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Year 1

WELCOME TO YEAR 1

 

 

Chestnut Class - Miss Woodley

Beech Class - Mr Ruffer

 

 

Our topic this term is "Pre-historic Life and Circus".

Important information

 

Homework:
Homework goes home on Friday. Topic or English homework needs to be back in school by the following Wednesday, and Maths homework should be completed on MyMaths.co.uk by the following Friday.


PE:
Beech and Chestnut class have PE on a Thursday
 

Children need to wear black shorts, a red t-shirt and a pair of plimsolls or trainers. Please ensure your child has no earrings in and that long hair is tied back on this day.

 

Swimming:
Beech class have swimming on a Tuesday
Chestnut class have swimming on a Tuesday

Children need to have a swimsuit or swimming trunks and a towel. Goggles are optional. All children MUST have a swimming hat. Hats are available to purchase from the office for £1.50.

 

Please ensure your child's name is on all items of clothing.

Year 1 recommended reading list

Picture 1 We went on a shape hunt around the school.
Picture 2 We went on a shape hunt around the school.
Picture 3 We have been using sound mats in our writing.
Picture 4 We have been sequencing familiar stories.
Picture 5 We have been sequencing familiar stories.

Black History Week

Black History Week 1 Building with Magna-tiles.
Black History Week 2 Paper skylines and captions.
Black History Week 3 Our finished skyline.

For Black History Week, we studied the artist Stephen Wiltshire, who creates amazing drawings of city skylines, entirely from memory.

We created our own skylines, first using paper shapes, then using 3D building blocks.

First Weeks in Year 1

First Weeks in Year 1 1 In science, we labelled humans and animals.
First Weeks in Year 1 2 In science, we labelled humans and animals.
First Weeks in Year 1 3 In science, we labelled humans and animals.
First Weeks in Year 1 4 We have been practising our writing.
First Weeks in Year 1 5 We have been practising our writing.
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