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Chiddingstone Church of England School

Educating for life in all its fullness - John 10:10

Year 1

year1@chiddingstone.kent.sch.uk

WB 1.3.21

Humanism week two.mp4

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Beegu

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Space music

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To infinity and beyond!

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Video.mov

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Joke

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3.......2........1

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Pancake day!

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YouTube Story of Beegu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OaX_zGZO0Y8

 

Illustrated Aliens

https://illustratedaliens.tumblr.com/

 

The Way Back Home

https://vimeo.com/11725599

 

Humanism Lesson One.mp4

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Please continue with handwriting practise as last term.

Dinosaur parody

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Joke

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Snow Angels

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Comedy Night

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Tell a joke!

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Tell a joke

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water transfer

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volcano

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Video-4.mov

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Dinosaur questions

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Sledge

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Snow fun!

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WB 8.2.21

Below are two RE videos. One is  where we look at the Learning question for the term ' What is the good news that Jesus brings?' and the other is an origami activity. Do send in any photos of your origami hearts! 

RE Year One What is the Good News that Jesus brings.mp4

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Origami Year 1.mp4

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Book review

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Video Book Reviews 1.2.21

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The Dinosaur's Diary by Julia Donaldson

WB 1.2.21

FRENCH

 

Dear Class 1

 

This week I thought you might like to play this game to revise your colours.  Remember, there are two ways to say brown in French 'brun' and 'marron'

 

www.educandy.com/site/html5/bin/main.php?activity=matchup&quizid=37225

 

Enjoy

 

Mrs Glover

Seb's airplane

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Mary's Sockosaurus

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Henry's dinosaur

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Tilly's dinosaur

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My Movie 3.mp4

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Weather watch

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sibling sockosaurs

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Sockosaurus

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WB 25.1.21

French week 4

 

Dear Class 1

I thought you might like to listen to this greetings song in French last week and see if you can learn it.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXkJ88ygPY0

 

Have fun

Mrs Glover

Who is this.......

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Weekly timetable

FRENCH WEEK 3

 

Dear Class 1

 

This week, I thought you might like to practise your numbers 1-10 in French.  You could watch this little clip to help you.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zpy8q6f/resources/1

 

Mrs Glover

Amelia's cattle training

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VOLCANO!

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PE with Joe!

WB 11.1.21

 

Dear All,

Please find below the work for this week. The activities below are to be completed in your own time through the week. Some activities are optional.

 

Phonics:

 

‘ea’ – Please cut out to ‘ea’ sound jigsaw and mix up the pieces. Once they are mixed up can you please try and re-make the words. Try sticking the words onto a piece of paper once completed.

‘ir’ – using the two attached scenes can you find and read the ‘ir’ words. Once you have found them please copy them out and add your own beautiful picture above the word.

‘ue’ - please can you complete the worksheet which has the three stars at the bottom. Once your child has completed the activity can they use the words to create a sentence for each word.

‘oy’ - I will teach the phonics on zoom on Tuesday please find attached the corresponding worksheet.

Common exception words will be covered on Wednesday. Please find attached the common exception words booklet which is to be completed throughout the term.

 

Optional- Choose one word from each sound and write it in a sentence.

 

Please remember to have a pencil and paper ready for our Zoom on the 15th January so we can have our weekly spelling test.

 

Writing:

This week we are going to plan and write a brilliant dinosaur story. After discussing about having a dinosaur as a pet. Where would they keep it? What would it eat? What would their family and friends say? Plan your story using pictures and words to plan a story. Make sure that you identify the characters, setting, interesting words and a beginning, middle and end.

Use your plan to write a dinosaur story. Make decisions about the type of story. Is it funny? Sad? Exciting? Please make sure that your story is written in the past tense and be sure to use correct punctuation. Please ensure that you keep to your beginning, middle and end.

 

Please send in a photo or copy of your completed dinosaur story by Thursday.

 

Grammar and punctuation.

This week we are looking at question marks. Children often mix up statements with asking questions. Explain to the children that we use certain words to begin a question, eg when, what, how, why, do, can etc. The intonation in our voice also changes when we ask a question.  Last week I asked the children to think about what they wanted to know about dinosaurs and to try and write a question. Ask them to read out their question and listen to their voice. Please look at the power point about question marks and complete the attached sheet with the 3 stars.

