Class 1 News & Info

School Trip to Manchester Cathedral and Jewish Museum

Jun 13, 2018

Classes 1 and 2 went to Manchester for a trip linked to our RE curriculum. Here are some photographs of our visit. We looked at the different stained glass window and listened to the stories behind them. We looked at the Easter story, shown in these carvings around the entrance gate. There was an unexpected…

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Class 1 Newsletter

Apr 25, 2018

Dear Parents and Carers, The summer term seems to have crept upon us and we are very excited to be beginning a new topic on the theme ‘Enchanted Woodland.’ We are lucky to have a student teacher, Miss Pasasseo, working with us for much of this term. Our English work will be centred around books…

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World Book Day, and other things!

Mar 9, 2018

We have enjoyed another busy week. Our English work this week has been on the story of Chicken Licken and we have been identifying characters and settings, before completing a simple book review. In Maths we have continued our work on halving and quartering. We used the 1/2 and 1/4 symbols to describe fractions of shapes.…

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Our learning this term – February 2018

Feb 16, 2018

We have had a brilliant half term and the children have wowed us with their work. Here are some photos of our learning: Maths – using cubes to help us subtract from 20p.     Maths – estimating and then counting by grouping into 5s and 10s. Maths – counting in 2s: Maths – counting…

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Spring Term Information Letter

Feb 7, 2018

Dear Parents and Carers, We hope you have had a special Christmas break and would like to thank you all for your cards, gifts and best wishes. We are very excited to be back at school and settling into routines once again. This term, our topic is ‘Land Ahoy!’ and we will be linking our…

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Spring Term News

Feb 4, 2018

It seems that January has flown by! We have been very much enjoying our pirate themed learning and have been busy writing describing ourselves as pirates, designing pants, writing our own pirate adventure stories and using adjectives to describe a desert island in our very own postcards. We earned our class treat and had a…

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Phonics for Parents –

Jan 16, 2018

On Wednesday 31st January, at 3:30pm we will be holding a meeting for any parents of children in Foundation Stage or Key Stage 1 to come and find out more about Phonics. We will explain about how Phonics is taught in the school, what you can do to support your child’s learning, and give you…

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Advent in Year 1

Dec 15, 2017

What a busy few weeks we have had! We have rehearsed and performed a fantastic nativity – Hey Ewe! – and the children really did us all proud. In English we have worked on a unit on ‘The Jolly Christmas Postman’ and have learned about the features of letters and cards. We have made Christmas…

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This week -making gingerbread, and much much more!

Nov 24, 2017

This week we have been learning about instructions. We looked at recipe books and identified that they have titles, bossy verbs and numbers to tell you which order to do things. We followed instructions to make gingerbread men and ladies. We had to eat them quickly before they jumped up and ran away! We used…

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