Year 1

In Year 1 this week we are linking our learning with Billy's Bucket

 

 

Week beginning 16th April 2018

As Readers we will: -

  • Tap and clap key vocabulary linked to Billy's bucket.
  • Tap and clap our Common Exception Words.
  • Read a variety of fiction and non-fiction books.
  • Learn our story telling actions for Billy's bucket.
  • Ask and answer questions about Billy's bucket.
  • Enjoy reading and sharing a book with an adult.
  • Participate in Guided Reading.

As Writers we will:-

  • Show off our knowledge of word classes by identifying nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs in Billy's bucket.
  • Write sentences with CLs and FSs to describe what's inside Billy's bucket.
  • Write a character profile about Billy.
  • Continue to practise our cursive letter formation.
  • Extend our sentences with adjectives and conjunctions (FANBOYS).

As Mathematicians we will:

  • Continue to explore numbers up to 40.
  • Begin to look at subtracting by counting back.
  • Begin to look at subtracting using equipment to make numbers in tens and ones.
  • Begin to use column subtraction to help us solve subtraction number sentences.
  • Use a variety of equipment and manipulatives.
  • Continue to add by counting on.
  • Continue to count in 2s, 5s and 10s.
  • Carry out our BMBT challenges and try to beat our score.
  • Carry out our CLIC sessions.

RE we will:-

  • Learn and discuss Judaism
  • Tap and clap key words linked to Judaism.
  • Understand the main features of the religion.
  • Write a fascinating fact about Judaism.

As amazing artists we will:-

  • Create line drawings of creatures inside Billy's bucket.
  • Use a range of colours and brush strokes to create a painting of Billy.

As super scientists we will :-

  • Tap and clap key vocabulary linked to sound.
  • Show off our own knowledge of sound.
  • Discuss what we know already about sound.
  • Draw and label diagrams to show off our knowledge of sound.

As computing experts we will :-

  • Tap and clap key words 
  • Visit the computer room
  • Use different recording devises to create our own sound effects.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of an audio book.

In PE we will :-

  • Discuss the effects of exercise on our bodies.
  • Complete athletics activities outside.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Develop running skills.

KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK IN YEAR ONE! YOU'RE ALL AMAZING! 

Sentence Stems - Great to support your child with reading and 'book talk'

Please find attached a link to the sentence stems which the children use in the classrooms.

Sentence Stems

Reading Challenge

bookworm

Don't forget to read for 5 minutes, 5 times a week! 

Your Reading Challenge Slip must be returned on MONDAY MORNING so the 'scores on the doors' can be collated!

Come on Year 1 ! We want 'sunshines' on our doors not 'clouds'! 

Keep reading!!!!

Let's all try and improve our 'scores on the doors' each week.

We want a KS1 class to top the leaderboard!

General Information

Welcome to Year One! Click below to find out more about the Year 1 arrangements.

Welcome to Year 1 Booklet

celts_soldier The Celts - Class 1C (Miss Thurlow) 

Library - Tuesday

PE - Wednesday

greek The Greeks - Class 1G (Miss Smith) 

Library - Wednesday

PE - Friday

children running Please ensure that long hair is tied back and earrings are removed on PE days.

Numeracy

numbers

Autumn Term

We will practise recognising, counting and ordering numbers up to 20 and beyond.  Number formation will be practised and reinforced.  We will find one more or one less of a given number and investigate simple number problems.  Addition and subtraction will be practised.  We will begin to learn the different ways of making 10 and our doubles of numbers up to 5.  We will learn the names and properties of 2d and 3d shapes and consider how we can measure different lengths. Your child will bring home a Maths game once a week.  We hope you enjoy playing the game together.

 

Do you know the Term 1 Learn Its?

year 1 targets learn its

 

Want to practise the Big Maths, Beat That Tests at home?  Click below!

BMBT Learn Its Tests

 

NEW BMBT and CLIC to practise at home coming soon!!!

 

Spring Term

We will be read, write and order numbers up to 20 and beyond. We will continue to practise correct number formation. We will practise solving addition and subtraction problems involving numbers up to 20 and beyond.  Problems will be represented with numbers and symbols (+, - and =).  We will investigate 2D and 3D shapes and their properties, and practise our measuring skills by comparing different lengths and measuring with non-standard units of measure.  Please help your child to learn the addition and subtraction ‘Learn-Its’ for this term.   Your child will continue to bring home a Maths game once a week.  We hope you enjoy playing the game together.  We will begin to carry out ‘Big Maths, Beat That’ challenges and try to improve our score each week!

 

Do you know the Term 2 Learn Its?

Click below to check!

 

year 1 targets addition learn its spring

year 1 spring targets learn its subtraction

 

Summer Term

We will read, write and order numbers up to 100 and beyond. We will practise solving addition and subtraction problems involving numbers up to 20 and beyond and represent our work with numbers, pictures and symbols.    We will practise adding and subtracting on a number line.  We will practise telling the time, recognising o’clock and half past.  We will investigate and compare different masses and capacities.  Please help your child to learn the remaining addition and subtraction ‘Learn-Its’ for this term so that they can continue to beat their ‘Big Maths, Beat That’ score! Maths Games will be sent home regularly - we hope you enjoy playing the game together.

 

Do you know the T3 Learn Its?

Click on the link below to find out!

year 1 targets learn its Summer

 

Why not click on the links below - lots of games to make learning fun!

http://www.ictgames.com/resources.html

http://oswego.org/ocsd-web/games/mathmagician/cathymath.html

Bulletins

Mr.M

We had a brilliant experience with MR MC Grammar! Thank you to all of you who dressed up for our rescheduled 'Legends of Literacy' day on Tuesday 26th March!  It was wonderful to see so many of you having fun learning together!  You are GREAT at GRAMMAR!

