Our focus was to use descriptive techniques that paint a picture in the reader’s mind. We have also been trying to keep the reader entertained by using different sentence starters.
Money, money, money! For the past two weeks we have been learning to recognise and understand the values of different British coins. We have then been applying our knowledge to solve problems that include adding and subtracting coins to create different values.
We have travelled back in time to investigate the Great Fire of London! We looked at maps, diaries and timelines to trace the story of the Great Fire. But, why did the fire spread so far and so quickly? We’ll be putting our thinking caps on to find out next week.
We are still working really hard to practise our cursive handwriting. Remember, we need those lead ins and lead outs in every letter!