Dear Parents, We would both like to offer you a very warm welcome to The Crescent Academy. This is a wonderful school and we are very proud to be Principals here. We have such polite and hardworking children and marvellous members of staff. We encourage all of our parents to become a part of our rich and welcoming family. Mr Alston and Mrs Williams
Communication and Language -
Can I talk about my family?
What are our senses?
Can you be a family member in the home corner? When is your birthday? What do you do on your birthday?
Do traditional tales have happy or sad endings?
Can you name the characters from the traditional tales we have chosen?
Can you re-tell any of the traditional tales?
Can you act out one of the traditional tales in the role-play area?
Can you say what your favourite traditional tale was and why?
Can you follow a recipe like the characters in the Gingerbread man?
What are your likes and dislikes? What are our classroom rules? Why do we follow classroom rules? What makes us special? What makes a kind friend? Should we talk to strangers or not? How are you a good friend? Was the troll a bully? How can you make someone feel better if you see they are getting bullied?
Physical Development -
How could we catch a ball? What part of our bodies do we use to kick a ball? What is happening to our bodies when we complete exercise? How can we make sure we are safe in P.E?
Understanding the World –
Can you talk about what makes you special? Can you say what is special about others? Can you talk about a special time for your family? Can you talk about different materials?
Can you talk about what you can see when we make a gingerbread man? Can you use the Interactive Whiteboard to draw and label your favourite characters? Can you talk about what is similar and different about the stories?
Expressive Arts and Design –
Can you become a character from a story in the traditional role play?
Can you use different materials?
Can you help to create a giant traditional tale character with different materials?
Can you use construction to build things you have seen from the traditional tales?
Can you sing songs linked to the traditional tales?
Can we hear the beat in the music?
Can we clap different rhythms? Can we use different singing voices?
What is a long and short sound?