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Welcome to Class 1

People who help us in Class 1 are
Mrs Bray, Miss Ducksbury and Mr Peel  . 

On Tuesday a dinosaur visited our school!

On Tuesday a dinosaur visited our school! 1

We had a fantastic sports day and the sun shone beautifully for us!

We had a fantastic sports day and the sun shone beautifully for us! 1

Some pupils from Retford Oaks came into school to read with year 1 and 2

Some pupils from Retford Oaks came into school to read with year 1 and 2 1

We had great fun taking part in the Race for Life!

We had great fun taking part in the Race for Life! 1

We loved our trip to Leeds Royal Armouries

We loved our trip to Leeds Royal Armouries 1
We loved our trip to Leeds Royal Armouries 2
We loved our trip to Leeds Royal Armouries 3
We loved our trip to Leeds Royal Armouries 4

Making patterns with lines of symmetry and finding symmetrical letters.

Making patterns with lines of symmetry and finding symmetrical letters. 1

Medieval armour and weapons

Medieval armour and weapons 1

We had to work as a team to make a Motte and Bailey castle.

We had to work as a team to make a Motte and Bailey castle. 1

Our dragon work is amazing!

Our dragon work is amazing! 1

We had to use footprints, fingerprints, DNA and clues to detect who broke into the safe.

We had to use footprints, fingerprints, DNA and clues to detect who broke into the safe. 1

This weeks topic homework.

This weeks topic homework. 1

More fractions homework.

More fractions homework. 1

Fractions homework

Fractions homework  1

Maths position and direction

Maths position and direction 1

More brilliant homework

More brilliant homework 1
More brilliant homework 2

This week we have been working on fractions!

This week we have been working on fractions! 1

We have been getting into our topic this week!

We have been getting into our topic this week! 1
We have been getting into our topic this week! 2
We have been getting into our topic this week! 3
We have been getting into our topic this week! 4
We have been getting into our topic this week! 5

Topic homework 28.4.17

Topic homework 28.4.17 1

Volume and capacity work in maths

Volume and capacity work in maths 1

In RE we are reading the story of David and Goliath.

In RE we are reading the story of David and Goliath. 1

26.4.17 We have had a really busy day!

26.4.17 We have had a really busy day! 1
26.4.17 We have had a really busy day! 2
26.4.17 We have had a really busy day! 3

Class 1 computing!

Class 1 computing! 1

Week 1 Summer Term: Getting busy with our maths work!

Week 1 Summer Term:  Getting busy with our maths work!  1
Week 1 Summer Term:  Getting busy with our maths work!  2

 

 

Summer Term Topic


Knights and Castles

Would a castle make a good home?

During our topic journey we will be looking at:

How would you train your dragon?

What type of castle would you live in?

How would you keep the enemies away?

Who lived in a castle?

We hope to cover these areas of the curriculum:

 

Literacy

Poetry 

Glossaries

Instructions

Letters

Narrative

 

 

Texts:

How to Train your Dragon

St George and the Dragon

Dragon Poems J Foster & K Paul

The Princess Who Had No Kingdom

Knight who was afraid of the dark.

Again – E Gravett

Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Tale of 2 Treasures

 

Grammar

Contractions – I’m, I’ll, we’ll

Suffixes – recap plurals, past & present tense, er and est

Multisyllabic words to read and spell by chunking into syllables

Different types of sentences

Dictation sentences.

Nouns, adjectives, verbs, plurals, suffix and prefix,

Joining words for clauses

Spelling

Days of the week

Complete common exception words.

Prefix un

 


Numeracy

Read and write numerals to 20

Add and subtract 1 digit numbers to/from 2 digit numbers

Volume and capacity

Fractions, halves and quarters

Geometry – position and direction, 2D and 3D shapes

Time o’clock and half past

Multiplication and division

Measures -money

 

Science

Materials

Recognising materials objects are made from.

Identify and name everyday materials.

Describe properties of everyday materials.

Compare and group everyday materials.

Investigate changing materials.

What is a force?

King Arthur and the Stone

Drafty Castle windows

Measuring skills – Sir Roger’s rain water


Computing

Beebots and beebot maps.

Beebots on iPads

Using pic- collage app for different castles

Creating topic pictures using an art package.

ESafety


Humanities

 

St George and his significance nationally.

Timelines of changes in castles over time.

Finding famous castles on a map.

Looking at plans of real and imaginary castles.

Finding our who lived in a castle and their role

 

Art & Design & DT

Clay Dragon models

Castle models/ castle defences

Designing our own shields and finding out

about heraldry.

Developing cutting, sticking, joining,

folding and fastening skills.

Creating art using a wash technique and

 develop painting skills


Music

Ukulele lessons on a Wednesday with Mr Thornton

Singing topic songs


PE

Athletics

Games


PSHE/RE

Introducing David

David and Goliath

Investigating the story of David

and Goliath

Jonah and the Big Fish


6 R’s 

Reflective

With help from my teacher, review my own work and identify

 what I’ve done well.