 

Handwriting

Handwriting books will be sent home on Monday, this work will apply once you have received them. Normally this term we begin to send home handwriting practise, so I have included the handwriting books. Rhymes have been sent to you via email for copying. Look carefully where the letters sit on the lines, where the tails drop below the line and stalks stand tall above the line. The children do not have to write all the rhyme, but can just copy one line from the poem. I think they have enough to do, but it is good practise for letter formation. No more than one rhyme per week please. If the children are finding that there is too much work please just do one every 2 weeks. I know parents are busy too!

 

Reading:

Please can you listen to your child read for a minimum of three times during the week. Remember to refer back to the link to the oxford owl reading website, previously posted on this page.

 

Maths:

We are continuing to look at our numbers to twenty this week. Please can you complete the subsequent textbook pages and use the attached activities to support the lessons.

 

Maths- Hopefully this week you have your maths No Problem books and you are able to sign in to the MNP website. The chapter for shape space and measures we are looking at this term is Comparing Height and Length. Please only complete the pages given each week and no more. We will add a little extra as optional if your child would like to do more.

This week please look at P.126-128 in the text book online and complete P153-156 in the work book.

 

Optional-Measuring snake activity see attached.

 

Topic:

Working with your child plan and then make a large scale model dinosaur using a range of found and recycled materials, such as sticks, barrels, pipes, boxes and crates. Please can you take photographs of the finished creations for the webpage.

Suggested resources

  • Recycled materials, such as tyres, barrels pipes, boxes and crates
  • Camera

Or

 

Choose the most unusual or shocking dinosaur facts to make a ‘Did you know...?’ book mark for a your chosen dinosaur.  Don’t forget to draw the dinosaur. Learn your favourite fact by heart and amaze your headteacher, family or friends.

Model correct sentence punctuation capital letters, finger spaces, full stop. You might add a question and use a question mark.

 

Ensure that the children understand that a fact must be true.

I have attached book marks if you need them.

 

Please let us know if you have any questions.

 

Mr Vaughan and Mrs Clare

 

 

Wk 2 French from Mrs Glover - have a look at the colours in French

 

 Year One RE week beginning 11/1/21

Our topic this term is:

GOSPEL:

What is the good news that Jesus brings?

Please complete task 1 and go onto the task 2  if you have time.

1.Last week we found out that The Bible is a collection of many books. It is  divided into two main parts the Old Testament and the New Testament.

We read ( or watched ) the story of  Zacchaeus which is in the New Testament part of the Bible and is a good news story.

Jesus also told stories to encourage people to say sorry when they had done something wrong because God is ready to forgive.

Read the parable of the lost son in a children’s  Bible such as eg The Storybook Bible or ‘The Lion Storyteller Bible ‘ or watch this clip and discuss the questions below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJgROx4wFKM

  • What does this story tell us about saying sorry?
  • If God is like the father in the story, what does this tell us about what happens when we say sorry?
  • Why would this be good news?

2.Look at the Lord’s Prayer which is the prayer that Jesus taught His disciples and see where it mentions being sorry.

Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven. Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and forever. Amen.

Spellings

Year 1 Epiphany celebrations

WB 5.1.21

 

Dear All,

 

Happy New Year, we hope you have had a lovely break. We hope to see you in person soon but for the current period please find below the work for this week.

 

Phonics:

We will be using the morning Zoom sessions to introduce the sound that for the day. There are attached activities to complete below:

 

‘ou’ – complete the sentences using the correct ’ou’ words

‘ie’ – please can you complete the sheet with three stars at the bottom. The children need to write the ‘ie’ words underneath the pictures. Can you then use the ‘ie’ words in a sentence and send in the sentences to be marked.

‘ay’ – please complete the attached worksheet

Common Exception Words – please complete the attached activity

 

Spellings will be set this Friday and we will use the following Friday’s zoom to have our weekly spelling test.

 

Please remember to have a pencil and paper ready for our Zoom on the 15th January so we can have our weekly spelling test.

 

Writing:

Please can you and your child look at the Roar! poem. Take your time to read through and identify the different rhyming words. Can you then create your own list of rhyming words, if they can be connected to dinosaurs that would be brilliant.

Using the attached acrostic poem template to create your own dinosaur acrostic poem. If you would like a challenge then have a go at creating your own dinosaur poem in the style of Roar!

 

As we are unable to visit the museum to enhance our dinosaur topic, please look at Andy's dinosaur adventures on cbeebies. Before watching the video about the Tyrannosaurus, ask your child what they would like to know about the dinosaur. Ask them to write their question down so they don't forget it. Remind the children to add a question mark at the end. 

