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St Andrew's Church of England Primary School An intelligent heart acquires knowledge and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge. Proverbs 18:15

English

Building sentences:

The class had a great time searching for words arounf the classroom and putting them together to make a full sentence. The children then read their sentence to check it made sense. 

Phonic looking at the aw sound:

We have been focusing on the aw sound as well as reading words we know and sounding out and blending words we are unsure of. 

Phase 5 phonic games:

We have had great fun playing phase 5 sound games, exploring what we already know and learning new sounds. 

Guided reading activities:

Our guided reading activities this morning were: individual reading, library time, listening to a story and reading an e-book and completing an activity around that book. 

Instruction writing:

We made a jam sandwich together and then try some. We focused on what makes a good instruction and why it is important to follow the instructions. 

Half term recount:

Children shared what they had done over half term and spent time asking questions. 

Guided reading:

We have enjoyed reading Animal railway and Sofa dog together with our class reads. 

Phonic:

Yr1s have used the magnetic letters in our phonic session to help with phase 3 and 4 sounds. 

Reflections:

We have spent some time using mirrors to look at our reflection to describe ourselves. We have looked at adjectives. 

Our English working wall:

Year 1s have been looking at sentence structure and adjectives. 

Acting out a story:

As a class the children really enjoyed Jake's first day at school. The Yr1 children have acted out the events in the story using our outdoor provision. We also discussed that even though in the story crocodiles were in the sea that in fact crocodiles live in fresh water not salt water so the children decided to change the crocodile scene to sharks in the sea. 

Phase 3 phonic recap:

Yr1s had lots of fun recapping phase 3 sounds. We chalked them, jumped on them and shouted them as loud as we could. 

 

We then wrote words and read them by using sound buttons to help us sound them out and blend them together. 

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