Year 1

 
 

Welcome to our class page. We hope you enjoy sharing all of our news about the many exciting and fun things we do in the year 1 class.

Please see below the overview of information given out at our new class meeting in September:

Who works in the class? Miss Dyson is the class teacher.Mrs Holt is the Teaching Assistant  andMrs Heald teaches in Year 1 on a Wednesday afternoon.
What are this term’s topics? A whole school topic grid is on the curriculum page of the website. Individual year group grids are on class pages.
When are spelling tests? Children in Year 1 do spellings as part of ‘Read, Write Inc’ when they are on yellow, blue or grey books. These will be once a week.
When are arithmetic/mental maths tests? In Year 1 children focus on mental maths strategies in autumn term. In the spring and summer term they do a mental arithmetic from a CD (which is timed and varies in the types of questions asked) on Monday each week.
When is homework sent out? English and maths homework is sent home each week on Thursday in a yellow folder and should be returned on or before the following Tuesday.A topic homework grid is also sent home with a homework book. Completed tasks should be sent in on Fridays.
What are procedures for reading books? Children should bring their reading books and dairies into school on Mondays and Fridays. Please sign the diary to say your child has read the book. You can also include any other comments regarding their reading in the diary.
When are PE days? For the first half of the autumn term PE is on Monday and Thursday. This could change depending on when school has sports coaches in.
PE kit is …coloured house t-shirt (red, green, yellow or blue depending on house), black shorts and black pumps. Kit should be in school ready for every PE lesson. Please make sure that children’s PE kit is clearly named.
Rewards for hard work & good behaviour. All children can earn house-points for their house and for themselvesSmile & Good Work assembliesMaths starsClass reward charts
Consequences for lack of effort and poor behaviour Behaviour boards –  green – amber – redLetters home for 3 Always tickets in a week lost or3 Reflection Room sessions at lunchtime over a half-term
Anything else relevant for your year group Year 1 will do a phonic screening test in June 2016.Please put spare underwear and socks in your child’s PE bag in case of accidents.

 

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