Codden Summer Term 2022

27.05.22
 

This week we have enjoyed learning about The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee,

  • We have looked at portraits of the Queen by different artists and created out own observational drawing of her.
  • Read the book ‘The Queen’s Hat’.
  • Learnt about the Union Jack, painted one and made one using peg boards.
  • Designed, made and decorated a crown to wear to the Jubilee Party.
  • Went to our first whole school singing practise to learn the Jubilee songs.
  • In Maths we have been learning about which numbers are odd and even.
  • We attended the whole school Jubilee Party, ate lots of yummy food and enjoyed joining in with some of the songs.
  • We have focussed on the sounds ‘or, ur, ow, oi’ and extended these to include ccvc and cvcc words.
20.05.22
 

This week we have continued to enjoy our learning based on the story ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar.’

  • We have made careful observations of our caterpillars and have loved watching them grow.
  • In Maths we have been learning how to halve numbers 0-10 and have used vocabulary such as subtract, half, take away equals, halve, less.
  • We have talked about what makes a healthy diet and have planned, prepared and made fruit smoothies.
  • This half term in Letters and Sounds we have been recapping all of the vowel digraphs that we have learnt so far and will be extending the CVC words to read and write ccvc and cvcc words.  This week we focussed on the sounds ‘or  ur  ow  oi’.

13.05.22

This week we have enjoyed our learning based on the story ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar.’

  • This week we had some exciting visitors to class… caterpillars!  We have been very interested to watch them grow and chance and can’t wait for them to turn into butterflies.
  • In Maths we have been learning how to double numbers 0-10 and have used vocabulary such as add, plus, altogether, equals, double, the same as, more.
  • We have sequenced and labelled the life cycle of a butterfly.
  • We enjoyed looking at photographs as us as babies and talked about how we have grown and changed.
  • We have created ‘transient’ pictures of mini beasts using loose parts, check out the photos on our class blog!
  • This half term in Letters and Sounds we have been recapping all of the vowel digraphs that we have learnt so far and will be extending the CVC words to read and write ccvc and cvcc words.  This week we focussed on the sounds ‘oi, ow, ur’.
06.05.22
 

This week we have continued our learning about Minibeasts…

  • This week we have learnt about our focus author this term, Eric Carle, we looked at some of his collage artwork and tried to create our own collages of mini beasts just like he did.
  • We have continued to learn about teen numbers and have practised ordering teen numbers and talked about how we know which number is larger/smaller than another.
  • We have written What am I poems to describe mini-beasts using lots of descriptive words.
  • This half term in Letters and Sounds we have been recapping all of the vowel digraphs that we have learnt so far and will be extending the CVC words to read and write ccvc and cvcc words.  This week we focussed on the sounds ‘oo, oo, ar, or’.
29.04.22
 
Welcome back, we hope you all enjoyed a fun filled Easter Break, it has been lovely to hear about what you have all been up to! Since using the Lower EYFS Garden the children have been fascinated to find lots of mini-beasts, so we are planning to find out lots more about them this half term. 
  • This week we have been on a mini beast hunt in the garden, we drew and labelled all of the mini-beasts that we found using the sounds that we have learnt.
  • Learnt about numbers 11, 12 and 13 and explored representing these numbers using numicon, tens frames and objects and matching them to their numeral.
  • This half term in Letters and Sounds we will be recapping all of the vowel digraphs that we have learnt so far and will be extending the CVC words to read and write ccvc and cvcc words. This week we focussed on the sounds ‘ai, ee, igh, oa’.