Year 1 Robins and Sparrows
Meet the Team!
Mrs Ibbotson Mrs Garcia
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 - 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.