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.

English Spring 1

 

Weeks beginning Monday 4th January, Monday 11th January and Monday 18th January:

Reading Target 1: I am learning to appreciate rhymes and poems. I am able to recite some by heart (Year 1)

https://www.familyfriendpoems.com/poems/children/ 

https://education.abc.net.au/res/i/g.php?url=collection/rhymes/?animal=shark 

Reading Target 2: I can discuss how information is structured in a non-fiction book (Year 3)

http://flash.topmarks.co.uk/4026 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z2yycdm 

 

Writing Target 1: I can form digits 0-9 (Year 1)

http://www.mathematicshed.com/number-formation-shed.html 

https://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/literacy/letterformation/ 

https://www.abcya.com/games/letter_trace 

Writing Target 2: I can write so that most of my letters are easy to read, all the same way up and the same size (Year 3)

https://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/activities/letterformation/ 

https://www.doorwayonline.org.uk/literacy/letterformation/ 

https://www.abcya.com/games/letter_trace 

 

Phonic/Spelling Target 1: I can respond speedily with the correct sound to grapheme for all 40+ phonemes (Year 1)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ksblMiliA8 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/5-7-years/letters-and-sounds 

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/ 

Phonic/Spelling Target 2: I can read a range of prefixes (Year 3)

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 Shape this term. We will be looking at 2D and 3D shapes. We will look at recgonising them, and then move on to drawing and making them. 

We will then move on to Measure in the second part of term. We will look at mass, weight and length and begin to use these measure in comparisons and problem solving. 

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 4th January, Monday 11th January and Monday 18th January:

Target 1: I can recognise and name common 2D shapes (Year 1)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/sorting-2d-shapes-cdh3et?from_query=2d+shapes 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-10-geometry-shape/ 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=2d%20shapes 

Target 2: I can draw 2D shapes and make 3D shapes using modelling materials (Year 3)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/coordinates-and-shapes-to-recognise-3-d-shapes-crup8r?from_query=2d+shapes 

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/year-1/week-10-geometry-shape/ 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?q=3D+shapes 

Weeks beginning Monday 25th January, Monday 1st February and Monday 8th February:

Target 1: I can solve problems for mass and weight by telling which objects are heavier or lighter (Year 1)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/differentiating-between-heavier-and-lighter-cgwpad?from_query=weight 

Target 2: I can measure, compare, add and subtract: lengths (m/cm/mm) Year 3)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/estimating-and-comparing-length-6ngk2c?from_query=length 

 

Foundation subjects and Science

Science

Weeks beginning-Monday 4th January, 11th January and 18th January:

I can explain changes and weather through Autumn, winter, Spring and Summer (Year 1)

 https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/the-changing-weather-sensory-story-68t3cc?from_query=changes+to+weather 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-does-the-weather-change-across-the-seasons-ctj34d?from_query=changes+to+weather 

https://climatekids.nasa.gov/menu/play/ 

Week beginning-Monday 25th January:

I can make my own observations of light (Standard 5)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-light-c4w30d?from_query=light 

 

Weeks beginning Monday 1st February and Monday 8th February:

I can recognise that I need light in order to see things and dark is the absence of light (Year 3) 

Geography

Weeks beginning Monday 4th January and Monday 11th January:

I can begin to comment, ask and answer questions about the world around me (Year 1)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-identify-changes-in-the-world-around-me-6cvp6t?from_query=question+world+around+me 

Weeks beginning Monday 18th January and Monday 25th January:

I can describe the weather today (Year 1)

RE

Weeks beginning Monday 1st February and Monday 8th February:

I can take notice and talk about special places (Standard 5)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/audio-stories-special-places/zkp7d6f 

Computing

Weeks beginning Monday 4th January, Monday 11th January and Monday 18th January:

I can discuss the quality of my images and make decisions (Year 2)

I can use a photograph within a document and I can combine a set of photographs to tell a story (Year 2)

Weeks beginning Monday 25th January, Monday 1st February and Monday 8th February:

I can edit and improve my work by changing, adding or removing words (Year 1)

I can change the font size, colour and style to change my work (Year 1)

Art

Weeks beginning Monday 4th January, Monday 11th January and Monday 18th January:

I can print in block colour

Weeks beginning Monday 25th January, Monday 1st February and Monday 8th February:

I can create a repeating pattern with prints

 

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