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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1

In Year 1 the teachers are Mrs Kane,  Miss Wilkins, Mrs Miller and Mrs Grindley.  Mrs Soane will be returning to Year 1 in March. Mrs Patel will also be teaching in 1AK and 1CW on certain days. 

Supporting them are Mrs Brooks, Mrs Graham, Miss Drummond, Mrs Bradley and Mrs Portsmouth. 

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Routines Important dates

P.E.

Please bring PE kits in on a Monday and take them home on a Friday.

Homework

Reading

The children have the opportunity  to change their book daily—as long as their Reading Record is signed. We expect the children to read their reading books for 10-15 minutes each night and that you will find time to hear them read.

Spellings

A weekly spelling list will be sent home on Mondays (to be tested on Fridays). These will include any new tricky words that they are expected to know in their phonic groups.

Mathematics

The children will receive differentiated mathematics home work every Tuesday with a focus on what they have been learning in class.

 

· 1CW Sharing assembly 25th January —Parents are welcome to come and watch at 2.45pm.

· Parents' Evenings 27th February 3.30-7pm

· Parents' Evenings 28th February 3.30-5.30pm

· World Book Day 1st March.

· Sports Relief 23rd March.

· End of term 29th March at 1.30pm

 

 

Spring Term Topics

This term our topics are:  The Weather and Toys     

We are learning about:

English - Using phonics knowledge to sound out words and sentences. We will also be using capital letters, finger spaces and full stops in our writing. We will also be learning about different  authors, writing stories and instructions.

Maths -  We will be continuing to learn how to count to and from 100, addition and subtraction to 20 and starting to count in 2s. The children will be revising number.  We will also be learning about time, measures and starting to learn about fractions.

Geography -  The children will be learning about the different weather we experience in the UK and compare it with weather around the world.

PE- For inside PE we are learning about  dance and for outside PE we are learning ball skills

Art/DT- We will be planning, designing and making windmills and toys.