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“Let all things be done with charity.”

1 Corinthians 16:14



Learning Objective:  Uses their phonic knowledge to write words in ways which match their spoken sounds. Writes some common irregular words.

Create handmade zig-zag books in which children can retell the story, focus on their favourite moments.




We are learning to read captions.



GPCs s, a, t, p, i, n, m, d, g, o, c, k, ck, e, u, r, h, b, f, ff, l, ll, ss, j, v, w, x, y, z, qu, sh, ch, th, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air, ure, er

Play Quickwrite Graphemes.

Look at an alphabet chart and practise the names of letters that children were finding tricky.

Flashcards: Speed Trial.


Model reading a sentence about a town.


Children read sentences about a town and draw pictures to go with them.

I can run to the park.

I wait for a big red bus.

The taxi took me to the shop.

The church had a big bell.

Cars park all along the road.

At night the lights turn on.

The fish and chip shop is on the corner.

The market is near the church.

A fox barks in the park.



Learning Objective:  Children count reliably with numbers from one to 20, place them in order and say which number is one more or one less than a given number. Using quantities and objects, they add and subtract two single-digit numbers and count on or back to find the answer.

 Further exploration of place value –


Children to collect objects outside.  Have some number cards for children to pick a number.  Children to represent the chosen number using objects to illustrate place value.



Learning Objective: Confident to speak in front of their class, are willing to take a risk, and understands this is part of learning. Reviews their work and suggests how this could be approached differently. Demonstrates resilience looking for their own way to move forward or overcome an issue.

Children to tell their bear story to the class (or family at home) by reading out their Zig Zag books or by showing a picture and talking about it.