Literacy- To begin our new topic ‘Dragons and Dinosaurs’ we have started to read the story ‘The Dragon Machine’. The children have been spotting dragons around the classroom but these dragons ‘cannot’ be seen by the adults! Therefore, the children have had to describe and write about the dragons they have observed in the classroom.
Maths- We have been recapping how much each of the coins are worth; 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20, 50p, £1, £2. The children have also been practising adding 3 or 4 coins together in a purse using counters to help them realise how much each coin is worth. I have sent home a maths home learning activity this week to help your child develop their teen number recognition and counting on in 1s and 2s. We hope you enjoy this game at home!
Phonics- This week the children have revised the grapheme au ( haunted, August) and split digraphs a_e (cake, snake), u_e (flute, huge), i_e (bike, kite). We have also been practising reading and spelling the Phase 4 tricky words.
RE- Thank you to those of you who sent in some Christening items. The children really enjoyed sharing these during our RE session on Thursday. We were learning about one of the ways many Christians welcome their child into the world. The children visited the font in St Bartholomew’s church and we talked about the ceremony and what might be said and done.
PE- We have been developing our kicking skills this week by practising kicking to a partner, aiming for a goal and dribbling through the cones.
The children have also really enjoyed painting dragons to be displayed on our new topic display!
Thank you to all of those parents who joined us for our Pyjamarama morning on Friday to help raise the profile of bedtime stories.
Have a brilliant weekend Reception!