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Our topic this half term is Fantasy and Adventure.
we will read a range of books that will take us on wild and wonderful adventures including; The everywhere Bear, The magic bed, Beegu, The something. Some of these stories have fantasy characters, and in some it is the amazing events and adventures that provide the fantasy. In this topic we will be learning to;
In maths we will be working on;
we will be continuing with phase 5, working on spelling and reading words containing the phase 5 graphemes, working on alternative pronunciations and working on the Year One common exception and tricky words. We practice our Phonics daily and the children regularly have Guided Reading sessions too.
Reading Books and shared Reading;
Please listen to your child read for a short period as much as possible and discuss with them what has been read by asking lots of questions.
Please remember to sign in their reading diary if you can.
Also, remember to enjoy books together and to talk about the stories and ask questions to help develop comprehension skills.
Thank you for all your support.
Welcome back after Christmas and Happy New Year!
Our theme this half term is Africa.
This half term in Literacy we will be:
This half term in Maths, we will be working on developing fluency, problem solving and reasoning in the following areas:
– Place value to 50.
– Multiplication and division.
Please remember to make a note in their reading diary or just a signature is fine.
Please continue to enjoy books together books and to read to your child. Talk about the stories and ask questions to help develop their comprehension skills.
In class, children will be constantly developing their reading skills through daily Phonics, Guided Reading and the reading of questions and information in all lessons.
A list of spellings to learn will be given out every Friday along with a spelling activity.
Please hand in the completed activity the following Friday.
The spelling test will also be on the following Friday.
Star of the week
Every week one child will be chosen to be the star of the week, these are children who have worked hard throughout the week in terms of learning and behaviour. Children will receive a certificate to take home with them.
Every Friday the class bear, Bertie, will be given out to a child. Please take the bear home over the weekend, look after him, play with him and take him out wherever you go.
Please return him on Monday. Your child will then have the opportunity to talk about Bertie and what they did with him to the rest of the class. This is great for building confidence and to develop speaking and listening skills.
Thank you for your support.
Welcome to Year One!
Our theme this half term is Awesome Animals.
Please listen to your child read for a short period every day and discuss with them what has been read by asking lots of questions.
Please make a note in their reading diary of the page number, any positive comments you wish to make and then sign it. Reading books should be brought to school each day.
If your child has read their book and they are ready to change it please make sure you sign the reading diary, books will not be changed if there is no signature.
Your child has been given a homework menu containing a variety of tasks. They should choose one task to complete each week. Homework will be collected in on Fridays.
Every child should have the following labelled equipment at school:
Please also make sure all uniform is labelled with your child’s name.