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Year 1

Updated 20/10/2020

 

Welcome to Year 1!

Meet the Team

Mrs Bettison 1B, Mrs Martyn 1M - Class Teachers

Mrs Lumsden,  Mrs Richards and Mrs Harris - Teaching assistants

Mrs Cowin and Mrs Mitchell - PPA cover teachers

 

Please feel free to contact us through the school office or by email at admin@mvps.org.uk.  Alternatively,  please email us directly at the addresses below:

emartyn@mvps.org.uk

hbettison@mvps.org.uk

bevans@mvps.org.uk

 

Please note that we may not be able to get back to you straight away but will endeavour to contact you as soon as possible.  You may also wish to contact our Parent Support Advisor, Mrs Stapleton or our SENCO, Mrs Jane which can be done directly through the school admin email or by phone.

 

Welcome Information for Year 1 Parents

Welcome back from Mrs Tawse - Chair of Governors.mp4

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Autumn Term

This term our topic is Plymouth Pilgrims - A journey to a new land.

 

We will begin by looking at ourselves, our families and our own histories, the significant events in our lives so far. We will then look at the lives and history of the Plymouth Pilgrims. This will be covered in both English and History lessons.

In Maths we will be focussing on number and place value, addition and subtraction and shape, both 2D and 3D.

In Science, we will learn about our body parts and our senses.

 

Spring Term 

This term our topic is A Drop in the Ocean.

 

This term the ocean will be our focus.  We will look at plastic pollution and the effect it has on our environment.  This will link into our science where we will be finding out about different materials.  In geography we will seek to understand geographical similarities and differences through studying the human and physical geography. 

 

Summer Term

This term our topic will be The World Around Us.

 

We will be looking at the weather and climate in the local area and around the world and plants and animals.

 

 

Throughout the year, you can consolidate your child’s learning by:

 

-Regularly hearing them read and by regularly reading to your child

-Practising spellings when set

-Counting, reading and using numbers in everyday life

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

-Encouraging independence with personal care

-Looking at the school website for useful learning links on the Year 1 page

 

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

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