Last update: 2017-06-16

Welcome to 1B & 1H.

IMPORTANT DATES: Sports Day: 20th June

Trip to Westonbirt Arboretum 28.6.17 - See Letter 

Please note: THIS TERM PE Lessons will be OUTSIDE so DAPS or TRAINERS will be ESSENTIAL

for all children. If children do not have appropriate footwear it may not be safe for them to join in all activities

Maths Stars in Week 3 will be on THURSDAY in Year 1 because of INSET DAY on Friday

Our teachers are Mrs Brown and Mrs Harrex. Our teaching assistants are Mrs Hodges and Mrs Binding.

Our PE days are Tuesdays (1H) Thursdays (1B & 1H) and Fridays (1B). Please make sure that your child is not wearing earrings on PE days. Please make sure your child's PE kit, including daps or trainers, is in school every day. 

30 Days Wild: We will be supporting The Wildlife Trust's 30 Days Wild project and trying to do something to connect with the natural world every day in June. 

Term 6

Percy the Park Keeper

        This term we will be continuing to learn about the materials

Percy may use in his park.

We will also be learning about plants.

Children need to be able to name everyday materials:

glass, metal, wood, paper, plastic, fabric, stone, clay / china

describe the properties of everyday materials using words such as:

smooth, rough, soft, hard, transparent, opaque, magnetic, brittle, fragile, strong, rigid, bendy

Children need to be able to identify some common plants and name the main parts of a plant

                          Web links: 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/topics/zpxnyrd

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/

ages/5_6/growing_plants.shtml   

This Week - Term 6 Week 3

 Maths

Measuring Capacity

Children need to: Say if a container is full, empty, half full, half empty.

·         Measure capacity using non-standard units, eg  say how many cups to fill a jug then using litres and millilitres


  English

  Making up our own animals or researching information about a real animal to write information texts

     

Home Learning

Lists of words to practise reading (and spelling if your child is ready) will be set in Home Learning books every Friday. Please hand in Home Learning books on THURSDAYS.

Please also:
  • Listen to your child read and write in their reading record book to let the teacher know how your child is doing and to earn certificates and rewards for your child
  • Read to your child regularly
  • Play memory and board games with your child – especially those involving numbers or strategy
  • Use ictgames.com www.phonicsplay.com http://www.busythings.co.uk/        to practise number and        phonics skills
               For recommended books                for Year 1 click here
        For Information about the books click here
     For Year 1 Word Mat for children to use when writing click here

 For questions to talk about when reading with your child click here