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Robin - Reception

Welcome to Robin Class

Class Teacher:

Mrs Michaels Monday & Tuesday

Mrs Humphreys- Wednesday- Friday
Teaching Partner (AM): Miss C Quarrell

Teaching Partner (PM): Ms A Kelly
 

Our Classroom

Robin Class Spring Term Timetable

Robin Class Home Learning Spring Term

Week Beginning 24/1/22

Hello everybody!

 

Learning:

Phonics - This week we will be looking at the 'ur' grapheme.

 

English - This week we are beginning a new topic based on the book 'Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain.' We will read the book and discuss the events. The children will also be writing captions and re-telling the story using musical instruments.

 

Maths - We are comparing capacity. The children will be comparing bottles filled to different levels and using key vocabulary such as full, empty, half empty/full, more and less.

 

Topic - This week we are focusing on the Winter season. We will be reading winter stories, looking at winter pictures and experimenting with water and seeing what happens when it freezes.

 

Reminders:

Homework books are due in every Monday.

Show and tell will be every Monday afternoon for anything the children would like to share with the class. Please pass on anything that is to be shown to the adult at the gate in the morning in a named bag.

 

Have a lovely week everyone!

Weekly Isolation Work (24.1.22 - 28.1.22)

Week Beginning 17/1/22

What a busy week we all had last week! It was lovely to welcome Mrs Constanda to our Reception team on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday each week.

 

Learning:

Phonics - This week we will be looking at the 'ee' grapheme.

 

English - We are continuing our whole school book - 'Here We Are'. We will be thinking about what wonderful things we have on Earth and writing messages.

 

Maths - We are comparing size and mass. We will be using scales to weigh fruit and vegetables and comparing size. We are also making Rice Krispie Cakes. See below for our ingredients list. Please see a member of Robin Class if you have any questions regarding the ingredients we will be using.

  • As part of our Maths 'Comparing size and mass' topic this week, we will be making chocolate Rice Krispie Cakes. Children will be weighing out ingredients, comparing mass, melting and mixing in order to create cakes. There will only be one baking group a day, so by the end of the week everyone will have had a chance to compare maths and create a yummy chocolate treat!

 

  • Ingredients list:
  1. Rice Krispies
  2. Tesco Golden Syrup
  3. Lurpak unsalted butter
  4. Tesco milk chocolate

 

Topic - This week we are continuing our whole school book focus into the afternoons. Here We Are book will be the theme of our afternoons.

 

Reminders:

Homework folders are due in every Monday.

Show and tell will be every Monday afternoon for anything the children would like to share with the class. Please pass on anything that is to be shown to the adult at the gate in the morning in a named bag.

 

Have a super week everyone!

Weekly Isolation Work - Week 17.1.22

Week Beginning 10/1/22

Our Week...

Hello everyone and welcome back to school!

 

Learning:

Phonics - This week we will be looking at the 'ow' sound.

 

English - We are beginning our whole school book - 'Here We Are'. We shall be exploring the illustrations in the book and the theme of our planet Earth. The children will think about what they think is beautiful about our planet and what they would recommend about Earth.

 

Maths - We will be exploring the number zero.

 

Topic - This week we are focusing on winter through the story 'The Snowman'.

 

Reminders:

Homework folders are due in every Monday.

Show and tell will be every Monday afternoon for anything the children would like to share with the class. Please pass on anything that is to be shown to the adult at the gate in the morning in a named bag.

 

Have a wonderful week everyone!

Happy New Year 2022!

We hope that you have all had a fun and restful break! We are all looking forward to starting the new term and seeing everyone again!

Week 6th - 7th January

We will be spending the first 2 days welcoming the children back with lots of talking about the holidays and sharing of their experiences. We will be focusing on PSHE including feeling safe and network hands. We will also be looking at making resolutions for the new year.

Our first phonics sound will be 'oo' (look, foot, good etc).

Reminders

PE will continue to be every Tuesday.

