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Aspire not to have more but to be more – St Oscar Romero

Wednesday 27th January

Welcome to 'Wonderful Wednesday' Please follow the link below to share in our Wednesday Word celebrations and if you fancy a singalong there is one of our favourite hymns below too.

We have been busy this week and I wanted to share some of the great work going on from Willow class! I look forward to seeing how on are getting on today

Maths measuring fun!

Phonics and Reading

Good morning and VIP

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We have been so impressed with your photos and videos of everyone practising their sounds and joining in with the Read Write Inc videos. Here are today's sounds.

Set 1 speed sounds, today's sound is l

Set 1 word time

Set 1 spellings


Set 2 speed sounds oo - pooh at the zoo 

Set 2 spellings


If you have completed Set 2 sounds, follow the red words 1 lesson and the hold a sentence 1 lesson. You are doing a great job at this so keep going!



Today please have a second read of either the Ditty sheet from yesterday 'pup in the mud' or the ditty story 'pop'. Today try and encourage your child to read a little more fluently. You can model reading the sentence before your child and let them copy you to to help them hear the sentence. 


I have seen some great letter formation practise this week, if you fancy having a look at some handwriting practise you can click on the link below to explore how to write letters and numbers. You could then copy some of the letters and numbers.

Reception maths

Today you will be watching session 2 on the video link. There is an activity about the composition of 7 to follow. 

Year 1 maths

Today you will be continuing to learn how to subtract by counting back.

Afternoon topic activities

Follow the link to our topic activities. If you haven't already had a go wacth Mrs Danton's video about identifying animals to find out more about groups of animals, and have a listen to the beautiful story based on African drumming and African animals. smiley