Welcome to Summer Term. I hope you have had a lovely break. I can't believe we are now in our final half term. The children have been incredibly resilient and remained focused and hard working I am incredibly proud of them.
This half term we will continue with our phonics, the children are doing really well this and I can already see some great progress in their writing and sounding out.
We will focus on non fiction texts and look at how they provide us with information, use photographs rather than illustrations and include contents pages. We will also be remembering the jobs of authors and illustrators
We will be focusing on correctly forming our numbers and looking at doubling and halving and adding numbers together.
Your child is entitled to free milk up until they are 5 years old. Please click on the picture above and fill in your details.
Learning through play is a term used in education and psychology to describe how a child can learn to make sense of the world around them. Through play children can develop social and cognitive skills, mature emotionally, and gain the self-confidence required to engage in new experiences and environments
Don't forget to check Tapestry, it is our main form of home/school communication. If you still require a login please see a member for the EYFS Team
Keep an eye out for information being sent out about our online learning journey 'Tapestry'
Remember you can watch your child's learning journey through our online journal, Tapestry.
Please follow the link above to view your child's account or even add your own observations from home.
You can upload observations from home. We would love to see some of your child's home achievements.
If you have not yet registered your e mail, please speak to a member of the Foundation Team.
Tapestry is used daily to record observations of your child's progress and development. We link it to the Early Years outcomes and once it has been posted you can see your own child's learning journey.
We can activate Tapestry by inputting your email address and then sending you an activation code. Once you have received this and clicked on the link you will then be able to view all the fantastic learning your child is completing daily.
Just like you, Tapestry enables me to observe your child's learning and progress. Please upload any learning or special moments your child carries out at home. I can use any observations uploaded by yourselves to link learning objectives and characteristics of effective learning that your child meets. Observations are how we assess your children daily in class to ensure they are making progress.
We follow the Number Blocks scheme of learning in maths, you can familiarise your child with this by watching episodes on Cbeebies
We follow Read Write Inc scheme for phonics. Your children will learn to form each letter correctly using special rhymes
Topic Summer 2
'Holidays and Travel'
This half term we will be looking at and learning about different types of holidays and how we travel around. We will be looking at accommodation and how it is different in different parts of the world. We will be focusing on different modes of transport and what is the most suitable for our desired holidays. We will also be discussing how to appropriately pack and keeping safe in the sun
our focus book will be 'a trip to the seaside by David Cozens, this book also uses Makaton which we have been incorporating into our daily routines and singing time. We will also be looking at non fiction texts of different transport and accommodation as well as browsing holiday brochures and designing our own dream holiday
Oxford Reading Buddy
We have now sent out logins for Oxford Reading Buddy, please let us know if you haven't received it. Here you will be able to access a range of online books to read with your child, at the end of the book they can take a quiz and earn badges. I can keep an eye on your child's progress and watch them moving up the chart.