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Pudsey Waterloo

Primary School

Learning in the Summer

Summer 1 2018

Our theme for learning this half term is...

In the Garden

Week 1 and 2: Jack and the Beanstalk

Week 3 and 4: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Week 5 and 6: How does your garden grow?



Ways you can support your child this half term…


· Talk about signs of spring

· Try growing a plant from seed together at home

· Retell the story of Jack and the Beanstalk together

· Go on a minibeast hunt at the park

· Talk about your weekly routines using the names for the days of the week

· Visit the local library and look for some books about our topic

· Visit a local garden centre

· Look for shapes in the environment

· Encourage your child to dress/undress themselves independently

· Support your child to become independent when using the toilet

Summer 2 2017

Our theme this half term is…

‘Animals in our world’


We will be learning about:

  • Creatures under the sea

  • Pets

  • Farm animals


Ways you can support your child this half term…

  • Talk about what animals look like, where they live and what sounds they make.

  • Discuss how to care for pets. We would love to see any photos of pets in the family.

  • Visit a local pet shop and look at what pets need.

  • Visit the animals in Pudsey Park or Tropical World. Any drawings could be brought in to share and put in profiles.

  • Visit Pudsey Library and find some books about animals.

  • Play ‘A year on your farm’