Welcome to Willow Class

Mrs Morgan (Monday – Wednesday am)

Miss Godwin (Wednesday pm – Friday)

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English

Non-Fiction –Can you finding out about China using an index and contents page? Can you write labels and signs for the garden centre?

Fiction – Can you write your own story about “Olivers Vegetables” and The Enormous Turnip”.
We will be looking at stories linked to China and we will be writing our own versions of these.
Reading – Can you read stories from China?
Can you read a story and then explain what has happened?

How could you help at home? Look at signs labels and captions in the environment. Encorgae your child to change the endings of familiar books.

Mathematics

Can you count in 5’s? Can you read and write numbers fron 1-20 in numerals and words?

Can you use your numberbonds to 20 to add and subtract?

Can you solve number problems using numbers and words and can you select the correct operation.

Can you work out simple fractions of objects, shapes and numbers.

Can you collect data and use it to ask and answer questions?

Can you estimate and measure capacity using non-standard units?

How could you help at home? Learn number bonds to 20. Go shopping and use money ask your child to find the correct coins. Look at numbers in the environment.

Science & Computing

Science Science
Plants – How many plants can you identify in your local area? Can you name the parts of a flowering plant? Where do seeds come from? What do all plants need to grow and stay healthy? Can you follow the growth of a bean plant?Do you know what evergreen trees and plants are?

Computing
Data Handling – Can you use ICT to display data in different ways? Are you able to sort and classify information?

Plants – How many plants can you identify in your local area? Can you name the parts of a flowering plant? Where do seeds come from? What do all plants need to grow and stay healthy? Can you follow the growth of a bean plant?Do you know what evergreen trees and plants are?

Computing
Data Handling – Can you use ICT to display data in different ways? Are you able to sort and classify information?

How could you help at home? Go on nature walks looking at plants and trees. Encorage your child to help with gardening. Visit a garden centre.

Creative Development

Art – Do you know anything about the arts and crafts from China? Can you make a paper fan, paint a willow pattern plate and make a Chinese style purse?
DT – Can you make an articulated shadow puppet? Can you make and taste Chinese food?
Music – Can you play an instrument and make music to accompany a story?

How could you help at home? Can you find out about the story behind a willow pattern plate

PE & PSEE

PE
Dance – Can you perform your own dragon dance.
PSEE
Changes – In what ways have you changed since you were a baby? What do you think will change and what will stay the same this year?

How could you help at home? Look at family photographs and discuss the changes in the individuals.

Humanities

Geography
Where is China and do you know the capital city and the main geological features of China (rivers and mountains). Can you draw the flag of China? Do you know anything about their culture and traditions? What animals are famous in China? Can you name a crop that grows in China? What type of food do they eat? What is the main religion? Who is Buddha?

How can you help at home? Find out about China with your child. Visit a Chinese restraint or supermarket.

Class Timetable (subject to change)

TimeMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
School Begins
Session 1 Maths Maths Maths Maths Maths
Break
Session 2 English/ Phonics English/ Phonics English/ Phonics Guided Reading/ Phonics Phonics/ Extended Writing
Lunch
Session 3 Topic PE Computing/ RE Science Art and Design/ Design Technology
Break (KS1 Only)
Session 4 Topic PSEE Music PE Art and Design/ Design Technology
School Ends