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WELCOME TO CLASS YELLOW 1

 

 

This term our topic 'Let's go to the seaside ' will continue. We will be basing a lot of work around 'The Dolphin Boy' and other non-fiction seaside books. Linked to the theme of the seaside, we will be looking at seaside holidays now and then, building a den based on our knowledge of the properties of materials and we will be doing some seaside themed art. 

 

On Thursday 20th June 2019, our grandparents are invited to come in and enjoy a creative activity with us. 

 

WOLLATON HALL CAMPING TRIP

Please remember to:

 - pack old clothes and wellies as it may be quite wet and muddy

- bring along a packed lunch

- remember to leave all electronics at home

 

 

 

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WHAT WE'VE BEEN UP TO THIS WEEK

Summer 2 / Week 4 / 14th June – 28th June 2019

MATHS

We have practised reading scales on jugs and have continued with our 'Morning Maths' activities. we do these every morning as soon as we come into the class. 

 

ENGLISH

We have written a setting and character description for where Beegu landed and for the friend that she made. We also wrote about what would happen next in 'The Dolphin Boy' story.

 

GRAMMAR AND PUNCTUATION

Linked to 'Beegu' we have been learning about noun phrases and how to use these to make our writing more interesting. We have practised writing words ending with an soft c sound. Can you remember to the rule? 

CLUE: an e, i or y after a c

 

PE

INDOOR/OUTDOOR (PE COACH) – playing beetle tag, making shapes using our bodies and playing games where we have to dribble the ball

 

HISTORY

We watched 'Magic Grandad - seasides in the past' and we compared seaside holidays then an now. To wrote fact sheets about each type of seaside holiday. 

 

MUSIC

Singing songs linked to the BBC music topic ‘Sun, sea and song’. Mrs Cain came in on Monday to do a drumming session with us too and she would really like us to perform for our parents before the end of the half term.

 

ICT

Programming using ‘Scratch Junior’ and we made a stage with people dancing on it.  

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WHAT WE'VE BEEN UP TO THIS WEEK

Summer 2 / Week 3 / 17th June – 21st June 2019

MATHS

We are getting so much better at our arithmetic skills during morning maths work. I maths lessons, we have been measuring capacity using jugs, beakers and cylinders. On Friday, we tried to find the recipe to make a potion to turn Mrs Bates into a frog! 

 

ENGLISH

We've been learning about Beegu and what emotions she's been showing us. We have also designed and described somewhere that Beegu landed.We have continued reading the next part of the 'Dolphin Boy'.

 

GRAMMAR AND PUNCTUATION

We have practised writing words ending in el, le and al. Can you remember to the rule? 

CLUE: most nuns run very well

 

PE

INDOOR/OUTDOOR (PE COACH) – relay races

 

REFUGEE WEEK

We listened to Ali's story and learned about what a refugee is. We were quite shocked at how few belongings they are able to take with them. 

 

MUSIC

Singing songs linked to the BBC music topic ‘Sun, sea and song’. Mrs Cain came in on Monday to do a drumming session with us too. 

 

ICT

Programming using ‘Scratch Junior’ and we made a spooky forest with a snake, a bat and a frog.  

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WHAT WE'VE BEEN UP TO THIS WEEK

Summer 2 / Week 2 / 10th June – 14th June 2019

MATHS

Every morning we have been doing 'Morning Maths' work and this is to help us practise our arithmetic skills. We have been learning to read scales - with a focus on mass.

 

ENGLISH

We have been reading sections of Beegu and talking about how she may be feeling at various stages in the story.We have continued reading the next part of the 'Dolphin Boy'.

 

GRAMMAR AND PUNCTUATION

We have practised writing words with the -ing suffix and we have tried to write in direct speech, learning about where to put the speech marks.

 

PE

INDOOR/OUTDOOR (PE COACH) – beanbag games

 

HISTORY

We have been comparing past and present seaside holidays. We wrote an information text about a seaside holiday today.

 

MUSIC

Singing songs linked to the BBC music topic ‘Sun, sea and song’. Mrs Cain came in on Monday to do a drumming session with us too. 

 

ICT

Programming using ‘Scratch Junior’ and we made a spooky forest with a snake, a bat and a frog.  

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