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The Garden South

The class in our Base is Owls.

Our topic this half term is...Hurray!

Our Key Curriculum coverage in our Base is...

 

Phonics 

In our Base we learn through...

  • environmental sounds
  • access to letters and music throughout our continuous and enhanced provision
  • exploring letters and sounds within continuous and enhanced provision
  • Intensive Interaction 

We participate in a range of activities including...

  • making vocalisations that adults copy through Intensive Interaction, we like it when adults copy the sounds we make
  • sound walks within the local environment
  • playing musical instruments
  • singing, we love to sing and take part in action songs
Reading

In our Base we learn through...

  • listening to stories read to us
  • exploring a range of books including textured books and stories and rhymes on the interactive whiteboard
  • engaging in action songs so that we can anticipate the next actions
  • using symbols and switches

We participate in a range of activities including...

  • exploring sensory stories in the Book Room
  • ordering pictures from a familiar story
  • story massage
  • Positive Looking where we visually locate and track objects including light 

We have story and rhyme bags which go home on a Friday for parents to share with their child at home.

Literacy

In our Base we learn through...

  • exploring mark making tools
  • singing hands
  • exploring different sensory textures
  • messy play

We participate in a range of activities including...

  • exploring wet and dry media with our hands and feet. We also use a range of mark making tools and equipment
  • taking part in 'funky fingers' where we develop our fine motor skills
  • posting, stacking and threading to develop our fine motor skills and we also use sponges, pipettes and tweezers to develop our pre-writing skills
  • singing, Makaton signing and taking part in action songs
Maths      

In our Base we learn through...

  • exploring shapes, sorting shapes and colours, inset boards and puzzles
  • filling and emptying containers
  • exploring numbers
  • TAC PAC & the Resonance board

We participate in a range of activities including...

  • matching and exploring shapes, colours and objects
  • filling and emptying containers in water play and sand play
  • taking part in number songs using objects and the Counting Songs program on the computer
  • exploring the world around us through touch, music, rhythm and movement

 

Our swimming day is:

Tuesday

We will let you know when your child is going swimming

Our P.E days are:

Monday and Friday

 

Look at our fabulous learning...

 

 

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