Dosbarth Rhossili will be doing lots of different activities based around our theme of 'Around the World' this term!
In literacy we will be doing lots of activities to develop our phonics. We will have a sound of the week to focus on and complete lots of different indoor and outdoor tasks to practice our new skills. We will also have a letter of the week to develop our handwriting and fine motor skills. Every week we will also complete comprehension activities and have one-to-one reading. At the end of every day the pupils will take it in turns to choose a story for story time.
In numeracy we will be working on
· Number and place value
· Addition and subtraction
Every morning we will talk about the weather, read the date and talk about how we are feeling in Welsh. We will also use incidental Welsh throughout our school day.
In science this term we will be working in our garden. We will learn about the different plants and animals that live there and how to look after them.
The pupils will attend weekly music therapy sessions where they will sing/play along to a number of songs linked to our topic country. They will learn the words, the Makaton signs and incorporate instruments into their performance.
Every morning we will start the day with a class thrive breakfast. We will sit together and talk about our day, any worries we have or anything nice that we’ve done. We will also have weekly well-being sessions where we use music to make us feel good!
In ICT this term we will start to learn about coding. We will do this by making objects move/pop/make sound. We will then practice giving each simple instructions and then program Bee Bots with simple instructions.
In PE this term we will be focusing on gymnastics. We will also be developing our gross motor skills.
In D&T we will be making different instruments linked to our topic countries.
We will be looking at the key features and stories of Christianity. We will be making stained glass windows, baptism candles and Christingle’s.
In history/geography this term we will be sailing around the world in our pirate ship visiting lots of different countries. We will be exploring their flag, food, music and history!
We will be using half a photograph of our faces to draw self-portraits for our class display.
We will also be doing lots of art activities based around our topic countries.
It's going to be a very exciting term!