Class 1 - Welcome To Our Webpage! 

Class Teacher: Miss Kelly                     

        

   Above - our class representatives on the School Council

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     Curriculum Summary - Spring 2020      

 

ENGLISH: As well as daily phonics and grammar activities, the children will be reading traditional tales, in particular focusing on 'The three little pigs.'  Children will be labelling, writing letters, recipes and retelling the story based on the tale.

                                                                                    

READING: Reading is an integral part of everyday class life.  Your child will read every day in class, either through guided, shared or individual reading.  To support your child's reading progress, we ask that they read every night at home. 

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HOMEWORK: Spellings and Maths Quest: Class 1 have a weekly spelling test on Monday mornings.  The children have opportunities to practice their spellings in class during the week. The spellings are sent home in a homework book the week before in order for the children to practice at home also. The children will also be given a maths quest homework task every week based on the maths that has been taught in school the previous week.

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P.E: Class 1 have P.E on Wednesday afternoons and Friday mornings.  Please could you ensure that all children have the correct P.E kit in school for these days. 

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In MATHS: The children will be taught number and place value;

  • To count to and across 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number.
  • To count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals; count in multiples of 2, 5 and 10.
  • When given a number, identify 1 more and 1 less. 

                                    

The children will also recognise and know the value of different denominations of coins and notes, and will be using money to solve problems using addition and subtraction.

                

Children will be taught to;

  • read, write and interpret mathematical statements involving addition, subtraction and equals signs.
  • add and subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20 including 0.
  • solve one-step problems that involve addition and subtraction.

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In SCIENCE, children will be working scientifically by ;

  • asking simple questions and recognising that they can be answered in different ways.
  • observing closely, using simple equipment.
  • performing simple tests.
  • identifying and classifying.
  • using their observations and ideas to suggest answers to questions.
  • gathering and recording data to help in answering questions. 

Children will do all of the above through the topic of 'Animals, including Humans'.

                     

Children will;

  • identify and name a variety of common animals, including fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
  • identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores.
  • describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals including fish,amphibians,reptiles, birds and mammals, including pets.

In GEOGRAPHY, the children will be learning about 'The Polar Regions'.  

Children will be;

  • using world maps to identify the Polar Regions and the oceans surrounding them.
  • looking at the animals that live in the Polar Regions and their habitat.
  • Using basic geographical vocabulary to describe the physical and human features of the Polar Regions.
  • Identifying seasonal and daily weather patterns in the United Kingdom and the location of hot and cold areas of the world in relation to the Equator and the North and South Poles.

                                                      

In PERSONAL SOCIAL & HEALTH EDUCATION (PSHE), the children will learn about the topic of 'Getting on and falling out'.  Children will be thinking about their friendships & how to show kindness, forgiveness and negotiate with others. 

                                 

In PE, The children will be taught to;

  • master basic movements, including running, jumping, throwing and catching as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination.
  • participate in team games, developing simple tactics for attacking and defending.
  • perform dances and gymnastics shapes, using simple movement patterns.

The children will learn to do this through gymnastics, dance and games lessons.

                                                        

Miss Townend will teach dance and gymnastics to Class 1 on a Wednesday afternoon throughout the year.

 

ART/DT: The children will be linking their Art work to the topics of 'Polar Regions' and 'Winter' and creating some 'cold'                            pictures.

Children will;

  • use painting to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.
  • to use collage to create a cold picture.

                   

MUSIC:     Miss Hudson teaches Class 1 music on a Wednesday afternoon.   

Upcoming events for the 1st half of the Spring Term:-

Monday 3rd February - 'Children's Mental Health Awareness Week' starts.

Tuesday 11th February - 'Safer Internet Day'.

Friday 14th February - School closes for the half-term holiday (3.30pm).

Monday 24th February - School reopens for the 2nd half of the Spring Term. 'Fairtrade Fortnight' begins. 

If you have any questions about the curriculum or would like further information please come and speak to me.

Thanking you for your support,

                                                         Miss Kelly

Below - our fabulous 'Bees Need Flowers' hall display from the Autumn Term