YEAR 1

 

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    From . left: Mrs Clements, Mrs Parkin. Mrs Ingram and Mrs Jones

 

 

Year 1 are very lucky - they have two teachers! Mrs Clements works all day Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and Mrs Parkin works Wednesday afternoons and all day Thursday and Friday.

 

Mrs Jones works as a TA in class all week and Mrs Ingram is our TA every morning and on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoon. 

 

 

All About Y1  Click here  to see the slides from PIM meeting.(Parent Information Meeting)


Click here to view the End of Year Expectations booklet.

These are the topics we will be working on this year:

 

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Theme: Toys

Autumn1

Art: Painting & colour mixing

DT: 2D moving pictures

RE: Christianity: The Church 

ICT: Internet safety

Autumn 2

History: Time lines & Toys 
RE: Christianity: Nativity

ICT: Internet safety

Theme: Animals

Spring 1

Art: Self-portraits

RE: Islam

ICT: Bee-bots and programming 

Spring 2

Geography:  Local area & maps

History: Great Fire of London
ICT: Bee-bots & programming​

RE: Christianity: Easter

Theme: Ourselves

Summer 1

Art: Printing

ICT: Word processing & Purple Mash

DT: Construction kits & recycled materials

Summer 2

ICT: Word processing & Purple Mash

Geography: Compare & contrast localities between England & Africa.



Here is our timetable:




For more information about our curriculum, click here. 


 

Literacy: 

 

Reading is taught through synthetic phonics based on Letters and Sounds phonics programme. 

Daily phonic sessions are taught within three ability groups. 


   

Phonics:

 

The following links will be good practice for us:

Please note: Lancaster Lane is not responsible for the content of external websites.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/rhyming_words/play/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/words/dg3.shtml -

    www.phonicsplay.com ​

 

If your child is still confusing b and d (very common at this age) - keep playing the fishing game!

http://www.literactive.com/Download/live.asp?swf=story_files/Fishing_Bowl_US.swf

 

We use a variety of reading schemes, mainly Oxford Reading Tree. Each week we will deliver a 

guided reading session to teach specific reading skills.

 

Maths:

 

Maths is always fun in Year 1!

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/starship/maths/games/place_the_penguin/small_sound/standard.shtml

 

Please click on link below to see Key Learning in Mathematics for Year 1:

 

Key Learning in Mathematics - Year 1

 

PE:

 

PE is on Monday and Wednesday each week. Please ensure your child always has their PE kit in school. 

Earrings ​must be removed for PE lessons.

 

Homework:

 

Please share your child’s reading book with them regularly at home. Please sign their white diary or leave a comment when they have read at home.   Please sign the book to let us know that activities have been practised. We will also post links on this page of the school website to activities to support your child’s learning in maths and phonics. The school's homework policy can be found here. 


Below are links to advice booklets, offereing strategies to support your child in their:

1.  Reading

2.  Spellings / Phonics

3.  Maths​


    Optional Homework for Summer 1 Term​

 

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Toast:


    If your child would like toast, please send in 20p each day in a named purse or wallet. ​

 

 

 

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