Butterfly Class is our EYFS, Year 1 and Year 2 class taught by Miss Lee and Mrs Tupper with the help of Mrs Grinstead and Mrs Gillespie.
Overviews for parents:
In EYFS, Year 1 and 2 continues in a practical and fun way linked to our curriculum. Throughout the year the children will learn to:
- Develop their phonics knowledge, and learn some spelling rules. We use the Little Wandle scheme for phonics and we use Collins Big Cat Reading books for home reading. We also have access to bug club books which enables children to read from an app.
- A key focus for this year group is to improve their writing style and structure.
- Children are expected to use and apply a range of Numeracy strategies and solve more complex problem solving questions.
Our Expectations for Home Learning in Butterfly Class
Recommended minimum time to spend on home learning – 20 minutes reading per day PLUS 15- 30 minutes per week on other identified home learning. Homework is set every Friday and is due back the following Wednesday.
Spring term 1
Being by the Sea
This term started with a bang! We made firework art and made our New Year’s resolutions.
For the first week, we had a focus on how to be a good friend and how in Butterflies Class ‘team work makes the dream work’.
Now, we are really enjoying our topic, learning all about the different UK seas. As a class, we are doing lots of different writing. We have been writing diaries, postcards and much much more.
TRANSPORT AND TRAVEL
We will be looking at how we can travel on land, by sea and through the sky. We will be discovering how this has changed throughout history and in DT we will be creating our own vehicles, selecting the correct materials in which to do so. In Science, we will be looking at different materials and their properties. We will also be finding out about some famous engineers. Click on the links below to discover more:
Butterflies have had lots of fun this term