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Year 3 are enjoying a fossil workshop at the Natural History Museum today!! We almost got eaten by a T-Rex too! https://t.co/bogQXutVfj

29/01/19

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15/06/18

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27/04/18

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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1:  
Flamingo and Stork Class  

Welcome 

Miss Hall is teaching in Flamingo Class and Miss Thompson in Stork Class  

Welcome to year 1! We hope you find the information below useful as your child starts the year with us. This information will help you support your child at home with the organization of their week and their learning at home. 

Key Times 

Homework 

Homework will be set every half term. Your child will be asked to work on a number of projects, designed to enrich the learning taking place in school. This approach to homework has been designed to enable you and your child to work together in a creative way and to develop a love of learning. Please see the homework document for Spring 1. Homework is due in Monday 20th May 2019  

PE  

In year 1, the PE days are on Thursday. Please ensure that your child has their PE kit on these days and all jewellery is removed 

Trips 

We are very much looking forward to ‘The Life Bus’ visiting us in Summer 2.  

 

Inspire Workshops 

We would like to continue to invite you in to read with us on a Friday morning at 9am.  

Key Times 

The school gates open at 8:30 in the morning. In KS1, children will be dismissed at the end of the day at 3:20. 

  

Homework 

Read it 

Research it 

Make it 

This half term Year 1’s text will be: 

 ‘10 things I can do to help my world’ written by Melanie Walsh.  

Your task is to read other books written by Melanie Walsh. You might like to read: 

My Green Day: 10 green things I can do  

or 

My World, Your World.   

 

Similarly, you may wish to find other books about looking after the world. 

Your research project is to find out as much as you can about the city we live in: London.  

 

Think about our famous landmarks, communities, food, people, activities culture and traditions. 

 

Why do millions of people come to visit our city every year? 

What are some famous events that have happened in our city? 

  

You may also like to research and find out everything you can about British Values. 

 

This activity is directly linked to your 'Make it' activity as well as your ‘Research it’ part of the homework.  

 

Your task is to design a new, original and exciting tourist attraction for people to visit in Central London!   

 

It could be a new monument, statue or bridge.  

Think about what attractions the public are missing and what you would like to introduce people to. 

Practise It 

Write It 

Design It 

Spend some time practising the skills we are learning in school: 

* Continue practising your new spellings each week.                

* Read to an adult every evening and record this in your book journal.                                

* Practise counting forwards and backwards in steps of 2s, 5s and 10s and from 0 and any given multiple.                                     

* Use all of the centre pages of your reading record diary to help you learn and practise your phonic sounds.  

 

What 10 things can you do to help your world? 

 

Talk to people at home. Write your own  

’10 things pledgeto show and tell the class what you can do to help make our world a better place to live in.  

 

In your pledge, include a: title, introduction and numbered key points and values of the 10 things you/we can all help to do, to make the world a better place.  

Think of things that are not contained within the POR textbook and original ideas to make it exciting!  

 

Don’t forget, the smallest of actions can make the biggest of differences when we all work together as one. 

This half term we will be learning about our local area as part of our ‘Our World’ IPC topic. 

Your ‘Make it’ task is to design a 3D model of your brand new and original tourist attraction that will be situated in London itself.  

Think carefully of the materials you are going to use, what it’s going to look like in the end and what could use or do to really make it an exciting new thing! 

We very much look forward to seeing the designs and models of your wonderful pieces! 

 

A note to parents, over the course of this half term please work with your child to complete the above. Each of the activities has been designed to support, enhance and enrich an aspect of the curriculum. We are looking forward to seeing the results of your work together. 

 
What are we learning? 

In Literacy we will begin by reading ‘10 Things to Save the World.’ Children will enjoy listening to the story and learning about our world. We will explore a range of Fiction and Non-Fiction texts and write reports.  

In Maths we will be focusing on: Geometry, time and length. We will explore these units of Maths through practical activities developing our ability in problem solving.   

Our topic this term is: Our World. We will spend time exploring ‘Our World’ through a range of learning and activities. Children will enjoy going on a treasure hunt, they will explore different materials in Art and Science.  They will look at environmental changes in Geography and design and make bird feeders at the end of term.  

 

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 20 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. Children have a Mathletics login in the back of their reading journals – please encourage them to use this frequently, as it will really help with their quick recall of mathematical facts. They are also given a login to “Literacy Planet” which can be used regularly to help develop fluency in Literacy. 

If you have any questions, please talk to Miss Hall or Miss Thompson, or you can arrange a meeting at the office. 

Thanks, 

Miss Hall and Miss Thompson