Welcome to Mercury Class!
Class Teacher: Miss Tracey
Teaching assistant: Miss Dearnaley.
Our PE days are MONDAY and THURSDAY.
We change reading books every day and change library books on a Tuesday afternoon.
Please practice using the phonics play website to help your child with their phonics (there are plenty of free games:
If you are unsure on how to pronounce the phonemes yourself, then please see the guide:
A great website for practising maths is:
Unsure of what your child's phonics phase means? have a look at this website:
Splendid Skies/ Paws, Claws and Whiskers
Last week the children created poems about the wind. We have been looking at halves and quarters in maths and have been talking about the seasons and weather during topic. The children even created their own weather reports! We have spoken about different types of extreme weather too.
Some children really enjoyed going to our STEM celebration and confidently showed off their models. Sid and Zara even won medals for being the best communicators, clearly explaining their model amazingly!
Rio de Vida/Bright lights, Big City
So far this topic, in English we have been looking at the story Beegu and retelling it. In Maths we are learning about place value and about skip counting in 2's, 5's and 10's. The children are finding this tricky so please practice at home.
An alien invasion!
At the start of our topic we found alien slime, baby aliens in eggs and parts of a spaceship outside in the garden! How mysterious!
We built dens using the materials we could find on the field:
For our memorable experience, we followed a bread trail along the playground and had a hot chocolate in the forest school area whilst listening to 'Hansel and Gretel':