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White Bridge Primary School

White Bridge

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Spring term

Week Beginning 9th January 2023

Happy New Year!

Elm class have been settling into Birch Classroom after the unfortunate flood in the holidays!

This week Year One have had fun reading and acting out the story of The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr. The children wrote a retell of the story in their own words. They used adjectives to describe the tiger.

In maths we are learning place value and have been splitting two digit numbers into tens and ones.


Week Beginning 16th January 2023

This week we have started our new topic all about London. This fits in with our History and Geography Curriculum.

We have read the story Katie in London and written sentences about different London landmarks.

In maths we have continued to understand place value and tens and units. In computing we have been learning about the benefits of storing information on a computer. In science our topic is animals and ourselves. This week the focus was UK mammals.

Week Beginning 23rd January 2023

This week we have continued with our topic of London. We read the story The Queen's Hat by Steve Anthony. The children the wrote their own story, calling it, The King's Crown. The children thought of some great questions to ask King Charles. They remembered to use a question mark at the end of their sentences.

We have designed our own crowns and used some excellent adjectives to describe them.

In maths we have been comparing and ordering numbers using the language greater than, less than and equal to. We have also been adding numbers within 20.

In Science we have been looking at birds and reptiles in the UK and in RE our topic is special books of Christians, Jews and Muslims.

Week Beginning 30th January 2023

This week we have continued to enjoy reading The Queen's Hat story by Steve Anthony. We wrote our own version of the story called The King's Crown. The children wrote their stories independently using their amazing phonic skills. The children are learning about using question marks in their sentences to ask a question. They even met King Charles (aka Mr. Roffey!) and were able to ask him questions about his crown.

In maths we are practising our addition and subtraction skills and are beginning to understand and use doubles to solve simple problems. We are continuing to learn about special books in RE and birds, reptiles and amphibians in Science.

Elm class enjoying reading and sharing books together