Attenborough Class update

Welcome Back – Attenborough Class have had a brilliant start back after half-term and it has been lovely to see all of the exciting things you have been up to over the holidays including carving your pumpkins!
The children have ‘blown my socks off’ this week with amazing segmenting and blending of words in their phonics and are becoming increasingly confident in doing so. Our new phonemes this week have been ‘b’ and ‘h’. – I’m sure the children would love to show you the actions for the sounds.
We have started English this term and have been reading ‘The Three Little Pigs’ and learning all about the characters in the story and the sequence of important events. The children are fantastic at helping me tell the story out loud and next week they will be creating their own version.
In Maths we have been investigating the numbers 1,2 and 3. We have linked these numerals to CBeebies Numberblocks which the children have loved. The children have been learning to make the numbers in different ways and have been making collections of 1, 2 and 3. They have been introduced to subitising. Subitising is when we look at a group of objects and know how many there are without counting. The children have been practising subitising through memory games.
In Topic we have learnt how and why we celebrate Bonfire Night and how to keep safe. We looked at the story of the Gunpowder Plot and the children had lots of questions! We talked about how there were no cameras or movies from 400 years ago so we can only see what these people were like in paintings.
This Half term we will embark on more ‘Welly Walks’ – whatever the weather! Please ensure you send wellies and waterproofs with your child to keep in their locker at school.
We love to see what adventures your child gets up to at home – clubs they attend , baking, reading, making dens, being creative, going on nature walks. Tapestry is a wonderful place to share these with us and the class – please upload your photos and a brief description so we can share these together during circle time.