Welcome to Year 1

Teachers:   Mrs Eccles (Class 1), Mrs Reed (Class 2).         Teaching Assistants:   Mrs Griffin, Mrs McCusker

 

    

Dates for the diary linked to Year 1

26th September

Golden Assembly

28th September

Year 1 coffee morning. 9.30am

4th October

Individual photographs from 8.30am

8th October

Flu vaccinations

10th October

KS1 Golden Assembly

16th October

Year 1 Phonics Meeting 4pm

6th November

Parent’s Evening Class 2

7th November

Parent’s Evening Class 1 (postponed)

8th November

Class 1 Assembly (postponed)

21st November

KS1 Golden Assembly

27th November

Art Exhibition

30th November

Christmas Hat homework

5th December

KS1 Golden Assembly

11th December

KS1 Christmas production (am)

12th December

KS1 Christmas production (pm)

17th December

Christmas party day

18th December

KS1 Golden Assembly

21st December

School breaks up for Christmas 1.30pm

 

PE Day

Every Wednesday morning.

Please ensure your child brings in their PE kit.  For details of the school PE kit, please click here

 

Spellings / Homework

Spellings will be given out every Friday to be tested the following Friday.

Homework will be given out every Friday and is to be handed in by Wednesday.

Please support your child in completing their homework neatly in pencil.

 

Suggested reading list

 

The Man on the Moon (A day in the life of Bob)

By Simon Bartram

Can’t You Sleep Little Bear?

By Martin Waddell

Not Now Bernard

By David McKee

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

By Judith Kerr

Where the Wild Things Are

By Maurice Sendak

Lost and Found

By Oliver Jeffers

The Wonder

By Faye Hanson

Cops and Robbers

By Alan and Janet Ahlberg

Beegu

By Alexis Deacon

Would you Rather?

By John Burningham

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

By Jill Tomlinson

The Day the Crayons Quit

By David Daywalt

Peace at Last

By Jill Murphy

The Enormous Crocodile

By Roald Dahl

 

Help and Advice

Phonics Play - children may find this fun and useful for practising their Phonics skills.   

Top Marks - another fun website

BBC KS1 Bitesize

Primary Games

Common Exception Words

Phonics Sound Mats

 

Numeracy objectives covered – Autumn term

Autumn Term Maths Objectives

Number: Place Value (within 10)

  • Count to ten, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number.
  • Count, read and write numbers to 10 in numerals and words.
  • Given a number, identify one more or one less.
  • Identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the number line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least.

Number: Addition and Subtraction

  • Represent and use number bonds and related subtraction facts within 10.
  • Read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition (+), subtraction (-) and equals (=) signs.
  • Add and subtract one digit numbers to 10, including zero.
  • Solve one step problems that involve addition and subtraction, using concrete objects and pictorial representations and missing number problems.

Geometry: Shape

  • Recognise and name common 2-D shapes, including: (for example, rectangles (including squares), circles and triangles)
  • Recognise and name common 3-D shapes, including: (for example, cuboids (including cubes), pyramids and spheres.

Number: Place Value (within 20)

  • Count to twenty, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, from any given number.
  • Count, read and write numbers to 20 in numerals and words.
  • Given a number, identify one more or one less.
  • Identify and represent numbers using objects and pictorial representations including the number line, and use the language of: equal to, more than, less than (fewer), most, least.

 

Literacy topics covered (narrative)

This term the children will looking at writing full sentences using full stops and capital letters. We will be looking at different writing genres. We will be sharing a range of stories to inspire our writing. The handwriting sessions will be working on correct letter formation, size and letter families. In Guided Reading sessions, we will have a range of activities from whole class novels and individual group reading. We will also be doing a weekly comprehension lesson.

 

Subjects:

RE

God’s World and Mary Our Mother

Science

Seasonal Changes

Topic (History/Geography)

Changes within Living Memory

Computing

iAlgorithm

PE

Multi-Skills

Music

Singing Development – Action Songs

Art/DT

Art Exhibition

Textiles