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Foundation Phase Specialist Teaching Facility for MLD - Miss Holloway

Miss Holloway
Miss Williams
Mrs Froom

The Gruffulo

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Miss Holloway telling her favourite story & at the end meet the teachers in your class.

Our Classroom

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Welcome to Our Class! 

Miss Holloway is our teacher and we are lucky to be supported in our learning by Miss Williams and Mrs Froom.

We like to learn through exploring things and we especially love messy play. We may come home messy some days, but that's because we have been having lots of fun. 

 

A few helpful reminders!

  • Class fund is paid on a Monday every week and is £3. This covers our fruit, snack, cooking and going out on the minibus shopping every week.
  • Our PE day is on a Thursday afternoon. 
  • We do lots of messy play so could we please have spare clothes just in case we get a little bit dirty!
  • We cook on a Friday and we cook or taste different things every week! (We like to try healthy snacks)
  • For this half term we will be having our Forest Schools session on a Wednesday morning.
  • We go shopping on a Thursday/ Friday every week, if this changes we will let you know!

 

Thank you for your continued support :)

Our Week of Fun laugh

 

Each week we will be uploading a different grid to support your child's home learning to help develop the following areas. These areas include:

Speech and language --> Come and communicate

Gross motor skills --> Magical movement

Cooking skills --> Little chefs

Fine motor skills --> Funky fingers

Listening to music, songs and rhymes linked to literacy and numeracy --> Tune time

Calming and relaxing activities --> Cool and calm

Learning outside --> Wonderful wellies

Helping around the house to support life skill development --> Helpful heroes

 

Have fun! 

Videos of the Week 

Week 12 – W/C 13/7/20 laugh

The Ugly Bug Ball - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fsKP-EtByA 

Incy Wincy Spider - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HywK3l5GXQ

Cosmic Kids – Summertime Yoga - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIfCALKceOs 

Heno Heno - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pIIRziNq7o

 

Family Signs with Miss Smith

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Routines - Can you follow a routine?

Welsh Home Learning Activities

Helpful Learning Links 

Here are a range of helpful links to support your child's home learning. The links cover a range of topics such as literacy, numeracy, movement and mindfulness and ICT. 

 

Mindfulness and Movement Links

Busy Feet song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MugzDjGDYjo

Cosmic Kids Yoga – The Very Hungry Caterpillar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhWDiQRrC1Y

Calming music and visual sensory therapy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvM-mpqXllM

 

Literacy and Numeracy Links

Letters and Sounds: Here are some phonics activities. All the games will help your child with reading/sound recognition: http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/phase-1-games.html

 

Top Marks: Here are some maths activities – We have covered a range of Maths activities this year. We love playing the gingerbread man game and Teddy numbers to help us with our counting skills. There are lots of other fun games to help with patterns, shapes and money: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/3-5-years/counting

 

Speech and Language resources: https://speechandlanguage.info/parents

 

Oxford Owl: There are access to Oxford Reading Tree ebooks: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

 

Minibeast Topic Links

Here is a story about a ladybird. Listen to the story and talk about your favourite part and why?

 

What the ladybird heard story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eu9mPX7DuLA

What the ladybird heard song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NbyiDpY6Ww

 

Twinkl - Free resources. You do have to join for free. Use the code CVDTWINKLHELPS: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/class-management/school-closure-home-learning-classroom-management-key-stage-1-year-1-year-2

 

BBC School Radio – For nursery rhymes: https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-incy-wincy-spider/zr4yt39

 

ICT Links

Bouncy Balls: https://bouncyballs.org/

Pixie Dust: https://codepen.io/neave/full/bGdwGev

Imagination: https://codepen.io/neave/full/WNvGNez

Wobble: https://codepen.io/neave/full/yLNaLMw

HelpKidzLearn – Examples of iPad apps and a 14 day free trial

How to use HWB

As you know our topic for this term is Lightbulb and will be based around light and dark. We will also be learning about day time and night time routines. Here are some activities you can do with your child to support their learning:

 

1. Listen to bedtime stories together.

2. Look out of the window and count the stars at night. 

3. Brush your teeth together. 

4. Try different types of breakfast foods such as cereal or egg on toast.

5. Listen to and sing rhymes such as 'Twinkle Twinkle Little Star'

You can listen to these songs on the BBC School Radio Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06kbsbz

We have enjoyed exploring light this week. We had lots of fun in the UV room, everything glowed in the dark. 

 

We also enjoyed learning about Saint Dwynwens day - We made cards for our special person who 'lights' up our life. 

Some pictures from our learning this week :)

2018-19

What a busy year we had!! Our Spring term topic - 'scrumptious' was a great success with all the pupils learning about healthy and unhealthy foods as well as everyone having a go at trying new foods. During the Summer term our topic was 'beach'. The pupils thoroughly enjoyed visiting Langland bay. 

 

 

 

 

Autumn term 2019

Our topic this term is 'Heroes: people who help us'.

 

19.9.19

The fire service came to school today. We all had a chance to sit in the fire engine and even held the hose when it was squirting water across the yard. What a lot of fun we had!!!

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