Cherry Yr1 & 2
Teacher: Miss Shepherd (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) and Miss Spence (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) Mr Coombs will be joining us for two terms while he completes his SCITT course.
TA staff: Mrs Bishop, Mrs Beazer and Miss Forbes
Mrs Beazer will be teaching on a Friday afternoon.
During the autumn term, we have lots of amazing topics running alongside, our usual, swimming, maths and literacy. Our topics are:
Colour mixing and Georgia O’Keefe, tourism and harvest. Animals including humans.
Computing – e safety
Key timetable notices:
Monday: New reading books (please make sure book bags are in school in order for your child’s book to be changed).
Tuesday PM: Swimming
Wednesday PM : School library visit to return and take out books. Forest School and PE, PE kit may be worn for Forest School.
Friday AM: Spelling tests (please make sure pupils have their spelling book in school).
Every child needs:
- a clear pencil case, a water bottle and a hat or coat depending on the weather. Please put names on everything.
Please ensure if your child has an inhaler or other medication that it is named and given to Miss Shepherd or Miss Spence.
Reading – Please listen to your child read every day and fill in their reading log for checking. We don’t write into the reading log ourselves but we do check them regularly. Please make sure it is in your child’s bag every day.
Red, Green, Purple, Pink and Orange books
Day 1: practice the Story Green Words and the Red Words. Day 2: Read the book for the first time. Day 3: Read the book with expression and fluency (they will need you to show them how you would read the book with expression so they have a model to copy) Day 4, 5 and 6 repeat the pattern but with the second/ new book.
Yellow, Blue and Grey books
Day 1: practice the Story Green Words and the Red Words. Day 2: Read the first half of the book Day 3: Read the second half of the book Day 4: Read all of the book with expression and fluency (they will need you to show them how you would read the book with expression so they have a model to copy) Day 5: Read the book again improving and developing the expression and fluency (they will need lots of praise and encouragement) Day 6: Read the book and answer the comprehension questions which are on the last page.
Spelling – Practise their spellings everyday so they are ready for their spelling test on Friday morning.
Maths – Please encourage your child to access Doodlemaths 3 times a week for 10 minutes. This regular practice will make a huge difference. Logins will be issued this term.