Please remember our home learning is always due in every other Thursday and will be sent back out the next day. For more information on home learning please visit our school home learning section under the children tab at the top.
The children change their books on a daily basis. Please ensure they bring a water bottle into school for fruit and drinks time after play time. Our PE days are Wednesday and Thursday - please ensure your child is dressed in their PE kit with their school jumper on our PE day.
Our Local Area
During term three our focus for this term has been a geography and sciences focus. We will be learning all about our local area of Dartford. We will go for a walk to see what is in our local area, while also learning and identifying the different types of house we can see: flats, terrace house, semi-detached house and detached house. We will also be working on our map skill. First learning what a map is, then we will identify England on a map and as a class we found Dartford on a map of Kent. Our skill focus for this topic was map work. We will leant to add landmarks to a familiar map (Milestone Road) and use simple map symbols.
Our English writing will be linked to Our Local Area: recount of our day at school, rewriting a story linked to Dartford and writing a information leaflet.
During term two our learning will be based around our topic Crazy Climate. Our English focus will based linked to: Autumn Poems, Snow Queen, My Friend Whale and Mog's Christmas. We will write an Autumn Poem, character descriptions, sequenced the stories, looked at different types of characters (good/ evil), created our own characters and write an information text.
Maths Repeated Patterns
Ourselves and Our Pets
This first half term our learning was based around All About Me. We enjoyed reading Giraffes Can’t Dance, Peace at Last, Aliens Love Underpants and Leaf Man. We wrote character descriptions and sequenced stories. In science, we learnt about our body and senses.
We began by learning about all about ourselves and how to stay healthy. We then learnt about our pets. We explored our senses our senses and had lots of fun using our senses for lots of different activities. We learnt all about how to look after a pet and what a pet needs. We made non-fiction books about different pets and how to look after them.
In art we made natural collages using natural materials such as: grass, leaves, twigs, flower, berries and pine cones.