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Summer Term Topics

 Our topics for this term are 
Summer 1 - Growth - animals and plants
Summer 2 - Holidays 

  • Introducing new letter blends.
  • Blending simple words in their reading.
  • Decoding more complex words using phonic strategies.
  • Spelling familiar and unfamiliar words in their independent writing.
  • Know sounds and letter names of the alphabet.
  • Be able to order the letters of the alphabet.
  • Read and understand simple sentences.
  • Understand what they read and retell the story to another person.
  • Write simple sentences which can be read by themselves and others.

  • Count reliably to 20 and beyond by rote and using objects to make sets
  • Place numerals in order from 1 to 20 and beyond.
  • Find the number that is one more or one less than a given number.
  • Addition and subtraction to 10 and beyond.
  • Estimating groups of objects.
  • Problem solving including doubling, halving and sharing objects.
  • Recognising coins and using the language of money. 
  • Recognising 2d and 3d shapes in their environment.
  • Use everyday language to talk about size, weight and capacity.

Topic Summer 1  Growth -animals and plants.

We will be discussing and learning about - 
  • How to care for growing plants.
  • Animals and their young.
  • The things that plants and animals need to help them grow.
  • Discuss things they have observed and explain why things happen.
  • Recognise similarities and differences of a variety of living things. 

Topic Summer 2 - Holidays
  • Clothes needed for a winter and summer holiday.
  • Remember holidays they have been on.
  • Discuss their own experiences of different environments and cultures.
  • Looking at information books/ computer programs about different places around the world. 
  • Find out about different methods of travel.

R.E. Topics for this term (Come and See)

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Our World

Our Other Faith week will be Monday 13th May to Friday 17th May. 
We will be learning about either Hinduism or Sikhism.