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What we are learning in F1 this week

W/C 8th July 2019

 

Topic - Summer activities 

 

Letters and their sounds - Learn the sound, action and song for 'y'. Make the letter shape by saying the rhyme "down a horn up a horn and under his head"

 

Number learning - make marks to represent that amount. number songs to 10.

 

W/C 1st July 2019

 

Topic - Little Red Hen Play Performances 9am and 2pm Wednesday 3rd July

 

Letters an their sounds - Introduce sound, action, song an story for 'x'. Make the letter shape saying the rhyme "Down the arm an leg, repeat the other side".

 

Number learning - flash cards 0-5, match numeral to quantity.

 

 

Garden Party 2pm Tues 2nd July

W/C 21st June 2019

 

Topic - Little Red Hen - songs and dances 

 

Letters and their sounds - Introduce sound, song, action for 'w'. Make the letter shape "Down up, down up".

 

Number learning - sort children into groups e.g. age, gender, hair etc

 

W/C 17th June 2019

 

Topic - Learn dances and words for the Little Red Hen play on the 3rd July.

 

Letters and their sounds - Introduce story, song, sound and action for 'v'. Make the letter shape and say the rhyme "Down a wing, up a wing".

 

SPORTS DAY Friday 21st June 10.30am or 2pm

 

 

W/C 10th June 2019

 

Topic - Introduce The Little Red Hen. Corn, egg, straw. Introduce the little red hen character in the Magical Story Box. Every day introduce a new page to the story.

 

Letters and their sounds - Introduce story, sound, song and action for 'j'. Make the letter shape by saying the rhyme. 

 

Number learning - Compare 2 groups and say which group has more or less. Give me 2 from a group of 5 objects.

 

 

W/C 4th June 2019

 

Monday 3rd June - Inset Day

Healthy foods; Sports Day Practise; How to keep ourselves healthy; what happens to our body when we exercise?

Rhyming stories, rhyming strings

 

 

W/C 20th May 2019

 

Topic - Jack and the Flumflum tree - look at the flumflum tree fruit. Make fruit smoothies

Trip to Wheelgate 23rd May full day

 

Letters and their sounds - Introduce story, sound, song and action for 'f'. Make the letter shape by saying the rhyme "Down the stem and draw the leaves"

 

Number learning - Order 2 or 3 items by length or height. Positional language of in, on, under, next to.

 

W/C 13th May 2019

 

Topic - Jack and the flumflum tree- The Isle of Blowyernose. Make sand art patterns. Think of a silly island name and make a map.

 

Letters and their sounds - Introduce sound, story and action for 'b'. Make the letter shape by saying the rhyme "down the laces to the heel and over the toe".

 

Number learning - Count out 3 and add 1 more. Is it the same or different? 

W/C 6th May 2019

 

Topic - Jack and the flumflum tree - Making shark art by mixing blue with white to make the shades of the ocean.

 

Letters and their sounds - introduce story, song and sound for 'h' make the shape by saying the rhyme "down the head to his hooves and over his back".

 

Number learning - counting 1:1. Find me 3 from a group of 6. How many left?

W/C 29th April 2019

 

Topic - Jack and the flumflum tree - Gandma is poorly and needs the Dr. Jack goes on a boat trip.

 

Letters and their sounds - Story sound and action for 'r'. Make the letter shape by saying the rhyme "down the robots back and curl over his arm"

 

Number learning - 3D shapes - introduce names (sphere, cube, pyramid, cone, cuboid) find packaging in 3D shapes and go on a shape hunt around school.

W/C 1st April 2019

 

Easter Story and related activities

 

Letters and their sounds - Story, sound, action and song for 'u'. Make the letter shape by saying the rhyme "Down and under, up to the top and draw the puddle".

 

Number learning - Positional language (in, on, under, next to, behind) Counting claps, steps, jumps, fingers, blocks.

W/C 25th March 2019

 

Mothers Day crafts

 

Letters and their sounds - introduce sound, song, story & action for 'e'. Learn the letter shape by saying the rhyme "lift of the top and scoop out the egg."

 

Number learning - repeating patterns using 2 or 3 different colours. Counting 1:1. Making marks to represent that amount.

 

 

W/C 18th March 2019

 

Topic - The Colour Monster - Fear is our emotion this week. Fear = Purple/black. Make your own worry monster.  Wear non uniform on Friday 22nd March with something purple.

 

Letters and their sounds = Phase 1 Assessments

 

Number learning - Assessments

 

W/C 11th March 2019

 

Topic - The Colour Monster - Red = Angry. Colour mixing red and white = pink. Red and blue = purple. Red and yellow = orange etc. Wear something red Friday 15th March.

 

Letters an their sounds - Phase 1 assessments

 

Number learning - Number assessments 

W/C 4th March 2019

 

Topic - The Colour Monster - Blue = Sadness. Talk about how we feel when we are sad. What we can do to feel better. Wear something blue Fri 8th March.

 

Letters and their sounds - Identify the instrument making the sound. Move body in response to the instrument (fast/slow). Make body sounds and copy a sequence of body sounds.

 

Numeracy - Choose a number card and collect that amount of blocks. Discuss who has the same amount and who has more. 

 

WORLD BOOK DAY 7th March. Dress as a book character!

W/C 26th February 2019

 

Topic - The Colour Monster - Yellow. What makes me happy?

 

Letters and their sounds - Phase 1 rhyming soup. Identify sounds to instruments.

 

Number learning - Recognise numerals 0-5, look at the shape of number 2, how many is 2?

 

W/C 12th February 2019

 

Topic - Bog Baby - We are taking our Bog Baby to the woods. Please join us on our woodland walk on Thursday 14th Feb 9.30am or 12.30pm.

