Welcome to Class Newstead
Your teachers in Class Newstead are Mrs Radford and Mrs Graham.
Our teaching assistant is Mrs Davey.
Our School Parliament Representatives are;
Please remember to bring your water bottle to school every day.
P.E.is on Wednesday afternoon. Come to school in your P.E. kit on Wednesday.
This half term in we will be focusing on place value of numbers within 10. We will count, read and write numbers to 10 in numerals and words. We will be counting forwards and backwards, finding one more and one less than a given number, comparing numbers and introducing the symbols < > and =. We will also look at ordinal numbers and introduce the number line. We will then move onto adding and subtracting numbers within 10, using part whole model and counting on using a number line. We will represent and use number bonds and related addition and subtraction facts within 10.
Our Topic this half term is TOYS.
We will be looking at the history of Toys, looking back at the Victorian era. The children will also be designing and making their own toys.
Through the school year we will be observing seasonal changes focusing on two trees in our school grounds - a deciduous tree and an evergreen tree.
Our topic focus this half term is MATERIALS.
We will be identifying the materials objects are made from and begin to recognise some of the physical properties of different materials. We will carry out simple scientific tests to find answers to questions about everyday materials.
Visit bbc bitesize KS1 Science "Which material do we use?"
Our theme for this half term is "Myself and caring for others"
How do we show we care for others? Why does it matter?
We will be thinking about how we look after ourselves and other people.
We will be introducing caring and kindness as an important belief for different religions and explore these themes in the Christian story of "The Lost Sheep."
We will also explore the concept of kindness through the story of "The Good Samaritan."
We will explore the concept of generosity through the Islamic story of "Be My Guest."