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 - Summer Curriculum Statement

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

We hope you have a lovely half term holiday!

Thank you, Miss Sixsmith & Mrs Loynd.

English

In English the children will continue to be given opportunities to develop their speaking & listening abilities building towards developing their story-telling skills. The children will also be developing their understanding of punctuation and conjunctions. The children will be given a variety of opportunities to develop and extend their writing skills in all areas of the curriculum. They will continue to build on the progress they have made in Letters & Sounds and will be preparing for their Phonics Screening Test.

Maths

In Mathematics the children will continue to develop their understanding of number & calculations. They will consolidate their understanding of place value as it is expected that they will be able to read, order & write numbers up to 100 by the end of Year 1. The children will be encouraged to apply their knowledge to ‘real life’ situations involving money and measures. This term we will be focusing on number patterns. Children will be expected to count on and back in steps of 2, 5 and 10.

 

To help your child with their English and Maths work please can you ensure they complete their weekly homework – this is given out on Friday and needs to be back in school by the following Wednesday.

Science

In science the children will be learning about how plants grow. They will be learning about the different parts of plants and will begin to name a variety of common wild and garden plants including trees. The children will be given the opportunity to grow their own plant. We will also continuing to look at ‘Seasonal Change’ throughout the year.

RE

This term our topics in RE are:

Pentecost – Holidays & Holydays.

Reconciliation – Being sorry.

Universal Church – Neighbours.

PE

During this term the children will be developing their gymnastic skills through transferring their weight from one body part to another both on the floor and using apparatus. The children will be completing dance lessons exploring movement ideas. As summer approaches they will improve their basic game-playing skills. They will prepare for sports day by learning to work as a team.

Computing

Throughout the term the children will be working on making mind maps and using graphs to record and produce data. They will also be creating a simple Database.

Topic

The children will learn about a contrasting locality. They will also find out all about toys in the past. The children will learn about the importance of a healthy balanced diet.

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.

Over the half – term holiday the only homework I will be sending home is the phonics booklet. Please can the children bring it back into school Thursday 8th June. This will help them prepare for their phonics screening check.

Children's drawings of their home.

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