 

Please send in a photo or copy of your child’s acrostic poem. If they complete their own dinosaur poem then please also send that in for marking by Friday 8th January.

 

Grammar and punctuation:

Please find attached PowerPoint for capital letters and full stops which includes a quiz.

 

Reading:

Please can you listen to your child read for a minimum of three times during the week. Remember to refer back to the link to the oxford owl reading website, previously posted on this page.

 

Maths:

For our number work this term we are continuing to work on the children’s knowledge up to 20. Can you please complete the attached textbook pages for the relevant dates. There is also a range of activities to support this area of maths.

 

Please find the sheet, recapping 2D and 3D shapes.

 

Topic:

This term our topic is Dinosaur planet. We have included a couple of topic activities. You can choose one of them or if you would like a challenge try both! Please send in any relevant photos for the webpage.

 

Activity 1:

Create a prehistoric landscape. Use different natural materials, such as stones, sand, twigs, rocks and soil, and a range of small tools to shape, mould, carry and sift. Use small world dinosaurs to create thematic play. Maybe Section off an area of grass or create a mini landscape in a shallow container. You could challenge the children to make small dinosaurs for their habitats possibly using clay or dough. Please see attached for different landscapes that you could base yours upon.

 

Suggested resources
  • Small stones
  • Sand
  • Twigs
  • Rocks
  • Soil
  • Small tools
  • Shallow containers
  • Clay or dough

 

Activity 2:

Draw a life sized dinosaur in chalk on a large wall or piece of concrete. If you have any large sheets of paper this could be used as well. Think of a suitable way of measuring the outline using a standard measure i.e. ruler or a measuring wheel or a non-standard unit i.e. Duplo bricks, pasta shapes. Then, draw some smaller dinosaurs, making sure they are the right sizes too. Please use the attached dinosaur sheets to help you create your outline

Please let us know if you have any questions.

 

Mr Vaughan and Mrs Clare

 

Dear Class 1

For French this week, would you like to watch Papo the parrot again?  This is the link where you can watch him visiting a French school! Enjoy!

 

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zbk3cdm

Mrs Glover

                           Year One RE

Our topic this term is:

GOSPEL:

What is the good news that Jesus brings?

 

Please do items 1 and 2. If you have time you can do item 3 too!

1.The Bible is a collection of many books.

It is  divided into two main parts the Old Testament and the New Testament.

The New Testament starts with four books all called Gospels- Matthew Mark, Luke and John.

A gospel means good news and tells the story of Jesus and his life.

Watch the story of Zacchaeus or read it in a children’s Bible. It is Luke 19 1-10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe7dTNID6h8

 

Please answer these questions:

  • Why is this story good news?
  • What did Zacchaeus do to put things right?
  • What did you like about this story?
  • Have you any questions about this story?

 

2.Draw or paint a picture of the story of Zacchaeus

 

3.Can you find another good news story in one of the gospels?

Birthday celebration party!

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Celebration AOW

Thursday 17th December

 

Dear Parents,

 

Wow what a term! We have had a great time in Year 1 learning about the Geography of our ‘Bright Lights and Big cities’. The class have worked really hard on their topic this term and it has been great to see the engagement. Thank you to all those who were able to go on trips to London and other nearby Cities. Next term we will be investigating the prehistoric world of Dinosaurs with our topic ‘Dinosaur Planet’. 

 

The children all performed beautifully for the Nativity this week and sung their song perfectly. It was great to still be able to have the traditional story of Christmas acted out so confidently by Year 2.

 

Starting from Term 3 Mrs Clare will be sending home handwriting homework on a weekly basis.  

 

As previously mentioned next term we will be moving onto our Phase 5 phonic sounds. If you are able to start looking at these sounds over the holidays that would be very useful. In maths we will start to look at number relationships up to twenty, continuing to build on the skills that we have achieved this term.

 

This year the staff working in Year 1 wanted to get the class a gift that they could share between them. We had a great time playing pass the parcel on Monday, until finally our class gifts were unwrapped. The children have kindly been given an extension to their existing marble run and also a beautiful wooden construction set. We hope that the class enjoy the new addition to their play equipment. 

