Juniper Class

Termly Newsletter

Autumn  Term Information

Dear Parents,

Welcome to Juniper Class.

Staff you need to know in Juniper class are:

Miss Moffatt: Class Teacher

Mrs Turner: Teaching Assistant

Miss Simpson: Teaching Assistant

This term our topic will be ‘The Gruffalo’, we will be learning to retell the story and use the correct story language. We will also be looking at alternative versions of the text and learning new vocabulary.We will be taking part in a ‘Gruffalo Hunt’ and learning about the world around us.  We will be learning how to be independent learners and settling into our new class.

We will be planning for trips during the next term and there will be more information regarding the trips to follow. We will need parent volunteers, please let us know if you wish to support during the trip.

In Literacy, Language and Communication we will be learning the story of ‘The Gruffalo’. We will be learning how stories are structured as well as learning the correct story language to retell the story and learning new vocabulary. We will be focusing on early Phonics and learning new sounds.

Reading-you can support your child at home by reading to them and talking about the story and asking questions about what they have read. Books will be changed every Friday.

In Mathematics this term we will focus on number and understand the concepts of number. We will also be learning how to count on or back from 0-20. In Shape, Space and Measure we will be learning the names and properties of  2D shapes and learning about size.

PE will be on Tuesday every week, please ensure your child has their P.E bag in school for the week and it can be taken home to wash at the weekend. Please make sure your child has the correct P.E kit (named) and suitable footwear.

Every day checklist:

  • Book bag
  • Reading book and record
  • Water bottle
  • And most importantly a smile!

We hope that this information is helpful. And we look forward to a fantastic year! Please do not hesitate to come and speak to us if you need any more information or have any questions.

Many thanks,

Miss Moffatt, Mrs Turner and Miss Simpson.