Hedgehogs

School closure 19.07.21 - 21.07.21
 
(Keep scrolling past the pictures for more information) 
 
It is such a shame that we have to end the school year in this way, but we need to reflect on the fabulous time that we have had in Hedeghogs and stay positive as we have done all year!  
 
Had we been in class this week, in Literacy we were going to revisit some of our favourite stories, I have attached some pictures of what I think Hedgehogs have enjoyed as a class. You could share a book with your child, watch animated versions online or retell stories to role play them. 
We're Going on a Bear Hunt: 1 (CBH Children / Picture Books) : Rosen,  Michael, Oxenbury, Helen: Amazon.co.uk: Books
The Enormous Watermelon: Amazon.co.uk: brenda-parkes-judith-smith:  9780731200306: Books
The Train Ride: Read and Share by June Crebbin
 
 
In Maths this week, we would be enjoying practical based problem solving through building, making patterns or writing number through chalk. I have attached some ideas below. 
 
Outdoor Math Activities For Kids - No Time For Flash Cards
Our topic sessions this week were exploring 'Holidays' as part of our transport and journeys topic. This is easily done in this weather.
  • water play or maybe even a paddling pool
  • building sand castles 
  • exploring summer clothes 
  • painting or colouring with bright colours 
  • What can we hear, see, feel? (It's very hot)
  • Sun safety 
I will be in contact with you all at some point this week with some bits and bobs to finish off the year!
 
Have a happy, healthy and fun loving summer and thank you for a fantastic year!!
 
Joanna and the team xx 
 
Welcome to Hedgehogs class!
 
We are a year one class of 9 pupils. 
 
The staff members:-
  • Joanna is the teacher
  • Amy is our teaching assistant
  • Georgia and Hayley are our classroom assistants 
 
Our topic this term is Transport, travel and journeys. Further detail can be found in the Summer Term overview attached above. 
 
We access a range of sensory based experiences through the use of additional rooms and facilities around the school throughout the week. 
 
In Hedgehogs we do a lot of our learning through play, as well as group inputs and workstation activities. We will add photos below so you can see all the fun we have been having. 
 
 
 
Links to songs / videos / stories and activities: 
 
Spring Term Topic - Animals (January - April)
 
Can you look for animals in your garden or local area? 
What is your favourite animal?
Can you draw or paint some animals?
Can you move like some animals? 
What noises do animals make, what can you hear? 
Animal eye spy. 
Do you have any animals in your house? These are called Pets. 
Can you take some pictures of animals? 
Do you know any stories that have animals in them? Enjoy sharing some of these with an adult. 
Maybe you could make your own animal puppets to go with your stories? 
 
Animal related songs:
 
 
 
Animal activities:
Extra curricular activities for celebration and theme days during Spring Term, including: 
  • New Year
  • Chinese New Year 
  • Pancake Day
  • Valentines Day
  • Easter 
 
 
Summer Term Topic - Transport and Travel (April - July)
 
Here are some structured tasks, some may need a printer or you can use the ideas shown and make your own. 
Here are some nice songs linked to travel and transport: 
Here are some stories we would have liked to cover in Hedgehogs this term to support our topic based learning: 
  • Emergency Rescue - Jonathan Emmet
  • We're Going on a Bear Hunt - Michael Rosen
  • The Train Ride - June Crebbin
  • Super Submarine - Ann Parker & Tony Mitton
  • Whatever Next - Jill Murphy 
  • That's Not My Plane - Fiona Watt
  • Holidays - Salina Yoon
 
Watching Thomas The Tank, Fireman Sam, Bob The Builder, Cars (film) and Planes (film) will also support their learning in this area. 
Here are some online games, resources and activities that you may want to access with your children: