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Welcome to the Year one page! At the top of the page you will find useful links that will be relevant all year round. These include useful websites, our topic plans, and a link to our maths blog where you can see what we have learnt in maths each week.

 

Underneath that, we will share lovely moments from our time in Year One, similar to the foundation blog. 

Year 1 Topic Overview 2017-2018

 

Please look at the document below to see our intended overview of topics this year. We will follow this for our English and Topic lessons (topic includes, but is not exclusive to: History, Geography, Art, Design & Technology, PE, PSHE). Please note that these topics are subject to change slightly as new learning opportunities present themselves to us.

Tricky Word Mat

Phonics Support!

Here are some links to some resources that your might find really useful when practising phonics with your child in the last 2-3 weeks before the phonics check.  They are from the free website http://www.letters-and-sounds.com. There are many useful resources on this website but some I thought would be particularly useful are:

 

Phase 3 decodeable words: http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/resources/p3words.pdf

Phase 4 decodeable words: http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/resources/p4words.pdf

Phase 5 decodeable words: http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/resources/p5words.pdf

 

The words come with two different styles of the letter k.  Please use the k with the loop as this is the one that is used in the phonics check materials sent to us by the DFE.

Weekly Maths Blog

 

Now that Brookside TV is up and running, we have found this a much more effective way to share strategies with you! Please click on "Brookside TV" from the home page to see strategies to support your child's mathematics at home. 

In this next section, you will find the Year One class blog.

Pirate School Trip!

 

We had such a lovely time in the sunshine (although it was a bit chilly) yesterday.  We did some Perplexing Pirate Maths Problems, we practised our cannonball throwing, we tested our pirate memory, we checked whether or not we had sea legs by doing a balancing challenge and we followed a treasure map to find the secret pirate cavern (shh! Don't tell anyone about it!) where we learnt all about the life of a pirate.  Here's a selection of our photos from the day:

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Diwali Celebration Day

 

We had such fun learning about Diwali and showing off our celebration clothes.  See a sample of our photos from the day below:

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When Stripy came to visit

 

You've probably already heard about it and it's true! A couple of weeks ago a Wild Thing came to visit us in our classrooms.  He came from the place where the Wild Things are to teach us all about how to be wild and to help us to be kind to monsters and not to be scared of them.  He answered the questions we'd written in English and then we showed him around our school.  He was very wild!

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Looking for the Brookalo

Did you know that a mysterious creature lives in the nature area at Brookside Primary School.  His name is the Brookalo and some of the children have been speculating that he is the Gruffalo's cousin.  Well two of the teachers saw him and mistook him for the Gruffalo.  At first Mr Bailey left us a video message and then Miss McIntosh left us a drawing.  We realised from the description and from the picture that it wasn't the Gruffalo so we thought we should go and investigate ourselves.  We found the Brookalo's den and inside there was a note explain who he was and what he likes to do.  He has asked us to write poems about himself to make himself as famous as the Gruffalo is.  We'll be writing our poems next week.

Science Senses Investigation

One of the key learning areas for our science this term is to understand our five senses (sight, touch, smell, hearing and taste) and to know which parts of the body we use for each sense.  We had an investigation with different activities and resources around the classroom to help us experience each sense.

Exploring the story of The Gruffalo.

 

 

We have started our new topic on The Gruffalo. We will be exploring the natural world around us and using the setting of the story to look at the changes in our own woodlands as we move into Autumn. The children created some fantastic Gruffalo scenes, using natural materials that they had selected.

 

We have also been singing a song about The Gruffalo that the children love! You can find it by searching "Gruffalo Song" on YouTube.

Sam's Sandwich Picnic

 

At the end of our Sam's Sandwich topic we gave the children a treat for all their hard work! The children created healthy sandwiches with ingredients from Sam's Sandwich (no bugs allowed!!!!!). We then sat in the sunshine and ate our sandwiches with our friends (we were so lucky to miss the rain!).

Fantastic Food!

 

We are learning about Sam's Sandwich! A very funny book all about a disgusting sandwich. Next week the children will be writing their very own sandwich book. We are working hard to find different adjectives to describe the food that we are going to put in our sandwich. We squashed, squeezed, smelled and smooshed lots of different foods and described what they were like. 

