May we take this opportunity to wish you and your child every success and happiness in their new year group. Please do not hesitate to contact your class teacher if you have any questions or queries throughout the school year.
This half term, our learning theme will be ‘Superhero Me’. Please look on the school website, on the Year 1 page, for the half term curriculum overview and knowledge organiser. The children will be developing their English and Maths skills and will continue to work through our phonic programme to improve their spelling, handwriting and reading. They will read twice a week in school and you will have access to this book via Big Cats.
New in Year One: All children will now bring home weekly spellings to learn linked to their phonics work. There will not be a ‘formal’ spelling test, but helping your child learn these at home will assist them in their daily class work. Homework will be set each Friday either via Microsoft Teams as an assignment or on the Purple Mash program.
In Year 1, the children are encouraged to be more independent and therefore book bags are not checked daily. Please ask your child to give any messages or notes to the class teacher. Alternatively, an adult will be available to take messages at the door. Teachers will be explaining these new systems to the children in their classes.
1C (Jellyfish class) will leave school at the end of the day via the door near the wooden gazebo.
Year 1 P.E. days this term are: Monday and Wednesday. Your child will need to come to school wearing their PE kit on these days. It would be helpful if you could order lunches in advance online with your child. It is a great help and prevents the children worrying about lunchtime.