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Please remember to bring in a raincoat and wellington boots that you can keep in school.

We will be using these during our outdoor Activity-based learning.  Thank you.  

 

 

LITERACY

In May we are learning to:

· recount our own experiences

hear, read and spell initial, final and medial letter sounds in words

use the correct punctuation in our writing

focus on the genre of Narrative Writing

focus on character and setting descriptions using adjectives

use a beginning, middle and ending to structure our stories

· use basic connectives e.g. ‘because’ orally and in shared writing tasks

· recite rhymes and poems identifying and suggesting rhyming words

· listen to and follow instructions

· take turns in conversations and discussions

· use pictures to tell a story

· demonstrate reading behaviour when handling books

· understand and use correctly terms about books

· distinguish between writing and drawing in books and in our own work

· recognise and write the sounds from a-z / ‘oi ’ ‘er’ / ‘ar’ 

· segment and blend syllables in words (tapping, clapping, sorting)

· blend sounds orally to make simple CVC words

· read, write and spell simple CVC words and use these words to write sentences using capital letters, ascending letters / descending letter, finger spaces and full stops

· read and spell familiar / high frequency words in a variety of contexts.

  

NUMERACY

In May we are learning to:

· count orally during number rhymes, jingles and stories

· recite the days of the week

· count forwards from 0, within 10, 20, 30 and beyond

· count forwards from different starting points, within 10 and beyond

· count backwards from 5, 10, 20, 30 and beyond

· count backwards from different starting points within 5, 10, 20, 30 and beyond

· count in 2’s  5's / 10’s forwards and backwards from 0 and different starting points

· add 0, 1 / 2 to different numbers within 10, 20 and beyond

· recognise, read and write numbers

· touch count sets of objects within 10, 20 and beyond

· match sets to numerals

· make sets within 10, 20 and beyond

· understand one to one correspondence by matching

· revise all of our 2D and 3D shapes

· recognise o'clock and half past times in analogue and digital times

· use money in the context of play especially 1p, 2p and £1. coins and give correct change

· understand and use the language associated with length and capacity

· sort, without direction, random collections of materials in a range of ways, talk about the sorting

· help to create / complete a graph

· read information from a graph.

 

Our Problem Solving focus for May is ‘Draw a Picture’.

 

WAU

Our topic for May / June is:‘Travel and Transport’.

 

PDMU

Our May word of the month is ‘Acceptance’.

 

 

THINKING SKILLS AND PERSONAL CAPABILITIES – Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making

In May we are learning to:

  • memorise and recall experiences and stories
  • make observations and describe things
  • sequence and order events
  •  sort
  • make predictions and see possibilities
  • give reasons and opinions
  • ask different types of questions

 

Congratulations on your “Golden Jubilee” Canon Powell!

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Happy Easter!

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Happy Mother’s Day!

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We will miss you!

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

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Happy heart day!

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Merry Christmas everyone!

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W.A.L.T. Recognise items which are heavy or light

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Maths Week 2021

We used the bowling game to practise our counting and addition skills! 

We went shopping as spooky characters in the 'Potion Shop'!  We created our shopping lists then used 1p and 2p coins to buy items for our potions.

We like to work outside for Numeracy too!  We played counting games and hunted for shapes.  We made shapes with natural materials. 

We are learning to play lots of numeracy games!

We are learning to tell our left from our right!

As part of our homework we looked for treasures from nature. We had so much fun exploring these!

If I go for a walk, what will mother nature leave for me?

If I go to the beach, what treasures will the sea wash ashore for me?

If I go to the woods, what will the winds blow in?

What will the fairies sprinkle or the giants drop?

I’ll POP them into my bag!

We are working on our letter formation!

We are artists! Look at our self portraits!

W.A.L.T. Count sets of objects

W.A.L.T. Create pictures of ourselves with natural materials

W.A.L.T. Sequence numbers

We have had lots of fun during our first week!

Primary One's first day of school!

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