Welcome to


with Miss Clarke.

Welcome back!

Here you will find a quick over view of the things we will be learning.

Home learning: Please log into your ms teams account and check the general page for learning logs this term. You should complete 2 tasks each week and upload your work to the homework assignment. in addition to the learning logs spellings will be sent home weekly along with literacy, numeracy or phonics activities that we have been learning in class.



Vocabulary- Capital letter, space, full stop, adjective, conjuction, summarize, inferences, clarify.

Our writing and other activities will be based on these books as well as practicing summerizing what we have read, using inferences from the text to explain thinking, letter formation, phonics and sentence structure.

Our core texts this half term will be:



Listen here to our core text for this week:



Vocabulary- clarify, question, predict, summarize.

We are sending home a reading book for you to share with your child at home on FRIDAYS. Please read at home with your child and talk about the book (make predictions based on what has been read, clarify unfamiliar vocabulary, suggest an alternative ending, summarize the story). Please RETURN THE BOOK the following FRIDAY so we can change it. Unfortunately book changes will only take place on Fridays, if you forget to bring your book back don’t worry return it the next week.

You can also continue to use Oxforf Owl e books: 


All tablet friendly with some of your favourite characters!

NEW: Oxford Owl class login: look for the logo:




Class name: Ahlbergclass2020          Class Password: Ahlbergbooks






Logins and user names have been sent home so you can access the useful resources on phonics play.


Check what phase you are working in:

Miss Clarke’s phonics group are working within phase 5.

Jess’s phonics group is working within phase 3/4.

Mrs King’s phonics group is working within phase 3.

Margaret’s phonics group is working within phase 2.



Vocabulary- addition, equal, groups, total, altogether, compare.

In numeracy we will be focusing on place value, making equal groups and adding equal groups together.









Vocabulary- predict, classify, observe, question, conclude.

In science we will focus on ‘seasonal changes’.

How many seasons are there? What are they? What season are we in now? How do you know? What are the months of spring?

Go on a spring hunt. What are the signs of Spring? 






We are going to be finding out about the Easter story. We will be thinking about why it is the most important time in the christian calendar.

Vocabulary-  Easter, Holy week, Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Christian, Jesus, Crucifixtion.





This half term our theme for PSHE is  ‘Healthy me’. We will be following the units from the jigsaw programme of work.






Ahlberg P.E days are on a Monday and Thursday. Please ensure your child wears their P.E to school as we will not be changing in class.

We will be up skilling in dance this term.  This will include moving freely to the music, dance in a wider space,move fast/slow, high/low, copy movements, work to improve their own movements,  make shapes with their bodies and more!

We took part in the mini marathon and received our medals. We are very proud!



Keep practicing:


Write simple sentences by orally rehearsing them first and then writing them.

Remember to use a capital letter, finger spaces between words and finish with a full stop.

  • Practice reading and writing the phase 2 tricky words. 

  • If you know the phase 2 tricky words practice the phase 3 tricky words-



  • Practice counting to 100! Can yo begin to count backwards?
  • Practice 1 more and 1 less from any given number within 20 and above.
  • Practice adding within 10/20. 
  • Practice subtraction within 10/20.
  • Practice quick recall of number bonds to 5 and then 10. Once you have quick recall of bonds to 5 and 10,  challenge yourself! Can you make number bonds to 20?
  • Practice counting in 2s.
  • Look around what shapes do you see? are they 2d or 3d? How do you know?