Friday, 20 April 2018


Good afternoon, we have been extremely lucky with the weather this week! The children settled in to their routine very quickly following the Easter break.

The children have been busy practising for their class assembly which will be taking place at 9.00 am on Friday 27th April.  We will continue to practise next week during literacy as part of their learning, and we look forward to seeing you all.

In maths the children learnt to add and subtract by 1 and 10 using a variety of resources 100 square, real coins and beads.

Next week the children will be learning to use number facts to add 1 digit numbers to 2 digit numbers along with adding pairs of 1 digit numbers with totals above 10.

In science the children enjoyed learning about growing plants they planted cress seeds and beans.
Next week hopefully the cress will grow! and then we will make cress sandwiches.

Spellings for next week are:
Week 1: is, for, at.
Week 2: car, start, park, arm, garden.

Just a reminder we have class photos on Monday and children can wear  either winter or summer uniform.

We look forward to seeing you all next Friday morning, have a wonderful sunny weekend!
Mrs Beadle and Mrs Wells

Saturday, 14 April 2018


Hello, I hope you had a lovely and relaxing Easter break.

I look forward to hearing all about the children's Easter holidays and what they got up to.

Please see the overview of the topics we will be covering in each subject this half term:

Maths:
Week 1: We will be looking at number and place value, finding 1 more, 1 less, 10 more, 10 less than any 2 digit number. Exploring patterns on the 100 square and understanding place value in 2 digit numbers along with identifying 10s and 1s.
Week 2:Mental addition and subtraction.
Week 2: Mental addition and subtraction.
Week 3: Measurement.
Week 4: Number and place value. Fractions, ratio and proportions.

English:
We will start to write and practise our class assembly.
We will be covering over the course of the half term:
Explanations
Poetry - Poems about Nature.
Report writing.
Fairy Stories and Traditional Tales centred around Cinderella/Snow White/Billy Goats Gruff.

Science:
Our topic is growing and plants/trees.
We will grow cress which the children will observe, measure, discuss and make sandwiches.We will discuss the similarities and differences in plants along with identifying and naming a variety of common wild plants including deciduous and evergreen trees also we will be identifying trees by their leaves.

History:
Our topic is centred around 'Great Explorers'. The children will discuss the differences and similarities in the experience of Ibn Battuta, Christopher Columbus, Neil Armstrong and Robert Falcon Scott. They will have an understanding of the chronology of the historical periods in which the explorers lived.

RE:
Our focus will be on religious 'books and stories'. This unit is about precious books - how they are read and handled and how they influence religious people. We will be covering over the course of the half term:

Art and Design:
'Sculptures' the children will develop their understanding of shape, form, texture and the sensory qualities of materials. They will learn skills for arranging materials they have collected to make a collage and a sculpture. The children will evaluate and analyse their creative work using the language of art.

We look forward to seeing you all on Tuesday, enjoy your long weekend.
Mrs Beadle and Mrs Wells

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Wow where did this week go!

We wish you a wonderful fun Easter break.

I will write a blog during the holidays, giving a brief insight of the topics we will be covering next term.

We look forward to seeing you all in a couple weeks.
Mrs Beadle and Mrs Wells 😊😊

Friday, 23 March 2018

Good morning the children had a wonderful time on their 'wheels', thankfully the sun was shinning. Please see below a few photos taken.














Next week

On Monday it is sharing assembly at 9.00am for the following children: James, Georgie, Leo, Agneesh, Bailey and Sophie.

On Wednesday at 2.45pm I am holding a  phonics meeting to explain the phonics assessment your children will be taking in June, this will be held in the old year one classroom.

Wednesday afternoon is open afternoon from 3.00pm to 4.30pm, parents can come in to class and have a look at their children's amazing work with their children.

We will be decorating polystyrene eggs for the Easter egg competition on Thursday, children can bring in resources to decorate their eggs.

Have a great weekend
Mrs Beadle and Mrs Wells


Tuesday, 20 March 2018

A big thank you Mrs Kaderbhoy for bringing in the ginea pigs, the children enjoyed having a cuddle. Please see photos below






Friday, 16 March 2018


Good afternoon, we have had another busy exciting week in year one.

In english, the children worked very hard this week learning lots of interesting facts on their chosen animals.

Next week the children will be learning facts on the following animals: snake, tortoise, chipmunk, toad and elephant.

Pre-Learning: You can make a visit to the library to find some non-fiction books or look at the internet about nocturnal animals with your child. They could bring in some information about the animals to share with the class.

In maths, the children completed various activities and played shops learning to subtract using real money.

Next week the children will learn number and place value including mental addition and subtraction.

Spellings for Friday are:
Group 1: June, rule, rude, use, tube, tune.
Group 2: they, on, she.

Next Friday is ‘sports relief’ children can wear sports clothes in exchange for £1.
Have a great weekend
Mrs Beadle and Mrs Wells

Friday, 9 March 2018


Good afternoon another busy week in year one. I hope you enjoyed the animal pictures posted earlier.

In Maths, the children carried out numerous activities learning to tell the time o'clock and half past on analogue and digital clocks. The children made their own clock's and with a partner they played tell the time.
Next week
In Maths, we will focus on addition and subtraction, specifically in relation to counting on and back and sometimes crossing 10.

In English, the children enjoyed learning the story of Anancy and Mr Dry-Bones, we discussed the layout of the story and the children wrote their own exciting version based on the story. 
Next week 
In English we will read books about Nocturnal animals. The children will be gathering information and presenting their information in a variety of ways. They will be writing lists, labels and captions with the information they gathered about the animals. The animals the children will start with are from the animal visit earlier in the week: bat, skunk, owl, cockroach and tarantula.

Pre-Learning: You can make a visit to the library to find some non-fiction books or look at the internet about nocturnal animals with your child. They could bring in some information about the animals to share with the class.

Spellings for next Friday are:
Group 1: it, was, you.
Group 2: home, those, woke, hope, hole.

Have a great weekend
Mrs Beadle and Mrs Wells