Welcome to the Reception class area
Summer Term 1
We hope that you had a lovely Easter break. We look forward to the busy summer term and hopefully the warmer weather that comes with it!
Out topic this half term will be What happens on the farm? The term started with the introduction of the incubated eggs and a visit from two lambs. Our main focus for writing will be non-fiction based, concentrating mainly on the eggs that we are hatching and the different stages of development.
The children will have a hands-on experience of the incubation and hatching process; we have enjoyed watching the chicks
hatch and look forward to playing a part in the first few days of their life and writing Chick Diaries during this process. We will also be taking lots of pictures to show their development for this half term’s Morton Mag. If parents have any allergy concerns please do not hesitate to let us know.
Following the chicks hatching we will be focusing on The Little Red Hen story. The children will be learning how to retell the story as a group, following a story map that we will create together. Our role play, construction and small world will be focusing on farms. We will be learning about money as we work in the farm shop in the classroom.
We will be having a big push on reading and spelling tricky words this half term and encouraging the children to ensure that tricky words are spelt correctly within their writing.
We appreciate all your support with this.
Please ensure that your child has a waterproof coat and a water bottle with them everyday.
When the weather requires it, please apply suncream to your child before they come to school. If they are capable of applying their own cream, they may bring a bottle to school to reapply if necessary, but please be aware that staff are unable to help them.
Keep in touch with our weekly focuses by looking on the cloakroom door/school website.