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Summer Term Two

Summer Two Learning

 

Literacy

Blending & segmenting, putting words into sentences

Reading strategies – words with 2 syllables

Tricky and High Frequency Words—to the no go I into he she we me be was you they all are my her

Reading Real Words containing clusters and putting into a sentence

On a Friday, the children’s Literacy lesson will take the format of a Big Phonics and Big Write session. This is where the children recap their phonics learning in a quick paced, interactive activity and then complete a piece of independent writing.

 

Maths

Every day the children take part in a 30 minute Maths lesson where they will be developing the following skills:

Strand 1 Counting and understanding number

Use ordinal numbers in different contexts.

Strand 2 Knowing and using number facts

Observe number relationships and patterns in the environment and use to derive facts.

Strand 3 Calculating

Begin to relate to addition to combining two groups of objects and subtraction to “taking away”. In practical activities and discussion begin to use the vocabulary involved in adding and subtracting.

Strand 5 Measurement: Time

Use everyday language related to time: order and sequence familiar events and measure short periods of time.

Strand 5 Measurement: length/ mass/ capacity

Use language such as ‘greater’, ‘smaller’, ‘heavier’ or ‘lighter’ to compare quantities.

Strand 6 Handling Data

Sort familiar objects to identify their similarities and differences. Count how many objects share a particular property, presenting results, using pictures, drawings or numerals.

On a Thursday, the children’s Maths lesson will take the format of a Big Maths session. This is a brisk pace activity that aims to recap their mathematical learning so far and improve their mental arithmetic skills.

 

Music

The children will continue their learning surrounding pitch, rhythm and pulse. They will also develop their performing skills and knowledge of musical instruments. The children will also practice their singing and performing skills in preparation for their Graduation Ceremony.

 

PE

Please ensure your child comes to school with all jewellery removed and their hair tied back if it is longer than shoulder length. This half term The children will be practicing and developing the skills needed to take part in Sports Day.

 

 

Value

Every half term the children look closely at a value to develop some of their behaviour traits. In this half term the children will be learning how to show curiosity.

 

Theme

Theme lessons are taught in the afternoons. The children's Literacy and Maths learning continues but mostly the children will complete learning from four main areas:

Communication and Language

Understanding the world - (Geography, History, Science and Technology)

Expressive Arts and Design

Personal, Social and Emotional Development

This half term the theme will be Minibeast.

 

Spanish

The children will be taking part in a half an hour Spanish learning lesson every week. Over the course of this half term the children will be reviewing the Spanish language they have learnt this academic year as well as developing their conversational skills.

 

RE

Every week the children will be taking part in a half an hour RE lesson. This half term the children will be learning about Special Places and People. They will have opportunities to discuss places that are special to them as well as learning about special places and leaders within the community.

 

Curiosity Afternoon

Every Tuesday afternoon the children take part in activities that will improve their scientific inquiry and investigation skills. The children will carry out activities such as learning about plants, their parts and how they grow, drawing maps of our school grounds and making fruit salads.

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