Year 1

Week Commencing – 9th March

The children have been learning:

  • In English we read The Great Paper Caper. We discussed what happened and what an alibi is. We wrote the story from the bear’s point of view.
  • In Maths we have been ordering numbers up to 50. We have been counting in 2s, 5s and 10s.
  • In RE we retold the Easter story and thought about who followed Jesus and why.

To support your child with their learning at home you could go on a walk and look for signs of Spring.

Week Commencing – 2nd March

The children have been learning:

  • In English we learned about Oliver Jeffers. On World Book Day we enjoyed lots of stories.
  • In Maths we have been comparing groups of objects and numbers up to 50. We compared the tens number first and then the ones number if we needed to.
  • In Computing we have been working on creating an animation. First, we drew a background picture and then added an object or animal which would move.

To support your child with their learning at home you could practice counting in twos and tens.

Week Commencing – 24th February

The children have been learning:

  • In English we read 'Stuck' by Oliver Jeffers and then thought of different things to throw into the tree for our own class version of the story.
  • In Maths we have been looking at numbers to 50. We have been working out how many tens and how many ones the numbers have and one more and one less than the numbers.
  • In RE our big questions this term is ‘Should everyone follow Jesus?’ We played follow my leader and thought about what made it easier and what made it harder to follow someone.

To support your child with their learning at home you could practice their words for our class assembly on Monday.

Week Commencing – 10th February

The children have been learning:

  • In English we have been learning singular and plural words. We learned to add 's' or 'es' to the ends of words.
  • In Maths we have been working out linked addition and subtraction number sentences and comparing number sentences.
  • In RE we thought about how special the world was and how we should try to look after it.

To support your child with their learning at home you could enjoy a board game together.

Later this term we will be designing and making sock puppets, so if you have any odd socks please can we have them for our puppets. Thank you.

Week Commencing – 3rd February

The children have been learning:

  • In English we have been writing our own stories about a lost toy. We have been re-reading our stories to check they make sense.
  • In Maths we have been subtracting from numbers up to 20.
  • In Topic we have been thinking about our favourite toy and why it is our favourite. We have also been hunting for toys made from different materials.

To support your child with their learning at home you could practice the words they have brought home this week. We will be checking them regularly and if they can read them by sight we will give the children new words to learn. By learning the words by sight, it should help the children to read more fluently.

Later this term we will be designing and making sock puppets, so if you have any odd socks please can we have them for our puppets. Thank you

Week Commencing – 27th January

The children have been learning:

  • In English we have been planning and starting to write our own stories about a lost toy. We tried to think about how our character would feel when they lost their toy.
  • In Maths we have been adding numbers up to 20 and finding number bonds.
  • In Science we predicted whether different materials would float or sink and then we tried them to see whether we were right.

To support your child with their learning at home you practice finding number bonds for a number up to 20.

Later this term we will be designing and making sock puppets, so if you have any odd socks please can we have them for our puppets. Thank you!


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