Leigh Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

‘With faith in Jesus, love and teaching we grow’

Windermere Road, Leigh, Lancashire WN7 1UX

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Class 3

Welcome to Class 3!

The teacher in Class 3 is Miss Sixsmith. The teaching assistant is Mrs Loynd.  

 

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On this page you will find out about all of the fun things we will be learning about this term.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to come and speak to us.

Miss Sixsmith & Mrs Loynd.

General Reminders.

Reading in Year 1

Please could you ensure that your child brings their reading book and diary into school every day so that we can listen to them read on a regular basis. To help develop your child’s reading skills please try to read with them daily at home and record any comments in their diary. 

Homework in Class 3.

Homework will be given out on Friday. Please return it back to school the following Wednesday. If you have any questions or queries about the homework please don’t hesitate to come and see us. 

P.E.

P.E lessons are on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please can you make sure your child has their indoor and outdoor kits in school.

Class 3 - Autumn Curriculum Statement

This letter tells you all about the fun things we will be learning about this term.

Thank you, Miss Sixsmith & Mrs Loynd.

English

During their English lessons the children will be reading and exploring traditional stories. The children will be reading and writing instructions. They will be writing recounts and reading and writing information texts. The children will be given a variety of opportunities to develop and extend their writing skills in all areas of the curriculum. They will be working on the Letters & Sounds programme which helps the children learn phonics (the sounds within words).

Maths

They should be able to read, order & write numbers to at least 20 and, by then end of July the expectation will be to 120. During their Maths lessons the children will be recognising, reading and writing the numbers 0-50 and beyond. We will be focusing on developing their understanding of number, with a strong emphasis on number values. The children will be given opportunities to develop their addition and subtraction skills. They will also work on extending their understanding of shape & measures. The children will be encouraged to apply their mathematical knowledge to everyday situations by undertaking practical counting & calculation activities involving money & simple measures.

Science

In science we will be looking at identifying & naming parts of the human body. We will be exploring the 5 senses. We will be looking at ‘Seasonal Change’ throughout the year.

RE

Family - God’s love and care for every family.

Belonging  - Baptism: an invitation to belong to God’s family.

Judaism - Abraham and Moses.

Waiting  - Advent: a time to look forward to Christmas.

PE

During this term the children will be working on their team work skills by participating in team games. They will also be working on basic movements such as running, jumping, throwing and catching.

Computing

Throughout the term the children will be working on making a talking book using 2create a story and using programmable toys.

 

Topic

Our topic this term is homes and families. The children will learn about where they live and the features of their local environment. They will explore identifying different types of houses and homes. The children will also look at homes in the past.

General Reminders.

Reading in Year 1

Please could you ensure that your child brings their reading book and diary into school every day so that we can listen to them read on a regular basis. To help develop your child’s reading skills please try to read with them daily at home and record any comments in their diary.

Homework in Class 3.

Homework will be given out on Friday. Please return it back to school the following Wednesday. If you have any questions or queries about the homework please don’t hesitate to come and see us.

Spellings

The children will be given spellings every week. They will have a spelling test on Friday morning.

 

Children's drawings of their home.

The children have drawn these pictures using an onscreen robot. Click to see more