 

Many thanks,

 

Jack Vaughan and Jo Clare

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                     

Forest School

Headteachers award

Spellings

Friday 11th December

 

Dear Parents,

 

We were treated to a sneaky peak of this year’s special Nativity this week with our Wednesday dress rehearsal. The class were fantastic and sung their words beautifully. Can you please continue to practise with your child for one last push before the real thing next week.

 

This week the children also really enjoyed their joint Christmas jumper and Christmas lunch day on Tuesday. It was lovely to see everyone getting into the festive mood and enjoying this time of year.

 

We will be continuing to consolidate our Phase 3 sounds next week. The class have really impressed us with how hard they have worked on these over the last term. Please can I remind you that after the Christmas break we will be looking at our Phase 5 sounds. If you would like to explore the different sounds that this will cover over the Christmas holidays please do use the childrens education city log-ins.

 

While enjoying our Christmas break can you also please continue to support the children’s maths learning by discussing the topics that we have covered this term. This includes 2D and 3D shapes, ordinal numbers and adding and subtracting up to 20.

 

Many thanks,

 

Jack Vaughan and Jo Clare

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                     

Term 3 Forest School rota

Forest School Advent wreath

Forest School

Christmas decorations

Celebration AOW

Spellings

Friday 4th December 

 

Dear Parents,

 

The children are making great progress with their Nativity songs and we are preparing for the exciting task of making our angel costumes. Please do continue to practise the songs that the class will be singing.

 

The class really enjoyed our Christmas Pantomime on Monday of this week. The story of The Wizard of Oz was cleverly retold and had the class engaged throughout, if a little frightened at points!

 

Next week we will be reviewing all of the Phase 3 sounds that we have looked at over the last couple of terms. We will start to use our festive time of year to help theme the activities. After the Christmas break we will be looking at our Phase 5 sounds. If you would like to explore the different sounds that this will cover over the Christmas holidays please do use the childrens education city log-ins.

 

Can you please continue to practise subtraction maths problems with your child over the coming weeks. We have looked at several ways which we can achieve subtraction. Counting back on a number line, crossing objects out and also physically using objects to represent the numbers. Continued work on this area would be really beneficial for the children.

 

Many thanks,

 

Jack Vaughan and Jo Clare

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                     

Celebration AOW

Forest School

Leaf drawing

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Spellings

Friday 27.11.20

 

Dear Parents,

 

Thank you very much to all those who have been practising our Nativity songs over the past week. It is great to hear the children sounding confident with their words at such an early stage in the term. Can you please also practise the songs below; See him lying on a bed of straw and Thanks and Praise (I have attached lyrics to Thanks and Praise on the class page. The two songs below will be sung by the whole school, including Year 1 

 

https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/a-king-is-born.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79h_5jhzT7Q

 

We have recently assessed the classes’ phonics and we are hugely impressed at the progress that the children have made with their Phase 3 sounds. Please continue to support their sounds at home and as we continue through the stages over the coming terms. Next week we will be focussing on the ‘sh’, ‘th’, ‘qu’ and ‘ch’ sounds.

 

This week in our maths learning we have continued to work on subtracting and looking at different ways that we can complete these number sentences. The children have used counting back on a number line as well as their understanding of number bonds to finish subtraction sentences. Can you please remind the children what the differences are between the addition and subtraction symbols.

 

On Monday the children are going to be treated to a brilliant Christmas pantomime in the Village Hall. We look forward to starting our Christmas celebrations!

 

Many thanks,

 

Jack Vaughan and Jo Clare

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                               

Forest School

Thanks and Praise lyrics

Don't worry Mary lyrics

Spellings

Friday 20.11.20

 

Dear Parents,

 

This week we have had the opportunity to review how the children’s understanding of their Phase 3 sounds a progressing. They are all working really hard and it is great to see the achievements that they are making. Please continue to support their phonics at home via daily reading and also using the education city logins that have been created.

 

Next week in our phonics we are going to concentrate on the ‘ee’, ‘igh’, ‘ng’ and ‘ai’ sounds. As well as highlighting the sounds within their reading books, can you also continue to work with the children on their comprehension skills. Encouraging the children to follow the words with their finger and locating previously read words are good skills to practise.

 

The class have worked hard with their addition learning during our current chapter in our maths and we are getting a lot more confident with completing worded number sentences. We have progressed onto looking at subtraction and how we can transfer the methods used in addition to aid our subtracting skills.

