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Burnley St Peter's

C of E Primary School

Spring 1

Yellow Class - Spring  1


Read Write Inc: Children will be assessed upon returning to school and put into reading ability groups. Pupils will do a speed sound lesson each day and read a text three times on separate occasions. The more frequently your child reads at home, the quicker they will progress through the Read, Write, Inc levels and become a fluent reader. Pupils are assessed every six weeks or more frequently if we feel they need moving on to the next level.


English: . This term we are reading 'Lost and Found'. Throughout this unit we will be learning how to write stories on a theme, poems on a theme as well as information texts. Please help your child at home by reminding them to use capital letters, finger spaces, full stops and also remind them to check that their sentences make sense by practicing them orally.


Maths: In maths, we will be moving onto sequencing and sorting, fractions, capacity and volume, money, time and we will then assess and review at the end of the term. Please continue to support your child at home with the termly homework grid.


Science: In Science, we will be learning about materials and their properties. We will also continue to learn about seasonal change and this term our focus will be winter. 


Geography: In Geography we will be we will be learning about our local area, starting with the school grounds and then exploring further into our local town. We will be using enquiry questions to explore issues and problems as well as making observations about the surrounding area.


RE: In RE, we will learn about Jesus. Yellow class will focus on how and why Jesus is special.


Art: In Art we will explore the work of Paul Smith. We will experiment using shade and tone to create our own observational drawings. We will also explore sculptures and create our very own in the style of Paul Smith using clay.


Music: In Music we will be continuing to use the Charanga Music Service. We will be learning to sing and perform the song 'In the Groove.'


PE: In PE we will be beginning our gymnastics we will also be using the Fundamental Movement Skills which will be a selection of three skills. We will also have a weekly dance lesson on a Thursday.


Computing: In computing we will be learning about internet safety, Lego builders and Maze Explorers. Please continue to explore Purple Mash at home using your child’s log in which is in their record record.


PSHE: This term our unit is ‘Relationships’.