Chelsea

Welcome to Chelsea Bridge Class.

We hope you have a wonderful year with us.

From Miss Pillay, Mrs Simion, Mrs Begum & Mrs Edgeler.

Spring 2 Week 6

Week beginning 27th March 2017

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Last Day of Spring Term: Friday 31st March 2017.

The children will return to school on Tuesday 18th April 2017

REQUEST:

Please ensure all items of clothing are clearly labelled.

If you notice the wrong item has been brought home please return the item and we will do our best to locate any missing items

HOMEWORK (sent out on Fridays and due back on Mondays)

Sent out Friday 24th March 2017

Mother’s Day

This week we have been talking about Mother’s Day. Can you draw a picture of your mum and write a few sentences about her?

THIS WEEK’S LEARNING:

LITERACY:

Book Focus: The Easter Story

We will read and discuss the Easter story. the children will engage in several Easter themed craft activities throughout the week

CAL- Communication and Language:

Word of the Week: This week’s WoW: happy (joyful/delighted/glad/cheerful)

   eg We feel cheerful when we play together.

PHONICS:

We are currently revising Phase 3 digraphs/trigraphs – ch, sh, th, qu, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, air, ear, ure, er.

Here is a video to practise reading longer words using a strategy known as ‘chunking’:

 

KEY WORD LISTS:

Don’t forget to go back through previous lists to check that your child can still recognise the words learnt earlier on.

READING AT HOME

Please continue to write a comment in your child’s yellow reading diary and let us know how they are getting on with their reading at home.

MATHS:

During this final week of the spring term, we will practise counting in steps of 2, 5 and 10 and learn to double numbers to 20

PSED- Personal, Social, Emotional Development

This week we will discuss playing safely with each other and how to respect each others personal space.

Spring 2 Week 5

Week beginning 20th March 2017

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Red Nose Day: Friday 24th March 2017.

For a donation of £1 children can:

  •  come to school dressed in something red eg. a red t shirt, jumper, leggings or trousers
  •  take part in our fun obstacle course especially set up for Reception classes.

Each class is hoping to collect a minimum of £30 for this Comic Relief charity event. Red Noses are available for purchase at the school office so please support us by buying your red nose from the school.

REQUEST: Please ensure all items of clothing are clearly labelled.

  • Some labels are beginning to fade so please check and re-label if necessary.
  • Also, we have had a few mix ups with jumpers and school T-shirts so please check that your child has brought home the correctly labelled items.
  • If you notice the wrong item has been brought home please return the item and we will do our best to locate any missing items.

HOMEWORK (sent out on Fridays and due back on Mondays)

Sent out Friday 17th March 2017

Rhyming words

Can you make a list of words that rhyme with each of these words?

  • cat
  • hop
  • fan

THIS WEEK’S LEARNING:

LITERACY:

Book Focus: Traditional tales – The Enormous Turnip

The children will read and this funny story and sequence the events by creating a picture story map.

CAL- Communication and Language:

Word of the Week: This week’s WoW: big (enormous/gigantic/massive/huge)

   eg We cannot pull out the gigantic turnip.

 

PHONICS:

We are currently revising Phase 3 digraphs/trigraphs – ch, sh, th, qu, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, air, ear, ure, er

Here is a video to practise oo, ar, or, ur at home

Here is a video to practise ur, ow, oi, ear at home

KEY WORD LISTS:

Thank you for dropping the key lists  into the green homework box. Don’t forget to keep practising previous lists to check that your child can still recognise the words learnt earlier on.

 

READING AT HOME

Please continue to write a comment in your child’s yellow reading diary and let us know how they are getting on with their reading at home

MATHS:

The children are really enjoying the role play shop in the classroom and are exploring the different ways they can pay for items and using the language related to money such as ‘pounds’, ‘penny’, ‘pence’, ‘cash’, ‘pay by card’, ‘how much’, ‘buy on get one free’, ‘on sale’, ‘how much change’, etc. Please encourage your child to join in with the weekly shopping by getting them to write shopping lists or check prices when you are at the shops.

This week will also introduce the concept of capacity and the associated language such ‘full, empty, half full, etc.

PSED- Personal, Social, Emotional Development

This week we will discuss the people who are special to us and how we can show that we care about them.

UW – Understanding the World

We will continue to make observations of the cress seeds