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We are so excited to start the new academic year 2019-2020 with you! We are always here to help you, so please do contact us if you have any questions about your child's learning or any concerns.
Meet our Year 1 classes...
Class Teachers: Mrs McIntosh (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) and Mrs Read (Thursday and Friday)
TA: Miss Dicketts
Support Staff: Miss Angel
Class Teacher: Miss Stout (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Support Staff: Miss Thomas
Class Teacher: Miss Richards (email@example.com)
TA: Miss Rehman
Support Staff: Miss Greta and Miss Anna
In Year 1 we follow the national curriculum for all the core subjects including English, Maths, Science and IT. We use the National Curriculum as a guide to inform our planning of the humanities subjects including History, Geography, Music, PE, Art, RE and DT.
If you would like to view the National Curriculum overview please click here.
We teach all of the above through focused topic work which is laid out below:
Autumn 1 - Jurassic Adventures!
Autumn 2 - Alien Invasion!
Spring 1 and 2- The Enchanted Forest
Summer 1 and 2- 'Scrub the deck!' (A pirate adventure)
In Year 1 all children across the country are expected to sit the Phonics Screening test. This will take place in Summer term. Throughout the year, your child will be taught the sounds they need to know in order to be able to read the words on the test. For the
Here are the sounds the children will be taught:
Practise singing the Jolly Phonics songs with your children here.
Here are some sheets to show correct letter formation. The arrows show you where to start each letter from.
Important Things to Remember:
Reading Records should be given in on a Monday. They will be returned to you
on a Wednesday. Please remember to sign your child's reading record when
you have read with them so that we know the book needs to be
replaced with a new one. Thank you.
Library books should be returned by your class’ designated library day:
Pink Class - Monday
Violet Class - Tuesday
Purple Class - Thursday
Books will be sent home on the following day.
PE is on Wednesday. Children can come to school dressed in their P.E Kits. Please make sure your child's name is on all clothes.
Homework is due every Thursday. Your child must complete their spellings and maths homework every week and 1 item from the Homework grid every other week. Please click here to view the Homework grid for this term.
Dates for Your Diary:
17/02/2020- 21/02/2020 Half Term
05/03/2020 World Book Day
09/03/2020 - Science Week
10/03/2020- Parents Science Challenge evening
03/04/2020 - Break up for Easter
3 brilliant questions to ask your child at the end of their school day:
What made you happy today?
What made you sad today?
What new thing did you learn today?