Welcome to Year R
Click on the picture of the class animal to see what each class has been up to recently.
Our Turtle target is:
To find all the resources we need for a job independently.
In maths we are:
- comparing items by length, height
- ordering a selection of items by length, height
- measuring items using non-standard units such as: cubes, hands, feet
- sequencing events in the day
- ordering days of the week
- recognising odd and even numbers
-counting in 2s, 5s, 10s
Please look in book bags for our new maths challenges. These are fun ideas for you to play at home. There will be a new challenge every week.
In phonics we are:
- Revising the following letters and sounds:
j, v, w, x, y, z, zz, qu, ch, ng, sh, th, ee, ai, igh, oa, oo, or, er, ar, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure
- Learning to read the tricky words: they,all, are, her, you, was, he, she, we, be, me, my, I, no, go, the, to, into
Please refer to the 'English' section on the left to help with the correct pronunciation of sounds.
In Literacy we are:
-reading and writing different versions of familiar stories
- writing letters and signs
Click on the link below to share some Oxford Reading Tree books.
Upcoming key dates for your diary!
Monday 15th April - Back to school
Friday 3rd May - FUN RUN (parents/guardians invited)
Week beginning Monday 27th April - HALF TERM
Monday 3rd June - Back to school
Wednesday 5th June - Year R sports afternoon (parents invited)
Week of 10th June - ECO WEEK
Monday 17th June - INSET day
Saturday 22nd June 12.30-2.30pm - Summer Fayre
Monday 24th June - Parent workshop 1 (TEAM)
Monday 1st July - Parent workshop 2 (TEAM)
Tuesday 2nd July - Children to visit new class
Monday 8th July - Parent workshop 3 (TEAM)Tuesday 9th July 2.30pm - Welcome to Key Stage 1 meeting for parents/guardians of the current year R children
Tuesday 16th July - children to watch Year 2 performance
Tuesday 23rd July - Last day of term
Look out for the sign up sheets on classroom windows for welly walks.
Please feel free to take photos or send in any work your children have done at home as it can go in their learning journey.
If you have any more special achievements that your child would like to share with us, please help yourselves to more ‘Wow slips’ which will be available on class windows or from the Year R staff. Click on the link below to print off your own WOW slips.
We love singing songs using the sounds we have learnt.
If you would like to sing along at home then click on the link below and scroll down to 'Interactive Phonic Presentation with songs'.
Once you have clicked it a box will appear...
If you just want to sing the songs once then press 'run'. If you want to sing them on a regular basis then click 'save'.