Year 1

Update W/B : 18/11/19

English and Maths information:


This week in English we will continue using the ‘The Scarecrows’ Wedding’ text by Julia Donaldson. Last week we focused on planning the wedding but this week we will be thinking about the honeymoon!

The children are encouraged to change their book every morning as part of their morning jobs so if you can also remind them of this it supports their developing independence.


In Maths we will be looking at missing number problems and using lots of concrete manipulatives to help us solve the problems.

By the end of Year 1 children need to be able to write 0-20 in word form so we will be covering this regularly. This is something for you to bear in mind for when you are out and about and counting, you can encourage them to write them in the sand etc.

MyMaths – MyMaths log in details were sent home on 30th September and you will find tasks related to your child’s Maths learning once you log on. If you have any difficulties with logging in, please come and speak to us as soon as possible. MyMaths is a fantastic tool to consolidate your child’s understanding of the Maths work we have completed in school.

General Information:

On a Friday we have our Awards Worship and children are encouraged to bring in any achievements so if they have swimming certificates, recognition of effort from tennis or badges from Beavers then please send them in so they can be celebrated.

PE days

For Autumn 2 we will have PE on a Tuesday.

Library day

Friday afternoon

Please note that children cannot take out a new book from the library until their previous book has been returned.

Class Worship dates

Turtle class- Thursday 13th February 2020 at 8:50am

Otter class- Thursday 12th March 2020 at 8:50am

Best wishes,

Year 1 Team

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