Year 1 Weekly Update – 03/12/21

RE: Our Advent Promises are proudly on display. We have been talking about how we are preparing for Christmas and getting ready both at home and in school. We will continue to reflect on how we can prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus.


Writing: We will continue to look at comic strips and the way they are written and presented. After our school trip next Tuesday, we will use this first-hand experience to recount and write about our Theatre visit using descriptive language in our sentences.


Phonics: We will be learning more Phase 5 sounds: o{oa}-go, i(igh}- tiger, a{ai} -paper. e {ee}-he

Our tricky words of the week will be: Mr, Mrs, Ms, ask

Reviewing the words: your, people, their, oh

We will be blending and reading the words: most, post, open, child, wild, kind, paper, later, chasing, fever, secret, being


​What can I do at home? 10 minutes daily reading! 

Maths: This week we will continue with our place value. We will continue practising our counting to 20, forming the numbers correctly and comparing and ordering groups of objects and numbers.


What can I do at home? You can support your child at home by practising forming the numbers correctly and writing them in words.

Children are familiar with Topmarks games. Please use the game below to support your child with their tens and ones understanding


You can also find a lot of fun games on Purple Mash.


PSHE-RHE: This week we will be talking about the Cycle of Life. We will look at the different stages of life and



– Tracksuit bottoms to be worn on Tuesday as this is our Forest School day​

– Year 1 school trip on Tuesday 7th December. We aim to return to school around 3:30pm. Please ensure your child has a small bottle of water to bring with them. Children must wear school uniform.


Dates for your diaries:

– Unite the Uniform Day is ​this Friday

-Xmas Jumper Day is on Friday 10th December