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Welcome to Ladybirds 2021-2022 !

Ladybirds are a fun loving, energetic and enthusiastic class that love to learn new exciting things. We will be having lots of fun exploring a range of themes and lessons, enabling us all to build relationships and explore new friendships in our new school. We hope you enjoy looking at our page and seeing all our lovely photos!

 

Love 

Ladybirds, Hannah, Becca and Sophie 

Autumn term 1

Curriculum

This half term our topic will be 'Muck, mess and mixtures'. We will be learning through creativity. 

We will be making our own colour monster, exploring colours and emotions and celebrating Halloween with our last story before half term. We will also be focusing upon our fine motor skills during our art and cookery lessons. 

Literacy

In Literacy the books we will cover this half will be 'Colour monster goes to school ' 'The day the crayons quit' and 'Monster Max shark Spaghetti'. Sensory props, food, songs and puppets will be used to encourage the children to engage with the stories. We will be using lots of colours, slime, spaghetti and puppets this half term.

Maths

This half term we will focus some of our time on looking at Heavy and light objects, Positional language and Numbers. We will also be focusing our time on our individual maths boxes as always to consolidate our learning.  

Theme

During our topic lessons we will be looking at creativity, and how we can be creative and experimental ? We will also be looking at famous artists, science experiments, treasure hunts and exploring the forest school.

PE

P.E. sessions take place each Wednesday afternoon for Ladybirds class. Please ensure a full PE kit is brought to school and that items are clearly labelled to avoid confusion. Swimming sessions will take place on a Thursday morning. ( I will inform you when this will start)

This half term in PE we will be practicing our balancing skills and star jumps.

 

Cookery

We do cookery every Monday afternoon, please let us know if your child has any food allergies, and this half term to continue with our creativity topic and we will be making rainbow cookies, sandwiches, decorating biscuits and making colourful fruit salads. 

Halloween Fun

Autumn term 2

Curriculum

This half term is all about going on a 'Journey'.  We will be looking at all different types of journeys. From our own journey from us being a baby to growing up, journey to space and learning about space and best of all taking Barney bear on a journey. 

This half term every Friday one lucky Ladybird will take home Barney bear and take him on a journey for the weekend. We can not wait to see what he gets up to along the way. 

Literacy

In Literacy the books we will cover this half term will be 'Whatever next ' 'Going on a bear hunt' and 'Goodnight space man'. We will also be reading some lovely Christmas stories and completing some fun activities. Sensory props, food, songs and puppets will be used to encourage the children to engage with the stories. We will be using lots of natural resources this term. 

Maths

This half term we will focus some of our time on looking at Fractions, time of day/ telling the time and  Numbers. We will also be focusing our time on our individual maths boxes as always to consolidate our learning.  

Theme

Our topic lessons will be around different types of Journeys. We will look at our own personal journey, guessing our own baby photos, we will be looking at travelling to space and a journey through the solar system and also Barney bears own journey with his ladybird friends. 

PE

P.E. sessions take place each Wednesday afternoon for Ladybirds class. Please ensure a full PE kit is brought to school and that items are clearly labelled to avoid confusion. Swimming sessions will take place on a Thursday morning. ( I will inform you when this will start)

This half term in PE we will be practicing our throwing and catching skills, along with our kicking skills.

 

Cookery

We do cookery every Friday morning, please let us know if your child has any food allergies. This half term our cookery lessons will include making Barney bear out of bread and chocolate spread, melting snowman biscuits, bear paws, mine pies and plenty more yummy foods. 

Children in need day

Science and learning about space!

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