Year 1

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To Year 1
On our Year 1 page, you will find lots of important and useful information about our year group.
Have a look each week to discover what we have been learning about.
Meet the  Staff
     Class 3                                Class 4
Mrs Clews   Mrs Durose                  Miss Lippett
      Miss Holland                              Mrs Yeoman
P.E Days
Year 1 P.E days are
Tuesday and Wednesday.
Please ensure correct kit is in school.
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Thank You
Home Reading
Please don't forget to read every day and complete the Home reading section of the planner.
book title - page numbers read - a short comment
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Please Help
Coats, uniform, lunch boxes and water bottles are much easier to return to their owners, if they are labelled.
Please make sure that your child's name has been written on all items. 
Home Reading
Reading homework can be found on the inside cover of the home reading books. If there aren't any questions please write comments about the book, such as retelling of the story, what your child learnt or what they liked about the book. All reading homework must be completed in the red homework book before your child's book can be changed. 
Autumn Term 2
 Welcome back to another busy term in Year 1!
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Our value word this half term is...
Our right for November is...

We have the right to be heard.
Craft Workshop
This week we had our Paddington Bear craft workshop. We would like to say a big thankyou to those who were able to attend, the children really enjoyed it!
 This week in Maths we have been learning about subtraction and addition/subtraction fact families.
We will be exploring and learning about the story
'The Little Hen and the Great War.'
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 In Science, we have been learning about light and dark. This week we discussed what darkness is, and how we can make something dark. We worked in groups to see who could create the darkest den.
Children in Need 2017
'Wear spots, raise lots!'
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 We have been practising writing numbers 1-20, making pictorial representations of numbers and writing numbers as words.
This week we went to forest school to make our own hen pen for Bertha to live in inspired from our book 'The Little Hen and the Great War'. We collected the materials we needed such as: sticks, hay, leaves and string. Then we worked in groups to design and build our very own hen pen.
 This week in Maths we have been working on recognising numbers and counting to 100. The children love singing 'The Big Number Song'.
Topic / Art
Our topic this half term is Celebrations. One of the celebrations we have looked at is Chinese New year. In Art this week the children made their very own Chinese Lantern. Take a look below to see their amazing work!
In topic, we have learnt about the World War. We discussed evacuees and explored some of the artefacts and even got to try some of them on!
 Autumn Term 1
 Welcome to our first term in Year 1!
Our value word this half term is...
If you go down to Year 1 today, you're in for a big surprise ...
If you go down to Year 1 today, you'll never believe your eyes ...
Our book character has left us some clues. Can you guess who he is?
Year 1 English
This week we will be continuing our work on the story of Paddington Bear.
We ask that the children bring in one of their teddy bears for the week.
We will be:
- writing labels for our bears
- making marmalade sandwiches
- having a Teddy Bears’ Picnic
Thank You
In Science this half term we are learning all about ourselves.
Who are you?
Paddington is having so much fun in Year 1!
We have taken him on an adventure around school.
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We are learning about our five senses.
This week in Science we explored our sense of smell.
 We smelt six different things and made a prediction about what we thought was in each pot. This included: toothpaste, hair gel, coffee, vinegar, tuna and chocolate powder.
 This week we are learning our number bonds to 10.
This week in Science we explored our sense of taste.
 We tasted four different foods and had to decide if it was bitter, sweet, sour or salty. We had lots of fun!
This week in Science we explored our hearing and sight senses.
We used our sight sense to guess which eyes belonged to which animal. We discussed the importance of our hearing sense and had a go at learning some sign language.