Week beginning Monday 9th December 2019

This week we have the Christmas Concerts on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons. Children just come in school uniform.

School is closed on Thursday for polling.

Friday is Christmas Jumper Day and we have our Christmas cinema afternoon when the children go to watch their chosen films.

P1

This week our letter sounds are ai and j. Letter ai homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter j homework should be completed by Friday.

P2

This week our sound is ss.  The children will get 6 words with the ll pattern and 2 common words to learn for homework. Please write each word twice in the homework book and complete for Friday. Spelling test will be on Friday.

P1

The P1 children will be introduced to two new common words which can be reinforced at home by completing the common word homework for Thursday. Words for this week are if and of. You may need to help your child writing the number after counting the words together. Please write each word 2 times. The second word wall is now in the white book for practise of the words at home.

P2

P2 common words will be the last 2 words on the spelling list each week. This week our words are said and here.

 

Reading

Reading books will be taken in this week for Christmas and reading homework will continue after the holidays.

 

Maths

 

Both P1 and P2 will do some Christmas related shape and number work this week.

 

Topic

Our focus this week will be the Christmas Concerts and more Christmas art and craft activities.

Week beginning Monday 2nd December 2019

This week we have the discos on Tuesday evening.

Our open afternoon is on Wednesday from 3.00-4.00pm. Come into the class to buy some of our festive enterprise activities we have been busy making – chocolate fudge and snowflake decorations. There will also be some Christmas art/craft activities for you to do with your child.

P1

This week we are revising our next six letter sounds g, o, u, l, f, b. For homework  you can help your child to make small 2, 3 or 4 letter words using all the letters in the envelope at the front of the pink book. You can use the other sounds too. Please write any you make on the homework page. e.g. bug, fog, bag etc. Please complete this homework for Friday.

P2

This week our sound is ll.  The children will get 6 words with the ll pattern and 2 common words to learn for homework. Please write each word twice in the homework book and complete for Thursday. Spelling test will be on Friday.

P1

The P1 children will be introduced to two new common words which can be reinforced at home by completing the common word homework for Thursday. Words for this week are on and all. You may need to help your child writing the number after counting the words together. Please write each word 2 times.

P2

P2 common words will be the last 2 words on the spelling list each week. This week our words are come and some.

 

Reading

P1

We will continue with reading on Mondays and Thursdays. The children will hear the story in school so should still do lots of talking about the pictures and tell you what is happening.

We will complete the set of books which do not have the ORT characters in them on Monday and move on to a new set on Thursday.  Some new words will be added to go with the new set of reading books. See below.

Making Faces – was

The Headache – had

Fancy Dress – an, everyone

The Pet Shop – wanted, said

The Journey – I, I’m

Please bring the pink home/school book, reading book and word pot to school every day in the book bag.

P2

Our reading days are Mondays and Thursdays. The children will get a new book on these days. Please see the grid in the pink home/school book and sign when reading has been done at home.

Maths

P1

The children will continue working on shape this week and looking at symmetrical patterns.

P2

This week we will continue working on shape and symmetry.

 

 

Topic

This week we will continue with our focus on Christmas. We will be doing lots of Christmas art and crafts, making fudge and practising for the Christmas Concert in the hall.

Week beginning Monday 25th November 2019

We are going up to Kincorth library on Tuesday morning.

P1

This week our letter sounds are f and b. Letter f homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter b homework should be completed by Friday.

P2

This week our sound is ff.  The children will get 6 words with the ff pattern and 2 common words to learn for homework. Please write each word twice in the homework book and complete for Thursday. Spelling test will be on Friday.

P1

The P1 children will be introduced to two new common words which can be reinforced at home by completing the common word homework for Thursday. Words for this week are go and no. You may need to help your child writing the number after counting the words together. Please write each word 2 times.

P2

P2 common words will be the last 2 words on the spelling list each week. This week our words are you and your.

 

Reading

P1

We will continue with reading on Mondays and Thursdays. The children will hear the story in school so should still do lots of talking about the pictures and tell you what is happening.

This set of books do not have the ORT characters in them. There is lots of repetition in the sentences so the children should be able to remember the words or recognise the words from other pages. Some new words will be added to go with the reading books. See below.

Cats – A, has

Fly Away Home

The Pond – we, can, see

Wheels – are

Colour Bears – make

Playing – in, like

Please bring the pink home/school book, reading book and word pot to school every day in the book bag.

P2

Our reading days are Mondays and Thursdays. The children will get a new book on these days. Please see the grid in the pink home/school book and sign when reading has been done at home.

Maths

P1

The children will continue working on shape this week and looking at symmetrical patterns.

P2

This week we will continue working on shape and symmetry. We will continue with our CLIC sessions – see below.

C – counting within 100

L – say the multiples of 5

I – doubling 1 digit numbers

C – division (sharing 6, 9, 12, 15 between 3)

 

Topic

This week we will focus on Christmas, listening to the Christmas Story, learning our songs for the concert and learning some Christmas poems. The children will also take a copy of the words home to practise.

Week beginning Monday 18th November 2019

This week the children are only in Monday-Wednesday. Thursday and Friday are in-service days for staff only.

P1

This week our letter sounds are u and l. Letter u homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter l homework should be completed by the following Monday.