Welcome to Year One!

2017-2018

 

 

We are so glad to welcome you Year One! 

 

We are working hard to settle the children at the moment, and our primary aim is to get to know their individual personalities and working styles. We have started to introduce Mathematics and English lessons, giving the children hands on experiences to build up their vocabulary. As their ability to concentrate develops, we will start working towards longer and more challenging lessons. At the moment, the children are enjoying the familiarity of busy jobs, and building up their friendships so that they can have a happy and successful time in year one. 

 

We are so thankful for the support that we have received from everyone so far! Do come and see us for any questions you have.  

Below here is information relevant to previous year groups. Feel free to browse these sections to get an idea of some of the fun coming up in Year One! 

Fun in the Sun!

 

 

We had some really hot weather and so Mr Bailey bought in a special treat to help us cool down. It was so much fun that even the teacher's wanted to have a go. 

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Year 1 visit to Manor Farm and Woodlands

This week we had a wonderful visit to Manor Farm and Woodlands.  The day was split between lots of science activities and gross motor skills play and exploration.  For our science we were looking at animal grouping and classification (i.e. mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and fish - although we didn't see any fish) and learning about what animals eat (i.e. herbivores, omnivores and carnivores), we also learnt a little about caring for animals, animal personalities and animal habitats.  For our play and exploration we enjoyed playing on a variety of different indoor and outdoor play areas.  See the photos below to get a flavour of our day.

Still life drawing

Just before Easter we did a short art topic looking at the still life paintings of Paul Cezanne.  We evaluated his work and looked at shading and colouring skills before using pastels to draw and colour a final piece.  In the Bees class, on the day we finished the topic the weather was so nice that we decided to do our art outside in the spring sunshine.  What a lovely afternoon we had!

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RE - friendship

In RE we have been learning about how Jesus was a good friend to others by looking at some of the stories in the bible and doing a variety of activities to understand what makes a good friend.  In our final lesson before Easter we mixed the two year 1 classes up and encouraged the children to play with someone new and put into practise what they had been learning about friendship.

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Farmer's Field Walk

 

Apologies for the delay, but here are a small number of snaps from our walk to the Farmer's field walk.  We had a super time looking for signs of growth and looking for indications that spring is here.

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PDSA visit

This morning Kaya came back to visit us again.  Kaya works at the PDSA the vet charity (www.pdsa.org.uk) and she comes to visit us at Brookside every once in a while to teach us about animals and how to look after them.  Today she reminded us of the five things all pets need:

  • The right food
  • A home
  • Friendship
  • To be kept in good health
  • Exercise

We also did some activities and played some games to learn about keeping pets safe from fleas or from getting lost or tooth decay.

World Book Day!!

What a busy week! We celebrated World Book Day today and what a wonderful time we had.  Lots of children dressed up as characters from books that they liked and we even got to spend some time sharing our favourite books with children in year 5.  We read to them and they read to us.  We completed a book review of our favourite story and some other story related busy jobs as well.

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Meeting Garry Parsons!

We have had a lovely day meeting the famous illustrator Garry Parsons.  He gave us a really super assembly where he told us all about the things an illustrator needs.  He came to each class for a workshop where he explained to us how picture books are made and inspired us to be more imaginative and creative in our drawing.  We even learnt that drawing a picture can be the start of telling a really exciting story!

Making healthy pasta

 

We have been learning about healthy eating using the Eatwell Plate:

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We made a healthy pasta meal choosing our own ingredients.  The ingredients we could choose from were: pasta, natural yogurt, mozzarella cheese, courgettes, peas, sweetcorn, broccoli, pepper and mushrooms.  We tried to have only a little dairy and lots of vegetables!

Bridge Bonanza!

 

 

Thank you to everyone who came to school today to share some time with their children. We hope you enjoyed looking at their work, and that you saw some good homework ideas to "Burglar Bill" from each other!

 

We really appreciate the time and effort that was put into creating the bridges. They were all amazing and the children were very proud of the work that they had to share!

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A fun maths lesson!

 

We had a fun lesson in maths this week measuring our friends! The blocks were set into groups of ten. We had to count in tens and then switch to ones when we were getting close! We made sure the multi-link cubes started at our friends feet and measured to see exactly how long they were. A great activity to try at home over the holidays! What can you use to measure each other? Hands? Feet? Lolly pop sticks? 

