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Welcome to Year 1 2020 - 2021
Important ongoing information
PE - PE has been changed to WEDNESDAY morning
as we have a professional coach teaching us skills for balance and coordination.
Please come to school in your P.E. kit on a WEDNESDAY.
Homework will be added to the web page or handed out on a Friday.
Due to COVID guidelines regarding contamination, please do not return the homework to school. We would greatly appreciate a photograph to be sent via the SEESAW app to show your child's work.
This week we will be reading a book called 'Grandpa's Handkerchiefs'. This book focuses on the days of the week, colours and sequencing the events Grampa has each day with a different colour handkerchief.
Week Beginning 28th September 2020
This week we are looking at Traditional Tales, in particular The Tree Billy Goats Gruff. We will look at how traditional stories open and end. We will be re telling the story and acting it out. We will writing speech bubbles for the characters in the story. Please look at other traditional stories, Little Red Riding Hood, The Elves and the Shoe makers etc and discuss the structure and settings of the tales.
This week we have been focusing on counting forward and backward and recognising missing numbers. We have been reading and matching the word for a number with its numeral. We have also been looking at sorting objects into groups.
In Science this term we will be looking at changes all around us. We will be looking at the changes in our seasons and our weather patterns. We will be observing what is happening to our trees and plants and taking not of the change in the weather conditions, making a recording of the daily weather. We will be discussing how we have to change our clothing and what the differences are between the clothes we wear each season. We will be looking at how the weather changing has an affects our wildlife animals and discuss hibernation.
This term we will be focusing on 'Our Families'. We will be discussing who is in our family and why they are special to us and why we are special the our families.