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We offer Nursery Provision to Year 6

This Week's Learning

Week Beginning 18.10.21

 

Literacy: We have been exploring the features of animal fact files. This week we will be planning and writing our own animal fact files. 

 

Maths: In Maths we will continuing to use the part whole model to identify and make numbers. We will be continuing to use the part whole model to write addition number sentences. 

 

Reading: In reading we have been reading stories that link to our woodland theme and we have been learning some key facts. We will be summarising our learning this week thinking about what we have learnt and answering comprehension questions. 

 

Science: We have spent some time exploring the seasons we have also been looking at identifying months of the year that are associated with each of the seasons. Why not have a listen to some songs at home:

 

Months of the Year

 

Topic: For our final week of the Autumn term we will be looking at the historian Tim Berners Lee and his invention of the World Wide Web. 

Week Beginning 11.10.21

 

Literacy: This week we will be begin to pick out the key features of a fact file and begin to identify how to write our own. 

 

Maths: In Maths we will continuing to use the part whole model to identify and make numbers. We will be introducing the addition symbol and mathematical vocabulary associated with addition. 

 

Reading: In reading we have been reading stories that link to our woodland theme and we have been learning some key facts. We have been focusing on comprehension and answering questions based on the stories that we have read. 

 

Science: We have spent some time exploring the seasons we have also been looking at identifying months of the year that are associated with each of the seasons. Why not have a listen to some songs at home:

 

Months of the Year

 

Topic: We will be introducing our tree zone where we will be focusing on deciduous and evergreen trees and discussing how to identify these. We will also be looking at the artist Andy Goldsworthy and his sculptures made of natural materials. 

Week Beginning 4.10.21

 

Literacy: We have completed our T4W cycle on the three little pigs. This week we will be introducing an information text to the children based on a woodland animal. We will be discussing the features of the information text and different woodland animals that we know.  

 

Maths: In Maths we will continue practising counting forwards and backwards. We will also be introducing the children to the addition symbol and focusing on vocabulary for addition.

 

Reading: In reading we have been reading stories that link to our woodland theme and that link to our traditional tales. We have been focusing on comprehension and answering questions based on the stories that we have read. Making links between stories where we can.

 

Science: We have spent some time exploring the seasons we have also been looking at identifying months of the year that are associated with each of the seasons.  

 

Topic: We will continue with our scientific questioning to find out about the seasons and we will be introducing our tree zone where we will be focusing on deciduous and evergreen trees and discussing how to identify these.

Week Beginning 27.9.21

 

Literacy: We will continue to practice our T4W story The Three Little pigs with actions. We will be focusing this week on changing one of our characters from the story and creating our own character description.

 

Maths: In Maths we will continue practising counting forwards and backwards, practising our number formation. We will be using the language greater than, less than and equal to, to compare objects. 

 

Reading: In reading we have been reading stories that link to our woodland theme and that link to our traditional tales. We have also been focusing on our phonics skills to segment and blend new, unfamiliar words.

 

Science: We will continue to dig deeper into our learning of the seasons and identifying weathers associated with the seasons. 

 

Topic: We will continue to explore our indoor and outdoor learning environments using our scientific skills to ask questions. We continue to explore the weather daily and how this changes throughout the seasons.

Week Beginning 20.9.21

 

Literacy: We will continue to practice our T4W story The Three Little pigs with actions. We will then focus in detail on the characters within the story and begin creating some character comparisons. 

 

Maths: In Maths we will continue practising counting forwards and backwards. 

 

Reading: In reading we have been reading stories that link to our woodland theme and that link to our traditional tales. Rex Retriever has been helping us retrieve key information such as characters and setting. 

 

Science: We will continue to dig deeper into our learning of the seasons and identifying weathers associated with the seasons. 

 

Topic: We will continue with our scientific questioning to find out about the seasons and we have been developing our knowledge of weather and extreme weather through our Geography zone. 

 

Week Beginning 13.9.21

 

Literacy: We will begin our talk for writing cycle this term based on the Three Little Pigs. We have been exploring traditional tales and looking at characters and setting. 

 

Maths: In Maths we will be looking exploring Place Value. We will be counting forwards and backwards and finding one more and one less up to 10. 

 

Reading: In reading we will continue to explore Rex Retriever and how he helps us to retrieve information from a text. 

 

Science: We will continue to explore seasons and discuss weather associated with each of the seasons.

 

Topic: We will continue exploring seasons, weather and using our science investigation skills to learn more about the woodlands and how the seasons change. 

Week Beginning 9.9.21

 

Literacy: We will begin our literacy learning this term by focusing on traditional tales. We will be sequencing and retelling familiar tales and beginning to identify and discuss characters. 

 

Maths: In Maths we will be looking exploring Place Value. We will be counting, sorting and representing objects. 

 

Reading: In reading we will start to learn about Rex Retriever and how he helps us to retrieve information from a text. 

 

Science: Our first topic will be all about seasons, we will be exploring each of the seasons and discuss how they are different. 

 

Topic: Our first topic is called Enchanted Woodland! We will be exploring seasons, weather and using our science investigation skills to learn more about the woodlands. 

Welcome to Year 1

 

A big welcome from the Year 1 team and we look forward to seeing you all this week! We hope you had a wonderful summer break.

 

Our first topic will be called Enchanted Woodland. We will be exploring lots of woodland animals and natural materials. We will also be exploring weather and seasons. 

 

In Year 1 our P.E. days are Monday and Friday and children should come to school in their P.E. kit on these days. 

 

We will have Music with Mr Scullin on a Wednesday or Thursday.

 

Any questions please feel free to ask your child's teacher. 

 

Year 1 Team

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