Welcome to a new school year in Emerald class!
I am really looking forward to a year full of exciting learning with my new class.
In literacy we are looking at myths, mostly linking this in with our topic of the Ancient Greeks. We will also be doing ‘slow’ writing once a week, where the children will be given a picture prompt and then focus on a particular area of grammar that is the main focus of the learning. Their bank of knowledge will be built on on a weekly basic so that by the end of the academic year, they will have an array of features to use to make their writing more interesting and high-level.
In numeracy, we are looking initially at place value and the four operations. Your child will need to learn all of their times tables if they don’t already know them as these are the basis for all maths.
In science, we are following the format of the ‘thinking, talking, doing’ science where there will a different focus to the learning each week. There will be an odd one out to start the lesson and then children will need to think of the resources they choose in order to answer a ‘big question’. I found that children had a deeper understanding of the subject and what they were learning since starting this last year. They also enjoyed science lots more!
In PE we are doing cheerleading and hockey in the autumn term, moving onto other areas of learning later on in the year. Children will need both a suitable indoor and outdoor kit.
Please feel free to pop in at the end of the day if you have any questions, my door is always open!