Welcome to Year 1!

Class 1D

Teacher - Miss Dunn

Teaching assistant - Mrs Bartram

Class 1LS

Teacher - Mrs Luck (M/Tu/W) and Mrs Standen (Th/F)

Teaching Assistant - Mrs Monk

Reminders

PE

1D: Wednesday and Thursday

1LS: Wednesday and Friday

Please come to school wearing your PE kit on these days.

Homework

Homework will be set via google classroom on a Friday and will be due the following Friday. Please see your child's reading record for logins.

Reading

Please send your child into school with their reading record, and book everyday! 

Termly curriculum overview

Parent information

English

This half term we will be continuing to focus on the features of a sentence. We will be using descriptive language to describe settings and characters. We will be consolidating and learning new time conjunctions to write for different purposes. We will be introduced to the exclamation mark and learn how to use it in our writing.

Phonics

We are currently teaching phase 5. We will also be practicing pseudo words (real / fake words).

Our school has chosen Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised as our new systematic synthetic phonics (SSP) programme to teach early reading and spelling. 

Please click on the link below which will take you to the parent support page for phonics information: 

https://www.littlewandlelettersandsounds.org.uk/resources/for-parents/ 

Spelling

Below are the common exception words and high frequency words for Year 1. 

Common exception words = words that cannot be decoded using phonics. 

High frequency words = words that are frequently used in books (some are decodable, some are not).

Possible task: practise reading and writing the words!

Art/DT

Computing

RE

Music

Maths

This half term in maths, we will be learning about Place Value and Addition and Subtraction

Science

Our focus in science for this half term is all about testing materials

Topic

(Geography/History)

Our focus for this half term is famous queens

PSHE