Mrs Amos, Mrs Brown and Mrs Moat Miss Bate and Miss Greeves
Donaldson Class 1A Jeffers Class 1B
Welcome to Year 1's class page
Please see our narrated PowerPoint at the bottom of the 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.
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.
We hope you all had a happy, healthy Easter break and are ready for our next term of learning!
Please find information below about the new term - we are now in Summer Term 1.
Maths – In Maths we follow the White Rose hub schemes of learning.
This term we will begin by consolidating our previous work on addition and subtraction. Recapping on the process, solving problems and using the mathematical language appropriately. We will then be moving onto Multiplication and Division. The children will continue to have opportunities to use manipulates and a variety of resources to support their learning.
English – We follow Ruth Miskin's Read Write Inc
The children were all grouped just before the half-term break, and we will continue with Read Write Inc.These lessons will now be on a Tuesday to Friday each week. On a Monday, the children will practise the skills they have learnt in an extended piece of writing. This term we will be focusing on the spelling of the red words (high frequency words) and the use of punctuation. (capital letters, full stops, finger spaces, exclamation marks and question marks)
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
- Support them to read, use and write the red words (e.g said, you, was, put)
RE - In RE we follow the Understanding Christianity scheme. This term will focus on a different faith - Judaism
In RE this term we will be looking at the religion Judaism. Within this we will find out about celebrations, traditions, foods, symbols, artefacts and places of worship. We will make comparisons to Christianity and learn about how children follow Judaism.
This term we will be continuing with 'Gymnastics' but during our outside block we will focus on Net and Wall games. Each term we will complete a block of PE lessons every afternoon for one week. It is really important that your child has come to school ready to take part in PE on the selected days and every day of our block. As the weather is chilly, please send your child in appropriate joggers for our outside PE.
1B - PE day = Thursday - shorts, PE T-shirts, joggers if needed and school jumper/fleece
1A - PE day = Wednesday - shorts, PE T-shirts, 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:
WB - 16.05.22 - Attack and Defence - BLOCK WEEK
WB - 20.06.22 - Athletics and Triathlon - BLOCK WEEK
Our topic this term will include Science (Plants) for this we will be learning about what plants need to survive, the parts of a plant and naming common plants by their leaves. In History (Significant people from the past) we are going to be finding out about Emily Davidson and Rosa Parks and the impact they had on lives today. In Art (sketching) the children will try sketching techniques and using these to produce pictures. We will also be looking at aspects of Music (Story time and Our Bodies) and IT (Internet safety and Purple Mash).
The children will answer mini questions in each session and deepen their thinking.
This term in PSHE, we are looking at the Jigsaw piece 'Relationships'
This will include learning about different types of families, making friends, making positive choices within friendship groups and knowing who to go to if we need help.
To support at home
If you are worried about your child and their speech or language development please have a look at the link for the Parents Portal on Speech and Language Link below
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.
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.
PLEASE SEE ATTACHMENTS BELOW FOR MORE SUPPORT