This weeks challenge is called the Hope challenge.
1. Hope is a baby calf. There are many other animals that have babies that are called calves. How many animals can you find that have babies called calves.
2. Cows give us milk. What other food can we make using milk?
3. Hope is adorable. What other words can you use to describe her?
4 Can you draw a picture of Hope and draw all the things she needs to keep her healthy?
Take care and enjoy your activities. If you promise to listen to your mums and dads I will introduce you to some more of my farm family soon. Give yourselves a big hug and I hope to see you soon xxxxx
Blwyddyn Newydd Dda.
Welcome back after a lovely Christmas holiday. We hope you enjoyed your family time. This term our topic is’ Life Journeys’ and ‘The world we live in.’ We will be learning about human and animal life cycles. We will also be learning about taking care of animals and how we can look after the world we live in.
Homework: Please could the children design a poster for our Vet role play area. (Ideas) Draw a picture and write some words around the picture about animal needs. Ie food etc.)
Please could the children bring pictures of themselves with their pets or family member pet.
We would appreciate it, if you could send in any spare cuddly animals, bandages or pets accessories for us to use in school.
We had fun learning through play.
Welcome back after the summer holidays. This term our topic will be ‘Story, Rhymes and Special times’. We will be studying Traditional Tales and ‘The Jolly Postman.’
We have lots of exciting activities lined up. To keep you informed we will be using our class page on the Llwyncrwn website. We will be putting class photographs on in regular intervals. I’m sure you enjoy chatting to your children about school, so please take every opportunity to browse our page at your leisure.
PE Friday (No kit needed)
Fruit money- To be paid every Friday ready for the following Monday.
Home task- Please dress the doll as your favourite traditional character. Please use a range of materials to make your character stand out.
Welcome back to a new summer term. This term our topic is 'The Wonderful World of Minibeasts'
Language and Literacy
This term the children will be further developing their question and answering skills. The children will be writing facts files on minibeasts and working towards their independent writing. The children will be encouraged to use a range of spelling strategies and encouraged to use basic punctuation.
The children will be developing their understanding of money. They will be developing their understanding of time.
Welcome back to a new Spring term. We hope you had a lovely Christmas holidays. This term our topic is 'Life journeys' We will be studying mother and babies and have a lot of fun activities planned.
Language and literacy
Through questioning and answering activities the children will be developing their oracy skills. To support this learning they will be interviewing a range of people and will be going on a visit to 'Once Upon a time Nursery'.
The children will be recounting the information gathered in their interview activities, through presentations, written and pictorial fact files.
The children will continue to build on their understanding of number bonds.
The children will be developing their understanding of bigger and smaller numbers.
The children will be using and applying their numerical skills to basic problems solving activities.
Chinese New year
We will also be doing Child-led learning topics. These are topics where the children are instrumental in the planning of the topic.The children will decide what they want to learn about and what activities they would like to participate in.
This term the children have been in charge of what they wanted to learn about. The children were given the topic ' Wonderful Wales' They had some great ideas. The photographs show some of the activities the children wanted to do .
We are looking forward to the term ahead and have lots of exciting activities organised to enhance your child's learning.
Summer term 2017
I hope you all enjoyed the Easter break and are ready to work hard for your final term in year one. I'm sure you will enjoy exploring our topic for this term - Animal extravaganza- (Australian wildlife)
We will read great stories including stories from Traditional Aboriginal dream time collection.
We will use I pads and non fiction books to learn about creatures from the Australian wildlife and create fact files . This terms writing focus will be diary writing and recount.
We will continue to build on all mathematical skills developed this year with a focus on number bonds patterns and measuring. There will be many opportunities to apply these skills across the curriculum and through exploring the outdoors.
You will be exploring our own school grounds by using our forest school to look at patterns in nature. This will include a pond dipping activity that will look at the life cycle of pond life.
Finally, you will be planning activities for our enhanced provision and telling me what you want to learn about!
Please could you help your child make a snake. We will be using the snakes for measuring and developing your child's mathematical vocabulary relating length. You can use any material you wish. We have discussed in class the children's ideas They suggested using old ties, tights and jumper arm. Have fun!
Please continue to support your child but encourage them to complete as much as possible independently. Thank you.
Welcome back and a happy new year!
We hope you enjoyed the Christmas break and are ready for an exciting term ahead.
Our topic for this term is 'Life journeys'. We will be learning about the development of babies and baby animals. We are hoping to make a visit to the farm and will be have a number of visitors into school.