Silver Star Class 1 Class

Week Beginning 3/12/2018

Monday, 3rd December, 3:15 PM

 This week in SSC1... 

In English we are continuing to learn about Goldilocks and the Three Bears - we will be writing speech bubbles for the characters and learning how to make porridge. On Wednesday this week we will be writing invitations to invite our families to come and watch our Christmas performance.

In Number EYFS children are exploring ways to record numbers and explain their recordings to another person. KS1 children are learning about addition and subtraction, exploring the inverse relationship between the two.

In phonics we are continuing to learn The Song Of Sounds. We are revising all the sounds we have learnt so far. We will continue to practise writing the sounds we are learning. This week we are focusing on ‘sh’ ‘ch’ ‘th’ and ‘ng’.

We will be practicing our Christmas songs in Music and learning about friends in PSHE.

 Home-learning ideas

Practise reading and saying words with 'sh' 'th' 'ch' and 'ng' sounds, such as: ship, shop, thorn, three, chip, chop, sing, ring.

 


Week Beginning 19/11/2018

Monday, 19th November, 2:21 PM

This week in SSC1... 

In English we have started ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’ in English. We are learning the story and characters.

In Number EYFS children are continuing to practise counting, some children are also learning to count things which can’t be seen or moved (such as claps or steps) before moving on to addition. KS1 children are beginning to focus on subtraction.

In phonics we are continuing to learn The Song Of Sounds. We are revising all the sounds we have learnt so far. We will continue to practise writing the sounds we are learning. We will have learnt all of the alphabet sounds by the end of the week. This week we are focusing on ‘y’ ‘z’ ‘zz’ and ‘qu’.

In PSHE we have been learning about fire safety and practising the fire drill, reminding children of our routine if the fire alarm goes off, including how to behave and where we need to go to line up.

Home-learning ideas

Talk about fire Safety at home.

Practise reading all sounds of the letters of the alphabet including ‘ck’, ‘qu’, ‘ll’, ‘ff’ and ‘zz’


Week Beginning 5/11/2018

Monday, 5th November, 2:37 PM

 This week in SSC1... 

 

In English we are continuing to read 'Don't Hog The Hedge'. We are using Talk For Writing to retell the story and we will also be writing lists.

In Number EYFS children are continuing to practise counting and recognising numerals. Some children are also learning to find one less than a given number to 20. KS1 children are continuing to partition numbers up to and including 10 in different ways and to work systematically.

In phonics we are continuing to learn The Song Of Sounds. We are revising all the sounds we have learnt so far. We will continue to practise writing the sounds we are learning.

In RE we will be finding out about Diwali.

In PSHE we have been learning about how to stay safe on Bonfire Night.

Home-learning ideas

Practise counting objects and matching them to numerals. Challenge your child to find one more or one less in a group of objects.

Continue reading and writing simple words using the sounds: s a t p i n m d g o c k ck e u r h b f (and ff) l (and ll) j

Find out about Diwali together.

 


Week Beginning 29/10/2018

Monday, 29th October, 2:50 PM

This week in SSC1... 

In English we have started reading a new story about a hibernating hedgehog called 'Don't Hog The Hedge'. We are going to be discussing the characters, different animals that hibernate and retelling the story using freeze frames. KS1 children will think about adjectives to describe the characters and write short sentences using their descriptions.

In Number EYFS children are continuing to practise counting, some children are also learning to find one more than a given number to 20. KS1 children are continuing to use the part part whole model to solve addition problems and recognise that addition can be done in any order.

In phonics we are continuing to learn The Song Of Sounds. We are focusing on the sounds 'b', 'f'/'ff', 'l/ll' and 'j' this week. They will continue to practise writing the sounds we are learning using cursive handwriting.

In PSHE we are talking about taking turns and compromising when playing with our friends.

Home-learning ideas

Practise counting objects and matching them to numerals. Challenge your child to find one more or one less in a group of objects.

Practise reading and writing simple words using the sounds: s a t p i n m d g o c k ck e u r h b f (and ff) l (and ll) j

Play a turn-taking game and talk about compromise.

 


Week Beginning 15/10/2018

Monday, 15th October, 1:52 PM

This week in SSC1... 

In English we are learning about woodland animals. We will be learning about non-fiction books and using them to create our own fact sheets about woodland animals.

In Number EYFS children are continuing to practise number ordering and counting, some children are also learning to find one more and one less from a group of up to 5 objects. KS1 children are learning to use the part part whole model to solve addition problems (please see picture below)

In phonics we are continuing to learn The Song Of Sounds. We are focusing on the sounds 'u' 'r' 'h' and 'b' this week. We will be playing phonics games to read some CVC words using all the sounds we have learnt so far. They will continue to practise writing the sounds we are learning using cursive handwriting.

In PSHE we are talking about special people who look after us and identify the people who are special in our lives.

Home-learning ideas

Practise counting objects and matching them to numerals. Challenge your child to find one more or one less in a group of objects.

Practise reading and writing simple words using the sounds: s a t p i n m d g o c k ck e u r h b

Talk about people who are special to your child and challenge children to use the word 'because' to explain why these people are special.


Week Beginning 8/10/2018

Monday, 8th October, 8:39 PM

This week in SSC1... 

In English we have read the story of 'A New House For Mouse'. We have been retelling the story using pictures and by drawing a story map. We will be changing the characters and creating our own versions of the story.  Key Stage 1 children are continuing to develop their independent writing skills and EYFS children are practising their mark making while talking about their pictures and writing. 

In Number the some of the EYFS children are continuing to practice counting from 1-10 and recognising numerals and other children are beginning to practise addition. Key Stage 1 children are also learning about addition and number bonds to 10 (for example 6 + 4 = 10, 5 + 5 = 10...)

In phonics we are continuing to learn The Song Of Sounds. We are focusing on the sounds 'c' 'k' 'ck' and 'e' this week. We will be reading some CVC words using the sounds we have learnt so far. They will continue to practise writing the sounds we are learning using cursive handwriting.

In PSHE we are learning to talk about what we like and dislike; this week we will be painting pictures of our favourite foods to eat.

 Home-learning ideas

Practise counting objects and matching them to numerals.

Practise reading and writing simple words using the sounds: s a t p i n m d g o c k ck e  

Talk about what you like and don't like and challenge children to use the word 'because' to explain why.


SSC1

Monday, 1st October, 3:27 PM

Week Beginning 24/09/2018

Monday, 24th September, 2:18 PM

This week in SSC1... 

In English we are continuing to explore The Gruffalo and Red Riding Hood. We will be using role play masks of the Gruffalo characters to act out scenes from the story. We are also learning about speech bubbles with Key Stage 1 children writing their own and EYFS children practicing their mark making while talking about what the characters in the story say. Later in the week we will design our own Gruffalo and use adjectives to describe them.

In Number the EYFS children are continuing to practice counting and recognising numerals, while the Key Stage 1 children are learning to use the vocabulary 'equal to' 'more than' and 'less than' when comparing two groups of objects. 

 In Shape, Space & Measure the children are learning to continue a repeating pattern using shape and colour.

In phonics we are continuing to learn The Song Of Sounds. We are focussing on the sounds 's' 'a' 't' 'p' and 'i' this week. We will also be writing these sounds using joined up writing.

We will be looking at maps in Geography and drawing our own simple maps using pictures to help us. 

 Home-learning ideas

Practise counting objects and matching them to numerals.

Practise reading and writing the letters 's' 'a' 't' 'p' and 'i'