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Hello Class One,


We hope that you have had a lovely Christmas break with your families. We can't wait to hear about it when we are back in school, ready to start the new term.



Forest School will remain on a Monday and P.E. will continue to be on a Wednesday afternoon. Please make sure you have your PE kits in school at all times and also please keep practising how to get changed independently at home. 


Tapestry Learning Journeys:

Please use our class Tapestry account so that you can share your 'WOW' learning moments with your parents at home. This is the place to look out for your homework or any Memos from school. 


Spring 1 Topic:

Our topic for this next half term is, 'Will you read me a story?' We will explore different characters, was the big bad wolf really that bad? How many bowls of porridge did Goldilocks eat?


Possible lines of enquiry include:


• fairy tale characters
• goodies and baddies
• homes and castles
• magic and fantasy
• writing and telling stories



During this topic we will be learning about....



Continue phonics, learning new sounds, hearing, speaking, reading and writing the sounds. Letter formation and basic sentence structures. Rhyming words and sequencing stories. 



Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Hansel and Gretal

Sleeping Beauty

Jack and the Beanstalk

The Gingerbread Man

Little Red Riding Hood

Any many more!



Representing numbers up to 10.

One more, one less, making pairs and groups, height and length.

Number formation.


Understanding the World

Difference between real life and fantasy.


Expressive Arts & Design

Junk modelling, gluing, painting, cutting and drawing.  We will learn to express ourselves through songs and musical instruments.




Using apps on the iPad and IWB.  Internet Safety





Our new Christian Value for this half term is Loyalty. 



Being a good and loyal friend.  Internet safety. 

Topic Knowledge Organiser

Phase 2 Pronunciation

Phase 2 phonics pronunciation video.

Phase 3 Pronunciation

This is "Phase 3 Pronunciation" by KSTE on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.