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Welcome back Butterflies! 

Mrs Hinde and myself cannot wait to welcome you all back after a lovely summer break smiley

We are going to have a fantastic 2023/ 2024!


Below you will find lots of information about all the exciting things and the different topics we are learning this half term.


Our topic focus this term is 'Once Upon a Time'.


In English this term we will reading 'The Three Little Pigs' while exploring the twist of the story through reading 'The Three Little Wolves and the Big bad Pig'. We will be looking at similarities and differences between the two stories. 




During our story time at the end of the day we will be reading a mixture of traditional tales.



In Maths this term year 1 children will be looking at Place Value (within 10). They will sort and count objects from larger groups. While counting backwards within 10 and beginning to find one more and one less. 


Year 2 children will be also be looking at Place Value. They will be recapping on numbers to 20 and beyond while begining to write and partition numbers to 100. They will begin counting in 2s, 5s and 10s. 


Please continue to use Numbots and TT Rockstars as this really helps. 



In Science this term we will be looking at Everyday Materials. Children will be able to identify and name everyday materials. They will be able to identify different uses and record their observations. They will also be able to demonstrate and explain how shapes of objects made from some materials can be changed. While also understanding what recycling means. 





This term we will be focusing on our topic  'Once Upon a Time'.  Children will identify different types of modern housing and be able to name the different types of houses. They will also be looking at the main features of different types of homes. They will find out about the fashions and building styles in homes across four key periods in British history: Medieval, Tudor, Georgian and Victorian.




Within RE we will be asking the question: 'Who is Jewish and what do they believe?'



In Computing we will be looking and exploring Online Safety.



PSHE lessons will cover the theme - Being Me in My World.




Within DT we will be creating and designing our own homes.



PE will be on Tuesday and Wednesday, so please ensure they come in their PE kit. PE kit consists of plain white t-shirt, plain black shorts and trainers.



Spellings will be handed out on a Friday to practise for the following Friday. Please continue to use Spelling Shed and Numbots to support at home. Reading books will be changed every Monday but please ensure you bring your reading book and record everyday. 


If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask myself or Mrs Hinde.

Miss Mawby smiley