Class teacher: Mrs Windmill
Teaching Assistant: Miss Lee
Class teachers: Ms Sohanta
Teaching Assistant: Miss Edwards & Mrs Peckam
PPA staff (Monday afternoons): Mr Blakeman and Mrs Jones
PE days are every Monday and Dance is on Thursday in Year 1.
Please make sure that your child has their named PE kit in school every day.
Spellings will be sent home in the reading diaries each Friday and spelling tests will be held on Thursday's. Please help your child to practise reading and spelling these words. Try to make this as interesting as possible!
Here are some ideas to get you started, but there are many more things that you and your child could do!
Look, Say, Cover, Write, Check
Look- carefully at the shape of the words, look for 'tricky' parts in the word, trace over the shape of the letters with your finger, find words within the words (e.g. 'and' in 'h and')
Say- say the word and the letters in the word over and over again. Use a silly voice to help remember the 'tricky' letters.
Cover- cover up the word.
Write- write the word- without looking!
Check- have a look to see how you did. If you got part of the word wrong, focus on that part next time.
Write the words out on to scraps of paper and display around the home where children can see them.
Cut out letters from newspapers and magazines and stick them onto paper to make the spelling words.
Write each word out over and over again in different colours.
Practise typing out the words on a keyboard.
Write each word in fancy writing- bubble writing, curly writing, block writing etc.
Write out the words in alphabetical order.
Write the words out in dots and then join the dots in a different colour.
New spellings will be put in reading diaries every Friday.
Year 1 Induction information
Year 1 Curriculum Letter - Autumn Term
We have been kindly donated dance wear for our after school dance. The children are very excited to have their own dance kit and feel like proper dancers.
We walked our first 'Daily Mile' today, to keep ourselves active/fit and healthy.
Designing and creating our Gingerbread Man
Alexis dancer of the day is Faith. Well done Faith you did a fantastic job at using your own ideas to demonstrate how the music made you feel.
Today in dance we listened to some music at different tempos and moved our body and spoke about how it made it us feel.
Today in Year 1 we learnt about 1 of our 5 senses which was taste. We tried numerous of edible items such as, dark chocolate, lemon, jelly beans and crisps.
We have all been very excited for our first dance lesson today. We learnt about different ways our body can move such as bending, stretching, twirling, curving and slithering.
We are now Year 1 Musicians
As Musicians in Year 1 we have been learning about different types of instruments and how to play them.
Estimating as mathematicians
In our first maths lesson in year 1 we as mathematicians have been estimating how many Lego blocks there are in the pots.
Today was our first day in year 1, its very new but what fun we had!
We had our first Talk 4 Writing based on the story 'Jack and the bean stalk' which we all loved doing the actions especially for the giant.
This little boy had 100% attendance and got to spend £50 on toys. Well done!
A special awards afternoon for the children in 1S - there was a lot of clapping and cheering!
This week Year 1 have been harvesting the potatoes we grew a few months ago. Look at our bumper crop!
Using measuring skills to plant vegetables.
Music in year 1!
Today we explored poetry and music in Year 1.
Exploring music and poetry in Year 1.
Year 1 have been doubling numbers using Tens and Ones by drawing jottings.
Testing the houses we made for Peppa Pig. Miss Lee used a white board to create a wind effect.
I think Miss Lee needs to think about making this a 'fair test'!
In our science lessons we have been exploring materials. We did an investigation to explore the best material to make a house for Peppa Pig.
Making flags, bunting and button holes for our Henley Green Royal Wedding.
Printing using Press Print.
Year one have been exploring sacred places of worship for Christians, Muslims and Jewish people.
Learning about capacity in maths.
Reverend Linda came to answer some questions that Year 1 had about Christians and what they believe. Thank you Reverend Linda.
Year 1 summer term curriculum letter
Sowing wild flowers to attract the bees into our wild life garden.
Measuring using non-standard units in 1S.
A very happy little girl who received a £50 voucher to spend in Toys R Us for 100% attendance this term. Well done!
Oh what fun we had at the Easter bonnet parade! Happy Easter everyone from 1S!
Maths in a suitcase was challenging but fun!
1S have been exploring how to act positively online. Read our ideas.
Happy Mother's Day from Year 1.
Happy Mother's Day from Year 1.
Year had a visit from Coventry Building Society. Matt and Rebecca talked to us about 'needs' and 'wants'. Look at what we learnt today.
Year 1 have been growing potatoes with Mrs Gardner today. What a lovely sunny day for a spot of gardening!
Year 1 have had fun bubble painting and making 3D flowers this week. Take a look through our photos.
1S celebrate World Book Day by bringing in their favourite books from home to share with the class. We had fun reading some of these stories.
3D shapes using pasta and play dough. This was a fun maths lesson!
Happy Valentine's day love from 1S.
We made origami hearts in our maths lesson.
Today Year 1 have been learning about chitting potatoes. We planted some potatoes with Nicky Gardner and Mr Sheridan. They will be ready to pick in June.
Look who is reader of the week in 1S. Oleg is looking forward to spending a week with this little lady again. Have fun reading!
Look at the fun Baby Oleg had with this reader of the week!
Who has Oleg been reading with in 1S?
Dedicated reader of the week in 1S. Oleg had a fantastic time learning about Irish dancing!
Dedicated weekly readers in 1S get to take Baby Oleg home for a week. Where will he go and who will he go home with?
The Herbert Art Gallery came to visit Year 1. We learned about Victorian toys from the past. What fun we had!
1S's trip to Tesco was a great morning! Look at the fun we had!
Year 1 have been learning a dance based on our topic of toys. They have been working very hard learning the routines ready for the performance very soon....
Best reader of the week in 1S. Well done!
Reader of the week in 1S. Well done!
Star readers in 1S. Well done and Keep it up!
Decorating biscuits and exploring halves
Exploring directions using the Bee bots
What's the Time, Mr Wolf?
Year 1 have been learning about online safety with Hector's world. This is our Hector's world display.
Gingerbread bake off in Year 1.
Role playing the story of Cinderella.