Happy Half Term!
As it's half term I have not added any planning but I have attached a list of a few ideas for you to have a go at this week. There are also some great science experiments for you to try.
Have a great week!
Hope you have had a lovely week and thank you once again for your emails and photographs. I have added all the photos to the class page, just scroll down to see them.
We have all been very busy in school getting our classrooms ready for the children that are returning to school in June. We thought you would like to see what your classroom and learning environment looks like now so we have taken some photos of both Class 1 and Class 2 for you to see.
Week beginning 18.5.20 answers to the 'Spot The Difference'and 'Guess The Plant'
Mrs Towse's plants were: 1st plant is a cucamelon and 2nd plant is a courgette.
Mrs Clark's chocolate differences were: The Aero and Dairy Milk disappears and an empty wrappers arrives at the bottom of the picture. I think Mrs Clark must of eaten them!
Did you get them right? Well done.
Home Learning Week Beginning 18.5.20
Thank you once again for all your lovely emails and photographs. It is good to keep in touch! Lots of you kept yourself busy with the Giraffes Can't Dance activities so this week we are looking at 'Stick Man' by Julia Donaldson. This week Mrs Bainbridge is reading our story and don't forget to see if you can spot the difference in Mrs Clark's photos this week and Mrs Towse has given you two more plants to identify.
We are missing you all so much but hope it wont be long before we are able to see each other again. Have a good week and keep sending your messages and photos!
Hello Class 1,
Hope you have had a lovely week and enjoyed Mrs Clark's and Mrs Towse's challenges!
Let's see if you got them right.
Mrs Towse's plants
First picture - lettuce
Second picture - tomato plant
Mrs Clark's Spot the Difference - Answer
Well done to Isaac and Lucy for sending me the correct answers. - great work!
Look out for more challenges next week!
Week beginning 11.5.20
Hello Class 1,
Well done everyone for keeping busy! I am amazed at all the wonderful creative ideas you have been doing and enjoy seeing and hearing about them every week. This week we are focusing on the story 'Giraffes Can't Dance' by Giles Andreae and all the activities are based on this story. We also have something new for you this week! Mrs Clark is challenging you with 'Spot the difference' from her house & garden and Mrs Towse has set you the tricky task of identifying some of the plants she is growing in her garden! Have a go and I will give you the answers on Friday, so don't forget to look to see if you got them right!
I hope you are still trying to read for a few minutes every day. Why not try to fill the 'Reading Challenge Reward Chart' this week to see if you can fill it. You can do it!
Picture 1 - Rabbits like to eat these! Picture 2 - This one produces a juice red fruit
that you can put in your sandwich!
Hello Class 1,
Hope you have had a lovely weekend. This week we are going to look at a different story. The story is called The Emperor's New Clothes and you can listen to Mrs Bainbridge read it on the video below. When you have listened to the story why not try some of the story activities. Activity plans and attached documents are all under the video for you to access.
Please tell us if you have done any of the activities and send pictures of your lovely work as we really enjoy seeing them.
Have a great week and email firstname.lastname@example.org if we can help in any way or if you would like to collect a new home learning pack from school.
Home Learning – Week beginning 27.4.20
Hope you have had a lovely weekend. This week we are going to focus our learning on the story ‘The Three Billy Goats Gruff’. This is one of my favourite stories so I hope you enjoy it too! Listen to the first and then have a go at one of the many activities linked to the story (see attached planning for each year group below). Please send photos of your learning or even a short video of you telling the story.
There is also a sticker chart you could print off and put a sticker on every time you do one of the activities. I wonder if you can fill it this week!
I have also attached some useful phonics information of online resources and a daily phonic session that you can watch. The daily lessons start from Monday 27th April and are introduced by a celebrity. There are three different daily lessons to choose from. Reception is at 10am and an extra blending lesson on CVC words at 11am if you would like to give it a go too. Year 1 also has a blending phonics session at 10.30. See the attached letter for more information and how to find the link.
The phonics lessons are based on ‘Letters and Sounds’ but the pronunciation of each sound is the same to blend words. However, there is also a good selection of Read Write Inc. videos available on Youtube that you can use to practise saying the sounds and rhymes.
Read Write Inc (RWI) videos
Practice saying the RWI Set 1 pure sounds.
Read Write Inc – Practice saying the RWI Set 2 sounds
Read Write Inc – Practice saying and writing Set 3 sounds. You do not need to buy RWI flashcards as you can write the sounds on pieces of card and say the rhyme.
Alphablocks is also another lovely phonics resource that will support the children with blending sounds.
The government have commissioned and launched these two resources to help parents with school-age children at home. there is no obligation to use them, but they offer variety and the BBC programme give children a different presenter which will give parents time off from being the teacher. The links can be found below:
The Oak National Academy: https://www.thenational.academy/
BBC Bitesize: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize
A Facebook group is now available if you have any questions or want to keep up to date with future updates. It can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/225895988775224/
Welcome to Class 1!
Welcome to Class 1
Class 1 is for children in Reception and Year 1. There are two teaching assistants, Mrs Clark and Mrs bainbridge, as well as the class teacher, Mrs Craven. It is a lovely classroom with a big outdoor area where the children can access all areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) where we promote enquiry-based learning, independence and the development of a child's skills through free-flow time alongside daily small group focussed teaching. As this is a mixed year group class, the learning environment also supports the National Curriculum for Year 1 children with structured activities as well the opportunity to extend their learning in the outdoor environment. All children in Class 1 learn phonics and early writing skills through the Read, Write Inc programme of small group teaching (details below). Please see the documents below for an idea of our daily timetable and what is taught in each year group. There are also some lovely photographs of previous learning activities.
Class 1 Wedding - March 2020
Class 1 had their very own wedding as part of our RE lessons today. It took place in the church of St Wilfrid with Revd Simpson running the service. We had a wonderful time learning about how a christian wedding ceremony is carried out.
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