Homework folders will be sent home every Wednesday and must be back in school on Monday morning.

 

We look forward to seeing everyone on Thursday and hope you have a lovely first week back!

Robin Self Isolation Work Week 1 - 2 day week

Our Week!

I was so proud of the children when they were recorded for their Christmas Production. Their singing was wonderful and they looked very cute in their outfits!

Week Beginning 20th December

Santa's Breakfast is on Monday, thank you to the PTFA for organising! 

We will spend Monday and Tuesday focusing on arts and crafts.

School finishes after lunch on Tuesday. 

I hope you have a lovely Christmas holiday and look forward to seeing everyone in January!

Week Beginning 13/12/21

Our Week...

Hello everyone! I hope you have all had a great week!

 

Learning:

Phonics - This week for phonics we will be consolidating and reviewing the sounds we have learnt so far this Autumn Term.

 

English - We are continuing with letter formation and ensuring the children are writing and forming the letters correctly. As we are so close to Christmas we will also be writing Christmas cards.

 

Maths - We will be exploring night and day: sequencing and the measurement of time.

 

Topic - This week we are continuing our learning about Christmas. We will be looking at how Christmas is celebrated around the world and looking at popular Christmas songs and poems. The children will also be exploring their creative side by making Christmas decorations and Christmas crowns.

 

Reminders:

Our Christmas performance will be filmed on Tuesday - please make sure your child has a named costume ready.

Christmas lunch - Wednesday.

 

Have a festive week everyone!

Isolation Tasks for those self isolating, not a whole class bubble

Week Beginning 6/12/21

Our Week...

Hello everyone! I hope you have all had a super week!

 

Learning:

Phonics - We will be looking at the ar grapheme. When reading with your child, if you come across this sound please point it out.

 

English - We will be finishing the story 'Little Red' and creating our own version of the story. We are also continuing our focus on letter formation.

 

Maths - This week we are finishing our work on 4-sided shapes. Following this we will be looking at night and day: sequencing and the measurement of time.

 

Topic - This week we will be exploring Christmas! We will be looking at Christmas around the world and the nativity story. 

 

Reminders:

Homework books are due in every Monday and are sent back home again on Wednesday.

 

Have a wonderful week everyone!

Isolation Tasks for those self isolating, not a whole class bubble

Week Beginning 29/11/21

Our Week...

Hello everyone, I hope that you have had a lovely weekend!

 

Learning:

Phonics - We will be looking at the long oo grapheme. When reading with your child, if you come across this sound please point it out.

 

English - We will be continuing the story 'Little Red' and thinking about using this as the base of our own stories. We are also continuing our focus on letter formation.

 

Maths - This week we are continuing our learning on one more and one less. Towards the end of the week we will be focusing on 4 sided shapes. Maybe you could go for a shape hunt around your house and find 4 sided shapes in your environment?

 

Topic - This week we will be exploring day and night. We will also begin Christmas activities by making decorations for the school Christmas tree! 

 

Reminders:

Homework books are due in every Monday and are sent back home again on Wednesday.

 

Have a wonderful week everyone!

Isolation Tasks for those self isolating, not a whole class bubble

Week Beginning 22/11/21

Our Week...

Hello everyone!

 

Learning:

Phonics - We will be looking at the letters ch, sh, th and ng. When reading with your child, if you come across these sounds please point them out.

 

English - We will be continuing the story 'Little Red' (based on a traditional tale with a twist) and exploring the characters and plot. We will also be focusing on correct letter formation.

 

Maths - This week we are focusing on more and less - finding one more and one less of a given number, extending to two more and less. The children will also be ordering numbers correctly and exploring the vocabulary before and after.

 

Topic - This week we will be exploring colour. We will be reading the story of Elmer and looking at the colours in the story and investigating these colours in our environment.

 

Have a wonderful week everyone!

 

Hello everyone!

Mrs Humphreys and I are very excited to be teaching in Robin Class and look forward to all the fun activities we have planned!

