Class 1 News & Info

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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Our learning this week!

Nov 16, 2017

This week we have enjoyed sharing the story of the Gingerbread Man. The children loved joining in with the repeated refrain and we used this vocabulary to help us in our writing. Our work this week has involved refining our work, encouraging the children to ‘Think a sentence, say a sentence, write a sentence’ each…

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Maths – Number Bonds

Nov 12, 2017

What a busy week! We have continued our work on number bonds and looked at how pairs of numbers make 7 and 10. The children used their knowledge to begin to derive subtraction number sentences – eg. 10-6=4. They challenged themselves by writing these down independently. Wow! We used weighing scales to show how a…

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