Welcome to Cats Class!

Here you will find updates on what we are learning about, homework ideas and photos of us busy at work!

Our Class Teacher is: Charlotte

Our Support Assisstants are: Emma, Sydra, Sidhra, Briony and Diane

CATS

C - Celebrate successes

A - Achieve

T - Try our hardest

S - Share our experiences

Key information

Wednesday is our swimming day, please make sure your child has a swimming kit in school!

Cats class use outside provision all year round so please make sure your child has appropriate clothes in school and some spares in their bag.

Learning in Cats Class...

Phonics

We have children in our class at different levels in their journey with phonics. We use Letters and Sound and See and Learn cards. We do a lot of work around our environmental sounds and through our music activities especially with rhythm. Pete, our music teacher supports us with this. Lots of children in class are exploring and developing different vocal sounds, intensive interaction really supports this.

Reading

In Cats class we are learning to Handle books with interest and Share stories with adults and peers. We have weekly sessions to the library where we choose books that we like and we have the opportunity to share them with adults. We also have a book area in the classroom. The books change in accordance to the topic we are learning about. We are learning to look at books independently, alongside an adult and in small groups with our peers.

Maths

In Cats class we separate Maths into Number and Shape Space and Measure (SSM). In our number lessons we look at counting songs, using props to count and sensory play to explore the shape and quantities of numbers. In SSM lessons we explore different shapes and colours. We also explore filling and pouring and using money. We access maths resources during our maths lessons and through the maths area in our classroom. 

This half term our topic is OZ!

We are learning about colour and weather.

Please read our topic web to find out what we are learning about and how you can help us continue our learning at home!

Wishing all our lovely Cats and their families a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

This half term we have been looking at the topic Celebrations:

We have been very busy - take a look at some of our fantastic work!

Please have a look at our topic web, all our learning in class is based upon this!

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