 

We have been given the songs that we will be singing during this years Nativity. Can you please practise the below songs with your child:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79h_5jhzT7Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mu_MGngNvbw

 

More songs and information regarding the Nativity will be communicated as the term progresses.

 

Many thanks,

 

Jack Vaughan and Jo Clare

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                     

Forest School

Leaf flower

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Leaf plough

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Spellings 13.11.20

Friday 13.11.20

 

Dear Parents,

 

Wow what a first week we have had and time is flying by already! The children are really enjoying this time of year with lots of tales of bonfire nights and fireworks which has been lovely to hear about. The class learnt about the reasons why we celebrate bonfire night and also learnt the rhyme that helps us to remember.

 

This week we have continued with our review of the Phase 3 sounds. It was great to have Mark Streatfeild join us via Zoom to listen to some of the children reading their class reading books. If any other parents or grandparents would be willing to support the classes reading via this method then please can you let the office know and we can arrange a convenient time.   Next week we will be focussing on the ‘oo (short)’, ‘ar’, ‘oa’ and ‘oo (long)’ sounds.

 

For our maths learning this week the class have started to think about how we can use the part whole model to help record the amounts that we are using when completing number sentences. We have also explore worded number stories where we have to think about what amounts we are going to be using. Can you please reinforce number formation with the children making sure that numbers are facing the correct way and also started at the correct place.

 

Many thanks,

 

Jack Vaughan and Jo Clare

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                     

Remembrance Day poppies

Zoom reading!

Forest School

What a worm

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Saving hedgehogs!

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Spellings

Friday 6.11.20

 

Dear Parents,

 

It has been great to hear all about the children’s lovely half term adventures and all the different activities that they did. Thank you very much to all those parents who were able to combine some trips with the topics that we have been looking at in class. I heard several children saying that they had visited Port Lympne Wildlife Park and also many trips to London to the Sky Garden.

 

This week we have started on our final review of the Phase 3 sounds focussing on the ‘ure’, ‘er’, ‘ear’ and ‘air’. Next week the class will be looking at the ‘ow’, ‘oi’, ‘or’ and ‘ur’ sounds. The children have used their sounds to create some lovely writing about their holiday adventures and the handwriting within the class is continuing to develop well. Please can you remind the children to always start their cursive handwriting on the line.

 

During our maths lessons this week the children have continued to utilise their ability to use number bonds to help complete addition number sentences. As well as using our numbers bonds to help, the children have also used manipulatives, including their fingers to help work out the answers to questions. It would be great if you could support this learning while at home by bringing up addition questions in conversation.

 

Many thanks,

Jack Vaughan and Jo Clare

 

Spellings

Friday 16.10.20

 

Dear Parents,

 

It has been lovely to catch up with so many parents via Zoom and discuss how the children’s learning is progressing as we continue through Year 1. Please let us know if you have any further questions about this year.

 

The class have shown great understanding of their phase 3 sounds this week and have been able to recall many of the sounds that we have covered this term. As we go into the half term break can we please remind you to continue to read with and to your child.

 

In our maths lessons this week we have been using our number knowledge to create number bonds with numbers from 0-10. We have introduced the children to the ‘part whole model’ which is a great visual representation of the different amounts that numbers can be made from. The children have been completing the part whole models alongside multilink which allows them to physically see the different values.

 

When we return after half term the children will be using the topic of Bright, Lights and Big cities to theme their learning. This topic has a foundation focus of Geography and under usual conditions we take the children to London to visit the Sky Garden and the Great Fire of London monument.

Have a lovely half term holiday and we look forward to seeing you in a few weeks time.

 

Many thanks,

 

Jack Vaughan and Jo Clare

 

Forest School

Forest School

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Lime tree

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Minibeast Hotel

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Forest School

Spellings

Friday 9.10.20

 

Dear Parents,

 

A massive well done to the whole class for a wonderful performance of our Harvest song during the Harvest Festival. The children learnt their lines beautifully and I was really impressed at the volume and clarity with which they sang.

It was lovely to have the time to discuss how the children have found the start to Year 1 and also how their learning has developed over this first term, during this week’s parent’s consultations. We look forward to meeting the remaining parents during next week’s meetings.

 

We are making great progress through our Phase 3 phonics this term. Next week we will be reviewing the sounds that we have covered throughout this term. Can you please continue to support the children’s ability to segment and blend the words that they are reading. Highlighting the different sounds that are within the words supports the children’s phonetic knowledge.   

