Coral Reef are a Key Stage 1 and lower Key stage 2 class taught by Mrs D'Avoine , Miss Smith and the team.
Half termly updates
Spring 1 - Coral Reef
We will begin our PSHE lessons by focusing on keeping safe and managing risks within our environment. We will look at how to stay when using medicines . We will continue our learning about managing risks by learning how to stay safe online and what to do if we need to report a problem. The children will take part in an online e safety programme called 'screen out the mean'. The children will also take part in circle time, parachute activities and look at their learning and behaviour goals.
The focus at the beginning of this half term is Where the wild things are. We will be looking at focusing our writing skills on setting descriptions, alternate endings and a love of reading. Coral Reef will continue to practice and learn phonics and spellings daily, to improve our reading and writing skills. Guided reading lessons will also continue to take place daily to promote our love of reading and to develop our understanding of different text types.
In maths this half term we will be continuing to learn about place value. Pupils working within the year one curriculum will focus on numbers within 50 . Pupils working within the year two curriculum will focus on comparing numbers using their place value knowledge. We will also practice our addition and subtraction skills, as well as multiplication and division. Pupils will also learn how to recognise, some simple fractions and weights. These skills can then be transferred when using our Reach shop and food technology sessions.
In science this half term we will be learning about the Animals Including Humans ,offspring, adults, basic needs. We will begin by comparing and grouping different animals and ordering them by age. We will focus on identifying changes in animals and complete an investigation of our own.
During history this half term, we will be focusing on Memorable events - beyond living memory e.g, great fire of London,. We will also be recapping previous years topics .
This half term in RE, we will be answering the key question , What makes some places sacred?
Alongside all of this brilliant learning we will also be developing our skills through art, DT, PE, food technology and computing. For more information please see the long term plan (LTP) on the school website and twitter for daily updates.