What will we be learning about THIS week in Year 1?

Writing We have been very excited to share what we got up to over the holidays! We started our new Literacy books by writing recounts about our Christmas holidays. ~We have a Dinosaur Museum in Year 1 and cannot wait to launch our new topic next week! Phonics We are working within Phase 5. We are learning […]

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Epiphany celebrated by KS1

Today KS1 celebrated the Epiphany by coming together to listen to the story. We know that the Epiphany is celebrated 12 days after Christmas, on 6th January each year. We thought and discussed these questions: Apart from the three wise men, can you remember anyone else who visited the baby Jesus? Are there any differences […]

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What will we be learning about next week in Year 1?

Writing We will be sequencing and retelling the story of ‘Snow White’ and begin to write a short story and series of events related to our first hand experience of our Theatre trip. Phonics We are working within Phase 5. The children will be learning the sounds oy (boy), ir (girl), ue (blue) and aw (saw). Maths We will be learning about ordinal numbers. RE […]

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Years 1 & 2 Christmas Concert – Rock the Baby

Thank you to the children and staff of year 1 and 2 for their wonderful nativity this week. What a heart-warming traditional nativity. The children sang and danced enthusiastically to a variety of songs, including group singing, rhymes for the innkeepers, hand-jives and a beautiful lullaby. It truly was a memorable occasions for our school […]

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Letters to Santa

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! And the excitement of Santa’s upcoming visit is in the minds of many of the children in school! This week, all the children in nursery, reception and year 1 took part in writing letters to Santa Claus! They either wrote asking for what they wanted for Christmas, […]

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Book in a Box Day

We were delighted to see such a wonderful collection of ‘Books in boxes’ throughout the school on Monday. Books were celebrated in classrooms right from Nursery up to Year 6. Some of the children (and parents!) had clearly spent a long time creating imaginative scenes or landscapes from the stories that they had read. Other […]

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What will we be learning about next week in Year 1?

Writing The children will be discussing the heroes and villains from the story of ‘Snow White’ in preparation for our theatre trip. They will be encouraged to retell the story and build on their vocabulary. Phonics We will be moving on to phase 5. They will be learning the sounds ay (play), ea (tea), ie […]

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What will we be learning about next week in Year 1?

Writing The children will be reading a book called ‘Santa’s Socks’ and writing some letters to Santa. Phonics We will be reading and writing words containing adjacent consonants e.g. crunch, street and slant. Maths We will be learning to count and write numbers 0-20. RE The children will continue to learn about the story of […]

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What will we be learning about next week in Year 1?

Writing / Science / Computing The children will continue to read the book ‘Superworm’ by Julia Donaldson, as well as learn/research some interesting facts about the mini-beasts from the story e.g. worms, snails, slugs and bees. Phonics We will continue to learn about consonant clusters e.g. trap, spin, hand, mask, as well as polysyllabic words e.g. table, elephant, […]

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