Welcome to the year 1 page! Year 1 is a really important year in your child's education, as they move away from the Early Years Foundation Stage and onto the National Curriculum. We have developed our curriculum to make it highly creative and we link to fantastic high quality texts that are really exciting to read.
The Year 1 Team
The teachers in Year 1 are Ms Andrews (Year Lead), Mrs Leeson and Miss Young. We are supported by Ms Mensa, Mrs McEwen, Ms A, Ms S, Ms Harris ( Friday only), Mrs Ahmed and Mrs Patel.
What we are learning this term
Please see our curriculum map to see our learning for this term. Our topic for We Are Historians is the Great Fire of London.
In Reciprocal Reading we have read the book The Railway Children retold by Susanna Davidson. We discussed what it would be like to travel on an old steam engine and we predicted where the train might be travelling to.
We have been comparing what it was like to work in a bakery in 1666 and this had helped us build on our vocabulary linked to the Great Fire of London.
Our maths teaching follows the overview below:
In science we have been going on a nature walk around the school. We found many different types of plants growing. We will be learning all about plants this half term.
How you can help at home
Counting 1-10 forwards and backwards.
Jack Hartman on Youtube counting in 2,5 and 10.
Maths Websites for KS1 Children
http://ictgames.com - Fun and exciting maths and litreracy games available.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/site/numeracy.shtml - A BBC website with all maths topics covered.
http://www.mad4maths.com/ - Fun maths games for children and advice section for parents - good for higher ability KS1 children and tiems tables parctice!
Please read with your child regularly and comment in their reading diary.
Some useful websites:
Dates will be updated throughout the term.
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