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Week Beginning 19.11.2018

 

What a busy week - we have been learning all the songs and actions as well as doing some acting ready for our Christmas show. Thank you to Harvey and Piper's mums for sorting the costumes for us. We also went to the Beehive to look around the kitchen and the restaurant and we even had our milk and snack there. 

 

THIS WEEK IN FOUNDATION

Monday - 

Tuesday - 

Wednesday - PE LESSON 

Thursday - 

Friday YEAR 6 TAKEOVER DAY - class poetry - first round 

 

NOTES

check out the gallery section of the website - you can see what we did on our trip to the airfield and the church and the local pub.

we now have a drinking water dojo. The children can have a dojo if they drink their whole bottle! Please make sure that your child has their bottle each day! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toys in foundation

 

As the children settle into school life we are happy for them to bring in toys and costumes from home. But after half term the children will no longer be able to bring in toys from home. They are still permitted to bring in books and stories and any items that link to what we are learning about but they will not be able to bring in other toys. If your child brings in a toy we will ask them to keep it in their locker until the end of the day,

Thank you in advance for your understanding. 

 

CURRICULUM INFORMATION 

 

COMMUNICATION LANGUAGE AND LITERACY 

WE WILL BE TALKING ABOUT THE CHRISTMAS STORY FROM THE BIBLE AND WILL BE COMPARING IT TO OUR ANGEL EXPRESS VERSION. 

 

MATHEMATICAL DEVELOPMENT 

WE WILL BE REVIEWING, COUNTING, ORDERING, ADDING, SUBTRACTION AND NUMBER FORMATION THIS WEEK 

 

PHONICS 

WE WILL BE LEARNING HOW TO READ, SAY AND WRITE the letters D, G, I, P we will be writing short words and making sure that we can form the letters correctly. 

SOME OF US WILL BE STARTING TO USE OUR PHONIC SOUNDS TO BLEND AND READ WORDS AND SENTENCES 

WE WILL ALL BE LEARNING HOW TO READ THE SIGHT WORDS (RED WORD) Some, me, go, she, call, all, like, we, be, her I’ve, want

WE HAVE ALSO LEARNT THESE WORDS TOO I, OF, MY, TO, THE, NO, YOUR, SAID,YOU, MY, HE, ARE 

 

NEWSROUND 

We have started watching Newsround each day in class. We have started discussing the main events from around the world and looking at where these places are on the map. 

You can watch the 5 minute show at home too as it updates throughout the day 

Here is the link below 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/news/watch_newsround

MATHEMATICAL DEVELOPMENT SONGS

 

HERE ARE THE LINKS TO SOME OF OUR SONGS THAT WE HAVE BEEN LEARNING IN CLASS TO HELP US WITH OUR MATHS - WARNING - SOME OF THEM ARE VERY CATCHY AND YOU MIGHT FIND YOURSELF HUMMING THEM THROUGHOUT THE DAY! 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-FVERzap9E - COUNT TO 20

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DzKqCmjVXLI - WRITING NUMBERS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Du6JHupzwVo - ONE MORE SONG

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/caterpillar-ordering - THIS IS A GAME WE USE IN CLASS. 

 

 

Fun in Foundation - look at what we have been learning this week. See foundation in action section too!!! Trip photos are there!

Fun in Foundation - look at what we have been learning this week. See foundation in action section too!!! Trip photos are there! 1
Fun in Foundation - look at what we have been learning this week. See foundation in action section too!!! Trip photos are there! 2
Fun in Foundation - look at what we have been learning this week. See foundation in action section too!!! Trip photos are there! 3
Fun in Foundation - look at what we have been learning this week. See foundation in action section too!!! Trip photos are there! 4
Fun in Foundation - look at what we have been learning this week. See foundation in action section too!!! Trip photos are there! 5

PLAY PHRASES 

We will teach the children play phrases to help them with their social skills and prepare them for dealing with friendship situations independently.

THIS WEEK - PLEASE SAY SORRY TO ME WE HAVE ALSO WORKED TO ENCOURAGE THE CHILDREN TO SAY TO A FRIEND HOW THEY CAN HELP THEM FEEL BETTER EG PLEASE SAY SORRY TO ME AND HELP ME FIX THE MODEL YOU BROKE.

 

STOP IT PLEASE - WE HAVE TAUGHT THE CHILDREN TO SAY THIS GENTLY, IF A FRIEND DOESN'T LISTEN WE SAY TO PUT UP YOUR HAND AND TO SAY IT IN A SLIGHTLY FIRMER VOICE

EXCUSE ME PLEASE - WE TALKED ABOUT WHEN TO USE THIS PHRASE AND MRS NEWLING-WARD SHOWED US HOW TO SAY IT. 

CAN I HAVE IT BACK PLEASE - WE HAVE TAUGHT THE CHILDREN HOW TO SAY THIS WHEN SOMEONE HAS SOMETHING THAT WE WOULD LIKE AND WE THINK THAT THEY TOOK IT FROM US WITHOUT ASKING 

ARE YOU OK? - WE HAVE ENCOURAGED THE CHILDREN TO CHECK THAT THEIR FRIENDS ARE OK BY ASKING THEM ARE YOU OK?

NO THANK YOU I DON'T WANT TO 

 

 

 

 

 

Characteristics Of Effective Learning

 

We have taught the children

HAVE A GO HERO -  WE HAVE ENCOURAGED THE CHILDREN TO TRY SOMETHING NEW OR CHALLENGING AND TO GIVE IT A TRY - WE HAVE TRIED NOT TO SAY 'I CAN'T DO IT'

 

AGENT IDEA - we have encouraged them to think of a new idea about something to do or a way to solve something

 

KEEP IT UP CAPTAIN - We have taught the children to keep on trying even if things are difficult to complete - we salute and say 'keep it up captain' 

 

DOJO WINNER OF THE WEEK IS..........

DOJO WINNER OF THE WEEK IS.......... 1 THOMAS AND ORLA

The stars of the week are.........

The stars of the week are......... 1
The stars of the week are......... 2 ALEX - FOR SOME AMAZING CONSTRUCTION
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