Welcome to Year 1

 

We have lots of exciting learning ahead of us!

Staff: Mr Moynihan, Mr Bell, Mr Corr, Mrs Di Rosa, Miss Shing, Mr Crolla 

This half-term we are covering a variety of topics

Science – Plants

History – Kings and Queens

Music – Pitch

D&T – Fabric faces

Computing – Programming with Scratch JR

P.E – Athletics

PSHCE – Disabilities, Diversity in Britain

We will be sharing and discussing a range of texts high-quality developing the children’s skills in writing narratives.  

The children will be taught to write sentences about the story events. As well as this we will look at letter writing and key features of this style of text.

Children will learn to compose a sentence orally before writing it.

Please feel free to send in any books that are linked to our topic so that we can share them to develop our love of reading.

Religion

This term we will be studying the three themes of:

  • Being Sorry – Reconciliation
  • Holidays and Holy days – Pentecost

Reading

Your child has been given a reading day . A new book will be sent home once a week every Tuesday. Please can you help us to develop their love of reading by reading with your child at home every day and signing their Reading Record Book.

Spelling

We will have a spelling check every Thursday morning. Each week the children will learn a new spelling rule. These can be found on the Year 1 spelling page.

PE

PE is every Wednesday and Friday afternoon. Please ensure that your child has the correct kit every week.