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Welcome to Year 1

Our topic this term is

Down on the Farm


Our topic this term is 'farms,' where the children will be learning about farming, farm animals and how food is grown. We have many fun and stimulating lessons planned this coming term, as well as a trip to a local farm!

Enjoy your week!


Miss Bond and Miss Sawdon


We are nearing the end of our reading assessment process! You will receive reading books on Monday the 18th of September. Apologies for the delay.


Upcoming Dates

Friday 22nd September- Jeans for Genes Day

Friday 29th September- Harvest Service

Friday 29th September- MacMillan Coffee Morning







Stars of the Week

William for excellent teamwork whilst building a pig sty.

Cora for taking part in the writing mission and designing a beautiful farm map.

Dojo Points Winner.



Look at what we have been doing!


Picture 1 Looking for signs of autumn.
Picture 2 Recreating environmental sounds.
Picture 3 Building barns in the outdoor area.

Spellings and Homework


Maths homework Unit 1 is due in on Friday 22nd September 2017

Spelling homework Unit 1 is due in on Friday 22nd September 2017.

Our next spelling test is Monday 25th September 2017.



Topic Homework

Farm topic homework due in on Monday 30th of October 2017.

Core Subject Information 11.9.17




In maths this week we will be learning how to count in 2s from 0 to 10, as well as learning what an even and odd number is.    



This week, with support, we will plant some cress seeds. We will then stick three photos of ourselves planting our seeds and independently write a caption under each picture, ensuring we write in sentences using capital letters and full stops correctly.  


Reading Challenge

If your child reads at least four times a week for ten weeks throughout the term they will receive a reading badge at the end of term

Important Information

Phonics Screening.


Phonics songs


Maths song.


Times tables songs we use numberjacks songs on youtube.