Today marks the end of our class’ 10 day isolation period and I am thrilled to welcome most of us back on Monday. I am so proud of the way that, as a group, we have persevered through this difficult time. Together, we have acknowledged what we were finding tricky and worked around it.
A huge well done to all our the children in 1C – you are all absolute superstars!
Let’s take a look at some of the learning we’ve been up to over the last 10 days.
Phonics, Writing and Maths:
Over the last 10 days we have continued to engage our learning behaviours and keep our learning moving forwards. In Phonics, we have focused on the sounds o-e phone home and u-e huge brute. In our English lessons we have been looking at information texts and have innovated our model text, as a class, to write a new information text about worms. During our Maths time we concentred on different number bonds and explored different ways of making these.
We haven’t had a rest and neither have our reading VIPERS! Over the last 10 days we’ve been using our Vocabulary, Retrieval and Summarise VIPERS when reading stories and non-fiction texts.
In the afternoons, we have continued to focus on the wider curriculum and have been ACE Dancers, ACE Athletes, ACE Historians, Ace Worshippers and how to be Safe ACE. We have looked at toys from the past and present, listened to stories from both the Bible and the Qu’ran, practised our target throwing and hurdles, choreographed our own dances and thought about how we are feeling about the changes coming up as we begin to think about Year 2.
In other news:
We were really excited to hear that we will have a new Reverend joining us, so we wrote welcome letters to Reverend Lottie!