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Welcome to Ladybirds Class

 

We hope that you enjoy looking at our class page and seeing all the wonderful and exciting learning that we will be doing this year.

 We hope you are continuing to stay safe and well. Hope half term was as nice as it can be at this time (the weather was lovely.)

This half term our topic will be 'I do like to be beside the Seaside.'

 

This will include some simple English and  Maths activities to do at home. This will be updated throughout the term

 

 

During this challenging time, we are going to going to take a look at keeping calm and relaxed. We will start by looking at 'Being Kind' and looking after our 'Well being'.

Stephen the Sprout of Kindness

Still image for this video
The story of Stephen the Sprout spreading kindness to his friends

Please find a Power Point and Booklet that may help your child transition back to school:

Simple Maths at Home:
1. Fill a bucket with water and place some
stones/shells/pebbles in.
Ask a grown up to say the following – Can you collect 3
items? Can you collect 5 items ect?

  

2.Fill and Empty containers with sand / water.

 

3. Hide numbers in sand e.g."Can you find the number 4?"

Soapy Sea Sensory Fun! Mix Soap, Water and Cornflour with some Blue food colouring

Make some fish: using hands, plates or straws - Decorate your home or garden

We have picked a favourite story this week. Dear Zoo. Enjoy!

More fun sessions with Phonics. This site enables you to play interactive Phonic Games FREE!!

Continuing our Jungle Topic I have included a link to Jungle Picture Maker. This is Interactive. Make your own 'Jungle'.

Our Story this week Is 'Walking Through the Jungle'

Another useful site for our children who enjoy more sensory activities. Is the Tacpac Communication through touch site.

Hi Everyone. Hope you are all well,

As we continue to learn at home, here are some fun resources that you might enjoy.

Our Theme for this half term is 'The Jungle'. We have included a story

Rumble in the Jungle, and some Jungle Number Sheets. 

Read Write Inc. Phonics for fun Phonic learning.

Enjoy some fun 'Fine Motor' activities which can easily be done using things around the house. 

Finely some Sensory Ideas

Learning is fun! 

Counting and Number Jungle Worksheet (to download)

Here are some Fine Motor Activities that can be done at home.

Here are some more useful resources that I have come across. Hope you find these useful

Ideas and Activities for Having Fun at Home Learning:

 

During this challenging time, we hope that you are all staying safe.  Please find below some website links that we hope you will find useful to assist your child with their learning and development whilst at home.

 

Stay safe everyone and take care. 

Here are some of our favourite number songs
Here are some of our favourite stories
Some useful websites for further fun and learning.

Happy New Year: 2020

Spring Term 1

Welcome back to a new term in Ladybirds.

This half term our topic is 'Oceans and Seas'. We will also celebrate 'Chinese New Year'.

English: The books that we will be looking at include 'Fidgety Fish', 'Commotion in the Ocean', 'The Snail and The Whale' finishing with 'Puffin Peter'. 

Weekly Phonics - Read Write Inc.

Maths: Pupils will work towards their individual Maths targets.- Number, Shapes and Measurement. 

Science: Physical Processes - Pushes and pulls.

P.S.H.E.: Ourselves - Increase awareness of self help skills.

History: Toys and Games Mine, My Parents and Grandparents

We all take part in Everton in the Community. These sessions are all about 'Moving to Music'.

Our weekly swim sessions remain a firm favourite. We have  all gained lots of confidence and are now independent in the water.

Please keep a look out for fantastic photographs of us having fun as we learn!

 

 

World Book Day!

More Charanga - Musical Instruments

P.E. Obstacles, Parachutes and Tunnel

Everton in the Community - Music and Movement.

P.S.H.E. - Hand Washing: Using bars of soap, liquid soap and sponges

Chinese New Year 2020 - The Year of the Rat

Science - Physical Forces: Pushing and Pulling

Autumn Term

This half term we will be settling back into our routine after the summer holidays. During the first half term we will be learning all about 'The Farm' and reading lots of books associated with it. Our Maths focus is Number which is always a firm favourite!. We will have our Harvest Festival Concert towards the end of the term as well as a trip to a real farm.  

During the second half term we are learning all about 'Traditional Tales' and our reading books are 'The 3 Little Pigs' and 'The Gingerbread Man' and then obviously some Christmas books towards the end of the term! We will also be looking at 'Who', 'What', and 'Where' during Hello and story. Our maths focus this half term is measurement, so we will be learning about size, weighted and all the vocabulary that goes with it! We will also be enjoying the build up to Christmas and all our very festive Primary traditions. We will also be going on a school trip to Knowsley Safari Park to visit their Grotto.

Christmas Jumper Day in Ladybirds:

Autumn Term 2: Children In Need

Autumn Term 2: Anti Bullying March

Autumn Term 1: Carving a Pumpkin and Making Chocolate Apples

Autumn Term 1: Cookery - Making Sponge and Rice Crispy Cakes

Autumn Term 1: Cookery - Exploring Vegetables

Autumn Term 1: Sensory Play

Autumn Term 1: Vote for Head Boy and Girl

General Information

 

Home School Dairies

We ask families and carers to return the Home School diary each day, as this will enable the class staff to provide comments and information about you child's day in school. If there are particular things you wish to be informed about, please speak with the class teacher.

 

Individual Education Plans

These set out the priority educational targets that your child is working on for the term. IEPs are updated each term and sent home. If there is anything that you would particular like us to be working on please just let us know.

 

Reading Books

All children and young people are encouraged to engage in reading and develop a love of stories. We have a wide range of reading books, sensory books and big books to support the learning style and levels for each child. Every Friday, your child will receive a new reading book and this will be sent home with them to enjoy with you over the weekend. Please encourage your child to engage with the characters and stories and fill in the reading record to let your child'd class staff know how they have gotten on and the please return to school on the Monday morning. 

 

Magic Moment Books

Your child will also be sent home a Magic Moments Book. This is an exciting way to share all the wonderful things that your child does at home. Its also a way to record special moments, anything that your child does for the first time and anything that they enjoy doing. We would also love it if you could send the book back in at the end of a half term or after a holiday so that we could share your child's amazing achievements. 

 

Class Funds

We kindly request that you send in £2 a week. This contributes to any weekly resources that class might need.

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