Friday 17th January
Freddie G for striving for excellence in his presentation.
Emelia H for amazing effort in all areas of her learning.
Morgan W for his fantastic enthusiasm and knowledge when learning about Neil Armstrong and space.
Term 3, Week 2
Peach Class - Dennis S
Pear Class - Ethan B
Plum Class - Cara S
Peach - Wednesday
Pear - Thursday
Plum - Thursday
Peach - Tuesday
Pear - Wednesday
Plum - Monday
Peach - Tuesday
Pear - Monday
Plum - Tuesday
Each, Peach, Pear, Plum, Welcome to Year 1!
Miss Williams and Mrs Collins
Mrs Elliott and Mrs Duske
Mrs Kenney, Mrs Byrne and Mrs Howard
Year 1 have set off to a super start this term. They enjoyed learning about the continents of the world by singing songs, creating map collages and completing map puzzles.
They will be continuing to learn about the world around us and thinking about where they live, and how it compares to other parts of the world.
In science we will be beginning to explore the world of plants and trees.
During RE lessons we will be learning about religions of the world and comparing them.
The children started Term 3 with an exciting visit from the 'Science Dome'
They learnt about space exploration, advances in technology and how astronauts like Neil Armstrong have impacted our lives today.
They will be developing their scientific investigation skills when continuing to explore materials and their properties.
This term the children will be learning about the history of toys and how they have changed over time. They have begun by exploring a range of toys from different eras and created an Egg Box Dragon using junk modelling materials.They will be continuing to develop their knowledge of toys and the materials they
are made from.
Year 1 have set off to a great start this term with the mysterious crash landing of a spaceship to investigate. They had a great time exploring the scene and searching for clues.
They will be continuing to learn about the alien creature 'Beegu' and thinking about what makes
them unique and special.
Term 4 will begin with the children solving word problems. They will continue to develop their understanding of multiplication and beginning to learn about division and fractions.
During multiplication lessons they will be continuing to learn to count and multiply in 2s, 5s and 10s and will be introduced to an online resource 'Times Tables Rockstars'(TTRS). Watch out for the children TTRS logins they will be coming home soon.
We look forward to your support in helping the children to practise.
In Year One we encourage the children to read everyday and the home school reading books MUST come into school everyday even if they have not finished the book.
The children have the opportunity to change their reading book everyday and we will keep you updated when your child has read with an adult in school. We really value your comments, so please sign and comment whenever your child has read a book. If you would like to keep the book a little longer or revisit it at a later time, please let us know.
Race To Read
Thank you for your support in helping develop your child's reading skills. It is wonderful to see their progress and enjoyment.
The children are enjoying gaining stickers on their class Race to Read chart. Every day they read at home brings them a step closer to their next certificate.
The race is on!
ERIC Time (Everyone Reads In Class) will take place every Friday afternoon. To encourage and inspire the children to enjoy reading, all children and adults in class will be reading during this time.
ERIC TIME has been a great success across the school and we look forward to continuing to inspire a love of reading.
Year 1 will be taking part in a gymnastics and a games lesson each week. We would like children to keep their full kit in school at all times. This should include shorts, t-shirts and plimsolls and jogging bottoms.
Please can all items of uniform be clearly named, this includes PE kit. Children find it very hard to identify their own tie or jumper!
The children have been enjoying borrowing books from our school library each week. Please could you ensure the book is well looked after and returned every week.
If you have any queries or would like further information, please do not hesitate to ask the Year 1 team.
The children will continue to receive phonics and times tables home learning each week. They will receive these on Friday and they need to be returned by the following Wednesday.
Children will also receive 6 spelling words based on the phonics and tricky words they have been practising that week. They will have a spelling quiz the following Thursday.
To encourage your child's progress with phonics and times tables please find some useful links with suitable games and activities.
Thank you for your support.