This week’s Learning at a glance

This week’s learning in Early Years at a glance!

 

EYFS

Learning Link: All creatures great and small

We will start by looking at our RE topic – Good News, followed by minibeasts and as our learning is child-led, we look forward to seeing where this will take us.

Mrs Sumsion – mrssumsion@st-thomas.surrey.sch.uk

Mrs Wichmann – mrswichmann@st-thomas.surrey.sch.uk

Mrs Morgan – mrsmorgan@st-thomas.surrey.sch.uk 

Latest Curriculum Information Booklet: Summer

Curriculum Evening Presentation 2021

Year Group reminders

Monday 18th is Transition Day where the children come to their current classes as usual and then will spend most of the day vising their new class, before returning to Reception ready for home time.

 

Friday – End of term. Please remember that school finishes at 1.45pm

 

Please could your child bring in a named strong carrier bag on Monday to bring home all of their wonderful learning from this year.

 

Please remember to send your child into school every day with their school sun hat, water bottle and suncream applied.

 

We have loved teaching all of your children this year and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all of your support with their learning at home. We hope that everyone has a great summer holiday and we look forward to seeing all of you in September.

RE

Our World:

We will be remembering, celebrating and responding to what we love and wonder about our world; God gave us this wonderful world.

Personal, social, emotional development

We will be thinking about how to stay safe in the holidays.

Literacy and Phonics

Phonics Phase 2, 3 and 4

We will be continuing to revise the sounds and the Irregular Words that we have learnt so far.

Communication and language

We will be talking about our day in Year 1.

Mathematics

During the summer term the children will continue to practise and consolidate these skills:

·         Subitising

·         Counting patterns beyond 10

·         Sorting and Matching

·         Comparing and Ordering

·         Composition

 

This week we will be looking at some summer maths activities linked to holidays.

Understanding the World

We will be looking after our learning environment and talking about things that can be fixed or recycled.

Expressive arts and design

We will be sharing our talents by creating pictures, songs and dances to show to our friends.

Music

Sing the greeting at three different pitches. Revise pitch work on Up and Down and See Saw. Show the pitch in Rain is falling down and identify the number of pitches. Revise Pease Pudding Hot and learn what a rest is. Revise Hot Cross Buns and identify the rests in the song. Play last rounds of Doggie Doggie.

Physical Development (in PE)

Summer sports and athletics

Home learning

Phonics

Please revise all Phase 2 and 3 sounds as well as all the irregular words that are in your child’s phonics wallet.

Reading

Please continue to read for 5-10 minutes each day

Maths

Don’t forget about our great School Jam Maths app and the White Rose 1 Minute Maths Bonds to 10 activity under Addition.

When using the White Rose Maths App, please encourage your child to select “Show Hint” each time so that they can see the number bonds illustrated.