TA- Mrs Middleton
The Greeks- Class 1G- Mrs Ryan
TA- Mrs McKenzie
PE Arrangements for Autumn Term
PE lessons will take place on Tuesday afternoon and Thursday morning for 1C and Tuesday afternoon and Friday mornings for 1G . Your child will need a white T-shirt, black shorts or joggers and plimsoles which will need to be kept in a named drawstring PE bag. Long hair needs to be tied back and earrings should be removed.
YEAR 1’s LEARNING JOURNEY
Week beginning 29th September 2020
As magnificient mathematicians we will…
– Use Numicon to make number bonds to 10
– Practise writing number bonds to 10 in number sentences and part, part, whole
Here is a game on Topmarks to help you practise identifying number bonds to 10 https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button
– Begin to Clever Count in our head
– Use equipment to help us add numbers up to 10.
– Practise completing our Big Maths Beat That Challenge
Here are some counting to 10 songs you might like to sing:
As wonderful writers we will …
– Practise linking letters to sounds.
– Practise forming our long ladder letters correctly (v, w, x, z).
– Use our baby photos to write labels and sentences about our photos.
– Identify nouns as a word class which names a person, place or thing.
Here is a noun song you might like to sing at home to help you remember what a noun is: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZcka8Zg-uc
Home challenge: Have a go at identifying some nouns at home.
– Practise writing sentences with CL, FS and finger spaces.
– Write labels to name the baby items we draw
– Practise writing some of our Year 1 Common Exception Words; has, our, love, me, put, by.
Some people call Common Exception Words ‘Tricky words’: Here is a song to help you remember them at home https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvMyssfAUx0
As resilient readers will …
– Practise reading our individual reading books
– Recap the sounds we have learnt so far
– Practise segmenting and blending sounds to read words
– Practise reading our topic words
– Practise reading our Year 1 Common Exception Words
Here is an alphabet song practising both the letter name and sound you can sing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36IBDpTRVNE
As super scientists we will …
– Discuss the life stages of a human
Here is a video if you would like to learn more about life stages at home: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zgssgk7/articles/z2msv4j
– Create a painting of our bodies and label the different body parts
Here are some Science songs you might like to sing:
Parts of the body: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2pUxxM8W3g
As awesome athletes we will …
– Discuss the importance of warming our bodies up
– Listen carefully to instructions from adults
– Explore different ways of moving equipment; rolling, throwing etc whilst aiming at a target
As computing experts we will…
– Discuss the rules when using our iPads
– Use the app chatterpixs to work collaboratively
– Learn to download pictures from chatterpixs to our iPads
As lovely learners we will …
– Discuss Christianity
– Discuss what a Baptism is
– Sing some of our RE songs
Don’t forget to keep practising your Year 1 and Year 2 Common Exception Spellings. (These words can be found in the back of your Homework Books).
Why not visit this online site – you can create your very own lists of words! Then play a variety of games to practise your spellings!
Why not visit ‘Hit the Button’ to practise your Maths
We also like to use a variety of games on Top Marks.
WE HOPE YOU’LL ENJOY ALL THESE ACTIVITIES WITH YOUR CHILDREN. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK YEAR 1 – YOU ARE BRILLIANT!
DON’T FORGET TO KEEP READING!
Year 1 Bulletins
Watch out for ‘Marvellous Me’ messages from your child’s teachers. We LOVE Marvellous Me at Trimley St Mary – 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!!
PLEASE LET YOUR CHILD’S TEACHER KNOW IF YOU REQUIRE A NEW MARVELLOUS ME CODE FOR YOUR PHONE!
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 by class teachers during registration and sent to the school office. Come on Year 2! A KS1 class has never topped the leader board! We need 75% of our classes to read to meet Mrs Ashford’s challenge. Earn your Reading Challenge Reward Stamp! Class prizes and house points available too. Keep reading!!
The Language of BAD
(Bad is good!)
We want to be challenged at Trimley St Mary.
We have been using the language of BAD to extend our learning. We have been taking on challenges to show if we are brave, (paddling) adventurous (snorkeling) or daring (diving)!
At present, Parent Helpers will not be able to come into school. However, when this changes we will let you know, as in the past ….
Parent Helpers Welcome!
We have welcomed parents into school in the past, to help our children to improve their reading skills. When the current situation changes, if you are able to spare a morning or an afternoon, on a regular basis, 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. We would love you to come and join us! Thanks for your continued support.
Year 1 English Curriculum Autumn Term
As Readers 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. As Writers, 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. We will continue to practise our handwriting, using our cursive font, and try to form all our letters correctly, with a correct pencil grip. Your child will bring home a Library Book and Reading Book weekly. Your help and support with reading is invaluable. The 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. Weekly spellings will be sent home and then be tested in our weekly spelling challenges. Don’t forget to complete the weekly Reading Challenge – 5 minutes reading, 5 times a week!
Year 1 Maths Curriculum Autumn Term
As Mathematicians we will follow the Inspire Maths Scheme to 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 doubles of numbers up to 5. We will learn the names and properties of 2d and 3d shapes and measure different lengths. We will continue to take part in ‘Beat That’ and CLIC challenges every week to consolidate our Learn Its knowledge. Your child will bring these home so that you can see their scores! You may like to help them practise their facts too.
Don’t forget to keep practising your number pouch too!
Year 1 Spellings
Spelling challenges will be sent home weekly. You might like to practise these words with your child so that they are confident during their spelling challenge. We will also practise these words regularly in school too. IT IS NOT ESSENTIAL THAT THEY GET THEM ALL CORRECT, ALL THE TIME. IT IS MORE IMPORTANT THAT YOUR CHILD CAN APPLY THESE SPELLING RULES TO THEIR WRITING ALL THE TIME. We need to learn to spell all the Common Exception Words (CEWs) by the end of Year One. These words will be displayed in our classrooms and removed once we have all learn them off by heart. Termly updates will be sent home, so you can see how our child is progressing with this target!