Mrs Gibbs and Mrs Ingle
Welcome you to Toucan Class
Things to remember:
P.E. is every Wednesday and Thursday. We advise that all pupils have tracksuit trousers and jumper to keep warm during outdoor activity.
Home reading packs are given out on a Friday and are due back the following Wednesday.
Spellings are due back in on a Thursday and our test is on a Friday.
Please make sure all belongings (jumpers, PE clothes etc) are clearly named.
Spaces available for the Breakfast and After School clubs. Please contact Reception for details.
Our exciting topic for next half term is...
Summer Term 2
Yo, Ho, Ho!
Our current topic is called ‘Yo, Ho, Ho!’ We will be exploring our planet by finding out about the seven continents and five oceans. We will be learning about some famous sailors from the past – pirates and a heroine called Grace Darling!
Throughout this topic the children will have lots of opportunities to develop their geographical and historical knowledge. They will earning their keep with Enterprise Week! The children will be scrubbing the decks, climbing the rigging and drinking grog (Fruit cocktail).
Summer Term 1
This half term we are going to be learning about the Amazing Animals on our planet. We will be exploring the features and lives of many animals particularly those from hotter parts of the world. We will finish this topic with an exciting trip to Marwell Zoo, where we will have an opportunity to personally meet some interesting creatures!
Don't forget to join us on Thursday 24th May at 8.50-9.10 for an extended morning session. Within this session we will showcase all of our Amazing Animal learning including our fantastic animal sculptures and art work!
Spring Term 2
The Enchanted Woodland
This half term we will be exploring different trees, plant life, woodland animals and their habitats. We will be using our scientific skills and extending our vocabulary by recognising and learning the characteristics of decidious and evergreen trees. We will also be exploring the plantlife and wildlife that can be found in both the local and surrounding area!
Spring Term 1
Once Upon a Time!
To start this half term we will be learning all about traditional tales. We will develop our story telling skills with drama and roleplay. We will then retell and rewrite many tales, creating our own stories too! We will also be exploring multiple versions of the same tale and enjoy mixed up versions!
We will be celebrating the end of the topic with a Fairytale Ball! We will inform you of the date and other details, nearer to the event. We look forward to seeing your fairytale costumes!
Spinnaker Tower trip!
As part of our Spotlight On Stamshaw topic last term, Toucan class experienced a fantastically exciting trip to the top of the Spinnaker Tower! After we had researched the Tower and the local area - we left school for the trip as experts! We explored Gunwharf Quays and then climbed the tower. We were able to see all the local geography that we had learnt as well as walking across the glass floor! We earnt our Self Belief badges that day!