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Muck, Mess and Mixtures newsletter for Spring 2nd half

xHappy New Year Everyone. I have attached the newsletter for theSpring 1st half term.
We will kick off Monday by discussing all the exciting things thathave happened over Christmas. We will do a comprehension on apoem called The Child that was wild by Michael Rosen. We will belooking at number patterns in 2's, 5's, 10's from any number.
We also start learning to play the Ukulele in music.
We will then kick off the topic by looking at the book The Journeywhich takes us on a magical and imaginative journey into a castleand beyond. We will also be making the children feel excitedabout the topic by taking part in Knight school, making their ownswords and shields. We will then start to sketch and label castles.
In Maths we will then start to look at multiplication and divisionover the coming weeks.
In phonics our emphasis is still looking at all the ways of makingthe ai, igh, ee, oa and ue sounds and making sure we cansegment to spell. We will continue to progress through phase 6looking at other spellings strategies, suffixes, prefixes andhomophones.

We are so excited about the trip and think it will be a great way tomake the topic real.



Hi everyone, 
I hope you all had a great half term. I have included the newsletter for this half term. We are Sailing the Seven Seas! 

This week we are concentrating on ant-bullying week thinking about what bullying is and how to stop it. In class we have watched the video Daisy Chain and been making our own daisy chains of kindness. 
In R.E. we are looking at the story of Daniel and the Lion's Den, leading up to writing our own diary entries. We will be reading, learning new vocabulary and answering comprehension questions. 
In Maths we are adding three numbers and then using place value to concentrate on subtraction. 
In topic we will be thinking about Remembrance Day and making our own Poppy pictures. We will also be looking at the continents and seas of the world. 
In phonics we will continue to learn alternatives sounds like mb in climb and nk in drink and wr as in wrong. 


Well done to all those children who came in without a grown up! Thank you for being patient, we know they had a lot to carry the first day back.


Mrs Black 

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