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Monks Risborough CE Primary School

R Robins

Summer Term 2021

This half term we are learning about different kinds of animals and how to care for them.

We watched caterpillars grow, make cocoons and turn into butterflies. We loved watching them fly away.

We also had some duck eggs which we watched hatch into ducklings.


Meet Daisy and Donald

Spring Term 2021

Welcome back everyone. It's great to see you all in school.

This half term we have been learning about growth and lifecycles alongside our value of Respect.


In phonics we have learned the 'special friends' sounds:

ay ee igh ow oo     and   oo  ir air oy or ar 


The books we have used for our learning are:

Little Acorns

100 steps - Sir Captain Tom - Book week

The hungry caterpillar

Tadpoles promise

Little seed

The Easter journal




Our learning about the Easter story


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We have been learning how to use the apparatus safely.
We have learned different kinds of jumps, how to balance with help from our friends, and how to climb.

Autumn Term 2020

This half term we have been following our topic "Lets be friends"

We have read a story book each week and linked our learning to this throughout the week. 

So far we have read:

Harry and the Dinosaurs go to school

Where the Wild things are

The Little Red Hen


Monkey Puzzle

Kippers Birthday


Following the Read Write Inc phonics scheme we are learning the Set 1 sounds. So far we have learned the sounds:

m a s d t n i p g o c k u b f e l h sh r j v y w th z ch qu x


Now we know the sounds for these letters we are starting to blend them together to read and write some words too! It's so much fun!


Please watch this parents video to show you the correct pronunciation of the letter sounds that we are teaching your children - enjoy!

Take a look at some of the learning we have done so far this term.

We are proud of our achievements.

Kippers Birthday Party

Free play construction

Pop up animal puppets

Building boats for our learning about floating and sinking

Making bread for the Little Red Hen

Harvest pictures

We love reading!