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Merton

Infant School

Aiming High, Achieving Together

Snowy Owls YR

Welcome to Snowy Owls!

 

Class Teacher: Mrs Gough

Learning Support Assistants: Mrs Bartholomew and Mrs Gregory

 

 

 

Coronavirus- Self Isolating

 

Home Learning

 

Please find links to websites and documents for children to use in their home learning.

 

 

Maths

https://login.mathletics.com/

 

All other subjects

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/3-5-years/counting

http://www.ictgames.com/index.html

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ChildrensMenu.htm

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7sW4j8p7k9D_qRRMUsGqyw (Mr T's Phonic's videos)

 

 

Please log into Mathletics and Bug Club to Read daily.

 

For extra resources please visit https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and set up an account using the code: UKTWINKLHELPS

 

Keeping Active

Cosmic Kids Yoga/Mindfulness

http://www.youtube.com/user/cosmickidsyoga

Go Noodle 

http://www.youtube.com/user/gonoodlegames

Supermovers

http://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

Premier League Primary Stars

http:www.plprimarystars.com

Wiggle Time Exercises: 5 basic shapes

Reception Baseline Assessment - Information for parents

 Autumn 1

 

We are so pleased with how well the children are settling into the routine of school. Our topic is Healthy Me and the children will be learning about the importance of a healthy lifestyle and how this includes a balanced diet, regular exercise, and plenty of sleep.

 

The children will be practising writing skills through dough gym and hand control activities.  They will begin to write their names and learn to say and write letter sounds.  The children will also be given the opportunity to learn key words.

 

The children are excited new skills in maths lessons.  They will be counting, recognising, ordering and writing numbers to 5 and beyond!  They will be learning lots of new number rhymes and songs.

 

The children will also be spending time in our outdoor area.  We will be busy practising our skills on the bikes, being creative with paint, climbing on the apparatus and much more!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Autumn 2

Our new topic is EVERYDAY HEROES! We have lots of exciting visitors coming in to help us learn about what they do. We will be visited by  a nurse, a police office, a lorry driver, a train driver and our very own Headteacher! We will be landing our topic with a Hero Dress Up Day on Friday 3rd December. . We will then be focusing on CHRISTMAS! The children will be taking part in a Nativity. Some children will have speaking parts which will be sent home shortly.

 

Our PE day is Tuesday. Please bring in a named PE kit to leave at school. We will send home the PE kits at half-term to be washed.

Please remember to write in the pink reading diaries every time you read at home and tick any keywords that your child can read by sight.

There are logins for Google Classroom, Bug Club, Mathletics, and EdShed in the front of the pink reading diaries.

 

 

Spring 1

 

Welcome Back!  We hope that you have had a lovely Christmas holiday, and are looking forward to 2022.

 

 

Our new topic this term will be Paddington Bear.  We will be finding out about Paddington Railway Station in London and we will be showing the children lots of landmarks that make London so special.

We will then be finding out about real bears, and listening to lots of stories about lots of different bears.

 

Our PE day will still be Tuesday. Please bring in a named PE kit to leave at school. We will send home the PE kits at half-term to be washed.

Please remember to write in the pink reading diaries every time you read at home and tick any keywords that your child can read by sight.

There are logins for Google Classroom, Bug Club, Mathletics, and EdShed in the front of the pink reading diaries.

Spring 2

 

Our new topic is On the Farm!  We are very excited to be launching our topic with our first school trip to Wellington Country Park. The children will have the opportunity to visit a farm whilst they are there and to experience a day out in the countryside.  Following on from the trip the children will be learning about different farm animals and the food they produce.  They will be finding out about all the different jobs there are on a farm. 

 

In maths, we will be focusing on counting to 20, subitising, ordering numbers, properties of shape, addition and subtraction.

 

In Literacy we will be working on blending and segmenting words, writing lists, creating a poster and writing words and sentences.  We will be reading lots of traditional tales about farm animals to make the topic exciting for the children.

 

Our PE day will still be Tuesday. Please bring in a named PE kit to leave at school. We will send home the PE kits at half-term to be washed.

Please remember to write in the pink reading diaries every time you read at home and tick any keywords that your child can read by sight.

There are logins for Google Classroom, Bug Club, Mathletics, and EdShed in the front of the pink reading diaries.

 

                                                                         Summer 1

We are so excited about our new topic Let's Grow!  We will be learning all about plants and minibeasts. We will be launching our topic by growing a class sunflower and measuring how tall it grows. The landing to our topic will be watching caterpillars change into butterflies.    The children will be making "Grass Heads" and cutting their hair as it grows. In literacy, we will be learning about rhyme and practising writing sentences.  In maths, we will be learning number bonds to 10, subitising to 10 and adding and subtracting to 10 and beyond.

 

We will be having a sports coach on Thursday afternoon and our class PE day will still be Tuesday. Please bring in a named PE kit to leave at school. We will send home the PE kits at half-term to be washed.

Please remember to write in the pink reading diaries every time you read at home and tick any keywords that your child can read by sight.

There are logins for Google Classroom, Bug Club, Mathletics, and EdShed in the front of the pink reading diaries.

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