Mrs Amos and Miss Greeves Mrs Bate and Mrs Brown
Donaldson Class 1A Hargreaves Class 1B
Welcome to Year 1's class page
Welcome to Year 1. We are looking forward to an exciting year of learning and fun. Here is some information that we hope you will find useful for this term, please make an appointment or email us should you have any other questions.
Mrs Bate - 1B - firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs Amos - 1A - email@example.com
Welcome to Summer Term 1 - we hope you had a lovely Easter break and are ready for more fun learning this term.
Please see updated information below.
Summer TERM 1 - Starting Monday 19th March 2021
PLEASE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES
- Wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
- Always wash your hands when you get home or into work/school
- Use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
- Put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands afterwards
- Try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell.
Maths – In Maths we follow the White Rose hub schemes of learning.
This term we will begin to look at Multiplication and Division whilst continuing to ensure all children are gaining confidence with their numberbonds to 10/20. We will begin the term by consolidating the Maths we ave worked on previously - using mathematical langauge to explain our answers whenever possible.
Multiplication and Dic=vision will include doubling, sharing, making arrays and counting in 2,5 and 10s forwards and backwards.
English – We follow Ruth Miskin's Read Write Inc
The children were all grouped just before Easter and we will continue with Read Write Inc These will Monday to Thursday each week. On a Friday, the children will practise the skills they have learnt in an extended piece of writing. This term we will be continuing to focus on spellings of the High Frequency or Red words, handwriting skills and using the correct punctuation.
To help at home you could.....
- Practise the RWInc sounds
- Encourage your child to read shorter words speedily
- Listen to your child read daily
- Practise correct letter formation (lower case and capital letters)
- Talk to your child about any new vocabulary you come across in books
RE - In RE we follow the Understanding Christianity scheme
This term we will be learning about Judaism and making comparisons with Christianity. This will include finding out about special places of worship, cherished items and symbols and celebrations.
This term we will be focusing on Striking and fielding. Each term we will complete a block of PE lessons every afternoon for one week It is really important that your child has comfortable shoes for PE sessions as we are not changing for PE at this current time. .
1B - PE day = Wednesday - shorts, tshirt, joggers if needed and school jumper/fleece
1A - PE day = Thursday - shorts, tshirt, joggers if needed and school jumper/fleece
Earrings may not be worn during PE lessons. Please remove before school unless your child is able to remove them, themselves.
These are the dates of our block weeks for terms 5 and 6:
Week beginning 17/05/21 - Both classes - Attacking and defending
Week beginning 21/06/21 - Both classes - Athletics
This term we will be continuing to teach the Year 1 curriculum in the afternoons. We will be learning about Plants in Science, Sketching in Art, Famous influential people in History and Building positive relationships in PSHE.
To support at home
Please continue to talk to your child about any worries or concerns.
Encourage your child(ren) to be more independent at home - dressing and sorting own things
Practice letter and number formation when possible.
Play Spelling Shed to improve spelling skills.
Count and notice numbers in the environment.
Read to and listen to your child read whenever possible, daily for best results!
Play games to encourage turn taking and language development.