P2

This week our sounds are rk/lk/sk at the end of words.  The children will get 6 words with the rk/lk/sk pattern and 2 common words to learn for homework. Please write each word twice in the homework book and complete for Wednesday. Spelling test will be next Monday.

P1

The P1 children will be introduced to two new common words which can be reinforced at home by completing the common word homework for next Monday. Words for this week are had and so. You may need to help your child writing the number after counting the words together. Please now write each word 2 times.

P2

P2 common words will be the last 2 words on the spelling list each week. This week our words are to and very.

 

Reading

P1

We will continue with reading on Monday this week. The children will hear the story in school so should still do lots of talking about the pictures and tell you what is happening.

This set of books do not have the ORT characters in them. There is lots of repetition in the sentences so the children should be able to remember the words or recognise the words from other pages. Some new words will be added to go with the reading books. See below.

Cats – A, has

Fly Away Home

The Pond – we, can, see

Wheels – are

Colour Bears – make

Playing – in, like

Please bring the pink home/school book, reading book and word pot to school every day in the book bag.

 

P2

Our reading days are Mondays and Thursdays. The children will get a new book on Monday this week. Please see the grid in the pink home/school book and sign when reading has been done at home.

Maths

P1

The children will continue doing some work on shape this week.

P2

This week we will continue with some work on shape.

Week beginning Monday 11th November 2019

P1/2 start a block of yoga this week on Wednesday mornings.

P1

This week our letter sounds are g and o. Letter g homework should be completed for Wednesday and letter o homework should be completed by Friday.

P2

This week our sounds are sk/sn/sm.  The children will get 6 words with the sk/sn/sm pattern and 2 common words to learn for homework. Please write each word twice in the homework book and complete for Thursday. Spelling test will be on Friday.

P1

The P1 children will be introduced to two new common words which can be reinforced at home by completing the common word homework for Thursday. Words for this week are to and do. You may need to help your child writing the number after counting the words together. Please now write each word 2 times.

P2

P2 common words will be the last 2 words on the spelling list each week. This week our words are her and him.

 

Reading

P1

We will continue with reading on Mondays and Thursdays. The children will hear the story in school so should still do lots of talking about the pictures and tell you what is happening.

This set of books do not have the ORT characters in them. There is lots of repetition in the sentences so the children should be able to remember the words or recognise the words from other pages. Some new words will be added to go with the reading books. See below.

Cats – A, has

Fly Away Home

The Pond – we, can, see

Wheels – are

Colour Bears – make

Playing – in, like

Please bring the pink home/school book, reading book and word pot to school every day in the book bag.

 

P2

Our reading days are Mondays and Thursdays. The children will get a new book on these days. Please see the grid in the pink home/school book and sign when reading has been done at home.

Maths

P1

The children will be doing some work on shape this week.

P2

This week we will start some work on shape. We will continue with our CLIC sessions – see below.

C – counting within 100

L – say the multiples of 5

I – doubling 1 digit numbers

C – division (sharing 6, 9, 12, 15 between 3)

 

Topic

This week we will be looking at some of the books we have in the class related to our topic. We will also be thinking about the differences between fiction and non-fiction books and what we would use them for.

Week beginning Monday 4th November 2019

We are going up to Kincorth Library on Tuesday morning this week to change our books.

P1

This week we are revising our second six letter sounds c/k, e, h, r, m, d. For homework  you can help your child to make small 2, 3 or 4 letter words using all the letters in the envelope at the front of the pink book. You can use the first six sounds too. Please write any you make on the homework page. e.g. hat, red, man etc. Please complete this homework for Friday.

P2

This week our sound is ar.  The children will get 6 words with the ar pattern and 2 common words to learn for homework. Please write each word twice in the homework book and complete for Thursday. Spelling test will be on Friday.

P1

The P1 children will be introduced to two new common words which can be reinforced at home by completing the common word homework for Thursday. Words for this week are his and her. You may need to help your child writing the number after counting the words together. Please now write each word 2 times.

P2

P2 common words will be the last 2 words on the spelling list each week. This week our words are are and all.

 

Reading

P1

We will continue with reading on Mondays and Thursdays. The children will hear the extended story in school so should still do lots of talking about the pictures and tell you what is happening.

The children will still have the main character names in their word pot. Kipper, Biff, Chip, Mum, Dad and Floppy. Some new words will now start to be added to go with the reading books. See below.

Six In A Bed – and

The Pancake – the

A Good Trick – a

Who Is It? – is, it

Please bring the pink home/school book, reading book and word pot to school every day in the book bag.

 

P2

Our reading days are Mondays and Thursdays. The children will get a new book on these days. Please see the grid in the pink home/school book and sign when reading has been done at home.

Maths

P1

The children will be working on number to 10 and start some addition within 10.

P2

This week we will carry on working on multiplication and division. We will continue with our CLIC sessions – see below.

C – counting within 100

L – number bonds to 10 (9+1, 8+2, 7+3, 6+4)

I – jigsaw numbers (find the missing piece to 10)

C – multiplication (counting groups to find the total)

 

Topic

Thank you for all the baby photos. The children have had fun guessing who they are and seeing how everyone looked as a baby. I will send them home in book bags now. We have been looking at examples of old toys and finding out what they are made of, then comparing these to new toys and what they are made of. The children have also been sorting pictures of old and new toys.

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