Welcome to Year 1!
Our PE days are Tuesday and Thursday. Please bring PE kits in on a Monday and the children will bring them home on a Friday. Some homework may be given out on a Friday to be returned during the week. Homework grids will also be stuck in homework books each half term with work which links to our enquiry.
Spellings should be stuck in your child's reading diary on a Friday. All spellings either link to the year 1 spelling rules or the new sounds we have learnt that week. The children will have a spelling challenge the following Friday.
Please make sure your child has their reading diary in school every day! They will be checked as regularly as possible for reading signatures so please ensure reading is happening at home.
It is important to us that your child enjoys school and you also have the best experience with us so please speak to someone if you have any concerns.
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Week commencing 4.11.19
We looked into the history of remembrance day, why we remember the army men who fought and died in the war. On Wednesday we had a lovely Autumn walk where we collected a pine cone and lots of leaves falling through the air. We had a great week exploring what it means to belong to Autumn as well as the UK.
Week commencing 11.11.19
We loved our Remembrance Day event. We had been learning lots already about Remembrance Day, creating letters to the soldiers and a beautiful piece of art. We love you soldiers! On Wednesday we learned all about staying safe online and we had a visitor Henry the dog who we taught all our fantastic top tips to.
Week commencing 18.11.19
On Science day we tested different materials to find out which were waterproof. After testing paper, plastic bags and tin foil. We decided that the plastic bag was the best. We then made Toby the teddy a waterproof coat.
Week commencing 25.11.19
On Monday we went on a trip to Brackenhurst! We were so excited to see the animals and take part in a real life nativity. After lunch we made some Christmas crafts. It was a cold day but it didn't spoil our fun!
Week commencing 02.12.19
We went to the Pantomime on Thursday and we thought it was really good!
Maddison's favourite part was when we saw Sutty and Sweep!
Ruby's favourite part was seeing Cinderella and some unicorns that flew!
Harry's favourite part was when Buttons got trapped!
Miss Faulkner was really proud of us for our excellent behaviour and politeness on our trip.
Week commencing 09.12.19
We loved practising our Christmas concert, we worked really hard on it this week! Harry loved practising his lines. It got us feeling very excited for Christmas! We also wrote some lovely letters to Brackenhurst to thank them for our trip.
Week commencing 16.12.19
This week we performed our Christmas concert to parents! We loved dressing up in our costumes. It was fun going on the stage. We really enjoyed playing our different parts. We had a KS1 party! It was fun to play loads of games and eat some yummy food. It was a real treat after all of our hard work!
Week commencing 6.1.20
In reading we looked at the fantastic story 'The Day the Crayons Quit'. Layton enjoyed the part where purple crayon told Duncan that he drew outside of the lines. We were introduced to purple mash and lots of us went on it over the weekend! Miss Faulkner was really proud of the amazing writing we did this week on 'Once upon an ordinary school day'.