Home Page
Places available for our Pre-school and Nursery for September 2022, please complete an application form (available on our website or from the school office) and return to school ASAP as spaces are filling up fast

Spring 2 - Twinkle, Twinkle little star how I wonder what you are?

Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are?


This half-term we are exploring and learning about all things space! 


Each week we will answer these questions...


Week 1 – How many stars are there? Can you see a star in the daytime?

Week 2 – Do stars make patterns and what are their names?

Week 3 – How can we help Beegu?

Week 4 – Who has been to see the stars?

Week 5 – What planets surround our stars?

Week 6 – Would you like to go to see the stars? 


Our key text is Beegu

As communicators we will learning to... 

  • Name the planets in our solar system. 
  • Ask questions about space and what we want to learn about it.
  • Give reasons for wanting to/not wanting to go to space. 


As explorers we will be learning to... 

  • Name basic constellations. 
  • Understand what gravity is. 
  • Understand the features of different planets.
  • Who went to the moon and who has been into space.


As artists we will be learning to... 

  • Create space themed art work.
  • Combine a range of media to create different artistic effects e.g. making shaving foam, ink marbled planets.
  • Act out our key text Beegu through drama and freeze frames.
  • Move like planets, astronauts and shooting stars.
  • Create junk model rockets, aliens and planets.


As mathematicians we will be learning to... 

  • Recognise 2D shapes. 
  • Recognise that shapes have other shapes within them.
  • Create patterns.
  • Subitise numbers (recognise without counting) 


As readers we will be learning to... 

  • Blend CVC words. 
  • Recognise red words - I, the, no, go, to. 
  • Read simple captions and match to pictures. 
  • Discuss our key text in detail, make predictions and sequence key events.


As writers we will be learning to... 

  • Write simple captions.
  • Spell red words in phonics - I, the, no, go, to. 
  • Create story maps of the story Beegu.
  • Write key features of a letter. 
  • Hold a pencil correctly.