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17/04/24

A huge welcome to all of our new parents who have chosen Kent House for your Reception aged children! We're really looking forward to meeting you! pic.twitter.com/EEp4i9IpaA

16/04/24

Year 6 had a great time this afternoon learning about the composition of blood; plasma, white and red blood cells and platelets! pic.twitter.com/MVDee8MrbD

28/03/24

We've just dropped off Easter and Eid cards for those at pic.twitter.com/OzpftbJKPc

28/03/24

Our amazing Miss Sayers is running seven marathons this year to raise money to further improve our SEN provision! https://t.co/JicddfyrOL

22/03/24

Look at our brilliant Year 3 printing display, inspired by Paul Klee! pic.twitter.com/ml7ufR7i9O

21/03/24

On Saturday five of our children played in a BYMT Orchestra at Langley Park - Can you spot them? pic.twitter.com/uZca6lxWpq

21/03/24

Join us in April for BYMT Easter Sounds. We have beginners courses in Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Violin, Cello, Drumming, Percussion, Keyboard & Ukulele and Bands, Orchestra & Piano Groups for those already taking lessons! https://t.co/dxakWZRGsb pic.twitter.com/DopO4zPK8i

20/03/24

🎼🎻🎵 Our year fives have made such amazing progress with their playing: here's a snippet from their end of term performance! pic.twitter.com/fkQM67rDgJ

20/03/24

It’s good to talk 💬❤ Whatever the problem, an honest chat - delivered with a little compassion - can help. This , our guide has expert tips on encouraging and maintaining open conversations with children 🤗Download >> https://t.co/7oeVIHcBIY pic.twitter.com/eOUmvtFXwn

20/03/24

It’s good to talk 💬❤ Whatever the problem, an honest chat - delivered with a little compassion - can help. This , our guide has expert tips on encouraging and maintaining open conversations with children 🤗Download >> https://t.co/7oeVIHcBIY pic.twitter.com/eOUmvtFXwn

20/03/24

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19/03/24

It was so lovely to welcome parents in to taste our amazing school meals! Please come again on Thursday after school to taste if you missed out! pic.twitter.com/vuNcO6YTNe

18/03/24

Bromley Youth Activities still have spaces on this years Spring Holiday Activites and Food Programme for young people aged 8 years and over who are in receipt of free school meals.Please follow the link or the QR code and make your booking… pic.twitter.com/RBPsAbk0jL

18/03/24

Bromley Youth Activities still have spaces on this years Spring Holiday Activites and Food Programme for young people aged 8 years and over who are in receipt of free school meals.Please follow the link or the QR code and make your booking… pic.twitter.com/RBPsAbk0jL

14/03/24

It's day tomorrow - please wear something red if you can, and we will try to raise money for those less fortunate pic.twitter.com/q2XbryqyOp

13/03/24

In Year 3 our children had a great immersion experience for their new book, Gregory Cool. The child had fact-files about Trinidad and Tobago, listened to traditional Calypso music and tried foods from the island such as plantain and guava pic.twitter.com/gMW7Pin4aj

13/03/24

Join us in April for BYMT Easter Sounds. We have beginners courses in Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Violin, Cello, Drumming, Percussion, Keyboard & Ukulele and Bands, Orchestra & Piano Groups for those already taking lessons! https://t.co/dxakWZRGsb pic.twitter.com/DopO4zPK8i

13/03/24

Our budding Y5 violin and cello players were treated to a showcase from one of our Year 6 musicians on the Double Bass; aspirational! As always, hosted and supported by pic.twitter.com/XvFQBbJMtY

13/03/24

Check out our Year 6's brilliant printing work, creating a Banksy-inspired graffiti wall! pic.twitter.com/dvzV4Vfqx1

13/03/24

Check ourlt our brilliant year 6's graffiti wall, inspired by Banksy! We have been learning how to use printing for effect pic.twitter.com/fW3FMuWQiN

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Year 1

Spring 2
Welcome to Year 1: 
Hippo Class and Rhino class 

 

Miss Ajayi teaches Hippo Class, and Mrs Francois teaches Rhino Class. Mrs Malinowska and Mrs Heath are supporting across Year 1. 

Welcome 

Welcome to Year 1! We hope you find the information below helpful. This information will help you support your child with the organisation of their week and their learning at home. 

Key Times 

Homework 

We expect children to be reading for approximately 20 min daily and practice their timetables on TTRS, as this will benefit them greatly with all their learning in school.   

PE  

Tuesday and Thursday. 

Please ensure your children have their kits in school on these days and be sure to label all clothes with a permanent marker. 

Trips 

This half term, we are excited to have the Living Eggs Programme for ten days. We are also thrilled to be participating in a workshop called "Weather and Seasons", which is related to our current Geography topic. The Freshwater team will be leading this workshop. In addition, the children will have the opportunity to engage in hands-on experiences related to our other foundation subjects, such as local music performances. 

Key Times 

For Year 1, the school day will begin at 8.30 am, and end at 3.30 pm. Please be punctual. 

  

 
What are we learning? 

Literacy 

In Literacy this term, we will begin by reading “The Emperor’s Egg” by Martin Jenkins. Based on the story, we will write a setting description and create a fact file about polar animals. In the second half of the term, we will read “The Gigantic Turnip” by Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy. We will focus on retelling and adapting the story. Each week, we will focus on grammar and using the correct punctuation in sentences. 

Maths 

In Maths this half term, we are looking at Place Value, Calculation and Fractions. We will learn how to recognise numbers to 50 and beyond, using base ten blocks, ten frames and counters to help us. 

Science 

This half term in science, we are learning about animals, including humans. The children will learn to identify and group animals according to their types (carnivores, omnivores, herbivores), physical features, and abilities. 

Geography 

We are learning all about extreme climates. We will look at the Polar Regions and where the world’s hottest deserts are. We will look at the weather here and how the animals that live there have adapted to their environment. 

History 

In History, we will be looking at how toys and games have changed. We will be looking at toys ranging from the Victorian era to now and look at what is the same and what is different. 

RE 

In RE, we will be learning about Palm Sunday and the meaning this celebration has for Christians. 

Computing 

This term in computing, we will be looking at coding and continue to learn how to use Purple Mash. 

Art 

In Art, we will be learning about printing with a focus on the artist Bernice Sydney. We will be focusing on her use of organic shapes & complementary colour. 

PSHE 

In PSHE we will be learning living in the wider world. We will focus on people that help us in our local area. 

PE 

 In PE we will be learning multi-skills with a focus on rugby. The children will learn to develop their strength, agility and coordination through various activities. 

Music 

Music this term will be Highs, Lows and In-betweens with a focus on pitch. We will be singing Do Re Mi melodies and learning Michael Finnigan. 

DT 

In DT this term, we are learning how to make a fruit salad. We will be looking at different fruits from around the world and how they are grown. We will start by making a design brief and then finally, make our own fruit salads. 

 

How can I help at home? 

One of the key ways every parent can help is to ensure that your child is at school every day and on time. Other than this, the main way you can help is by ensuring that your child reads every day for at least 10- minutes – this can be with you or on their own, but it is the most effective way of ensuring that your child progresses and learns outside of school. If you have any questions, please talk to Miss Sayers or Mrs Francois, or you can arrange a phone call by emailing the office. 

Look forward to hearing from you soon, 

Mrs Francois and Miss Ajayi