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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1

This year the classes are named after people who inspire us!

Year 1 are -  Katherine Johnson class & Stevie Wonder class.

Katherine Johnson class are taught by

Miss Cameron.

 

Mrs Campbell is the teaching assistant.

 

Miss Dell'Aglio is the support assistant.

 

Mrs Fieldhouse (HLTA)& Miss Milne(TA) also teaches Johnson class each week.

Katherine Johnson Biography | NASA

 

Creola Katherine Johnson was an American mathematician whose calculations of orbital mechanics as a NASA employee were critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights

 

Stevie Wonder class are taught by

Mrs Carter.

 

Mrs  S Walton is the teaching assistant.

Mrs Kauser and Mrs K Walton are the support assistants

 

Mrs Fieldhouse (HLTA)& Miss Milne(TA) also teaches Wonder class each week.

A young Stevie Wonder posed with his harmonica circa 1960. At 11-years-old,  Stevie began his singing career and auditioned at Motow… | Stevie wonder,  Stevie, Wonder

 

Stevland Hardaway Morris  known professionally as Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. A prominent figure in popular music during the second-half of the 20th century, Wonder is one of the most successful songwriters and musicians in the world.

We will be learning about lots of exciting things this year.

 

See below for this Year's Long Term Plan.

Long Term Plan

Autumn 1

Our theme this half term is 'Me Myself and I'.

Please look at the 'Homeschool link' documents below for details of what we are teaching.

Home School link Page 1

Home School link Page 2

 

How can you help us learn?

Reading

We make the most progress if we read every day.

Ask us questions about our books, talk through the stories with us and let us tell you what we know. There might be some tricky words in the books. Help us to understand what they mean so that we can try to use them ourselves. If we can't read yet, let us listen to you telling us other stories. We love sharing books with you! Our teachers will change our books every time we bring them back to school, as long as you have signed our Reading Records.

Phonics

We learn the sounds that letters make. This can help us remember the simple sounds

of English. We can look at these videos if we get stuck on how to say the sounds.

Read Write Inc Set 1 sounds

Read Write Inc Set 2 and Set 3 sounds

Homework

Our teachers give us homework to help us carry on the work we do in class. Sometimes, we have a challenge and we will need your help. Other times, we will be able to do the work ourselves and might only need you to check that we are on track. Our Learning Logs get sent home on Friday and we should bring them back by Wednesday.

Spellings

We are learning to spell tricky words. Help us by practising the ones we get stuck on. Here is the list of tricky words that we need to learn to read and spell by the end of Year 1.

Maths

It is very important that we know our number bonds to 10 and 20 and our 2,5 and 10 times tables. Here is a game that can help us learn this and we love playing it in class. 

Other Notices:

Indoor Shoes

We ask all children to bring in a change of shoes to wear inside.

This helps to keep the classroom tidy. It is especially important now that the weather is changing! The children have a labelled shoe space just for them.

Our P.E. days:

Johnson Class:
Wednesday and Thursday

Wonder Class:
Thursday and Friday

Please ensure that your child brings their P.E. kit in their bag. This can be left in school on their peg.

Our P.E. kit is:

A T-shirt (red if possible), a pair of shorts and a pair of school pumps or trainers.

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