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Welcome to Year 1

Year 1 PE is on Mondays and Thursdays. Please bring named PE kit on these days.

Forest school is on Thursdays please bring appropriate clothing and wellies for the weather.

Welcome Back!

2017-2018

Welcome back after a lovely summer break! We have been enjoying getting to know the new teachers in the class and the new routines.

The teachers in class 1 are Miss Shields, Mrs Greenwood, Mrs Donlan, Miss Thompkins and Mrs Boynton-Hunt.

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Well done to everybody in Key Stage 1 on their performance. They were all amazing and everyone is very proud of them.

The production reminded them about the seasons and the importance of being kind to each other.

Forest Schools

We are very lucky to be participating in forest school activities, with Ms Hutchison, these sessions will happen every week and we will be going outside in all weather. Therefore please ensure that your children have appropriate footwear and clothing in school at all times.

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Roald Dahl Day

We enjoyed learning about Roald Dahl. we enjoyed looking at various stories over a number of days, we really loved his books, we also enjoyed dressing up as his characters such as Willy Wonka, George and Matilda.

 

Autumn 2.

This half term our topic is ‘Toys!’ We will be looking at old toys and identifying the differences then and now. In science and Geography we will be continuing to look at the weather and seasons. In DT this half term we will be making our own toys out of different materials.

Spring Term 1

This half term our topic is 'dinosaurs.' In science we will be identifying and classifying different animals including dinosaurs. We will look at fossils and explore how these are found in our very own dinosaur dig.

We will continue to observe the changes over the seasons and we will be measuring the temperature and the rainfall daily.

Autumn 1

This half term our topic is: Weather We will be exploring the changes in weather, especially autumn and how it affects the colour of the leaves and the different seasons we experience. We are hoping to spend lots of time exploring the woodland area in and around school, to investigate the many different plants and animals that we may see.

We will also be exploring art that uses natural resources and exploring different artists.

Christmas!

We have been incredibly lucky and we have had a special visiter to our christmas party! We were very greatful for the presents he gave us!

Welcome Back! 2016-17

In year 1 we are extremely happy to be back and in a brand new building! We have been enjoying getting to know the new teachers in the class and the new routines.

We miss travelling on the bus to Saville Park , but love the new classroom and are ready to work hard as a year 1 class.

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House points

We have new school house names; Florence Nightingale house, Marie Curie house, Winston Churchill house and Nelson Mandela house; all these have been named after inspirational people. We use the house points system to additionally reward our good behaviour and hard work.

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A Snowman at Sunset

Well done to everybody in Key Stage 1 on their performance. They were all amazing and everyone is very proud of them.

The production reminded them of the importance to work as a team! 

Forest Schools

This half term we are very lucky to be participating in forest school activities, with Ms Hutchison, these sessions will happen every week and we will be going outside in all weather. Therefore please ensure that your children have appropriate footwear and clothing in school at all times.

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Roald Dahl Day

We enjoyed learning about Roald Dahl on his 100th birthday. Miss Shields read one of his stories to us called: 'The Twits' over a number of days, we really loved this book, we also enjoyed dressing up as his characters such as Willy Wonka and Matilda.

 

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Autumn 2.

This half term our topic is toys. We will be looking at toys from the past and toys from now, talking about how they are different. We will be doing lots of writing about out favorite toys and the favorite toys of our friends and family members. 

 

We will also be making our very own sacks for us to put our toys in.  We will be looking at ones that you can buy and deciding which one we like the best to inspire our own work. We will then be looking at the different materials that they can be made out of and decide the best one.

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Spring 2

This half term our topic is dinosaurs. In science we will be exploring the different types of dinosaurs including carnivores and herbivores. In English we will be making our own fact files on our favourite dinosaurs.

We will continue to monitor the weather and seasons every day whilst doing our weather chart.

 

Topic

This half term our topic is: 'Percy the Park keeper'. We will be exploring the changes in weather, especially autumn and how it affects the colour of the leaves and the different seasons we experience. We are hoping to spend lots of time exploring the woodland area in and around school, to investigate the many different plants and animals that we may see. 

 

We will be also reading the stories of Nick Butterworth and retelling them and even writing our own stories!

 

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Christmas!

We have been incredibly lucky and we have had a special visiter to our christmas party! We were very greatful for the presents he gave us!

Spring Term

This half term our topic is ‘Julia Donaldson’ We will be looking at all the wonderful stories that she has wrote. For example; The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s child, Super Worm, Monkey puzzle, Room on a Broom.  We will be looking at how her stories rhyme and even try and make our own rhyming story. We will also be investigating different features of the books and making sure we include them into our own writing.

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