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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1!

 

Teachers: Mrs Bettison and Miss Roomes.

 

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Archer, Mrs Evans and Mrs Anderson.

 

PPA Teachers: Mrs Mitchell and Mrs Cowin.

 

 

 

 

General Information

 

Welcome to our Year 1 page. You will find all of the things you should need to know for the remainder of the school year.

Please feel free to contact the Year 1 team if you have something you wish to ask or would like to discuss. We have an open door policy and will see you as soon as possible. Please ask at the office if you would like to see us in person or would like to pass on a message.

 

Please see some general information below that will help your child in Year 1.

 

Book Bag:

All children require a book bag to store and transport reading books, spelling books and letters.

 

Water bottle:

A clear, labelled medium-sized water bottle with a sports-flip lid.

(To stop any spillage, please do not carry water bottles inside book bags)

 

Fruit & Snack:

All children in Year 1 will be provided with one piece of fruit per day from the school.

Please feel free to give children an additional healthy snack (clearly named) for their morning snack.

 

PE Days:

Indoor PE : Alternative Fridays   

Outdoor Games: Alternative Fridays 

PE Kit :  White shorts & T-shirt, trainers or plimsolls

          No need for a tracksuit as we still get outside in Winter with coats on    

                   Please make sure ALL PE kit and Uniform is clearly NAMED

 

Thanks,

Mrs Bettison and Miss Roomes

 

 

 

Science- We have been learning about our 5 senses

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English- We acted out our new version of the story 'Sorry'

English - Our actions for a capital letter and full stop

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Mental Health Day - Giving and receiving compliments

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Reading

 

Each week two books will be sent home in your child's book bag for your child to read, please make comments regarding reading in each reading record. There is an extra book that is chosen from the schools library which is taken home and changed weekly.

(Please note, we only allow your child to change this book once it is returned.)

Curriculum Overview

 

Throughout the school year, Year 1 will be covering a variety of topics, please see below each topic and when they will be covered.

 

Autumn Term 1   : All about Me!

Autumn Term 2   : Celebrations and Festivals!

Spring Term 1     : Robots!

Spring Term 2     : Whatever the Weather!

Summer Term 1   : Amazing Animals!

Summer Term 2  : Happy Holidays!

 

Our topic this term- ‘Celebrations and Festivals’

 

We will be learning all about Bonfire Night, Diwali, Hanukah, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

We will be learning about the traditions and importance of each celebration, who celebrates them and how.

 

We will be making lots of artefacts and having a special Thanksgiving lunch together.

 

In English we will be listening to the stories behind each festival and writing about them.

 

In Maths we will find halves and describe position, investigate number facts and bonds to 10 and look at the measurement of time, length and weight.

 

In Science we will be learning about each of the four seasons.

 

Our Art this term will be linked to different celebrations, including making Diva lamps. 

 

You can consolidate your child’s learning by:

 

- Using the various resources given out at parents evening

-Regularly hearing them read

-Regularly reading to your child

- Practising Challenge chair tasks

-Practising spellings

-Counting, reading and using numbers in everyday life

-Completing homework when given and returning on time as this will be used in lessons

-Encouraging independence with personal care

 

We are sure your child will have a fantastic term and enjoy their learning.

English

 

In Year 1, understanding Phonics is key to every child's learning. To assist your child, we have put links to show all of the different phonic sounds that your child learns throughout the year. Also, we have put links to the high frequency and tricky words, which your child is expected to learn this year. When reading at home, please ask your child questions related to the story, here are some suggestions.

 

Your child will also have spellings to learn each week, please encourage the correct letter formation.

Maths

 

Key performance indicators:

 

  • Counting to 110 from 0 or any given number
  • Counting in 10's to 100
  • Counting in 2's to 20 
  • Counting in 5's to 50 
  • Counting back from 110 to 0 
  • To read numbers to 100 in numerals
  • To write numbers to 100 in numerals
  • To write numbers to 20 in numerals and words 

 

The children will be tested fortnightly on the challenge chair, Good luck and have fun!

 

Challenge Chair! 

 

31.10.17   Counting  from 0 to 20 and back

 

 

 

 

 

 

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