Week beginning 27th January 2020

THIS WEEK’S LEARNING:

SPRING TERM 1 TOPIC: Transport

LITERACY:

Book Focus: Mr Gumpy’s Outing by John Burningham

This is a delightful story about a very noisy boat trip with the main character Mr Gumpy. This week we will focus on developing the language to sequence time by retelling the story using story maps and actions.

MATHS: This week we will focus on developing children’s understanding of shape and space. They will learn to recognise and describe the properties of common 2D and 3D shapes

HOMEWORK

Chinese New Year

Can you find out more about the Chinese New Year? What is the animal for the year 2020? What was the animal in your year of birth? How do people celebrate the Chinese New Year? How long do the celebrations last? Can you find some pictures about how people celebrate the Chinese new Year?

READING BOOKS AND WORD LISTS: Please continue to send these on group days

IMPORTANT DATES

Wednesday, 29th January 2020: Grosvenor Class visit to the Fire station

Thursday, 6th February 2020: Chelsea Class visit to the Fire station

Friday, 7th February 2020: February Family Friday. Please join us from 8.30am – 9.00am

Week beginning 20th January 2020

THIS WEEK’S LEARNING:

SPRING TERM 1 TOPIC: Transport

LITERACY:

Book Focus: The Hundred Decker Bus by Mike Smith

This fantastically colourful and funny story will be our focus book this week. We will read the story and explore possibilities for a creating the next deck for this marvellous bus

MATHS: This week we will focus on comparing numbers to 10 to develop the children’s sense of number to understand where each number sits in relation to other numbers. Children will develop their understanding of the different representations of numbers 6-10 as they compare sets of numbers to find out which have fewer, more or the same amounts as other numbers

UW: This week we will discuss the significance of the Chinese New Year

HOMEWORK

Create your own vehicle

Can you draw your own idea for a vehicle that transports people from one place to another eg a flying car or a ship that moves on land? What special features will your vehicle have? eg wings/skates?. Ask your adult to help you label your design

IMPORTANT DATES