Below is Parrot Classes curriculum overview for this half term. You can click on the picture below to view the document.
In maths we have linked our work to the class book and in Geometry we have been matching shapes and colours on our Gingerbread Men.
We used cardboard tubes with splayed bottoms to print firework paint pictures.
The children in Parrot Class took part in a year band carousel of activities for Children in Need.
We have been enjoying PE with Maisy, working on our bouncing and co-ordination skills.
The class have been handling and matching 2d shapes as part of our Geometry focus.
The children role-playing and interacting with the kitchen and food as part of topic work.
The children making their own roasted fox sandwiches and owl ice cream from The Gruffalo story.
Welcome to Parrot’s class page, let me introduce you to our staff… I am Jenny the Class Teacher, Sharon is our TA2 and we have our teaching assistants Kelly, Louise and Ellie. The pupils in Parrot class are: Archie, Aysha, Hussain, Musa, Sapphire, Syzmon and Zakia.
Our topic this half term is The Things People Do. The topic has a PSHE and drama focus. Through a range of activities and role play, the children will learn about people who help them in their everyday lives.
This half term we will be reading ‘The Gruffalo’ by Julia Donaldson. This is a fun story with rhyme, interesting characters and colourful illustrations. The pupils will be learning about the characters within the story and will be supported in creating work around the book.
In write dance sessions, the pupils will develop their fine motor skills by making colourful marks and shapes on a range of themes.
Amazon’s description of the book: This award-winning rhyming story of a mouse and a monster has found its way into the hearts and bedtimes of an entire generation of children and will undoubtedly continue to enchant children for years and years to come.
A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood.
A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.
Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when a quick-witted mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake . . . and a hungry Gruffalo!
In maths we will be covering each strand weekly- Number, Geometry and Measure. Keep looking at our web page and reading the home school book to find out which strand we will be covering each week.
Make your mark and drawing is the computing curriculum for this half term. The children will use programs and tools that allow them to make marks, draw lines and dots, create shapes and fill them.