Welcome to Class 1
Our teacher is Mrs Hearn.
Mrs Fogg will also be helping in our class this year.
5th September - Return to school for the first day of Autumn Term
29th September - INSET Day - School closed for pupils
21st-29th - October Half Term
11th December - INSET Day - School closed for pupils
23rd December - 7th January - Christmas Holidays School closed
Your child will need their reading books and Read Write Inc. book in school every day.
PE kit will be required on a Monday (outdoor kit please).
Water bottle will be sent home every Friday in order for them to be cleaned and will need to be returned to school on a Monday morning. Please remember to return these as it is important that children have regular access to a drink.
This term our topic is...
We will be exploring the following questions:
What is in Space?
How could you get to Space?
Who has been to Space?
What else is out there?
This is what we will be learning across the curriculum!
The Owl who is afraid of the dark
Texts and Genres
Poetry, glossaries, newspaper report, letters and narrative
Adverbs and verbs
Subordination and co-ordination
Commas to separate items in a list
Accurate spelling is a key part of the Key Stage 1 curriculum; therefore it is vital that the children practise and learn by heart any spellings and spelling rules that are sent home this year in their Read Write Inc. spelling books.
We will be learning to join our handwriting.
Texts and Films to enjoy
Reading and writing numbers in digits and words
Counting in 2’s 5'sand 10’s
Addition & Subtraction
Measures, length and weight
Geometry 2D and 3D sahpe
What is a force?
King Arthur and the Stone
Drafty Castle windows
Measuring skills – Sir Roger’s rain water
Identify seasons and their changes
Look at weather patterns
Art/Craft and Design Technology
Art and Design DT
Vince Van Gogh - Starry Night
Space rocket models
Developing cutting, sticking, joining,
folding and fastening skills.
Creating art using a wash technique and develop painting skills
The Fishermen and Mary & Martha
Respect – Jesus & Zacchaeus
Create a series of instructions
Use technology safely
Use voices to speak, sing and chant
Use instruments to perform.
Clap a short rhythmic pattern
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.
I am beginning to change my behaviour to suit different roles
I recognise feelings and behaviour of others.
I keep going with an activity for the pleasure it provides and
sometimes for a reward.
I recognise my achievements in some areas.
I answer relevant questions about why things happen and how
I have imaginative ideas.
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.
Parents / Community
Parent workshop - making rockets