A few reminders:

Mrs Michaels will be teaching on Monday and Tuesday and Mrs Humphreys will be teaching Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Please do not hesitate to catch either of us at the end of the day if you have a question.

PE is now every Tuesday, children are to come to school in their PE kit - thank you.

 

Learning:

Phonics - We will be looking at the letters y, z, zz and qu. When reading with your child, if you come across these sounds please point them out.

 

English - We will be looking at the story 'Little Red' (based on a traditional tale with a twist) and exploring the characters.

 

Maths - This week we are thinking about the number 5 - identifying and counting 5, finding one more and one less and using a 5 and 10 frame to help our counting.

 

Topic - We will be exploring what a good friendship needs and how we can be good friends. We are also thinking about how we are all different.

 

Have a great week!

 

Week beginning: 8th November

This week is my last week as Robins Class Teacher. Mrs Michaels and Mrs Humphreys will be teaching the children from Monday.
I just wanted to say that it has been so lovely to be apart of your Reception journey and getting to know every one of you. You are a wonderful class and I will miss teaching you all! I wish you all the best for the rest of the year - I know you will all be fantastic! I will be sure to pop in when baby arrives! Miss Evans :) 
We will be having a small classroom party on Friday afternoon. I will be bringing in chocolate nesquik and popcorn. If you do not want your child to have these things please let me or the TA know. 


Please kindly note that our new PE day will be Tuesday. Please come into school in PE kits on Tuesdays - thank you. 

Learning
Phonics:   j  v  w  x

English: We will be continuing with our story 'The Magic Paintbrush'. We will be discussing and writing what Shen might do when put in prison.

Maths: We will be concentrating on number 4 this week.

Topic: Nocturnal animals and Remembrance Day

 

Week beginning: 1st November 

I hope you all had a fun and relaxing half term! I look forward to hearing all about it. 

Learning
Phonics: f  ff  l  ll ss

English: Our focus story for the next 2 weeks will be 'The Magic Paintbrush' By Julia Donaldson. The children discover a magic paintbrush and are asked what they would paint with it. Then, through the story of The Magic Paintbrush, they meet Shen who loves to paint and draw. Shen is presented with a magic brush but she is to only use it for good. In the story, she overcomes a greedy Emperor who sets his dragon upon Shen. The children create their own dragon-like monsters through playing Mix and Match Monsters and record ideas by drawing and labelling a diagram. They then write an own-version narrative by changing the items that their main character paints and including their own monster that the main character overcomes. 

Maths: To be able to represent, count and compare the numbers 1, 2 and 3. 


Topic: Theme 'Light and Dark'. We will be comparing routines we usually do as part of the day or in the evening. 

On Tuesday we are also celebrating Climate Change Day and will be sharing the book ‘Somebody Swallowed Stanley’ with lots of activities linked to this.

 

You have all worked so hard this Autumn Term and I am so proud of you all! I hope you all have a restful week off and a spooky Halloween!

I will see you all on Monday 1st November!

Week beginning: 18th October

Learning
Phonics: h   b 

English: Our focus story this week will be 'The Three Billy Goats Gruff'.

Maths: To be able to represent, count and compare the numbers 1 and 2.

Topic: We will be beginning our topic on 'Autumn' and creating Autumn pictures. 

I am looking forward to talking to you all at Parent Consultations on Wednesday and Thursday. If you are unable to make it I am able to organise a 10 minute Google Meet/Phone call at another time. 

Key Events

  • PFTA bake sale after school on Friday. 

 

Week beginning: 11th October

Learning
Phonics: k   e   u   r

English: Our focus story this week will be 'Owl Babies' By Martin Waddell. We will be learning all about the characters and writing names using capital letters. 

Maths: To be able to represent and compare numbers 0 and 1. 

Topic: We will be continuing our topic on Houses and Homes and looking at our local area.

