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Year 1 Robins and Sparrows

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Mrs Ibbotson       Mrs Garcia



Miss Finnerty


Teaching Assistants:

Mrs Saki

Ms Lock

Ms Quickenden

Mrs Doci

Year 1 Inspire workshop- Bug Club November 2021



Our Context for the spring term is Exploration.

We shall be exploring a number of different topics including exploring the differences in old and new transport, creating our own transport in D&T and looking at different materials.


We shall be creating our own islands in art.


We will also be learning the 7 continents and the countries that form the United Kingdom. 




Every week the children will take home a homework sheet.

The homework will have their spellings on, along with an indication of which Maths test they are on. Please practice these ready for the tests.

Maths test = Wednesday

Spellings test = Thursday

Please hand your homework book back in on a Wednesday. 

At the bottom of each sheet is a brief explanation of the learning they have been doing this week, plus some talk homework about a topic they will be learning the following week. 

The children's online reading will be checked every Wednesday and if they have not completed 1 reading eggs lesson and 1 bug club book they will need to complete this during lunchtime. 

If you are struggling to complete the online reading please let your teacher know. 



Online learning expectations


Year 1 have PE on a Wednesday and Thursday.

Please come in wearing full PE kit on these days. 

Year 1 pick up and drop off times

Year one can enter the classroom from 8:40-8:50. During the first half term parents are welcome to come and settle their children inside the classroom. You must wear a mask when entering the classroom.

Pick up is at 3:05 from outside the classroom.  



Each week please  complete at least one book on Bug Club and you can complete as many lessons as you wish on Reading Eggs/Express.


Reading is fundamental to all learning! Please help your child to reach their full potential and read with them at least 5 times a week.  


Read everyday. This could be books, newspapers, magazines, online.

Once you have read, try to answer questions about what you have read:

  • The author uses this word ______What does it mean? 
  • The writer uses words such as _____to describe.  What does this tell you about _______?
  • Who? What? Where? When?
  • Why do you think _______?
  • How do you know that _______?
  • What is the main message of the text?
  • What do you think will happen next?
  • What do you think would happen if _______?

In addition to this there are a number of websites that you might find helpful:


Reading Eggs -


Busy Things

Supermovers has some brilliant songs and dances the children can do with a range of topics covered

Rainbow, Rocket, Moon, Star and Galaxy words

Please ensure the children are keeping up to date with their high frequency words and are practicing them daily.





Busy Things help guide

School boy School girl