Sparrows is the name of our Year 1 and Year 2 class which is currently taught by Mrs Morris and Mrs Scott. Take a look at some of the things they have been up to recently…

 

In Early Years and Key Stage 1, we use Little Wandle to teach Phonics and early reading. Please visit the following page of our website to find out more about how reading is taught at All Saints:

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Early Years at All Saints

This half term in English we are reading The Bog Baby, this is such a lovely book based around nature and the importance of keeping animals in their natural habitats.

Year 1 are focusing on compound sentences using ‘and’ and will be creating a postcard as their end of term outcome. Year 2 are focusing on compound sentences using ‘or’ and ‘but’, their end of term outcome will be a letter to the Bog Baby.

In Maths Year 1 is focusing on place value to 20, we are going to be using concrete resources, books and songs to help engage the pupils in their understanding of numbers. In Year 2 we are focusing on our understanding of money and using our existing knowledge on addition and subtraction when working with money.

In geography this half term, we are revisiting Mexico- only this time we will be learning the human features of the country by getting know what schools, jobs and homes are like and comparing the life of a Mexican child to our own lives.

In RE we are learning about the Gospels and the ‘Good News’ Jesus brought to Christian’s. We have looked at the parts of the Bible and the 4 Gospel books in the New Testament- Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Today we were thinking about what good news means to us.

In PE we will be going to the community centre for our unit of Gymnastics. Children will need indoor PE kits, children can come to school wearing trainers as they will be bare foot in lessons.

In Science we will be learning about Living things and their habitats where we will be looking at and naming plants and animals in their environment and how they are suited to it.

In Computing we will be learning about online safety through the program Purple Mash.

Finally, this half term we will be completing a Design Technology unit designing and making a healthy ice lolly.

 

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