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Class 5

We have really looking forward to meeting you in September!


We have been busy getting the classrooms ready for you and will have an exciting brand-new outdoor area that will be ready for us to go and explore within the first half term.


Our topic during the first half term is ‘Once Upon A Time,’ where we will explore a variety of different traditional tales. We will be comparing our lives to the lives of the characters in the books and talking about similarities and differences. There will be lots of opportunity to role play and use the story language that we have learnt.


Our writing focus will be learning to write our names and other words in the context of the stories we are reading. All children will be given a reading book and key words once within their first couple of weeks at school.


In numeracy we will be working on recognising numbers and being able to match the corresponding amount to its number. We will be doing lots of counting aloud, using different voices and actions to engage the children. Accurate one to one correspondence will also be a focus of our learning and we will practise this in lots of different ways.


In the outdoor area we will be learning how use all the different equipment including the sand pit, mud kitchen and bike track.


We will be sure to take lots of pictures to show you the fun we will be getting up to so be sure to regularly check our Class Dojo and the website.


If you have any questions please feel free to ask Miss McClare or Miss Horsfield.


How can I support my child:

-Practise holding a pencil and forming the letters in your name.

-Practise putting on your coat and zipping it up independently.

-Practise taking off and putting back on shoes and socks.

-Practise counting claps, steps, objects etc.

-Look at numbers and identify them in different situations e.g. in number games, on doors and registration plates etc.