CRASH, BANG, BOOM, SPLAT,
Miss.Erroi would like to WELCOME YOU BACK!
I hope that you have all had a fun and fantastic summer holiday!
Year 1 have lots of exciting challenges ahead of them as Superheroes in training!
It's time to rescue the planet from evil villains!
The heroes we admire the most may be ordinary people who have achieved great things, or may be people who save lives in our emergency services.
Superheroes have super senses. We will be using ours to identify mystery items with our smell, taste, sound and touch.
The Virtues and Values for this half term are compassionate and loving.
Compassionate in the way we feel sympathy and concern for others who are in difficulty, and Loving in our actions and through the words that we use.
There are lots of fun writing activities that Year 1 will be completing in English. Children will have to work hard to hold their pencil using a fine pincer grip and carefully form their upper and lower case letters. We will also be learning to apply the correct types of punctuation in all of our writing.
The Human Body is our Science focus for this term. Year 1 will be looking closely at the strength and muscular power a Superhero needs in order to be and stay fit, strong and healthy. We will focus on healthy eating as well as learn about our five senses: taste, smell, hearing, touch, sight.
Our class saint is St.Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland.
In R.E this term, we are learning about ‘Creation’. This unit will develop the children’s appreciation of themselves and the world around them as part of God’s Creation. The children will be sequencing the story of Creation and reflecting on the need to thank and praise God for his many gifts.
Your child’s reading book will sent home daily in their reading folder – this needs to please be returned every day in order for us to hear your child read in school. Reading books will be changed once a week on a Friday (more times if we feel necessary) however, your child’s reading book will only be changed if I feel that your child is able to confidentially read the book independently and with fluency.
As much home reading as possible will make such a difference to your child’s reading. Even just listening to your child read two pages a day, will support their ability to read and develop significantly. Please write a comment in their reading diary each time you hear them read.
READING REWARD SYSTEM
Our new reward system will reward your child with a sticker on our chart if we see evidence of your child reading three times a week.
Homework will be handed out every Wednesday and collected back in on the following Tuesday. Please ensure only one page is completed per week in each booklet. I will also be sending home a letter and number formation sheet each week. This will be to help your child practise forming letters and numbers correctly. It will be very helpful for you to encourage your child to complete this in order to gain as much confidence and independence in their writing and number formation.
It is very important for your child to have access to their water bottle in school every day.
Please can you ensure that every item of your child’s school uniform including bag, coat and water bottle are clearly labelled. This will help massively if any item were ever to get lost.
Without further or do, Year 1 wish you, a ‘Hulk SMASHING’ day!
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