I'm Ms Stas and I teach Oaks Class each morning.
Our topic for this term is called ‘Under the Sea’ and is all about the wonders of the sea.
In phonics this half-term, we will be looking at some of these sounds below:
'igh' as in sigh;
'oa' as in 'oak';
'oo' as in 'zoo'.
Please help your child by finding words within stories with these sounds. Alternatively, under your supervision, your child could use the website below:
Oaks Important information
Reading folders need to come to school every day and be placed, by the children, into their trays. Our main day for changing children’s books is a Thursday however, we are happy to do this more regularly if wished, please just ask. We will be checking that children are secure before moving them on to another level. Please remember to record their reading in the Reading Response Books.
This term, Year 1 children will be set 5 spellings to learn and Year 2 children will be set 8 spellings to learn.
Monday - Spellings are tested.
Tuesday - New spelling rule and words given to children.
Times tables (Year 2 only) should be practiced each week. There are different ways to do this including: chanting, using an app or suitable website and playing different games. Year 2 children are expected to know their 2x, 3x, 5x and 10x tables off by heart by the end of Year 2.
Year 1 (pm): On Monday there will be yoga and on Friday there will be PE. We would appreciate it if PE kit could be kept in school all week. Finally, on a Thursday, Mrs Merry will be running Forest School. Please can children bring in their clothes for Forest School in a named bag.
Year 2 (pm): On Tuesday and Thursday there will be gymnastics and PE. We would appreciate it if PE kit could be kept in school all week. Finally, on a Thursday there will be Forest School. Please can children bring in their clothes for Forest School in a named bag.