Tutor group 3 Autumn 2017

September 2017



Dear parents and carers,

Please find below an outline of the subjects/topics that your child will be learning about during this Autumn term:



Throughout the Autumn term TG3 will be using their PODD books to improve their speaking, listening and understanding skills. They will also be working on their phonics through the Ruth Miskin Language programme to improve their reading skills, help with the clarity of their speech and to aid their written work.

Their written work will take the form of instructions and labels, lists and captions in the first half of the term and then moving on to Traditional Tales in the second half of the term.


Students in TG3 will be working on properties of number, addition and subtraction, money within real life problems and measures of time.


‘Who am I?’ will be the overarching theme of the Autumn term. This will be covered throughout all the areas of the curriculum.


Students in TG3 will be finding out:

About how our hearts work

About how we are similar to and different from other people

About different types of foods


Students in TG3 will be finding out:

About the different groups we belong to

About the things that make us feel happy

How to deal with anger

How to stay safe

How to make an emergency phone call


ICT is a core part of TG3’s everyday curriculum; they will access the interactive whiteboard and other computer technology.

Expressive Arts

Students in TG3 will be finding out:

How to draw portraits and self-portraits

How to take a portrait photograph

About portraits by famous painters and sculptors

How to design a favourite menu


If you have any questions regarding this information, please do not hesitate to ask.


Yours sincerely,



Class Tutor: Stephanie Penglis



Support Staff: Lee, Angela and Irena