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At St. Joseph’s we live, love and learn by the example of Jesus

At St. Joseph’s we live, love and learn by the example of Jesus


Summer Term 2024

Another fun packed week in Reception. Our book this week was 'Handa's Hen'.

English: We read the book and listed all the animals that Handa saw on her way looking for Mondi her hen. We wrote sentences about Handa, the animals and Mondi.

Phonics; We continued to revisit our Phase 3 sounds and learn our 'Tricky words' said, what and your.

Maths: This week we learnt our 2D shapes . We went on a shape walk and looked for shapes in the environment. We matched and named shapes and cut and stuck shapes.

R.E: We read the story Paper Dolls. We spoke about friendships and the importance of them.

International week: Reception's class was Vietnam. We listened to Vietnamese music and learnt many interesting facts about Vietnam.  We also made Vietnamese flags.

Our Stars this week were: Shamiso and Asaiah. Well done

Have a lovely weekend.

Week 1 - Spring

Happy New Year!

We have made a busy start to the New Year with our Learning.

Phonics: We concentrated on the sounds 'ch and ai'. Tricky words are 'be & she'.

English: We wrote CVC words and used our phonic knowledge to sound them out and write them.

Maths: We focused on making five and adding to 5 using manipulatives.

R.E: We started our new topic 'Celebrations'. We talked about the events we celebrate such as birthdays, Christmas, New Year, Holy Communion, Easter etc.

Role Play/EAD: Our Florist Role Play is up and running. We have been busy flower arranging for our customers.

Today was wear a 'onesie'- we spent the afternoon sharing books and reading with our Year 6 Buddies. We had lots of fun.


Autumn Term