 

The class should be very proud of their performance during this week's Harvest Service. They all sang beautifully and had learnt their words perfectly. It was a lovely service celebrating this special time of year.

 

Please remember that next week Year 1 will be having Forest School on Monday afternoon instead of the usual Friday. Children should still come to school wearing their Forest School clothes. Their weekly sessions will return to a Friday after half term.

 

Many thanks,

Jack Vaughan and Jo Clare

 

Forest School Rota Term 2

Forest School

Friday 2.10.20

 

Dear Parents,

 

For our phonics learning this week the children have shown some great efforts to use their cursive handwriting when using the sounds for this week within words. The class have shown great improvement at being able to place the sounds and words within sentences that they have created. If you can try and do this with your child while reading their home books that would be really useful.

 

During our maths learning this week the children have used their understanding of number to count back from ten to one. The class have also been given their own bag of numicon which they will keep and use at school. This is a great resource which allows the children to have a visual representation of the numbers that we will be using in year 1. They are also very helpful to aid the children to develop their understanding of number bonds. Class 1 have also been working on their ordinal numbers. Can you please disucss this with your child and create games using them i.e. lining up their toys and talking about which one is first, second and third.

 

We look forward to seeing some of you next week during out Zoom consultations. It will be a great opportunity to discuss how the start of year 1 has been for the children.

 

Thank you for sending in the children changed in their Forest School clothes, it has allowed us to gain a huge amount of time in the woods. Just a reminder that children do not need to bring in their school uniform on a Friday.

 

Next week the class will be participating in the school Harvest festival. Year 1 and Year 2 are singing, ‘Praise to the One’. Please can you practise this song with your child between now and next Wednesday. We have attached a link which has a short extract of the song, I have also attached a document containing the words for the song.

 

https://www.outoftheark.co.uk/a-combined-harvest.html

 

Many thanks,

 

Jack Vaughan and Jo Clare

 

Spellings

Forest School

Hedgehog information posters

Puppy update

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Hedgehog

Friday 25.9.20

 

Dear Parents,

In our phonics learning this week the children have continued to work on their segmenting and blending skills. We are using ‘robot arms’ to help us separate the sounds within words and then blend them together to create the word. Next week we will be looking at the ‘or’, ‘ur’, ‘ow’ and ‘oi’. Please can you highlight these sounds as you read with the children.

 

In our literacy this week we have explored a range of different stories from different places in the world. We have thought about the important features within the stories, as well as the characters and the setting. The class have continued to show great confidence with their cursive handwriting, please remember that we need to have swishes onto the letter and off the letter. This will help us when we start to join our writing.

 

During our maths lessons the class have started to think about grouping values to create different values from 0-10. We have also looked at writing out numbers out as their names. It would be great if you could practise this with your child and connect up the digits with the number name i.e. 2 – two.

 

The class have been spoilt this week with a visit from a locally rescued hedgehog and also the ongoing updates from Ms.Skinner's latest arrivals. The children produced a fantastic amount of writing on information posters about hedgehogs and also demonstrated some great listening and questioning skills to find out more about the mammals.

 

Many thanks,

 

Jack Vaughan and Jo Clare

Spellings 25.9.20

Forest School

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Forest School

Ms. Skinner's update

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Ms. Skinner's update

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Ms. Skinner update

Spellings 18.9.20

18.9.20

 

Dear Parents,

 

It was great to see so many of you for our Curriculum meeting earlier this week. Please do let us know if you have any questions further to the meeting.

 

This week the class have demonstrated good use of their sounds within their writing and they are becoming more confident at independently thinking about what sounds they need to use when spelling words. Next week the children will be looking at the ‘oa’, ‘oo(long)’, ‘oo(short)’, and ‘ar’ sound.

 

The class had great fun during Thursday’s Roald Dahl day and created some brilliant animals that could have been found within the peach from James and the Giant Peach.

 

Please remember that starting from this week onwards we are going to be setting weekly spellings. The words sent home will be reinforcing the sounds that we have looked at during the week, as well as some of our common exception words. We will set the spellings on a Friday and will test the children during the following Friday. 

 

As we continue to ensure that all subjects areas are taught within the year we are currently reviewing the order of our topics for this year. We will confirm shortly the topics for after Christmas but we will continue with Paws Claws and Whiskers for this term, moving onto Bright Light and Big City next term.

 

Many thanks,

 

Jack and Jo

 

Forest School

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