YEAR 1

Miss Bowes and Mr Lyon

Spring Term 2018

Welcome back after a very busy Christmas holiday for all of you I’m sure.

For the first part of the Spring term we will be beginning to expand on the children’s previous learning in English, Maths and foundation subjects. Our topic in English is ‘Stories from other cultures’. We are particularly focusing on the development of reading and writing in English, and working on including capital letters, full stops and finger spaces in all of our written work.

Our topic this half term is France. We will be learning about the similarities and differences between life in France and life in the UK as well as looking at some famous artists! We will also be sending out some creative homework in relation to our topic – more information to follow.

In Science, we are learning about humans. During this topic we will be looking at how we grow up and what happens to us as we get older, as well as exploring the senses!

The children will also be continuing with the Read Write Inc. scheme with most children now having a small phonics sound book to practise at home.

We hope you have had an enjoyable holiday and are ready to start 2018!

 

Like Clockwork!

In Year 1EB we have been learning to tell the time. We have been using our brand new class set of clocks to read the time and make our own times. We have learnt the vocabulary o'clock, half past, minute hand and hour hand. The children have really enjoyed looking at...

French Family Friday in Y1EB

We all had a great afternoon on Friday building models of the Eiffel Tower as part of our French topic. It was fantastic to see all of the time and effort which had gone into making each and every one of the models. They are now all on display in school for everyone...

Oh la la! Year 1 France Homework!

Once again, some incredible pieces of creative homework produced by the whole of Year 1. They year group spend the afternoon looking at homework, speaking in French and telling us very interesting facts about France. Tres bien Year 1!! A massive thank you to the...

Practical Maths in Y1EB

In our maths lessons we have been learning about place value. We have used lots of different practical methods and resources to help us to understand how numbers are made up. These strategies have also helped us to count up in tens and identify multiples of...

Y1EB Enjoy Football with Robbie!

We all enjoyed our first session with Robbie from NUFC. He played some fun warm-up games with us and introduced some basic football skills such as dribbling and shooting. We are looking forward to the next 5...

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