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Nant Caiach - Reception

Teacher: Miss S Griffiths 

PE Lessons: Wednesday (black shorts, black shirt and white trainers)

Homework: Homework will be set periodically to reinforce the work presented to the children in the class. It is a good way for you as parents to know what your child is doing in school.

Reading Books: The children will bring their reading book home every Friday and return it on the following Monday.

Water is needed by your child on a daily basis. Drinking water feeds the brain

Battle of the Dinosaurs

This project will focus on Knowledge and Understanding of the World and will enable children to explore the historical and scientific world of dinosaurs, including how they used to live, when they lived and how they behaved and interacted with other dinosaurs. As part of this project the children will be provided with opportunities to move and play in the great outdoor spaces, where we will take into account their ideas and interests. They will be encouraged to think creatively and critically and apply their experiences, skills and understanding in order to bring an outline of a giant dinosaur to life.

In this project, children will learn about:

Different types of dinosaurs and parts of their bodies.

The meaning of the word extinct.

Herbivores and carnivores.

Ways to move their bodies in a creative form as well as storytelling and acting out scenes in the indoor and outdoor environment.

The mathematical language of measure such as big, bigger,  small, smaller, more, less, tall, taller, short, shorter.

Drawing, mark making and early writing.

A range of objects and artifacts related to the theme.

The welsh language, using words and phrases over a range of experiences in the environment both indoors and outdoors.

Mud, Mess and Mixtures

This project focuses on Creative Development and enables children to participate in sensory and messy play in the indoor and outdoor environment. Children will explore and discover the features and creative potential using a range of creative materials. We encourage the children to think creatively, critically and apply their experiences, skills and understanding in creating magical mixtures.

In this project the children will learn about:

Characteristics of different materials .

How to handle different materials by rolling, pressing, drawing, tearing.

Sensory Features a range of materials.

What happens to materials when heated, cooling, freezing and melting.

How to use tools with increasing control when making movements large and small.

How to talk about things happening and suggest ideas why.

Probability, differences and patterns of materials and the changes in them.

How to express themselves creatively and artistically.

Welsh language using words and phrases over a range of experiences in the environment both indoors and outdoors.