The Holy Brook School

Spring Class

Welcome to the Spring Class home learning page. Here you will find lots of information on what we are learning in school and some links and ideas for things you can do from home to further your learning. 

Here is an idea of our current daily lessons: 

Daily

 English

In English we are going to be looking at handwriting and correct formation of our letters and numbers. 

We will be looking at poems throughout the next 3 weeks and learning some to recite. We will also be looking at non-fiction texts and comparing them to fiction. 

We will be working on our Phonic Knowledge this term also- here is a link to the correct pronunciation of sounds that we use- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCI2mu7URBc 

Please refer to your child's Individual Education Plan (IEP) to see which target they are currently working on and then follow the links below the target for resources and activities you can complete at home.

Weeks beginning Monday 22nd February, Monday 1st March, Monday 8th March and Monday 15th March:

Reading Target 1: I am able to link what I have read or heard being read to my own experiences (Y1)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-link-our-reading-to-our-own-experiences-cth68r?from_query=linking+text+to+own 

Reading Target 2: I understand that non-fiction books are structured in different ways (Y2)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-identify-features-of-a-non-fiction-text-c8v32d?from_query=non+fiction+ 

https://pbskids.org/molly/games/dogsled 

NF text

Writing Target 1: I can use a range of conjunctions in sentences to add more information (when, if, because, but) (Y1 and 2)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-use-coordinating-conjunctions-69h3er?from_query=conjunctions 

https://wordwall.net/resource/44156/english/conjunctions-match-up-game 

https://www.turtlediary.com/game/identify-the-conjunction.html 

Writing Target 2: I can use full stops, capital letters and question marks (Y1 and 2)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-use-capital-letters-and-full-stops-68v3ad?from_query=full+stops 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z8x6cj6 

https://www.roythezebra.com/ 

https://www.roythezebra.com/reading-games/capital-letter-1.html 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-conjunctions-c4wkee 

Writing Target 3: I can talk about time, place and cause using words such as when, while, because, therefore, after, because of (Y3)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-explore-conjunctions-c4wkee 

https://wordwall.net/resource/44156/english/conjunctions-match-up-game 

https://www.turtlediary.com/game/identify-the-conjunction.html 

Phonic/Spelling Target 1: I can read up to 100% of the Common Exception words (Y1)

https://ictgames.com/littleBirdSpelling/ 

https://ictgames.com/mobilePage/spookySpellings/index.html 

CE words

Phonic/Spelling Target 2: I can read a range of prefixes (Y3)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-practise-and-apply-prefixes-including-test-68t3ct?activity=video&step=1 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=prefix 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/games/embed/small-town-superheroes?exitGameUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fbbc.co.uk%2Fbitesize%2Farticles%2Fzncgvk7 

 

Reading

Maths

In Maths we are going to working on Number, Addition and Subtraction this term. We will be looking at counting on from a given number to and past 100. We will also look at 10 and 100 more or less than a given number.

We will then move on to Addition and Subtraction in the second part of term. We will look at number sentences using + and - and using = to complete our sentences. 

Please refer to your child's Individual Education Plan (IEP) to see which target they are currently working on and then follow the links below the target for resources and activities you can complete at home.

Weeks beginning Monday 22nd February, Monday 1st March and Monday 8th March:

Target 1: I can count to and past 100 (Y1)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-recognise-read-and-write-numbers-to-100-ctk64t 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/helicopter-rescue 

https://ictgames.com/mobilePage/countingCaterpillar/index.html 

https://uk.splashlearn.com/counting-games 

Target 2: I can find 10 or 100 more or less than a given number (Y3)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/rounding-2-and-3-digit-numbers-to-the-nearest-100-ctgpar 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/helicopter-rescue 

https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/hundredHunt/ 

https://uk.splashlearn.com/counting-games 

Weeks beginning Monday 15th March, Monday 22nd March and Monday 29th March:

Target 1:I can read and understand number statements using +, - and = (Y1)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/addition-and-subtraction-within-20-79fd 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/addition/robot-addition 

https://ictgames.com/funkyMummy/index.html 

Target 2: I can add and subtract numbers in my head, including a three digit number (Y3)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/number-sense-and-exploring-calculation-strategies-45c6 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/units/addition-and-subtraction-48c0 

https://ictgames.com/funkyMummy/index.html 

Foundation subjects and Science

Science

Weeks beginning-Monday 22nd February, Monday 1st March, Monday 8th March, Monday 15th March, Monday 22nd March and Monday 29th March:

I can compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of whether they are attracted to a magnet, and identify some magnetic materials (Y3)

I can observe how magnets attract or repel each other and attract some materials and not others (Y3)

I can describe magnets as having two poles and predict whether two magnets will attract or repel each other, depending on which poles are facing (Y3)

I can notice that some forces need contact between two objects, but magnetic forces can act at a distance (Y3)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-are-magnets-cgvkee?from_query=magnets 

https://sciencetrek.org/sciencetrek/topics/magnets/games.cfm 

https://www.theschoolrun.com/what-are-magnets#:~:text=In%20Year%203%20children%20will,magnets%20as%20having%20two%20poles

 History

Weeks beginning Monday 22nd February, Monday 1st March, Monday 8th March, Monday 15th March:

I can compare pictures of locations around Reading and suggest how they have changed/adapted to modern life (Y1) 

I can participate in conversations about the history of Reading (Yr1)

PP1     PP2

RE

Weeks beginning Monday 22nd March and Monday 29th March:

I can show interest in and make links through discussion / play and artistic representation of Jesus and his friends at Easter time – their feelings and emotions (S4) 

I can describe how Christians celebrate Easter (Y1)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/religious-studies-ks1-the-christian-story-of-easter/zhgv47h 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/easter/easterstory.aspx 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HL8R158Ujp4 

Computing

Weeks beginning Monday 22nd February, Monday 1st March and Monday 8th March:

I can explore a website using buttons, menus and hyperlinks (Y1)

I can read words, look at pictures and watch videos on a website to find information (Y1)

Weeks beginning Monday 15th March, Monday 22nd March and Monday 29th March:

I can find out facts by navigating websites (Y2)

I know not all the information found on the internet will be accurate or useful (Y2)

I can use a search engine to find facts using key word search (Y2)

 Art

I can draw recognisable figures / images with pencil & crayons I can draw my ideas and tell others what they are (Y1) 

I can create moods in my drawings (Y1)

 

If you have any queries or questions, please do let me know by using the contact form or calling the school office on 0118 937 5489.

Many thanks

Sarah-Louise Rouse

Spring Class Teacher

 

145 Ashampstead Road, Southcote, Reading, RG30 3LJ

0118 937 5489

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