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Class A

The class teachers are Mrs Kemp (Monday - Thursday) and Mrs Howe (Friday). Your learning support assistants are Mrs Reeves and Mrs Deer.

Hello Class A!

Class Governor

The governor for Class A is Mrs Susan Hibbert.

Early Learning Goals and what to expect in the Early Years Foundation Stage

The Early Learning Goals (ELGs) are the goals or targets children are expected to achieve at the end of their reception year. Open the attatchments below to find out more.

Homework

We will be sending learning logs home every Friday with a piece of homework in the middle of a double page. The learning logs should be returned to school by the following Wednesday.There will be some helpful information for parents inside the front cover and our tricky words for each phonics phase will be in the back of the book.

R.E Termly Themes

Term 1 :God’s World

Term 2: God's Family and Christmas

Term 3: Getting to know Jesus 
 
Term 4: Sorrow and Joy
 
Term 5: New Life
 
Term 6: The Church

Phonics

At English Martyrs' we use Twinkl  to teach our phonics programme

Level 1

Phase One activities are arranged under the following seven aspects.

■ Aspect 1: General sound discrimination – environmental sounds

■ Aspect 2: General sound discrimination – instrumental sounds

■ Aspect 3: General sound discrimination – body percussion

■ Aspect 4: Rhythm and rhyme

■ Aspect 5: Alliteration

■ Aspect 6: Voice sounds

■ Aspect 7: Oral blending and segmenting

Level 2

We are learning to read and write with these graphemes and phonemes. The grapheme is what we write to represent the sound. The phoneme is the sound that we say for that letter or group of letters.

Step 1

s  a  t  p

Step 2

i  n  m  d

Step 3

g  o  c  k

Step 4

ck e  u  r

Step 5

h  b  f  ff

l  ll  ss

We are learning to read these tricky words

I

to

no

go

the

Level 3

Week 1- reading and writing words with a focus on j, v ,w and x.

Week 2- reading and writing words with a focus on y,z,zz,qu and ch

Week 3-reading and writing words with a focus on sh and th

Week 4-reading and writing words with a focus on ai,ee,igh and oa

Week 5-reading and writing words with a focus on oo,ar and or

Week 6- reading and writing words with a focus on ur,ow,oi and ear

Week 7-  reading and writing with a focus on air,ure and ur

Week 8- reading and writing with a focus of practising all Level 3 GPCs

Week 9-reading and writing with a focus on practising all Level 3 GPCs

Week 10-reading and writing with a focus on Trigraphs and Consonant Digraphs

Week 11- reading and writing with a focus on Letter Sounds and Vowel Digraphs

Week 12- Revise all sounds and words. Practise all Level 3 GPCs

Tricky words to learn to read no, go, I, the, to he, she we, me, be was my you they here all, are

Tricky words to learn to spell the, to no, go, I

Level 4

Week 1 - reading and writing words with a focus on CVCC Words

week 2-reading and writing words with a focus on CVCC Words

Week 3-Adjacent Consonants

Week 4-Polysyllabic Words

Tricky words to learn to read said, so have, like, come, some were, there, little, one do, when, out, what

Tricky words to learn to write he, she, me, we, be was, you they, are, all my, here

 

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