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Letters and Information

 

Please find below the letters and overviews for this term.

This includes the weekly spellings for the rest of this term.

Telling the time.

 

 

We started the new term looking at how to tell the time.

We looked at what we were doing every half an hour throughout the day and made a daily routine.

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Year One's "A Miracle In Town" performance was a great sucess. Thanks to all who supported us!

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Year One's "A Miracle In Town" performance was a great sucess. Thanks to all who supported us! 3
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We have been preparing for our nativity play this week.

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What would an Owl See in our woods?

 

We had a wonderful visit from Chrissie's Owls.

She brought in Jazz the Barn Owl and Reuben the Indian Eagle Owl to show us.
We learned a great deal about their habitats, bodies and how they hunt.

 

Below is Chrissie's website for more information.

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We have been learning about multiplication.

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We have been reading "The Dark" by Lemony Snicket and discussing what the dark is like. 

Here are some of our ideas.

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Anti-Bullying Week

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Our whole school has been taking part in National Anti-bullying week.
Here are some ideas of what makes us all unique and special in our own way.
We are all different and are all equal.

Deciduous and Evergreen Trees

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Pine class have been learning that Deciduous trees drop their leaves once a year. We acted as deciduous and every green trees during our Autumn walk.

Autumn Is Here.

 

 

Year one have been spending a lot of time in the woods this week.

We have been searching for signs of Autumn and acting out the story of A Dark Dark Tale by Ruth Brown.

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Double Double Rap

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Why not rock out to The Doubles Rap with Pine class?
This helps us learn our doubles up to double 5.
We dance by showing the doubles on our fingers then smashing them together to show the double.
Below is a link to the song to practise at home.

DOUBLES! DOUBLES RAP!

Measuring

 

Year one have been exploring how to measure items around us using non-standard measurements.

We recorded how long things are in cubes, then compared items to find out the longest and shortest.

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Fireworks

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We have been making group poems about fireworks, thinking about how we can perform them in an exciting way.
We tried to use our voices and our bodies to engage our audience.

We have been making teen numbers using Numicon and other resources to represent tens and ones.

Holly Class played Mr long's favourite childhood games.

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We have been practising accurate estimating.

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Our "Toy Wow Day" was full of toy-riffic activities.

 

We had a fantastic day exploring different toys from the past 

and making some of our own.

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We have been reading 'Naughty Bus' by Jan and Jerry Oke.

 

We have been creating our own 'Naughty Bus' adventures around school.

Phonics sounds. These are the sounds we cover in phase 3 and 5.

Phonics sounds. These are the sounds we cover in phase 3 and 5. 1 Phase 3 phonic sounds.
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Thanks to all who joined us for our Year One Welcome Meeting.

Find the presentation slide from the meeting below along with the links to recommended phonics websites to explore.

We shared our favourite toys.

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We have been looking at dictionaries. Here we are ordering our letters alphabetically.

This week in year one we have been very busy with all sorts of exciting learning:

In maths we have been looking at different ways to make 5 or 10 with cubes.

In English we have been matching rhyming words taken from our text "Snail and the Whale."

‘Laughing, Learning, Caring and Succeeding For Life’

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