Dolphin Class







Dolphin Class work with Miss Jackson and is made up of six Nursery, eleven Reception and eleven Year 1 pupils.


 

Take a look at what we have been up to this Autumn Term...

The children have been working hard on their listening skills by playing games which require them to follow instructions. The parachute was great fun!
 
     


 

 


Outdoor Learning

Children are given opportunities to access writing outside the classroom as well as inside! Outdoor provision provides safe and supervised opportunities for children to experience new challenges, assess risk and develop the skills to manage different situations. Our Science focus this term is 'Animal Life Cycles' and the children thoroughly enjoyed our learning walk where they searched for different minibeasts and drew/wrote about their habitats!













  








 









 







Take a look at what we have been up to this Spring Term...


Our topic this Spring Term is Dinosaurs! The children have thoroughly enjoyed learning all about different dinosaurs who lived in different time periods.


We have done lots of writing too! Some of our writing focuses include:

What would you do if you woke up and a dinosaur was in your garden?
Dinosaur acrostic poem
Character description
Dinosaur expedition backpack packing list
Looking after a baby dinosaur
 
The children in Dolphin Class have put a lot of effort into their writing this year. They enjoy thinking of creative and unique ideas and are working extra hard on their handwriting!

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Topic Lesson- Fossils!
During one of our topic lessons, we followed a recipe for salt dough and made our very own dinosaur footprints. The children finished their fossils by painting them. We finished the lesson by reading lots of new information about fossils and have since learned about Mary Anning!



Maths- T-Rex Footprint Estimation

We have been working on estimation in Maths in Dolphin Class. The children estimated how many pairs of shoes could fit in a T-Rex’s footprint. They made some accurate and very close guesses!




The children had lots of fun writing their names in the snow today! We also had a go at writing different sounds.



Class Dojo Reward System

We use Class Dojo at Ireleth St Peter's. The children can gain Dojo points for things such as:
 
Being well behaved
Listening carefully to instructions
Being helpful
Getting changed quickly for PE
Challenging themselves
Working hard
Staying on task
 
These children have recieved their certificate, medal and prize for getting to 100 Dojo Points. Keep up the great work, you are all working so hard!



World Book Day 2018

Everyone looked fantastic dressed up for World Book Day. Mrs Britton and Miss Jackson were so impressed with the creative costumes! We have had a such a fun filled day with plenty of reading and writing activities, a themed lunch and even a catwalk to show off the costumes. Well done Dolphin Class!


 

Take a look at what we have been up to this Summer Term...


Our topic this Summer Term is Food! The children decided what they would like to know about foor and we created a long list of foods they would like to try this term.

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This is a picture of some of the children in Dolphin Class trying some beetroot! There were mixed responses from the children but they were all commended for having a go.




They also tried a lemon and some very amusing faces were pulled!



        



Tricky Maths!

In Maths, Year 1 children have been using their knowledge of number bonds to help them answer addition questions quickly. They matched the cards which took a number to the next multiple of 10 and wrote the corresponding number sentence.



RE

In RE this term, we are learning all about the religion of Islam. The children have learned about the Five Pillars, Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr. Reception children made some beautiful Ramadan lanterns. They decorated them with drawings that symbolise different parts of Islamic culture.



Class Newsletters:

Autumn Dolphin Class Newsletter

Curriculum Maps:

Autumn Curriculum Map
Spring Curriculum Map
Summer Curriculum Map

Ethos & Values

Working together to discover, achieve, grow and develop with Christian values at the heart of our strong family community.