 

Letters and their sounds - Phase 1 rhyming - sing nursery rhymes, complete a rhyming string dog, log, bog etc

 

Number learning - counting anything e.g. claps, jumps, compare 2 groups and say which group has more.

W/C 5th February 2019

 

Chinese New Year - The Year of the Pig. We will look at how the new year is celebrated and make cards to give to others. We will taste Chinese food.

 

Topic - The Bog Baby needs looking after at home before we return him to his natural habitat.

 

Letters and their sounds - Introduce sound, song, action for 'k'. Make the letter shape by saying the rhyme "down the kangaroos body, tail and leg." 

 

Number learning - make marks to represent that amount.  Look at Chinese numbers and shapes and patterns for the new year.

 

 

W/C 28th January 2019

 

Topic - The Bog Baby is poorly.

 

Letters and their sounds - Learn the song sound and action for 'c'. Make the letter shape saying the rhyme "curl around the caterpillar".

 

Number learning - repeating patterns, how many is 0 and 1. Match numeral to amount.

W/C 21st January 2019

 

Topic - The Bog Baby needs somewhere to live. Make a habitat for the Bog Baby.

 

Letters and their sounds - introduce sound, action and story for 'o'. Make the letter shape saying the rhyme "all around the orange".

 

Number learning - positional language (in, on, under, next to, behind) counting 0-5.

 

W/C 7th & 14th January 2019

 

We welcome our new children this week and will help them settle into our Nursery.

 

Topic - Bog Baby - design own Bog Baby.

 

Letters and their sounds - Introduce sound, song and action for 'g'. Make the shape by saying the rhyme "around the girls face down her hair and give her a curl"

 

Number learning - Going on a shape hunt around school and building with shapes. 

W/C 17th December 2018

 

19th December - Christmas jumper day

20th December - Christmas party & disco

 

Have a fabulous Christmas everyone!

See you in 2019! 

W/C 10th December 2018

 

Christmas Performance 12th December - please join us at 10am or 2pm.

 

Shusshh Nativity Footprints play 14th December 10:30am

 

Letters and their sounds - introduce letter sound song and action for 'd'. Make the letter shape saying the rhyme "down the dinosaurs bottom up his tall neck and down to his toes".

 

Number learning - counting christmas stockings and baubles on the tree. 

 

W/C 3rd December 2018

 

Topic -  Christmas play practice

 

Letters and their sounds - assessments 

 

Number learning - assessments

W/C 26th November 2018

 

Topic - The Owl who was afraid of the Dark - we will have a telescope and stars in the magical story box.

 

Letters and their sounds  - Introduce sound, action, and song for 'm'. Make the shape and say the rhyme "Maisie mountain mountain".

 

Number learning - Assessment of numbers, reciting to 10, show amount of fingers, make marks to represent that amount, identify which group has the most.

 

W/C 12th & 19th November 2018

 

Topic - Introducing our new story 'The owl who was afraid of the dark'

 

Letters and their sounds - Introduce story, song and action for 'n'. Make the letter shape 'n' saying the rhyme "Down Nobby and over his net"

 

Number learning - 2 d shape names - circle, triangle, square, rectangle. Talk about the sides are they straight or curved?

 

We shall also be learning lines for 'The Nativity' performance and singing the Christmas songs.

W/C 5th November 2018

 

Topic - Diwali - The story of Diwali. Making lamps and hand art.

 

Letters and their sounds - Learn the sound, song an action for 'i'. Say the rhyme "down the body and dot for the head".

 

Number learning - flash cards 0-10. Show the correct amount of fingers to match the card

W/C 22nd October 2018

 

Halloween Disco 23rd October after school.

Parents Meetings 24th October please see your class teacher if you have not got a time slot yet.

Inset Day 26th October

 

Letters & their sounds - Introduce sound, song, action for p. Say the rhyme "down the pirates plait and around his face".

 

Number learning -  counting 1:1 to 5. Make marks to represent that amount.

 

 

W/C 15 October 2018

 

Topic - The Naughty Bus - We have invited the parents/carers to be served beans on toast by the children Thursday 18.10.18

 

Letters and their sounds - introduced letter sound, action and song for 't'. Say the rhyme down the tower across the tower.

 

Number learning - Language of time - before, late, soon etc. Talk about home time, meal times etc.

W/C 8th October 2018

 

Topic - The Naughty Bus - The bus is lost in the pond and needs to be recovered. 

 

Letters and their sounds - Introduce the sound, action and song for 'a'. Make the letter shape 'a' saying the rhyme "around the apple and down the leaf".

 

Number learning - pattern hunt around school and in the environment. Look at different sizes and put them in order.

 

W/C 1st October 2018

 

Topic - The Naughty bus - This week the bus makes a mess everywhere!

 

Letters & their sounds - Introduce 's' letter shape, sound and action. Make the shape saying the rhyme "slither down the snake."

 

Number learning - count out 3 objects add 1 more/take 1 away. Talk about if it is the same or different. Recount.

W/C 24th September 2018

 

Topic - The Naughty Bus - We shall be making a box model bus and talking about when and why we would travel on a bus. Please help us by taking your child on a bus ride.

 

Letters and their sounds - listen to the jolly phonics songs. Play instrument in the same rhythm for others to copy.

 

Number learning - count jumping up and down using flipper flappers. Count small amounts of objects 1:1. 

 

 

 

W/C Monday 17th September 2018

 

Topic - Introduce our new topic through the story of The Naughty Bus. We shall be wrapping presents and talking about why and when we would receive or give a present.

 

Letters and their sounds - Phase 1. listen to and copy various sounds and actions.

 

Number learning - number songs, counting 0-10 forwards and backwards through songs.

 

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