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Welcome to Year 1!
Mrs Allcock, Mrs Masters, Miss Lowe, Miss Newson, Mrs Ziemelis, Miss Wright, Mrs Scott and Ms Mayers welcome you to Year 1. Remember 'You never know what you can do until you try!’
Our author of the term is Julia Donaldson.
In reading and writing we will be focusing on using our phonics and becoming familiar with a variety of texts.
Challenge yourself to write a shopping list, a postcard or a story at home using these skills.
We begin each session with an interactive activity called ‘Magical Maths’ where all children have the time to practise previous taught methods and strategies. In future weeks we will be exploring the concepts of number. Practising skills such as adding, taking away and partitioning.
Spellings are given out each Friday to learn for a test the following week. Please remember to practise little and often and apply each in your independent writing.Spellings will be sent home to learn from Friday 11th October 2019.
Homework is handed out each Friday and to be completed by the following Wednesday.
Activities range from our current English, Mathematic and Topic work.
In history we are learning about homes from the past and comparing them to modern day homes. We will be looking at Victorian artefacts and discussing these.
Our PE days are Wednesdays and Fridays. Please ensure that your child has a school PE kit in school on these days.
Jewellery must be removed before school or taped.
We will be using Real PE and gymnastics in the Autumn Term.
Our unit this term is: Sounds Interesting
We will be playing some circle games, finding out about all the instruments in the music room and learning how to play them.
Do you know the names of these instruments?
How would you play each one? Shake? Tap? Scrape?
This term our thinking about what Christians believe.
Look forward to: a mystery bag, I-Spy, drama, and much more!
Our religious symbols game will continue!
This term we will using a variety of computer programmes to create pieces of artwork. We will be thinking about celebrations including Diwali and Bonfire Night. The children will learn to use a range of tools on each programme and also will develop their mouse and keyboard skills.