 

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Here is the presentation from our recent phonics evening.

Year 1 maths addition and subtraction parents evening sessions slides

Sight Savers Charity fundraiser!

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We had a wonderful time today decorating biscuits. The children were looking forward to it all day, and really enjoyed the experience! Miss Brown even popped by to see all the excitement. Thank you so much to everyone that donated - we raised enough money to help over 250 people! 

Bees have fun in the snow!

What a wonderful year we've had so far!

 

It seems hard to believe that we're almost at the end of term. The children have been working so hard on their nativity performance and the show is really fantastic. There are still a small number of tickets available for Friday morning's performance. Please go to the office if you would like to attend. 

 

We have lots of lovely activities planned for the last week of term - we hope tp share these pictures of their smiling faces soon!

 

 

Pirate adventure at Beaumanor Hall

 

We had a swashbuckling time at Beaumanor Hall acting as pirates following clues and reading maps and looking for treasure, as well as many other activities.  See our slideshows below for photos!

Welcome back to school

 

Please click on the document below for a week-by-week plan of our topic coverage this half term.  We will be sticking to it as closely as we can but aim to be flexible to meet the needs of our children.

Autumn Second Half Term Weekly Plan

Hunting for the Brookalo

 

He has a shiny bald head and pink floppy ears,

He's got little blue eyes and a scruffy yellow beard,

His arms are thin and furry, his legs are short and scaly,

He has a long grey tail covered in orange spines,

He has big dirty feet with hairy toes,

He wears clothes from lost and found and carries an orange recylcing bag.

 

Who is this creature that Mr Bailey met when getting lessons ready in the nature area? Was it the Gruffalo as Mr Bailey thought? No of course not! It's the Brookside Brookalo and we have been looking for him and we will be writing poems in our English lessons to make him as famous as the Gruffalo. Look at our Brookalo hunting photos below!

 

 

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Gruffalo Crumble Party

 

Thank you so much if you were able to come to our Gruffalo Crumble Party. It followed a week of learning about seasonal vegetables and trying lots of different foods and even sweet crumble the chose their favourite ingredients to be added to the recipe.  On the day of the party the children had a really good day working as a team to prepare the vegetables that went into the crumble.

 

We enjoyed sharing it with our teachers and our grown ups and were able to perform the Gruffalo song twice (once to start the party and once to finish it).

Exploring our senses

 

Did you know that as humans we have the ability to sense the world around us? We have been exploring our senses of sight, smell, touch, hearing and taste.  Can you see which activity matches which sense? Which part of our body do you use for each sense?

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When a Wild Thing came to school!

 

As part of our topic looking at Maurice Sendak's famous children's book Where the Wild Things are we were lucky enough to be visited by Stripy the Wild Thing.  We had written our own questions for him and had time to ask him about himself and life as a Wild Thing and then we took him around the school to show him what it's like for children here in year 1 at Brookside.  We had to be very careful to show him our best behaviour as he was extremely wild!!

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Building boats

 

In the Wild Things story Max takes an imaginary trip on a boat to "where the Wild Things are".  We talked about what makes a good boat and then chose the materials we needed from a wide variety of materials and talked about different kinds of joins and attachments.  We had a wonderful time building our boats.  See some of them below:

Welcome to the Year 1 class page

 

This is the year 1 class page.  Please look below for our planning, and a little further for our latest update (the most recent will always be near the top - just under the plans).

Here's the plan for the first half term. We are trying to refresh and improve a little this year so we'll be uploading a plan like this before each half term starts.

If you would like a more long term view this is last year's long term plan but please be aware that some topics will change as and when we find more relevant and exciting learning opportunities!

