Welcome to Year 1!

The staff in Year 1 are:

Mrs Eccles 1E

Mrs Boylan 1E

Mrs Gopsill 1G

Miss Williams 1W

Mrs Neale

Ms Reilly

Mrs Lloyd

 

 

Useful information:

PE kits will be provided and kept in school. We just ask that a named pair of pumps are sent in.

Reading books can be changed every day – but must be changed at least once a week.

Toast money (50 pence) should be brought into school on Monday for the whole week.

Homework Timetable and P.E.:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
P.E. Spelling Check
Homework is given out Homework to be returned
Spellings are given out Spellings to be returned
Reading books changed if diary is signed Reading books changed if diary is signed Reading books changed if diary is signed Reading books changed if diary is signed Reading books changed if diary is signed

 

If your child has misplaced their spelling homework please click on the right link below to print another copy:

 

Mrs Gopsill Miss Williams Mrs Eccles Mrs Neale Ms Reilly
keep reading keep reading keep reading keep reading keep reading

Homework

We encourage the children to bring their book bags into school each day. Reading books will be changed daily providing the home-school log has been signed. We have sent Maths and Literacy homework home for the first time today. Details of when to return homework can be found inside the front cover of your child’s homework book. Please encourage your child to write in pencil and to present their homework neatly.

Year 1 news...

The Gingerbread Man

We have been learning the story of The Gingerbread Man. We even got to make some gingerbread and eat them. They were delicious!


Tricky Maths

This half term we have been doing lots of tricky maths in Year 1. We have been adding and subtracting numbers to 20. We have used ten frames, whole-part models and showed the answers as abstract number sentences.


Fun Fitness Friday

What an exciting day! We will definitely be relaxing over the weekend. We have enjoyed a day full of exercise and fun. Thank you Mr Murphy for our wonderful session. We enjoyed exercising to 80’s and 90’s music! We can’t wait for the next Fun Fitness Friday!


Food from around Europe

We looked at a map of Europe and located four countries that we would like to try foods from. We chose pizza from Italy, cheese and croissants from France, Paella from Spain and frankfurter from Germany. They were mostly delicious!

 


Teddy Bears Picnic

Year 1 have had a very busy day celebrating the beginning of our new topic- Fabulous Food. First we wrote invitations to our favourite teddies to ask them to come to school for a picnic. Then we designed a sandwich and made them ourselves. Finally we enjoyed our delicious picnic with our friends.


Reading Buddies

We met up with our Reading Buddies during Poetry Week. It was lovely to hear all about the poem our buddy had been learning about. We can’t wait to see them again soon.


Puppets

We designed puppets by deciding which colour felt we would like to use and what we would use to decorate them. We then made them by sewing two pieces of felt together. Finally we decorated them and evaluated them by thinking of what we would change if we made them again.


Year 1 Christmas Party

We had the best Christmas party with lots of party games and party food. We even played musical statues and pass the parcel.

 


Save the Children Christmas Jumper Day

On Friday 13th December we wore Christmas jumpers to help raise money for Save the Children. Here are some pictures of the fluffy, funny and colourful jumpers we wore!


Toys from a Long Time Ago

As part of our toy topic we looked at toys from a long time ago and some new toys. We sorted them into groups of toys that are around now and toys from a long time ago.