Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Good morning please see below pictures of our class chicks. I would also like to confirm this afternoon from 3pm is open afternoon where parents are invited to look at their child's book, unfortunately I will not be available as I have a meeting at Hertfordshire University.






Friday, 24 March 2017

I hope you all enjoyed the 'Macarena' dance, I know the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

Just encase you had not heard, we had chicks this week and all nine eggs hatched. The children were very excited and everyone held two of the chicks. The chicks are all happy and running around Mrs Alts garden.

In English, the children have had fun using their imagination and creating their own superhero comic strips.

Next week, the children will create their own superhero story. They will describe their characters, where the story is set and what happens.

Pre-learning: If possible please could your child create a superhero story to support their learning next week or think of some superheroes they would like to write a story on.

In Maths we looked at place value.

Next week, we will revise all topics that the children learnt over the term to consolidate their learning.

Spellings for Friday are : car, start, park, arm and garden.

Have a great weekend

From the Year One Team :)



Friday, 17 March 2017

It's Friday already, this week has flown!

The children are thoroughly enjoying discussing and learning about the features of superheroes and on Monday they will create a class book and start to write a comic strip on superheroes.

In Maths we have looked at adding on numbers the children played a variety of games and used number lines, number squares, beads and cubes to support finding the answers.

Next week, we will be looking and place value locating 2 digit numbers and recognising 2 digit numbers as some 10s and 1s.

On Tuesday the children attended a History workshop that taught us all about dinosaurs and fossils.


Spellings for next Friday are: dune, rule, rude, use, tube and tune.

On Friday is Red Nose Day. This is non uniform day but the children need to wear something red or/and a red nose!

Next Saturday is the Spring Fayre between 12 and 3pm, I look forward to seeing you there.

Have a great spring weekend

From the Year 1 team :)

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Apologies, the phonics meeting is on
Thursday 30th March at 2.45pm.

Thank you for highlighting this and sorry for any confusion.
Mrs Beadle

Friday, 10 March 2017

The children are getting very excited waiting for our eggs to hatch in the classroom; hopefully this will be next week!

In English, the children learnt about various nocturnal animals and created sub headings along with writing interesting facts and information.

Next week in English, we will start our topic on superheroes which the children are very excited about.  We will discuss a superhero and an ordinary person and start to create our own characters.

Pre-Learning: Please could your child bring in a picture/comic strip of their favourite superhero or a superhero toy for Mondays lesson.

In Maths, the children carried out numerous activities learning to tell the time o'clock and half past on analogue and digital clocks. We will continue this at the beginning of the week to consolidate. During the end of the week we will be counting on from any number on the 100 square. Adding and counting back by 2, 3, 4 and 5
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In Science we discussed spring and went for a walk around the school field to observe the signs of spring.

In Geography we discussed and learnt about the United Kingdom.

Spellings for next Friday are: home, those, woke, hope and hole.
Have a great weekend
The year one team ;)

Friday, 3 March 2017

Good afternoon, another busy week in Year One.

We had 'World Book Day' the children looked amazing in their costumes and enjoyed sharing their favourite books with the class.

In Maths we carried out numerous maths activities along with learning to double numbers up to 10 and find the pairs of numbers to 5,6,7,8,9 and 10.

Next week

In Maths we will be learning to read a clock. We will look at telling the time 'o'clock' and 'half past'.

Pre-Learning: To discuss the minute and hour hand on a clock.

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.

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: five, ride, like, time and side.

Wishing you all a great weekend


Year One Team J

Friday, 24 February 2017

Good afternoon, it was a very fun and productive week back.

In English the children liked listening to the story ‘Dragon Dinosaur'  and they enjoyed emailing Miss Jaeger asking  her to come and save our class from the Dragon. Miss Jaeger saved us with a salt water crocodile!

We read a variety of traditional tales which the children acted out and wrote about along with learning facts on fierce animals.

Next week: We will read 'Anancy and Mr Dry-Bone' we will discuss the book in detail. The children will identify the nouns and proper nouns in the book and recognise they all begin with a capital letter.
The children will write their own story based on a familiar traditional tale using correct punctuation.

Pre-Learning: Punctuation mark game http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/using_punctuation/play/

In Maths we counted in 2's looking at pairs and even numbers. We carried out activities learning to count in 5/s and 10s. The child enjoyed looking at fractions and using paper and shapes to learn a half, quarter, 2 halves make a whole and 2 quarters make a half. They particularly enjoyed the activity cutting up the apples.

Next week: The children will find and begin to know doubles to double 10. We will revise pairs to 5, 6,7,8,9 and 10. 

Pre-Learning: Practice doubling numbers

Spellings for next week are: these, theme and complete.

Thursday is World Book Day; the children can dress up as their favourite book character and bring in their favourite book. (No football outfits please).

Have a great weekend

From the Year One Team J