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                              Butterflies Class                                  

 Teacher: Mrs Dunn

Learning Support Assistant: Mrs Tobin


This year we have 8 reception children in our class .

 Our flexible timetable is constantly evolving, depending on the needs and interests of the children. A typical day has some direct teaching, a phonics session to support reading development, a Maths Meeting to develop their Maths knowledge and a focused story with activities to engage and develop the love of reading as well as their comprehension skills. The rest of the day is learning through child-initiated activities...'exploring' and the adults in the class are there to support each child's progress as they move their learning forward.

Additionally,the children develop and explore their number skills through natural play as well as through our use of aspects of the Maths Mastery appraoch which we use across our school.

We thoroughly enjoy our weekly PE sessions, which support our love of active learning and develop our gross and fine motor skills, as we spend time climbing, balancing and travelling on our play equipment. The children also take part in daily 'Funky Fingers' sessions, which provide lots of opportunities to develop vital skills through music.
We use the 'Tapestry' programme to track and share the learning and progress of our children with parents, as well as 'Class Dojo' for day to day updates and messages.

We make good use of our fantastic outside classroom and enjoy welly walks in the local area.
Medium Term Plans 2019/20- Themed learning
1 Ourselves Autumn 2 Animals Spring 1 Healthy Eating Spring 2 People who help us Summer 1 Seaside/Holidays Summer 2 Minibeasts