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Speckled Owls Y1

Welcome to our class page!

 

Speckled Owls

Teacher: Mrs Epstein

LSA: Miss Hankova

 

Welcome back and we hope you had a great holiday break from school! Our new topic of the Spring term is Fire! Fire! We will be launching our topic with the discovery of an artefact box about the Great Fire of London! We will be learning all sorts of information about the Great Fire of London such as: What happened? Why do we remember it? What has changed because of the fire? What is different about London now?

 

Literacy:

Writing sensory poems about the fire

Writing a recount of the Great Fire of London

Creating a fire safety poster

Maths:

Understanding place value within 20

Number bonds to 20

More and Less

Addition

Subtraction

History:

Sequencing the events of the fire

Understanding how the fire started and why it spread

Comparing the fire service in 1666 to now

Investigating how London has changed over time

PE:

Gymnastics using the apparatus

Multi skills with STOW sports

Art/DT:

Creating collage pictures of a house on fire

Colour mixing, colour wash, shaving foam, printing, sketching

Making Tudor houses

Music:

Exploring sounds- recognizing how different pieces of music use different layers of sound

Pitch- recognizing and responding to high and low sounds

RE:

The Creation Story

PDL:

Caring for Myself

Computing:

E-safety

Paint- Creation story picture

 

Our PE days are Tuesday and Thursday. 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.

 

We look forward to working with you!

 

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