With help I can suggest how to improve my work.

With help I review my own work and identify what I’ve done well.

Relationships

I am beginning to change my behaviour to suit different roles

and situations.

I recognise feelings and behaviour of others.

Resilience

I keep going with an activity for the pleasure it provides and

sometimes for a reward.

I recognise my achievements in some areas.

Resourcefulness

I answer relevant questions about why things happen and how

things work.

I have imaginative ideas.

Risk Taking

I’m prepared to put forward my ideas or answers in a small group.

I try to remain patient if solutions are not readily at hand. 

 

PE 
PE will be on Wednesday &/or Thursday. However, with sports day during this term we will go out at additional times, making the most of the weather! Therefore, please ensure your child has the correct outdoor PE kit in school at all times please.

Reading
Your child will be expected to continue to read at least 3 times a week at home. They will read at least once a week in school in their specific day's guided reading group, though reading activities will take place daily. 

Homework
Following the success of last years topic menu homework  your child will receive a new topic menu at the start of this term. Every Friday we will have a sharing session when your child can bring in 1 (or more if they wish) of the items from the menu to share with the class.
Mathletics/maths or a spelling task will be given weekly on a Friday to be completed by the following Thursday. Anyone without access to the internet can come into class at 8.45am on a Wednesday morning to complete any Mathletics homework.

 

 

Picture 1

We are starting to think about the Easter story and how we celebrate Easter.

We are starting to think about the Easter story and how we celebrate Easter. 1

Science Week

Science Week 1
Science Week 2
Science Week 3
Science Week 4
Science Week 5
Science Week 6
Science Week 7

Day 2

Day 2 1
Day 2 2
Day 2 3
Day 2 4
Day 2 5
Day 2 6

Day 3

Day 3 1
Day 3 2
Day 3 3
Day 3 4
Day 3 5

Day 4

Day 4 1
Day 4 2
Day 4 3

This week we have been looking at repeated addition and moving into early multiplication. We are all getting really good at counting in multiples of 10, 2 and 5.

This week we have been looking at repeated addition and moving into early multiplication. We are all getting really good at counting in multiples of 10, 2 and 5. 1
This week we have been looking at repeated addition and moving into early multiplication. We are all getting really good at counting in multiples of 10, 2 and 5. 2
This week we have been looking at repeated addition and moving into early multiplication. We are all getting really good at counting in multiples of 10, 2 and 5. 3
This week we have been looking at repeated addition and moving into early multiplication. We are all getting really good at counting in multiples of 10, 2 and 5. 4
This week we have been looking at repeated addition and moving into early multiplication. We are all getting really good at counting in multiples of 10, 2 and 5. 5

We loved World Book Day and had our own Class 1 Catwalk to show off our costumes.

We loved World Book Day and had our own Class 1 Catwalk to show off our costumes. 1
We loved World Book Day and had our own Class 1 Catwalk to show off our costumes. 2
We loved World Book Day and had our own Class 1 Catwalk to show off our costumes. 3
We loved World Book Day and had our own Class 1 Catwalk to show off our costumes. 4
We loved World Book Day and had our own Class 1 Catwalk to show off our costumes. 5
We loved World Book Day and had our own Class 1 Catwalk to show off our costumes. 6

This week we have been learning about measurement. We can use vocabulary like longer, shorter and taller accurately. We have measured objects using non-standard units and centimeters.

This week we have been learning about measurement. We can use vocabulary like longer, shorter and taller accurately. We have measured objects using non-standard units and centimeters. 1

Lots of food technology going on in Class 1 this week.

Lots of food technology going on in Class 1 this week. 1
Lots of food technology going on in Class 1 this week. 2
Lots of food technology going on in Class 1 this week. 3

Having lots of fun with the Now Press Play, we listened and interacted with the story of Goldilocks!

Having lots of fun with the Now Press Play, we listened and interacted with the story of Goldilocks! 1

This week we have been learning about the bread making process. We tasted lots of different types of bread then made graphs of our favourite ones.

This week we have been learning about the bread making process. We tasted lots of different types of bread then made graphs of our favourite ones. 1

We really enjoyed the year 5's leading the Big Buddy Workout on Monday!

We really enjoyed the year 5's leading the Big Buddy Workout on Monday! 1
We really enjoyed the year 5's leading the Big Buddy Workout on Monday! 2
We really enjoyed the year 5's leading the Big Buddy Workout on Monday! 3

We have been doing time work in maths, making sure we know the days of the week, months of the year and seasons. We have made our own clocks to tell the time to o'clock and half past times.

We have been doing time work in maths, making sure we know the days of the week, months of the year and seasons. We have made our own clocks to tell the time to o'clock and half past times. 1
We have been doing time work in maths, making sure we know the days of the week, months of the year and seasons. We have made our own clocks to tell the time to o'clock and half past times. 2

Articulation of Phonemes

A useful video clip showing the correct 'pure' pronounciation of phonemes (units of sound).

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