Welcome to Early Years - Autumn Term

W.B 8.10.18

This week we have been:

  • Learning the sounds e, l, h, sh and r in Read Write Inc and practising the correct formation, using the rhymes to help us
  • Learning to blend and segment words using the sounds we are becoming confident in
  • Playing ‘Guess my shape’, using our knowledge of 2D shapes and their properties to describe them
  • Going on a walk in the wild garden, using our senses to spot signs of autumn
  • Doing an observational drawing of an autumn object and describing it using ‘wow’ words
  • Learning to recognise what makes us feel cross and to manage these feelings in PSHE
  • Learning to skip and hop using our core muscles to help us balance in Real P.E. - please continue to practise these skills at home
  • Practising our number formation using different media – check us out below!

During Red, White and Blue day we had great fun using these colours to make pictures and patterns. 

Have a look below to see what we got up to.

W.B 1.10.18

This week we have been:

  • Learning the sounds c, k, u, b and f in Read Write Inc and practising the correct formation, using the rhymes to help us
  • Learning to blend and segment words using the sounds we are becoming confident in
  • Gaining confidence in our knowledge of 2D shapes
  • Finding 2D shapes in our environment
  • Creating a 2D shape picture
  • Making a repeating pattern using 2D shapes
  • Learning to be kind, share and be part of a team in PSHE
  • Developing our hand-eye co-ordination and fine motor skills in physical literacy using ribbons and hoops
  • Decorating a Union Flag and remembering the end of World War One on Red, White and Blue day
  • Making our Christmas cards!

W.B 24.9.18

This week we have been:

  • Learning the sounds i, n, p, g and o in Read Write Inc and practising the correct formation, using the rhymes to help us
  • Learning to blend and segment words using the sounds we are becoming confident in
  • Creating repeating patterns using objects of different colours, sizes and shapes – we even tried using fruit!
  • Continuing to practise our counting skills using number games – why not have a go at home? We had lots of fun! See links below:

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/underwater-counting

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/ladybird-spots

  • Thinking about what makes us happy and sad
  • Learning to side step and gallop with increasing control in REAL PE
  • Thinking about what we are good at
  • Choosing our favourite toy in school and explaining why we like it
  • Practising our number formation

W.B 17.9.18

The children have continued to explore and gain confidence within the Early Years environment. This week we have been: 

  • Learning the sounds m, a, s, d and t in Read Write Inc and practising the correct formation, using the rhymes to help us
  • Counting forwards and backwards though number songs
  • Learning to count objects with accuracy
  • Thinking about what makes us special and unique
  • Designing our own ‘Magical me’ frame
  • Using a mirror to draw an observational picture of our eyes
  • Thinking carefully about our families, then drawing and labelling them
  • Thinking about different ways to ride a bike in REAL PE and learning to use the hall safely

W.B. 10.9.18

Welcome back! The children have done a fantastic job at settling in and learning the new lunchtime routine! This week we have been: 

  • Learning to recognise our names, to self-register ourselves in the morning
  • Learning to sit and listen on the carpet like Archie the Elephant
  • Making new friends and learning their names
  • Creating a colourful shape picture using a marble and paint
  • Singing nursery rhymes and number rhymes

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