Welcome back to Spring 2!

We hope that you have had a lovely half term break.  We will begin this half term by looking at the story “The Gruffalo”.  It is one of our favourites to share at story time and have lots of exciting activities planned.

Miss Bladen and Miss Barrow


This is what we’re working on this term:


Numeracy focus  

  • Recognising and ordering numbers up to 20
  • Adding and subtracting numbers by counting forwards and backwards
Reading Focus

Author of the Term: Julia Donaldson

*  Blending and segmenting words

* Reading tricky red words

* Answering questions about what we have read

* Retelling stories


Writing Focus  

  • Writing CVC words using the sounds we have learnt
  • Starting to use red words in our writing
  • Using adjectives to describe characters and settings


Topic The Gruffalo

We will be writing descriptions of the Gruffalo and creating our own creatures using clay.  We will be thinking about different habitats and how these may differ.

PE PE Sessions are on a Friday.  Please make sure that children have their full PE kits in school all week.
ICT Using ipads and programmable toys
What can parents/carers do to help? Completing homework – 3/4 out of 8 activities to be completed in a half term

Helping your child to read their home reading book and signing their Reading Record at least three times a week.  Please make sure their book and Reading Record are in school every day

 School Trip  LEGOLAND Discovery Centre




Deeside Whitby
Ellesmere Port
CH65 6TQ
T: 0151 3382062