Reception/Y1FM

Autumn Term First Half
 
Each of the children are doing such an amazing job in settling into their new class, getting to know each other, making new friends and learning to negotiate independently using kind voices. They have really blown me away by how quickly they have been saying goodbye to mummies and daddies at the door every morning and we've had very few tears but instead lovely smiley faces. Well done!
The children are using their learning environments independently and it is wonderful to see them immersed in mark-making, making breakfast in the home corner, looking at books, exploring in our water or sand trays or working with our lavender play dough.
We have had our Wow Wall full with amazing learning, several children have been star girls or star boys, or had blue cards. Fabulous!
We have been learning about Jack and the Beanstalk (our novel study)and the children have thought of actions to help to re-tell the story themselves. In addition, we have enjoyed reading, Pig in the Pond, The Magic Porridge Pot and Jack and Zog. The children have been excited to go to our school library as well as choose their own home learning book every day.
 
Pupil of the Week
Noah is our pupil of the week for trying very hard with his number learning. Fabulous!
We have had a super week of learning!
This week we have been exploring numbers 1 more and 1 less and some children have also been exploring number bonds to 10.
We have continued with our learning about Jack and the Beanstalk, and some of us have written our own versions of the story. Fabulous! We have also enjoyed reading Full Full of Love, and talking about people who visit us at home.
In our outside learning area, we have been busy making magic potions in our cauldron and exploring different materials, building up our vocabulary and deciding which were natural/manmade.
Have a look at our photos to see more of what we've been doing this week.
Week 6 28th October 2019
 
What a fantastic week of fun and active learning we've had this week, despite the weather!
A huge thank you to all of you for sending in your AMAZING home learning. The children have absolutely loved sharing their Autumn treasures and photos of half term.
We are also enjoying our Wow time at the end of each day, when the children share their Wow cards with the rest of us. It is fantastic to hear how they are getting on at home. Keep sending them in please, and if you need a few more, please let me know.
 
We have been talking about Up high and down below this week and the children have made some very thoughtful comments in our discussions. We have decided to focus our learning on Space this term and we have already been busy creating a Space Station in our classroom. Thank you for sending in the kitchen foil!
Some of the children have been excited to make their own rockets this week and Our Star of the Week, Bella put a lot of thought and care into hers. Well done Bella!
We have also been making the most of our apples this week by doing some apply bobbing in Outside Learning as well as making delicious apple crumble. The children thought it was 'scrumptious!'
 
4th November 2019
 
We've had a busy and exciting week in Reception/Yr 1!
We had lots of fun at Redruth library on Tuesday and we loved listening to 'Space' stories, singing and exploring the wonderful books there. Thank you those of you who could join us to walk up and back, it really makes a difference to have lots of parent helpers.
 
We have been developing our super 'space station' in our classroom this week and we have been making lists of things to take with us to space as well as acting out the story, 'Whatever Next.'
 
In Maths this week we have been learning about Shape, playing games to identify and describe different shapes and we have been drawing round shapes to make different pictures. Year 1 have also been learning about subtracting number within 10, using the part whole model and writing number sentences. Fantastic!
 
We had an absolutely brilliant day on Friday for our Reading Karate launch and can't wait to start building up our 25 reads to get our first wristband!
 
 
 
Our Star this week is Harrison for his brilliant focus during phonics this week. Keep it up Harrison!