Welcome to Ash Class
Mrs. Gadsby (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday mornings and alternate Wednesday afternoons)
Mrs. McLaughlin (alternate Wednesday afternoons, Thursday & Friday)
Please make sure that your child has the following in school:
- A PE kit
- Outdoor shoes that can be worn on the field when muddy
- A water bottle
Children also need to bring their reading book and reading record into school every day.
Non-Fiction Information texts (based on topic work) – What do you know about the life and work of Samuel Pepys? What are the key features of information texts? Can you write about The Great Fire of London? Can you write about landmarks in London? Can you use bossy verbs and time conjunctions to write instructions? Can you sound out words carefully?
Fiction - Can you rewrite a known story with a new ending? Can you write a diary entry as a character from the past? What noun phrases and interesting words can you include in your writing? Can you use adverbs to start sentences? Can you punctuate sentences correctly with capital letters, full stops, question marks and exclamation marks?)
How far can you count? Can you find the number before and the number after a given number? Ten more or ten less? Can you count in twos, threes, fives and tens? Do you know what each number represents in a 2 or 3 digit number? Can you recognise odd and even numbers?
Can you choose and use the correct operation to solve a problem? Can you use number line?
Can you name and describe 2D and 3D shapes? What criteria can you use to sort shapes?
SCIENCE AND COMPUTING
Science – Materials. Can you identify everyday materials? Can you name three things made from wood, glass and metal?
Computing - How can you stay safe online? How do you you search for information using a computer? Can you use a mouse to move around a computer? How do you use the learnpads? Can you make a stop frame animation?
Art – Can you make a Tudor house out of paper? Can you make repeating patterns using shape, colour and texture?
DT – Can you knead bread? Can you make a Christmas decoration? Can you mix colours to make ‘fire’?
Music – What sounds do instruments make? Can you create sounds to accompany music? Can you learn and perform songs based on The Great Fire of London to an audience?
PE & PSEE
PE – Can you bounce and catch a ball? Roll hoops and quoits? Hit a ball with a bat? How can you improve your skills?
Can you make bridge shapes with your body? Can you perform a transport dance?
PSEE – How can you make our classroom a happy place? How can you be a good friend?
History –Who is Samuel Pepys and why is he famous? How has fire fighting changed through time? Can you describe the main events of the Great Fire of London? Why is London important?
RE – Who made the world? How should we live in it? Can you recall the creation story? Re-tell the Christmas story from the Bible.