Our teacher in Reception is Mrs Hawley and our Teaching Assistant is Miss Sullivan.
This half term we are learning about Space and Transport.
In Literacy we will be developing out story writing skills by writing our own versions of ‘Whatever Next’ by Jill Murphey and our own version of Mr Gumpy’s Outing by John Burningham.
In Mathematics we are learning to count in 10’s and 2’s. We will be grouping objects in 10’s and 2’s and will be applying our learning to counting 2p’s and 5p’s. I’m sure we will be counting lots of pairs of socks too!
We are going to continue having PE on a Thursday afternoon and we are focusing on ball skills. This will be taught by an In2Sport coach called Billy.
In Topic (Understanding the World and Expressive Arts and Design) we will be learning facts about space, finding out about astronauts and their experiences and we will be making rockets using recycled materials.
Within our topic of transport we will be learning about transport from the past and talking about the similarities and differences of different modes of transport.
In RE we are going to be learning about Hinduism. The children have already learnt about the festival Divali and Holi and how it is celebrated. This term we are going to learn about Hindu beliefs, gods and about their place of worship.