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This half term, our topic is All About Us. We have been looking at the Colour Monster and Skin Like Mine.

We will be teaching phonics through Read Write Inc. and the children have already been learning lots of new sounds. 

Skin Like Mine by Latashia M. Perry read aloud ~RING AROUND RONINA~

I do not own the rights to this story. This read aloud is solely for entertainment purposes.

The Colour Monster

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We use the White Rose Scheme to help each us support the teaching of Maths. Below there is an overview of the units we will be covering. Our first unit is Place Value and you can see the small steps below. 


Year overview


Place Value overview


Cross Curricular

Our topic for this half term is All About Us. We have been learning about our local area and sharing things about ourselves. 



Miss Beastall visits our class to teach us PSHE/RSE.

In Autumn 1, we spent a day focusing on Mental Heath and another day talking about Friendship. We listen to stories and share ideas and feelings with our classmates.

In Autumn 2, we have thought about respect and the importance of families. 



Our topics for PSHE this half term are: 

All about me.

Bouncing back.

The power of words.

Our feelings. 



Our science topic for this half term is Animals Including Humans. We have been learning about different types of animals and their groups.