Welcome to year 1 (2016-2017)

 

Hi everyone! In year 1 we're pleased to welcome Miss Whitelock and Mrs Ibrahim to our team alongside Mr Panting, Mrs Bedia, Mrs Clarke, Mrs Christmas and Mrs Kenar. We have had an exciting time so far and are now getting used to our new classrooms and teachers. We have learnt the golden rules for our year group and we are following these well (these are shown below): 

 

We Listen - we don't interrupt others

 

We work hard - we don't waste time

 

We are honest - we don't cover up the truth

 

We look after things - we don't damage things

 

We are gentle - we don't hurt others

 

We are kind and helpful

 

Notices:

  • Indoor P.E. is every Friday so please make sure children have their P.E. kits and any earrings are taken out or covered up.
  • Reading books are changed on Monday so please make sure that your child has their reading diary and reading book in their book bag (although we do request that they have them available to us every day so we can comment in them as we read with the children).
  • Year 1 children will be swimming after Christmas.
  • We will be having a trip to Beaumanor Hall as part of our Pirates topic after the October half term, details and letters to follow.

 

We will be very busy this year!! We are learning about lots of new things that are shown below:

 

Fun and Fantasy – The Wild Things and the Gruffalo

SHIP AHOY Pirates! - Photos, Portraits and Poetry from the past

Innovating stories - Peace at Last and parts of the body

Give Me 5! – Traditional tales and Our Senses

Food Glorious Food – Princess and the Pea and Food

Blooming Beans – Jack and the Beanstalk and Plants

Animal adventures – Monkey Puzzle and the environment

 

 

This term we have started looking at the Maurice Sendak classic Where The Wild Things Are. We are using it to support lessons in English, Maths and Topic work.

What an exciting year we've had!

 

We've been so busy in the Bees and the Ladybirds recently that we've been forgetting to update the website. We're really sorry about that and we've put a bit of a montage of photos from the term below. We hope you enjoy them.

 

We're sad that the year is almost over but we're incredibly proud of all of the year 1 children and how well they have done both in our curriculum learning and also their personal development and maturity.

 

We've still got a lot to look forward to in the next week though including Sports Day on Friday morning and our trip to Brocks Hill Park next Monday morning. Also we've got the year 5 leavers performance at the end of the week and lots of fun activities in the classroom.

 

On Monday afternoon the children will be meeting their new teachers in year 2 and they should be bringing a slip home on Friday to let you know which class and teacher they will be with.

 

Thank you so much for making this year such a success. We hope all the children have enjoyed it as they have certainly done a lot of learning!  Enjoy your summer holiday and we'll see you next year!

 

Mr Panting and Miss Wells

One of our Buzzy Bees is leaving Brookside and the UK so we had a surprise party on the last day!

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One of our Buzzy Bees is leaving Brookside and the UK so we had a surprise party on the last day! 3 Enjoying the party
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One of our Buzzy Bees is leaving Brookside and the UK so we had a surprise party on the last day! 7 Enjoying the party

Vaisakhi Celebration Day!

Ladybird Gymnastics

We have had a wonderful time being taught gymnastics by Mrs Kirby. She taught us to climb carefully on the apparatus and hold different balances. 

Spotting the signs of Spring

Spotting the signs of Spring 1 Blossom!
Spotting the signs of Spring 2 How cool or warm is it in Sring?
Spotting the signs of Spring 3 Looking for signs of Spring
Spotting the signs of Spring 4 New buds
Spotting the signs of Spring 5 What do we wear outside in Spring?
Spotting the signs of Spring 6 More blossom!
Spotting the signs of Spring 7 How many leaves are on the trees?
Spotting the signs of Spring 8 Leaves beginning to grow?
Spotting the signs of Spring 9 Daffodils
Spotting the signs of Spring 10 Why do some trees stay green all year round?
Spotting the signs of Spring 11 What are the different trees called?
Spotting the signs of Spring 12 Even more blossom!
Spotting the signs of Spring 13 Do we need to wear a coat on a Spring afternoon?

Sport Relief Mile

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Sport Relief Mile 2 We all joined in.
Sport Relief Mile 3 How fun it was to run!
Sport Relief Mile 4 We enjoyed ourselves.
Sport Relief Mile 5 We even had a race.
Sport Relief Mile 6 We got tired by the end.
Sport Relief Mile 7 Run!

World Book Day 2016! We've been reading books, sharing books, being part of stories and having fun!

