Welcome to Reception! Your teachers are Mrs Youseman, Mrs Schoeman and Mrs Goddard. Your teaching assistants are Miss Webb, Mrs Cox and Miss Ross, some of the other adults in our classroom are Miss Bawor, and Mrs Reynolds. Our outdoor PE lessons are taught by Mrs Sutherland on a Friday.
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Term 4 - Do cows drink milk?
Old Macdonald had a farm, e-i-e-i-o! Do cows drink milk? What are baby pigs called? It’s time to find out more about life on the farm and the animals that live there. We’ll observe and talk about the different farm animals, crops and vehicles that we could find on a farm. In our literacy lessons, we’ll make predictions about stories and try out some farmyard rhymes. We’ll create songs about the farm to sing as we shake our homemade seed shakers in time. In our mathematics lessons, we’ll use an animal ‘baa chart’ to estimate the number of popular farmyard animals, and we’ll use addition and subtraction to help Little Bo Beep count her sheep. Outside once more, we’ll take it in turns to be sheepdogs, sheep and farmers. Can we herd all of our sheep into the pen? Getting creative, we’ll use coloured play dough and clay to create farmyard scenarios, and ‘paint’ farm animals using graphics software. Then, we’ll design and make delicious flavoured breads to sell in our very own farm shop! We’ll write funny farmyard stories and compile a letter to send to the farm we will be visiting, explaining what we’ve learned.