Year 1 Lions and Tigers
Welcome to Year 1!
The class teachers are: Miss Ballinger - Tiger Class and Miss Linney - Lion Class.
PE Days - Tiger class will have PE on a Monday afternoon (Miss Ballinger) and Wednesday afternoon (Mr Kenneford). Lion class will have PE on a Tuesday afternoon (Miss Linney) and Wednesday afternoon (Mr Kenneford). A full PE kit should be brought in at the beginning of the week and left in school. A list of the full PE kit can be found on the website under Parents > School Uniform.
Homework - Homework is set every Friday and is due back the following Wednesday.
Reading Books - Reading books and records should be brought to school daily. We encourage children to read every night to support their phonics. Please ensure that once you have read a book, you comment and sign so we know if it has been read or not. If part of the book has been read at home, please put the page number which you read up to incase we continue reading at school.
Library Books - The children will have the chance to choose a library book to take home with them for the week on a Friday afternoon. Their library book needs to come back to school each Friday in order to be changed.
English - Our core text for this half term is 'Bog Baby' by Jeanne Willis. We will use this story to practise sentence writing, to describe characters and settings and to make predictions about what will happen next.
Maths - This half term we will be focusing on numbers 0-10, place value and adding and subtracting within these numbers.
Science - This half term our Science topic is Animals and Body Systems. We will be looking at the different features of animals and ways in which we can group them. We will also look in to humans and how we can lead a healthy lifestyle.
English - Our core text for this half term is 'Lost and found' by Oliver Jeffers. We will use this story to practise sentence writing, creating thought bubbles, fact-files and instructions.
Maths - This half term we will be focusing on adding and subtracting within 0-10, 2D and 3D shapes and Place value numbers 10 - 20.
Science - This half term our Science topic will continue to work on Animals and Body Systems and how humans can lead a healthy lifestyle. Our new topic will be Weather, where we will look at changes and why these occur. We will also look at seasonal changes in our environment.