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Welcome to Dosbarth Powys! 

 

Your Reception team are:

Mr J Williams (Class Teacher) 

Mrs T Baldwin

Mr N Rico 

 

Contact

We will use Class Dojo as the main form of communication. If you are still unable to access Class Dojo, then please let a member of staff know and we can help you to access it. You can email Mr J Williams at Williamsj2530@hwbcymru.net. 

 

Our PE days are: 

 

Wednesday - indoors 

Friday - outdoors  

 

On these days, your child should wear PE kit on these days. 

 

Snack Time:

Send a piece of fruit in your child's back each day for snack. During snack time, milk will be provided for your children. If your child does not want milk, then we will provide them with a cup of water. 

 

 

Central Idea - Autumn Wonders

Our central idea this half term is 'Autumn Wonders'. During this project, we will be taking an interest and  will begin to appreciate the world around us, with a focus on the changes that happen during Autumn. This project will begin our journey to becoming 'Ethical, informed, citizens who are knowledgable about our world.' We will be focussing on using our senses to discover what we can see, hear, feel, smell and taste during the Autumn. We will be doing lots of exploring and will collect different natural materials, which will be used to support and develop our learning across the whole curriculum. 

Languages, Literacy and Communication 

 

Some of the stories we will be focussing on this term are:

  • Leaf Man 
  • The Gruffalo
  • Room on the Broom  

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​​​​​​​A song we will be focussing on during this project is:

 

Autumn Leaves (To the tune of London Bridge is falling down) 

 

Autumn leaves are falling down, falling down, falling down

Autumn leaves are falling down, It is Autumn.

 

Watch the leaves twist and turn, twist and turn, twist and turn,

Watch the leaves twist and turn, it is Autumn.

 

Crunch the leaves beneath your feet, beneath your feet, beneath your feet,

Crunch the leaves beneath your feet, it is Autumn.

 

Rake the leaves and pile them high, pile them high, pile them high,

Rake the leaves and pile them high, it is Autumn.

 

Keep an eye on Class Dojo and this class page to see all our wonderful learning. 

 

 

 

 

 

Mathematics and Numeracy 

 

In Maths this half term, we will be focussing on counting forwards and backwards up to 10. We will be comparing amounts to at least 5 and we will be ordering numbers to at least 5. We will be focussing on recognising numerals 1-10 and we will begin to practise forming the numerals 1-5. Using our natural objects, we will also focus on pattern inside and outside of the classroom. 

 

We will be learning all these skills in fun and creative ways. Please use the links below to develop your skills. There are lots of songs and some useful games that you can play as well. 

 

Songs and games to play: 

 

 

 

 

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