Welcome to Year 1!
Our class teachers are Mrs Pobjoy, Mrs Dumbleton, Mrs Pickering and Mrs Chiumento.
Please visit our page for regular updates about our learning.
Why can't a meerkat live at the North Pole?
This term our learning is all about animals and hot and cold places.
In English we will be focussing on the book ‘Meerkat Mail’ by Emily Gravett. We will be writing postcards, diary entries, fact finding about meerkats and writing an alternative story.
In Maths we will be learning about numbers to 50 exploring place value. Looking at multiples of 2s, 5s and 10s. We will all so be measuring weight and height.
We will start our learning by finding out about mammals. Then we are going to investigate birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. We’re also going to explore the learning question: Are all animals carnivores? We will find out about omnivores and herbivores too.
In RE we are exploring the religion Islam. We will be looking at how and where Muslim’s worship. We will also explore the festival of Eid ul-Adah.
We will be learning all hot and cold countries and which animals live in these hot and cold places. We will look at where we would want to go on holiday and debate our choice.
Church School Value
Our Church School Value is Thankfulness.
Psalm 106: Praise the Lord. Give thanks to the Lord for he is good; his love endures forever.
The Bible story of the term is The Lord’s supper. Mark 14 v.22-26
We believe reading is extremely important. Children need to read all kinds of books.
Year 1 End of year expectations
September 2019 to August 2020
Home Learning Year 1 Week Beginning 20.7.20
Year 1 Home Learning - W/C 6th July 2020
Year 1 home learning - W/C 29th June 2020
Year 1 Home Learning - Week beginning 22nd June 2020
Year 1 home learning WC 15th June 2020
Year 1 home learning W/C 8th June 2020
Year 1 Home Learning Week Beginning 1.6.20
Home learning week beginning 18th May 2020
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Week beginning 4th May 2020
We have lots of activities and challenges for you to complete on our home learning grid below but here are a few extra activities you can take part in for VE Day, which is Friday 8th May! Have fun!
How to make your own bunting:
Home Learning Week Beginning 4th May 2020
Home Learning Week Beginning 27th April 2020
This week we have lots of challenges for you and some extra bits from Mrs Hutchinson, Mr Saunders and the big red kitchen.
As a church school this term we are thinking about our church school value of forgiveness. We also love to sing. Please follow these Youtube links to sing some songs about forgiveness. (links below)
Let's stay active and safe!!!!
Home learning 27.4.20
Home learning 20th April 2020
This term our topic is:
Can it snow in the summer?
This topic is all about weather.
We’ll be looking at what the weather is like in the UK in the four seasons. In geography we will explore extreme weather conditions. We’ll also be looking at carrying out some weather experiments in Science.
In RE we’re exploring Christian places of worship and why they’re important to Christians.
Our focus text for English is The Rabbit Problem by Emily Gravett. Mrs Parker has recorded this for you and will post it on class dojo.
The church school value for this term is forgiveness.
Why is it important to forgive others?
Is it always easy to forgive?
The bible story of the term is the story of Joseph and his brothers. Genesis starting at chapter 37 it is a long story. Joseph is very forgiving in this story. Could you be as forgiving as Joseph?
Weather activities 1P - Week 1 wind
Home learning 30th March 2020
Home learning 23rd March 2020
Blossom by 1P
Beautiful Spring pictures from Mrs Parker’s class!
A host of Daffodils from Mrs Pobjoy’s class! Keep sending your pictures in!
This term we are looking at Emily Gravett's Meerkat Mail. We will explore what happens to the character, writing postcards, newspaper articles, diary entries and discussing how the character feels. We will also be researching and writing fact files about Meerkats.
In Science we are learning about animals. We will look at birds, mammals, fish, amphibians and reptiles exploring what is similar and different about each group.
Our Topic focus this term is Geography. We will be looking at the hot and cold parts of the world exploring the North and South Poles and the equator. Where would you prefer to go on holiday?
During RE this term we will be looking at Islam and how Muslims celebrate Eid and where muslims worship.
In Art we are exploring the illustrations created by Eric Carle and the techniques that he uses.
Our Church School Value is Thankfulness.
The Bible story of the term is:
The Widow's offering - Mark 12: 41-44
Year 1 Newsletters
These websites are really useful to support phonics at home: