Children attend the ARP from Key Stage One (years 1 and 2). Therefore the ARP curriculum incorporates both topics from across these year groups as well as incorporating skills from EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage), where appropriate.
Our Topic this Term is ‘Creative Critters’
Much of our learning this half term will be based around our favourite critter story ‘What the Ladybird Heard’ by Julia Donaldson. We will incorporate a lot of this story into our lessons to support our development of writing, reading, speaking and listening and maths.
We continue to use our phonic knowledge to support us in decoding texts. Using Bug Club we will practise our comprehension skills. Focussing particularly upon; retrieving information from texts and thinking carefully about settings and characters.
Don’t forget you can use Bug Club at home to support your reading. Please ask if you do not have your log in details.
In phonics we are continuing to work through our Phase 3 and Phase 4 sounds. It would be great to practise these at home.
Phase 3 Phase 4
Set 6: j, v, w, x Adjacent consonants:
Set 7: y, z, zz, qu These are words with a consonant,
Graphemes: ch, sh, th ,ng, ai, ee, igh, consonant, vowel, consonant
oa, oo, ar, or ur, ow, oi, (CCVC) or (CVCC).
ear, air, ure, er For example: blot, clap, crab, quilt, soft, next.