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Year 1

Adults in our class this year are: Our class teacher is Miss Wells Our Teaching Assistant is Mrs Allen Our PE days are Monday and Wednesday. We hope you enjoy reading our weekly blog below.

Week Ending 1/10/2021

Year 1 have continued to enjoy writing about the book ‘Puffin Peter’. We have been using our phonics to help us when writing and have focused on our sentence structure. We have enjoyed the book so much that we even had a go at drawing our own puffins! They were fantastic!

For our Maths this week, we have continued to work on our fluency and have begun to tackle some challenge questions. We have used numicon and number lines to support us when answering our challenge questions.

Week Ending 24/09/2021

This week in Year 1, for our new English topic, we started a book called ‘Puffin Peter’. We have thoroughly enjoyed reading the story and making predictions about what will happen next. When writing about the story, we have focused on using our Phonics to help us to write sentences to describe the puffins and their friendship.

During our Maths lessons, we have been working on our mathematical fluency skills. We have had lots of fun playing maths games which have required us to use our knowledge of number bonds to twenty. We have also spent our afternoons working on our new Geography topic called ‘Weather and Seasons’. We had lots of fun going on a field walk and recording what we found in our weather diaries! This generated lots of discussion surrounding the different seasons and the weather that we would expect in each season.

Week Ending 17/09/2021

Year 1 have had a busy week this week! We have been learning all about positional and directional language for our Maths lessons. For our English lessons, we have done lots of drawing and labelling. We even made a lantern, just like the one that was in the story that we have been reading.

For our Phonics this week, we have been revisiting some of the sounds that we learnt in Reception. When revisiting the digraph ‘ee’, we had lots of fun being ‘busy bees’ in the classroom! We have also enjoyed lots of circle time throughout the week to discuss our feelings and the Zones of Regulations.

Week Ending 10/09/2021

This week, Year 1 have settled back into the classroom well and it has been lovely to be reunited with our friends again. We have worked hard on our new classroom routines and have enjoyed doing lots of Phonics!

For our English lessons, we have started to read a new book called ‘Journey’ and have imagined the places that we would go to if we had a magic pencil! To end our busy week, we had lots of fun going on a Minibeast hunt! We were able to classify the different Minibeasts and identify their habitat.

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