This week’s Learning at a glance

This week’s Learning in Year 1 at a glance

 

Year 1

Learning Link:

My world, my community

This term our learning centres on ‘My World: My Community. We will be looking at our local area and what makes it unique.  We will be asking the questions, what makes our community function and successful.  We will look at the passage of time and how our community has change over the last 50 years.  If you have any memories of this time (the further back the better) or photographs we would love to hear from you.
Mrs Sharpe – mrssharpe@st-thomas.surrey.sch.uk

Miss Davis – missdavis@st-thomas.surrey.sch.uk

Latest Curriculum Information Booklet: Summer Year 1

Year 1 curriculum evening presentation 2021 – 22

Year Group reminders

No Space For Me next week.

Please can you make sure your child brings a raincoat and a sun hat into school with them on a daily basis. We go outside in any weather.

No PE on Monday as it is Transition Day.

Please can you send in an extra bag on Thursday 21st so that your child can bring home some of their exercise books.

Look out for Mr Lewin’s summer challenges – email to be sent out shortly.

We would like to say a huge thank you to Mrs Frizzel for all her dedication and hard work in year 1.  We will be having a little send off on the morning for Friday 22nd.  Please can your child bring in an extra snack on that day (both classes).

And a another huge thank you to all the class reps.  We are so grateful for all of your hard work and for passing on important messages.  We couldn’t do it without you!

Thank you all for a wonderful year!  We have loved working with you and your children. Have a lovely summer!

RE

New Topic: Our World – Neighbours

Topic evaluation

English

Revision of Phase 5 phonemes and correct letter formation.

 

Writing about memories of year 1 and hopes for year 2.

Phonics

SPAG

 Composing a sentence.

Correct spelling of learnt words in independent writing.

Maths

Topic: Time

 

Our learning challenges will be to use mathematical reasoning, language patterns and the vocabulary needed to compare time durations.

We will also use our number knowledge, understanding of time, and reasoning skills to solve a variety of word problems involving time.

 

Key vocabulary: faster, slower, longer, shorter, less, more, greater, smaller, le­ft, how long?, minute, number bond, altogether, second, faster, slower, hour

Science

Evaluation on the topic of Plants

Art and DT

Painting their own flower pots.

Computing

No computing this week.

French

Revisiting our learning from this year.

Geography or History

Challenge:  What will our school look like in 50 years time?

Music

Sing the greeting at three different pitches. Revise Up and Down working on pulse and rhythm and showing the pitch. Perform Doggie Doggie acting out the questions and answers. Listen to the new song Little Sally Water.

PE

Athletics and summer games

Learning for Life

Preparation for year 2

Homework

Reading for 5 – 10 minutes every day.

Spellings

Numbots (If your child is not too tired!)

 

Please go through the phonics revision sheet in your child’s reading record.