Week commencing 16th October
English- In English this week we have created our own version of, The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch. We have loved changing the original version and have written marvellous versions.
Maths- We have been learning all about adding three 1-digit numbers, adding to the nearest 10 and adding across 10. it has been very tricky but we have been trying really hard!
RE- This week in RE we have focused on 'The Wedding at Cana' and how peoples' faith in Jesus led to these miracles.
Week commencing 11th October
English- In English this week we have created a class version of, The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch. We have loved changing the original version and adding exciting changes. The lunches are far more exciting and a ferocious shark has been stealing it! The children can't wait to write their very own version.
Maths- We have been learning our number bonds to 100 and finding one more and one less from any given number up to 100!
RE- This week in RE we have been learning about the miracles of Jesus. Today we heard the story about Jesus healing a blind man.
Week commencing 2nd October:
English- In English this week we have started our new story, The Lighthouse Keeper's Lunch. We have loved guessing who has been eating poor Mr Grinlings lunch and thinking of new plans for keeping it safe! We have drawn beautiful story maps and are looking forward to writing a setting description for the lighthouse.
Maths- We have finished Place Value and have moved on to addition and subtraction. We have been learning our number bonds to 10 and 20 and have been finding out all about Fact Families.
RE- This week in RE we have been writing psalms to praise and thank God. We have also been rehearsing our song for Harvest. We can't wait to perform our song on Friday. We hope to see you there.
Week commencing 25th September:
RE- This week in RE we have been learning about Daniel's gifts and talents as he puts his trust in God when facing the lions' den. We then thought about our gifts and talents and how we can use them. Sometimes to help ourselves, to help others or to thank God for all the things we are good at.
English: we are using the story How to hide a Lion as a model but this week we have changed the story to How to hide an animal of our own choice! We have penguins, chimpanzees and turtles being hidden in the most peculiar places. The children will write their own stories using expanded noun phrases and a range of sentences. We continue to focus on handwriting and letter formation.
Maths: In maths this week we are comparing and ordering objects and numbers. We are using the stem sentences: 45 is greater than 24 and 24 is less than 45. 5 tens and 2 ones is equal to 52.
Week commencing 18th September:
RE - This week in RE, the children have been learning about stories from the Old Testament. In week one, we focused on the key messages such as trust, love and understanding. This week, we hav focused on the stories of Abraham and Noah. Thinking about how they listened to God's call and acted in love for others. The children were very excited to listen to the story of Jonah and the whale and can articulate the key message.
English - we are using the story How to hide a Lion as a model but this week we have changed the story to How to hide a cheetah. The children are learning to write a set of instructions as a class including expanded noun phrases and a range of sentences such as question and exclamation. We continue to focus on handwriting and letter formation.
Maths - We continue with place value and learning numbers up to 100. We have been partitioning numbers up to 3 ways such as 73 - 70 and 3, 60 and 13 and 50 and 23. The children are enjoying maths and using the practical equipment.
Week commencing 4th September: We are looking forward to welcoming you back on Tuesday.
Week beginning 28th November
English - This week, we are beginning our unit on survival linked to our History and Geography. The children will be creating their own 'flap' book. This week, the children have created their own' flap' sheet with information of their choice and will start to explore good model text. Their challenge this week has been to find adverbs to use in their writing.
Maths- this week we have completed an end of unit assessment. The children were excellent at trying to apply their skills to a formal situation. We are continuing with shape and looking at the properties of shape. The vocabulary can be challenging therefore please do discuss words such as sides, edges and vertices.
RE - this week we completed the unit on special celebrations. We have learnt about baptism and marriage as sacraments of the church and why they are special. We extended our learning by thinking deeply when writing a prayer to St Joseph and how we could incorporate the values and virtues.
Week commencing 20th November
English- In English this week we are writing on our own version of the The Incredible Book Eating Boy. We have snow eating unicorns, football eating footballers, stick eating caterpillars! So many creative ideas. We are working hard to include figurative language, adverbs and adjectives.
Maths- We have started shape this week. We are learning the names for 2-D and 3-D shapes. We are counting edges and vertices and creating patterns.
Re- In RE we have been learning all about Baptism and why it is the beginning of a person's journey in faith. We have also been looking at the symbols of Baptism and why they are important.
Week commencing 13th November
English- In English this week we are focusing on The Incredible Book eating boy and are trying to persuade Henry not to eat our favourite books! We are using exciting sentence openers and will be writing a persuasive letter. Wish us luck!
Maths- We have been learning all about adding and subtracting numbers (across 10). We are also comparing number sentences using: greater than/less than and equal to.
Re- In RE we are learning about Special Celebrations. This week we looked at the liturgical year.