Welcome to Swifts’ class page. This is our Reception and Year One class.
Mrs Nicola Roberts is Swifts’s class teacher, she is helped in the class by Mrs Clare Hindmarsh and Miss Thomas
Welcome to Spring 2!
I hope you have had a lovely half term break and are all ready for the term ahead.
In Maths, the year 1 children will be focusing on money, fractions, multiplication and division. The reception children will be continuing to look at numbers to 20 and understanding the numbers within each number. We will also be looking at different ways to measure and working on real life problems.
In Literacy we will be using the books ‘George and the dragon’ and ‘We’re going on a bear hunt’ to encourage some fabulous writing and also looking at some poetry.
PE will be on a Tuesday and Thursday, but sometimes this can change, therefore please could we ask that your children’s PE kits are in school all week to accommodate this.
Our new topic is all about the Victorians and we will be learning about Queen Victoria, what school used to be like, famous Victorians and old toys. The children will have the chance to play with old toys and make their own. You can find out more by looking at our Reception and Year 1 curriculum maps.
Any additional work at home based on the phase 3/4 and 5 sounds for the year 1 children would be really beneficial for your child. As you may or may not be aware the year 1 Swifts will be taking part in the phonics screening check in June. The phonics screening check is a short, simple test taken by year 1 children in England each year to assess their reading ability. If you click on the following link it will explain more about the phonics screening check:
Here are some useful websites for all of the Swifts children to use to help them with their sounds:
We are looking forward to a fun filled, busy half term with the Swifts.
Mrs Roberts, Mrs Hindmarsh and Miss Thomas
Useful links to websites will also be added to this page.
Page updated: 12/09/18
To support your child’s progress, end of Foundation Stage skills in reading, writing and maths have been identified. Success and confidence with these specific elements will enable your child to progress as they commence the National Curriculum. End of Year Expectations for Foundation Stage Pupils
Below is a link to the letters and sounds video:
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