Year 1

Our class motto is:

"Learning and Playing with our friends."
I am Mrs Norburn the class teacher and Miss Osborne and Mrs Whitaker are our class Teaching Assistants.
We are really excited to be following the National Curriculum and have got lots of interesting themes that we will be covering over the year.
We will be posting pictures onto our class’ web page throughout the year so don’t forget to come and have a look.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Daily
5 A Day every morning.
Monday AM and Thursday PM
Our P.E sessions will be on a Monday morning and Thursday day afternoon. Please remember to send in a P.E kit for your child that is clearly labelled.

What does a day in Year 1 look like?
8.50am
School starts! The children will be greeted at the door.
Registration and 5-a-day.
9.05am
Assembly
9.30am
Phonics.
10.00am -Literacy
This is when children with take part in a guided read or write and then complete independent work. They will also have opportunity to access the areas of provision in the classroom at this time (writing area, workshop, role-play, math’s area etc.).
10.45am -Snack Break
Children will be provided with fruit and water. If you have paid for milk; children will drink it at this time
11.am -Numeracy
This is when children will learn new math’s skills. In Year 1 most of the skills they learn are very practical. They will be given lots of opportunities to work out problems and apply new skills using a range of resources. We love using Numicon in Year 1 to help us learn patterns in the number system.
11.45am
Tidy Up and Story time
11.55am
LUNCH TIME
1.00pm
Guided Reading
2.00pm
Afternoon Break
2.15pm
Foundation Subjects (Geography, History, Art, Music, R.E, Science, Computing, PSHE)
2.50pm
Tidy up and Story time
3.15pm
Home Time.

HOMEWORK IN YEAR 1
Reading and High frequency words: Please try to read with your child every night and practice their high frequency words. Your child’s reading book will be changed three times a week. We would also like to encourage you to read a range of other books with your child as well.
We may also send homework throughout the year. This will be based on Numeracy, Topic and Spellings.

 

 

 

  

 

 

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