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Bishop John Robinson C of E Primary School

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Friendship class


3rd January 2018

Dear Parents and Carers,

Happy New Year. I hope you had a peaceful Christmas with your family.

This term, Friendship class will be learning all about…

 

Spring Term – People and Places

Values:

Core Christian Value: Forgiveness

Termly Christian Values: Justice & Friendship

Class Assembly: Tuesday 13th March 2018

 

 

Communication and Language, Literacy: reading a range of stories related to Chinese New Year and People who Help Us

  • Writing in role play area : make own menu
  • Write own name and simple words in Slovakian ,Chinese
  • Phonics: phase 3&4
  • Read topic related key texts e.g. traditional stories from different countries
  • Sequence the story of The Chinese New Year
  • Capacity- how many ladles can fill a bowl
  • Ordinal numbers- which Chinese animal came 1st, 2nd, 3rd?
  • Matching Slovakian, Chinese numbers 1-20
  • Writing Chinese numbers

 

 

 

PSED:

  •      How is Chinese New Year celebrated?
  • Special events in Slovak
  • Compare the way Chinese New Year is celebrated to the way it is celebrated in Great Britain
  • Discuss the significance of the colours used e.g. red for luck
  • Children work as part of a group or class, and understand and follow rules
  • Discuss the roles of people who help us

Religious Education

  • Bible stories about Justice and Forgiveness e.g The story of Esther and Haman, Joseph and His Brothers
  • The Easter story

 

 

Physical Education:

Children will need to bring PE kit on Wednesdays

  • Expressive Arts & Design:
  • Make Chinese lanterns, fans
  • Make Chinese masks
  • Make lanterns, dragons
  • Design their own flags
  • Listen to and dance to Chinese music
  • Build own models of hospital, police station, fire station
  • Sing a variety of songs about Fire: London’s burning

 

 

Physical Development

  • Movement to Chinese dance
  • Learn a Slovakian
  • Street dance
  • Use playdough to make different animals in the Great Race story

 

ICT

Select and use technology for particular purposes,

Visits

Library sessions

Care Home

Fire station

Music:

Attend Singing Assembly

Homework:

Will be given out on a Friday and will be collected on Monday

Trips and events

Epiphany – 5th January

Young Voices: 30th January

BJR Music Festival – 8th February

Anti-Bullying/Friendship Week: - 26th February

Parent/Teacher Meetings – 20th & 21st March

Easter Service - 29th March