Welcome to Year 1
This year in Rabbit Class your teachers are: Mrs Halley.
Your teaching assistant is Mrs Llewelyn
This year in Hedgehogs your teachers are: Mrs Irish and Mrs Fisher
Your teaching assistant is Mrs Furze
We understand you are likely to have lots of things you would like to discuss but current restrictions make that difficult. If you have anything you wish to discuss, you can email us at the following addresses.
Hedgehogs books will be changed every week. Please make sure your child's reading folder is in school on the following days:
Monday - Barrington (Blue)
Tuesday - Dillington (Yellow)
Wednesday - Hestercombe (Red)
Thursday - Montacute (Green)
Thank you from Hedgehogs staff
Rabbit's books will be changed every week. Please make sure your child's reading folder is in school on the following days:
Monday: Barrington (Blue)
Tuesday: Dillington 1
Wednesday: Hestercombe and Dillington 2
Thank you from Rabbit's staff.
WelcWelcome to Year 1, we look forward to working with you and your child over the next year. They The children have settled in well after the summer break. Here is a brief outline of the topics we wwe wiill be covering this term. Please come and speak to us if you have any questions or woulwould like any further information. Please also check the boards outside our classrooms which are uupdated regularly with information.
We will be developing the children’s range of writing skills.
To begin the term we will be focusing on the story of The Magic Shoes. We will then
read the story Monsteraurus and learn to write a set of instructions using imperative
Year 1 continue to have daily phonics lessons.
We will work on applying the phonemes they learnt in foundation stage and they will
learn alternative graphemes.
We will be focusing on number confidence and place value during this term.
In Science, year one will be learning about everyday materials.
We will be identifying these materials; describing simple physical properties;
and comparing and grouping. We will be developing our investigation skills by
conducting our own experiments into which materials are ‘waterproof’.
Please continue to support your child at home with their reading every night.
We will continue giving children house points for daily reading at home and they can
collect their reading star certificates and prizes.
Your child will continue to bring home key word cards and sound cards to practise
at home daily.