Thank you for bringing your Brilliant Beginning 'Oh we do like to be beside the seaside' Projects into school.  We have enjoyed looking at them and learning together.

Year 1 - Fabulous Finisher - Tuesday 27th March 2018

Thank you for attending our Year 1 Fabulous Finisher. It is a lovely opportunity for the children to share all their fantastic learning with you, which all of them thoroughly enjoyed.

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 Free Spelling Test Clipart Free Clip Art Images

Year One - Learning Together - We love Spellings!

Thank you for joining us on Thursday 19th October at 2:45, to work alongside your child. It was lovely to see so many of you visiting the classrooms and completing the exciting activities with your child.

Learning Together - Please find some great links to websites you might like to practise and use with your child!  Have fun!

Phonics

If you have any questions about phonics or the pronunciation of sounds please come and speak to Miss Thurlow or Miss Smith.

Phonics song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36IBDpTRVNE 

Prounication guide: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=IwJx1NSineE

We hope you enjoy learning about phonics with your child.

alfie

Maths Songs

Counting to 100:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAxmBJ5ufL8

The big number song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0dJWfQHF8Y

Counting by 2's: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wwydguSKOU

Counting by 5's: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_awKlEMyleA

Counting in 10's: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYRTtwZGwj8 

Counting down to 20: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srPktd4k_O8

We hope you have fun counting together. 

Marvellous Me!!

Marvellous Me

Watch out for 'Marvellous Me' messages from your child's teachers!

It's a fantastic way to encourage, praise and celebrate successes and achievements in school!

Take the time to talk with your child about their learning.

Because .... everyone's a SUPERHERO!!

Parent Helpers Welcome!

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We welcome parents into school, to help our children to improve their reading skills.  If you are able to spare a morning or an afternoon, please let your child's teacher know.  We are very appreciative of your additional support, and it makes a huge difference to the children's learning.  Tea and coffee provided too!  We would love you to come and join us!

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Wonderful Walls!

 

Watch this space - exciting new displays coming soon!!

Literacy

alphabet

 

Autumn Term

We will be reading and discussing a variety of fiction and non-fiction texts about ‘Our Bodies and Ourselves’.  After half term, we will be focussing on ‘Houses, Homes and other Buildings in our Locality’. In order to improve our reading and writing skills, we will continue to learn to read and write our sounds.  Please help your child to practise these by using the sound mat in the back of their Reading Record.  We will be writing labels, lists and captions and making books about ourselves.  We will look at the structure of non-fiction books and make simple information books with headings.Your child will bring home a Library Book and Reading Book weekly.  Your help and support with reading is invaluable.

 

Can you read and spell the first 100 HFWs?

100 High Frequency Words

 

Now try to read and spell the next 200 common words!

200 Common Words

 

Why not practise your reading and spelling.  Click on the alphabet to find out more!

letters image

 

Lots of stories, songs and games to make learning fun.  Click below!

http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org

 

Spring Term

As Readers, we will be sharing a variety of texts about ‘Food’.  We will look at simple recipes.  As Writers, we will make our own instructional texts about different types of food.  After half term, we will be focussing on ‘Stories from other Cultures’.  We will develop our storytelling skills using Pie Corbett’s words and actions. We will continue to learn to read and write our sounds.  Please help your child to practise these by using the phoneme mat in the back of their Reading Record and continuing to practise the words in their Word Pouch.  A Library Book and Reading Book will be sent home weekly.  Weekly Maths and English homework challenges will begin.  Weekly spellings will also be sent home this term too, linked to the Homework Challenges.  Your help and support with reading and spelling is invaluable.  Our English curriculum SFA (Success for All) will continue.  This skills-based curriculum helps to develop the children’s reading and comprehension skills, basic grammar, phonics and sp[elling, and encourages co-operative learning. 

 

Don’t forget to complete the Reading Challenge every week!  We challenge you to read for five minutes, five times a week at home!  Come on Year One!  We haven’t topped the leader board yet!

 

Common Exception Words
Common words that children may find difficult to decode and spell.

 

Summer Term

We will be reading a variety of texts about ‘The Seaside’.  We will find information in non-fiction books and learn how to use the contents and index pages.  We will be using ‘story telling’ language and actions to retell and create our own stories.  Seaside Poems will be discussed and we will write our own poems.  We will continue to learn to read and write our sounds.  Why not use the phoneme mats in the back of their Reading Record to help them practise.  Your child will continue to bring home a Library Book and Reading Book weekly.  Your help and support with reading is invaluable.  Remember to ask them lots of questions about the books they read too! The new English curriculum SFA (Success for All) will continue in order to develop the children’s reading and comprehension skills, basic grammar and spelling It celebrates co-operative learning.  Spellings will continue to be practised as part of the daily Phonics sessions.  You may like to help your child to practise the highlighted words on the spelling sheets that were sent home at the end of last term.

Creative Curriculum

Autumn Term Topic - Through the Keyhole

through the keyhole

 

Click below to find out what we'll be learning.

 

Autumn curriculum newsletter Through the Keyhole 2015

 

Spring Term - Food, Glorious Food!

foodtastic

Click on the link below to find out what we'll be learning!

Spring Curriculum Newsletter 2015

 

Summer Term - Oh, We do like to be beside the Seaside!

 

bucket and spade

 

Click on the link below to find out more!

Summer Curriculum Newsletter

 

Click on the link below - lots of exciting cross-curricular challenges!

http://www.crickweb.co.uk