Ladycross Infant and Nursery School

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Welcome to Class 6 

 

Class 6 are a friendly bunch of creative and thoughtful children who love to learn. Our teacher is Mrs Cross and our teaching assistant is Mrs Eaves. We enjoy lots of fantastic learning experiences and every day our skills are improving! We do daily lessons in Maths, English and Phonics and have lots of opportunities to enhance and enrich our learning in out Continuous Provision areas. We also enjoy investigating a wide range of important questions such as:

Which dinosaur left their footprints at Ladycross?

How can we keep the Three Little Pigs safe?

What do we know about Robin Hood? Was he real, or just a story?

On our webpage you will find updates on our learning and important information. This will also be communicated on Class Dojo where regular updates will be shared, so please make sure you are connected. You can see an overview of our learning throughout the year here.

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 Useful Information

 Our PE days are Mondays and Thursdays

The children take part in reading activities every day and are expected to have their reading book and reading record with them every day. We really appreciate all the help and support you give your child reading with them at home – it makes a huge difference to their learning.

Spellings are tested on Wednesday.

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Group A

Group B

 

 

 

Our daily timetable:

A typical day in Class 6 will go like this.

8.50 – 9.15 Registration and Morning Work

9.15 Wake and Shake

9.15-10.20 Mathematics (we follow the scheme Power Maths)

10.20-10.40 Playtime

10.40-11.00 Phonics 1

11.00-12-00 English

12.00-1.00 Lunch

1.00-1.05 Register

1.05 -1.30 Phonics 2/Handwriting

1.30-2.30 Topic lesson or PE

2.40-2.50 Story

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Spring Term 2

This term our topic is "Get, Set Grow." We will be learning about different types of plants, including wildflowers, garden flowers and trees. We will use this knowledge to create a non information poster about our favourite plant. One of the highlights of this term will be growing our very own beanstalk! We will also be creating our very own fruit kebabs in DT and artwork inspired by Giuseppe Arcimboldo. This term we will become amazing authors, producing our very own stories based on Handa's Surprise. 

 

Click here to view our knowledge Organiser for this term.

 

Spring Term 1

This term our topic is "Build it Up". We will be exploring some key buildings in Sandiacre and using this to write a non-fiction information booklet about where we live. We will also be exploring materials in Science. Finally, we will put all this knowledge together to create a house for the three little pigs!  Whilst we are thinking about building, we will be creating our very own cereal box homes and exploring the artwork of LS Lowry and Frederick Hundertwasser. Look out for some super fairytale reading and writing produced this term...

 

Autumn Term 2

This term our topic is called “Shine a Light” We will be learning all about the celebrations and festivals that happen in the Autumn including exploring Bonfire Poetry, The Gunpowder Plot and Light and Dark. We will be learning about Diwali, Hanukkah and Christmas. We will be looking at a range of stories which use repetitive language and writing our own version of “The Dark Dark Tale” We will also write some instructions for our Christmas craft activities and write our own versions of the Nativity story.

 

 

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We had so much fun at the beginning of this topic with our own “Fireworks Day” We used science to make “fizzing fireworks”, created amazing artwork and even made some of our very own “chocolate sparklers” to eat during the fireworks display!

 

Victoria Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG10 5JD

01159397379

info@ladycross.derbyshire.sch.uk