When Julia Jarman came to visit

 

On Wednesday this week we were fortunate enough to be visited by popular children's author Julia Jarman, the key stage 1 classes took it in turns to visit her in the studio where we had a really nice time listening to her tell her favourite stories, choosing to hear some of our favourites, asking her some questions and listening to her answers.  During the day and after school children and grown ups had the chance to buy a book and have it signed by Julia herself and some children even brought in their Julia Jarman books from home to be signed.  Julia had a wonderful day and said it was one of the best visits to a school she's done in a long time and was so please about how excited everyone was with her work.  She even gave the school some more of her books so we've shared them out amongst the classes so everyone can continue to learn from her.

 

Bees wonderful walk to the Farmer's field

 

We had a lovely time! By the afternoon the wind and the rain had gone away so we sauntered up to the farmer's field. The field was really big and we saw some tractor tracks. We also spotted some birds, puddles and daffodils. The children said they saw the farmer on his tractor but he hid every time Mr Panting turned around to have a look! We did all see a small aeroplane in the sky though. Most of the field was flat and in between the fields there were hedges. We didn't see any farm animals so we decided this must be where the farmer grows his crops. We talked about what happens from when the farmer plants the seeds to when the crops are harvested and where they might be taken next.  There weren't any crops growing today but we are going to go back and have a look at the field later in the year to see if anything is growing. Have a look at our photos below so you can see the farmers field too!

Ladybirds soggy walk to the farmers field!

We made it! Despite the wind and rain we were brave and ventured on to walk to the farmers field. The field was really big and we saw some tractor marks. We also spotted some birds, puddles and animal holes. Most of the field was flat and in between the fields there were hedges. We didn't see any farm animals so we decided this must be where the farmer grows his crops. There wasn't any crops growing today but we are going to go back and have a look at the field later in the year to see if anything is growing. Have a look at our photos below so you can see the farmers field too!

Year 1 made a healthy pasta dish!

 

Today the Bees and Ladybirds wrote our own instructions and recipe to make a healthy pasta dish. We have been learning about the healthy eating plate and we decided what we wanted to go into the pasta. We used pasta, tuna, cheese, yoghurt and a splash of milk! We all tasted the pasta and found it very yummy! Have a look at our photos below to see what it looked like:
 

Brilliant Bridge Bonanza!

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Brilliant Bridge Bonanza! 5 The fantastic bridges
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Brilliant Bridge Bonanza! 7 The fantastic bridges
Brilliant Bridge Bonanza! 8 Showing off our bridges to the adults
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Brilliant Bridge Bonanza! 12 Showing off our bridges to the adults
Brilliant Bridge Bonanza! 13 Looking at all the lovely work we've done
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Brilliant Bridge Bonanza! 15 Looking at all the lovely work we've done
Brilliant Bridge Bonanza! 16 Showing off our bridges to the adults
Brilliant Bridge Bonanza! 17 Bridge buddies
Brilliant Bridge Bonanza! 18 Showing off our bridges to the adults
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Brilliant Bridge Bonanza! 20 Bridge buddies
Brilliant Bridge Bonanza! 21 Bridge buddies

Buzzy Bees go on the apparatus in PE!!

Happy New Year!

Welcome back to school, we hope you had a lovely break and are ready for an exciting spring term. Below is what we will be focusing on for the first half term:

  • Ladybirds will be swimming the first half term and the Bees will be swimming after half term.
  • Bees will be doing P.E. on a Wednesday morning this half term and Ladybirds will continue to do P.E. on a Friday morning.
  • Our Topic this term is GIVE ME 5! We will be looking at Traditional Stories, learning about the 5 senses and learning how to tell the time o'clock and half past.

Nativity!

 

Wow! What an amazing Nativity the children produced at the end of last term. They worked really hard practising their parts, acting and wearing our costumes!

 

Thank you to all the adults that supported and helped us to produce a fantastic production and if you came to watch we hope you enjoyed it. 

Update on learning in year 1

 

Please accept our apologies for not updating the class page for a little while.  The Autumn term has turned out to be quite a busy time!

 

Here are a few of the things we've been doing:

  • We have had a visit from a pirate.
  • We have celebrated Eid together with children in the Riverbank and Year 2.
  • We've been learning all about dinosaurs and have been excavating fossils and even making some fossils of our own.
  • We've been learning about algorithms, programming and control in computing with the Beebots.
  • We've started a year long science topic on seasonal change and we will be observing how our local environment changes across the seasons.  So far we have been concentrating on Autumn.
  • We've been doing lots and lots of work on addition and subtraction in maths.
  • We've been learning to write post cards and letters and even some poems as well!

