Holly Class Year 1
Teacher Mrs Buckle
This Term’s topic: Polar Explorers
Week beginning 26th November
Last week the children enjoyed looking round and sitting in a lorry while learning about road safety. They also enjoyed our cinema morning watching Sherlock Gnomes and had popcorn and juice as a treat! This week we will be finishing our letters to Santa and consolidating our work on number and place value through problem solving in maths.
Please ensure all children have a water bottle in school daily to keep them hydrated.
Week beginning 19th November
This week we will be writing about Santa in English and revisiting place value and numbers in maths. On Thursday we will be visiting the cinema.
Please would you check all your children have a water bottle in school daily and that every item of uniform (including PE) is named. We are struggling to identify clothing after PE lessons.
Week beginning 12th November
This week we will be finishing off our firework poetry in English and in maths we will be looking at odd and even numbers and counting in 2s, 5s and 10s. In topic we will be exploring the weather in the Arctic and Antarctic and comparing it to the weather in England.
Week beginning 5th November
This week will be looking at firework poems in English using lots of adjectives to describe fireworks and thinking about our 5 senses. We will also be creating some firework pictures. In maths we will continue to look at subtraction and using different strategies to solve subtraction problems.
Week beginning 30th October
We started the half term with Everybody Writes Day which this year had a spooky theme. Holly class were thinking of ingredients for a potion to turn Mr Down green! We also investigated whether a pumpkin would sink or float.
PE – Monday afternoon – indoor and outdoor kit needed.
Homework: Given out on a Friday, please return by Wednesday and put in the classroom homework box.
(Spellings will be sent out after October half term)
PLEASE check children’s book bags, school facebook page and the website regularly for letters and updates.
Holly Class enjoying Prince and Princess Day!
Week beginning 8th October
In English we are looking at information texts. and continuing our topic work on the theme 'Once upon a time'.
In Maths we are continuing our work on addition and looking at number bonds.
On Thursday morning we are going to church for our Harvest Festival service.
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