Mrs Peta Phillips (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)
Ms Karen Stephenson (1:1 Mon-Fri)
Welcome back! We hope you enjoyed the Christmas break and that you managed to spend some well-deserved time with your friends and families. We have a new staff member to welcome to Leopards Class who will be working mainly as a 1:1, her name is Karen Stephenson and we are looking forward to welcoming her this term.
In Leopards class this term, we will be doing Maths, English, Science, Topic, RE, Art, PE and Music.
We say this every term, but it is still as important as ever, keep reading! Please make sure you read as often as you possibly can with your child. It is so important and will help them within all aspects of the curriculum. Children must bring their reading book and record in every day as we like to try to hear every child read over each week. We will be changing books on Mondays and Fridays. Please make sure you remind your child to change their book on these days if they need to. You should have a Leopards reading record to write down every time your child has read, please let us know if you have misplaced this. We encourage reading with your child to take place as often as possible (at least 4-5 times per week) to further develop their phonic knowledge and understanding of different texts. The same reading book should be shared several times during the week to embed fluency and understanding. This is the pattern we advise:
1st : Read
2nd : Recount
3rd : Ask questions
4th : Reread
This term, our topic is “Whatever the Weather!”. We are enjoying spending time in our role play area, pretending to be weather reporters and observing how the weather changes in the United Kingdom over the year. We will be learning the names of the countries in the UK and we will be using maps to identify them. We will be learning all about the seasons and what happens during each one. We will be learning about hot and cold places around the world and why they are so different.
Our PE days are on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please make sure your child has a PE kit with labelled clothes.
Please make sure your child completes their homework which will be set on a Friday each week. It will be available on Google Classroom, please let us know if you are unsure of your login.
Thank you and we look forward to the term ahead! J
Miss Williams, Mrs Phillips, Mrs Ferryman, Mrs Finch and Ms Stephenson
Phonics and Reading Presentation - 2021
Leopards Gallery 2020/21