 

Excavating bones:

Excavating Bees Excavating Ladybirds 

 

Learning about programming and control:

Using the Beebots

 

Here are some things coming up:

  • We're rehearsing the songs for the key stage 1 Christmas nativity play.  Our evening performance for parents is on Tuesday 8th December at 5.30pm (please bring the children in at 5.00pm so we have time to get into costumes and places)
  • We're excited about celebrating Diwali together, again with children from Year 2 and the Riverbank.
  • The year 1 phonics evening for parents is on Tuesday 24th November at 6.15pm (please do come along, we're sure it will be useful).
  • We will continue to learn about seasons and will shift our focus to winter, discovering how our local environment will be changing in this season. 
  • We'll learning lots and lots about numbers and number facts, writing stories, and much much more!

 

Finally, please click on the link above to complete the key stage 1 parent reading survey to help us understand the children's reading habits as we look improve our reading provision this year.

We've been getting ready for the Gruffalo Crumble Party!

 

This week we have been preparing for the Gruffalo Crumble Party by learning how to chop vegetables safely.  We have learnt how to use the 'bridge hold' to safely chop and have each chopped up something (carrots, potatoes or leeks) which will be used to make Gruffalo crumble next week.  Don't forget our Gruffalo Crumble Party is on next Monday (5th October) at 2.30pm and each child has invited one adult to come and join us.

 

What is the bridge hold? Click here to find out.

Bees, Ladybirds and Rabbits Gruffalo trip to Beaumanor Hall 28th September 2015

 

We are excited to announce that we will be taking the children to Beaumanor Hall to bring The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson to life.  We will be completing a variety of Gruffalo themed activities in the Beaumanor Hall gardens and private woodland.  The trip is on Monday the 28th September and we are making a special request for children to bring a bag with wellies labelled with their names and a waterproof coat with a hood. They should come to school in their school shoes and shirt and jumper, but may wear tracksuit bottoms.

 

*Please return the reply slip from the bottom of the letter as soon as possible so we know that everybody is coming.  If you are a parent and would like to come with us and help for the day please speak to Mr Panting or Miss Wells as we are looking for a small number of parent helpers*

Stripy came to visit!

The children in the Lovely Ladybirds and Buzzy Bees were very excited to receive a special visit from Stripy from the story Where the wild things are by Maurice Sendak. They were able to ask him questions that they had written in their literacy lessons to help them find out more about the story and know what being a Wild Thing really is like.  Great questions included: Do you have a family? How did you survive on the island? What do you like to eat? Why did you have a wild thing rumpus?

Welcome to year 1 (2015-2016)

 

Hi everyone! In year 1 we're pleased to welcome Mr Panting to our team along side Miss Wells, Mrs Bedia, Mrs Clarke, Mrs Christmas, Mrs Kenar and Mrs Brockbank. We have had an exciting time so far and are now getting used to our new classrooms and teachers. We have learnt the golden rules for our year group and we are following these well (these are shown below): 

 

We Listen - we don't interrupt others

 

We work hard - we don't waste time

 

We are honest - we don't cover up the truth

 

We look after things - we don't damage things

 

We are gentle - we don't hurt others

 

We are kind and helpful

 

Notices:

  • Indoor P.E. is every Friday so please make sure children have their P.E. kits and any earrings are taken out or covered up.
  • Reading books are changed on Wednesday so please make sure that your child has their reading diary and reading book in their book bag.
  • Year 1 children will be swimming after Christmas.

 

We will be very busy this year!! We are learning about lots of new things that are shown below:

 

Fun and Fantasy – The Wild Things and the Gruffalo

SHIP AHOY – Pirates!

Prehistoric Animal Brigade – Dinosaurs!

Photos, Portraits and Poetry

Peace at Last

Give Me 5! – Our Senses

Food Glorious Food – Food

Blooming Beans – Jack and the Beanstalk and Plants

Creepy crawlies – The environment

 

 

This term we have started looking at the Maurice Sendak classic Where The Wild Things Are. We are using it to support lessons in Literacy, Maths and theme work.

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