In Year 1 you will find Miss Vernon and Mrs McKenzie.
CURRICULUM NEWS: Our first topic for 2019 is Memory Box. During this topic, we will be exploring how toys have changed from the past into the modern day toys we enjoy and be designing and making our own moving toys in Design and Technology. In Science, we will be learning about different materials and what we can use them for. We will be exploring our school environment and making maps in Geography and thinking about safe choices in PSHE.
In our English lessons, we will be reading Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty and writing information texts about famous buildings. Later in the half term, we read The Magic Bed by John Burningham and create our own fantasy stories about being transported to another world.
In Mathematics we will be continuing our work on addition and subtraction within 10, learning to name and describe 2D and 3D shapes and concentrating on place value up to 20.
PE: Children will have PE on Wednesday and Thursday each week. Please bring PE kits into school on these days. PE kits can remain in school until half term.
HOMEWORK: Year 1 will receive spellings to learn each week which will be tested on a Friday. Mathematics or Literacy homework will be handed out on Friday and should be handed in on Monday. Children will receive an individual reading book that will be changed once a read. Please reread each book to encourage your children to become confident fluent readers.