Matisse Class

Ms Malik

Welcome Matisse Class 2017-18



We have made a brilliant start to Reception!

Updates for - Spring Term 2 (Monday19th Feb - Thursday 29th March 2018)

This half-term we will be focusing on the famous book 'The Gruffalo'.

Gruffalo Hunt in Finsbury Park Week commencing 19th March 2018. Organised by staff in key groups.

DRESS UP DAY: Make a gruffalo costume- Thursday 22nd March 2018

Our topics for the year:

Year Group

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2



All About Me



Up and Away




Plants and Growing



Our P.E Topics for the year: (Our PE Day is ....)

Year Group

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2


Using Beanbags

Gym- Use of traveling

Dance- follow my feet- different movements

Rolling and receiving- using a ball

Using a bat and ball

Running & Jumping


Guidance for Homework:

Reading: We ask parents to read with children every evening for 15 minutes - reading is the most important and valuable thing you can do with your child are this stage of their learning. You can read to them, share a book, get them to predict what will happen in a story or get them to decribe a story's events. You can also get your child to read to you for about 10 minutes everyday.


Educational Visits & Exhibitions

Spring 2 Trip: In Spring 2 we are planning a Gruffalo hunt in Finsbury Park- organised by our staff in their key groups. This will take place on week commencing 19th March 2018.

Summer 1 Trip: Our Topic will be the Enormous Turnip! We are planning a trip to Freightliners (Camden) City farm.

Summer 2 Trip: Our Topic will be the book 'Mrs Armitage on Wheels'- Any trips be confirmed.

End of Year Trip: Week commencing 16th July 2018 - we will be going to Golders Hill Park for the day. We will have a picnic lunch and play games in the park - taking the 210 bus from school direct to the park.


Curriculum Newsletters

Please find our curriculum newsletters for year one attached below.



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