Week beginning: 4th October

Learning

Phonics:   o   c   k   ck

English: Our story this week will be 'The Three Little Pigs'. The children will be sequencing the story and beginning to write captions. 

Maths: To be able to to copy, create and continue simple patterns. 

 

Topic: Our focus will be on houses and homes. We will be looking at our journey into school and discussing different types of houses and homes. 
Can you please kindly bring in a picture of the outside of your home for Thursday so the children can discuss during circle time - thank you. 


 

Week beginning: 27th September

I hope you have all had a restful weekend and enjoyed the last bit of sun for a while!

Learning
Phonics: m   d   g

English: Our focus story this week will be 'The Enormous Turnip'. We will be using Talk for Writing to recall the story. 

Maths: To be able to compare objects by their size, mass and capacity and use mathematical language relating to measurement. 

Topic: Discussing how we are all different and ways to describe ourselves. 

Please could I kindly ask you all to bring in a photo of your child's family for them to be shared during a class circle time for our topic 'All About Me'. These photos will be used this Friday (1st) and returned the following Monday - thank you. 

Key Notes

  • Miss Best will be joining us from Monday until December as our PGCE student teacher. She will be with us in Robins class supporting the children. 

Week beginning: 20th September 

I am so proud of how well the children have settled into Robins class. They are quickly picking up the routines of the school day. I hope they enjoyed their first full week. 

Learning
Phonics: We will be learning the graphemes i, n


English: Our focus story this week will be one of my favourites 'We're going on a bear hunt'. The children will be using Talk for Writing to learn and act out the story. 

Maths: To be able to compare two groups of objects and say if one group has 'fewer', 'more' or if both groups are equal.

 

Topic: We will be meeting the 'Tooth Fairy' and looking at how to keep our teeth clean and healthy!

Events
On Friday 24th it will be our Welcome Assembly! Last week the children met with their Year 5 buddies. They shared stories and got to know one another. We look forward to welcoming Robin class and their Year 5 buddies on Friday. 

Gentle Reminders

  • Reading books will be changed every Thursday. Please make sure reading logs have been signed and are in school everyday so we can read with the children. We cannot issue new books if they are not in school.
  • Please make sure jumpers and cardigans are clearly named. We have had numerous uniform gone missing because of this. 


Any questions please email the office admin@bromet.herts.sch.uk and I will respond as soon as I can. 

Week beginning: 13th September

I hope you have all had a restful weekend. We hope you enjoy your first full week!

Learning
Phonics: We will be learning the graphemes s, a, t, p


English: Our focus story will be 'The Little Red Hen'. We will be predicting, learning, acting and mapping the story! 

Maths: To be able to match, sort and compare a range of objects. 

Topic: Our topic for the next few weeks will be 'All About Me'. This week the children will be looking at feelings and emotions, discussing how we are all different and creating self-portraits. 

Gentle reminders

  • Book bags and water bottles are to be in everyday.
  • Please make sure uniform, coats, hats are labelled. 
  • PE kits to be worn on Thursdays. 
  • Please choose your child's lunch via parent pay. 

 

Week beginning: 6th September

Welcome to Robins! We are really looking forward to meeting you all! We can't wait to hear all the exciting things you got up to over the summer holidays and learn more about you!

Learning
We want to make sure the children have a successful and smooth transition into Reception so they feel at ease and secure in their new provision. This week we are focusing on PSHE and well being. We will be finding out all about the children, talking about what we are looking forward to this year as well as any of our worries. We will be writing our class rules together, thinking about our different feelings and discussing teamwork!

Gentle reminders

  • Book bags and water bottles are to be brought in every day and will be sent home every day
  • Our PE day is Thursday. Please wear kits on this day! (PE will begin the 16th)
  • Please note that the children are only in 1/2 days (Tuesday to Thursday) and Friday will be staying for lunch.


Any questions please feel free to email the office and this will be forwarded to me 
admin@bromet.herts.sch.uk

 

We can't wait to see all your smiley faces!
Robins Team


 

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