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Can All Our Dreams Come True?

It’s been lovely to have all the children back after Easter looking smart in their summer uniforms, and ready to start our new project ‘Can All Our Dreams Come True?’ We launched the project through exploring Pinocchio’s dream of becoming a real boy and we look forward to learning so much more about different dreams and ambitions in the coming weeks.

We will be meeting visitors from various professions this half term who will bring our project to life!

Project Overview

During this project, we will be exploring whether different dreams can come true along with finding out about various professions and the related vocabulary.

Mini Outcomes

  • Moving picture book (DT)
  • Dream time Aboriginal artwork
  • Write questions for various professionals e.g. firemen, nurses and artists

Final Outcome

  • Children dress up as their ambition and create a year-group ‘Dreams Video’ for website


Curriculum Coverage

English RWI. We will be starting new phonic groups next week and we will be bringing phonic-led reading books home. English lessons involve sentence writing using phonics knowledge.
Maths Multiplication & Division, Fractions, Position & Direction, Place Value (within 100), Money, Time
RE Holidays and Holy Days- Children will explore how different holidays shared with special people in our lives make us happy. They will also learn about various Holydays and how they are celebrated.

Being Sorry – Children will recognise that we all have a choice to choose well and that God helps us make good choices. They will also learn how God will forgive us for bad choices.

Neighbours – This topic will enlighten children to the wider, diverse world and teach them how everyone is our neighbour.

Other Faith Week – Judaism

Journey in Love – week beginning 27th June

History To recognise and talk about changes in living memory (toys)
Science Everyday Materials: identifying materials and comparing materials
Computing Coding (with Mr Triggs), Lego Builders and Maze Explorers
PE Athletics
Art Aboriginal Artwork
DT Leavers and Sliders
Music Charanga
PSHE Relationships and Changing Me

Year Group Information

Pupils will need to wear their PE kit to school every Friday and we enjoy Yoga on Wednesdays. As warmer weather is approaching, please remember to bring a labelled water bottle in each day.

Children’s reading books must be in school every day and will be changed weekly by your child’s phonics teacher as part of the RWI Phonics Scheme. We advise storing these in pupils’ school bags as it is vital they are returned to school so phonics lessons are not impacted by missing books. Please make it a priority to read with your child. Thank you for your continued support!

Pupils will be setting ‘High Frequency Word’ spellings each Friday to practise at home on Seesaw.

Pupils have received their own individual QR Code/Text Code to log in to Seesaw on a laptop or tablet at home. Smart phones can also be used to access the work, however pupils may struggle to type on such a small screen so we recommend handwritten answers on paper which can then be photographed and uploaded as that child’s piece of work.

Pupils can also use Reading Eggs to complete online reading lessons at home.

Remember to keep up with what we are doing on the school website.

Website: https://www.stteresaoflisieux.co.uk/

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