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Term 2 Information

It's great to be back for our second term in Year 1.

Timings

Our class will continue to follow these times:

Start of day: 8.45am (entering through the cloakroom door in the Key Stage 1 playground)

End of the day: 3:30pm (leaving also, through the cloakroom door in the Key Stage 1 playground)

PE

Our class PE days will continue to be on Tuesdays and Fridays.  Please ensure your child comes to school in their PE kit on those days.  PE will always take place outdoors so please provide them with suitable clothing for whatever weather conditions we may face!

FOREST SKILLS

Forest Skills wil take place next term, starting in January.

READING BOOKS

The children will only be required to bring their book bags in on Mondays. This should include their Reading Record and school reading books. These will be changed and sent home the same day. The children will take home to 3 books each week.

PHONICS

We will be continuing to cover the Y1 Curriculum and sound patterns. Please see the attached tab for our phonic lists and homework sheets, we will have having a phonic spelling test every fortnight on a Friday.

ENGLISH

We will starting off this term with a whole school Book Week! As part of Book Week we will be reading 'What we'll build' by Oliver Jeffers.

What We’ll Build: plans for Our Together Future: The breathtaking new companion to international bestseller Here We Are

Please join us for our Book at Bedtime sessions, these will be taking place at 6.00pm on Wednesday 3rd November.

On Friday 5th November the children are invited to come to school dressed as their favourite book character.

 

Following on from covering a lovely English fiction unit on Traction Man by Mini Grey last term, we are going to be doing a non fiction unit about Traction Man!

Traction Man Is Here

MATHS

Our first unit this term is Addition and subtraction, followed by shape where we will be covering both 3D and 2D shapes. 

Our weekly Maths Attack tests will take place every Thursday, please see the link below to see all of the Maths Attack levels:

https://www.almondsburyprimary.co.uk/page/?title=Maths+Attack&pid=123

TOPIC

We will be continuing to learn about  'Almondsbury and Bristol', we will be learning about the local area along with the city of Bristol. This will also include learning about Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Bristol Art Print by Julia Gash image 1

SCIENCE

This term our theme is 'Animals, including Humans'. This includes learning about our body parts, our senses, animal groups, animal body parts and the food animals eat.

Primary Science Assessment (PLAN) | www.ase.org.uk

Our theme in Collective Worship is 'Thankfulness'. 

Important Dates:

November

Monday 1st - Book Week & Book Fayre

Tuesday 9th - Individual Photos 

Friday 12th - Children in Need 

Thursday 18th & Tuesday 23th - Parents Evenings

December 

Friday 3rd - Non uniform and movie night

Friday 10th - Christmas Party

Tuesday 14th - Christmas Lunch

Year 1 Timetable

Year 1 Jigsaw