Welcome to Oak Class!
We are looking forward to an exciting term! Welcome to all our new families, we hope that your child enjoys their time with us in Oak at Micheldever!
Mrs Melrose will usually be teaching in Oak on Monday's and Thursday's and Mrs Willder will usually be teaching on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Mrs Holmes is in Oak every day!
We will have PE sessions on Tuesday and Thursday as well as plenty of outside time in between. It is beneficial for your child to have their kit in school everyday just in case this changes.
The Year One children have been given additional responsibilities within the class to help develop their independence. These include collecting the registers and putting the fruit out. Quite often the staff from Pine Class will work with the children in Oak Class and Year One children join Pine Class Year One & Year Two for activities throughout the week.
Today we received a very special package addressed to Oak Class.
Inside was a magical Elf sent from Father Christmas. The magical has been sent to keep an eye on us all and to make sure we behaviour ourselves.
We also had to give the Elf a name, after a class vote we decided to call our Elf 'Glitter'.
Watch this space and see what 'Glitter the Elf' gets up to in our classroom each day!
We have learnt how to perform the following shapes: star, straight, tuck, straddle and pike. We have also learnt log rolls and egg rolls. The children had to create a sequence of movements with shape- roll- shape choosing movements from what they had learnt. Can you guess which ones Megan is demonstrating?
Learning to read
When your child is ready, they will be given a book with no words to bring home. This enables them to learn about how a book works. Children should talk about what is happening in the pictures and begin to identify the characters in the book. Try to encourage your child to tell the story using story language e.g. with a picture illustrating characters flying some kites your child might say 'It was such a windy day. The children enjoyed flying their kites!'
Children learn letters by using the sound they make rather than the letter names. Click the link below for the clip that we shared with you on the information evening that demonstrates how phonemes (sounds) are pronounced. If you wish for additional support, please speak to a member of Oak team!