Year 1 Robins and Sparrows
Meet the Team!
Mrs Ibbotson Mrs Garcia
Mrs Saki & Mrs Williams
Our Context for the summer term is Creature Comforts!
We shall be exploring a number of different topics including exploring the history of dinosaurs; looking at different types of dinosaurs, what features they had and also what happened to them.
We shall be identifying different creatures and also exploring the differences between things that are living, dead and things that have never been alive.
The children will be having fun exploring the art of printing and shall create their own wall hanging by the end of the term.
Year 1 have PE on a Tuesday and Thursday.
Please come in wearing full PE kit on these days.
Each day please may you complete at least one lesson 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 _______?
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 = 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.
Talk homework for 18/09/20
Talk homework for 25/09/20
Talk homework for 02/10/20
In addition to this there are a number of websites that you might find helpful:
Reading Eggs - https://readingeggs.co.uk/
NumBots - https://play.numbots.com
Busy Things - https://www.busythings.co.uk/lgfl-login/
Supermovers has some brilliant songs and dances the children can do with a range of topics covered https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-english-collection/zjsghbk
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.
Year 1's Christmas Fun!
Year 1 have been enjoying themselves celebrating Christmas. Below are a few example of some of the fun we have had!
Speech and Language
Here is a tutorial and some resources (below) that children having support with speech and language can use
There is also more information at
Latest group video: