Year 1 - End of Autumn 1

Year 1 - End of Autumn 1
Good Afternoon,As I write this blog, I reflect back on the strangest Autumn 1 term I have ever experienced in over 16 years of teaching! That said, the children have shown great courage, maturity and perseverance this half term. We have been working hard not only to get them back into formal education and closing the gaps of learning missed bu...
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Year 1 Home Learning

Year 1 Home Learning
​Good afternoon,It has been another exciting week in Year 1. The children have looked at toys from the past and compared them to modern toys. We have also made our own toy puppets. Please continue to access the 'letterjoin' website. The website letterjoin.co.uk can be accessed from home. It shows how the letters are formed with interactiv...
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Year 1 Homework

Year 1 Homework
Good Afternoon,I hope you are well. I am pleased to report that we have had a great week in year 1. The children are continuing to follow the class rules sensibly and subsequently, they have produced some wonderful work. In science we have been learning about animals and their diets. We talked about how each type of animal had teeth that ...
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Year 1 Homework

Year 1 Homework
Good Afternoon,It has been another busy and successful week in Year 1. The children have been continuing to learn about the local environment and we have been studying Mr Wolf's pancakes in English.Below is the weekly homework. I have included the spellings from the statutory list set by the government for Year 1 spellings. Some parents have voiced...
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Year 1 Homework

Year 1 Homework
Good afternoon, It has been another week of hard work and fun in Year 1. The children are continuing to settle into the routines of school, with most of them now bringing in their water bottles. Please ensure that boys have a Capul at school as this is an important part of the King David uniform. In year 1, we are working t...
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Year 1 Homework

Year 1 Homework
​Good Afternoon,I am so pleased to be able to report back on yet another successful week in Year 1. The children have worked hard, listened well and shown a fantastic attitude. Please continue to write a comment about how well your child has got on with their homework in the Home Journals and send these in every Tuesday. As it i...
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Year 1 Homework

Year 1 Homework
Good afternoon,It has been another fantastic week in Year 1. Many of the children are becoming aware of the differences in routines and curriculum compared to those in Reception class and they are showing real maturity in the way they conduct themselves. It is lovely to see how much they have grown and developed. In line with current rest...
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Welcome back Year 1!

Welcome back Year 1!
​This has been a great week in school. It has been wonderful welcoming your children back into class and I can honestly say that they have all been fantastic. Many children have not been in school for several months, but they have come back with great attitudes, behaviour and a willingness to learn. You should be very proud of them - I know me...
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Goodbye Reception!

Goodbye Reception!
 Dear Reception,It has been the strangest year in school either of us have ever had and this is not the way we would have expected or wanted to say goodbye.We want to let you know that we have missed you and we are so incredibly proud of you all. It has been lovely seeing your work and fun at home via emails and have enjoyed spending time...
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Moving up to Year 1

Moving up to Year 1
 Good Morning Reception, I hope you are all well. It has certainly been a strange past few months but I am really pleased that I will continue to be your teacher in Year 1. At the moment, myself and the other teachers are working with the children currently in school and have started to get your class room ready for next year. I...
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Reception's Wednesday Blog

Reception's Wednesday Blog
This week we are having a go at making our own recycled paper. There are lots of instructions available online but many of them require special equipment. Hopefully, you will be able to follow these instructions with things you already have at home. 1. Gather scraps of paper from your house and tear these into small pieces. 2. Leave the s...
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It's Our World

It's Our World
Good Morning Reception and welcome to this week's topic. We are still carrying on with the theme of nature and outdoors but we are specifically focusing on Recycling.  We will be looking at the story of 'The Messy Magpie' for inspiration.    Download PDF File Here   Download PDF File Here   Download PDF File Here   Dow...
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Reception Wednesday's Blog

Reception Wednesday's Blog
Good Morning, We hope you have been having lots of fun with sticks. To accompany this week's learning, we will add some additional ideas you could try. During reception year at school there are many skills that the children develop alongside their literacy and numeracy skills. These include using tools ,such as scissors, safely. Please tr...
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Stanley's Stick - Reception's Monday Blog

Stanley's Stick - Reception's Monday Blog
Good Morning and welcome to this week's new learning blog. Today we are using the story of Stanley's Stick as inspiration for our learning. You can hear the story read to you at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfIuIQaOLlY. There are some activities related to this story as well as the story of Jack and the Beanstalk.     Downloa...
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Reception - Wednesday's Blog

Reception - Wednesday's Blog
Good morning and welcome again to Wednesday's blog. We have loved learning more about the Rainforest here at school and we hope those of you at home are learning lots too. In class, we will be creating our own Rainforest mobiles to display lots of the Rainforest animals we have learnt about. We will use sticks we find in the forest school.&nbs...
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Reception - Monday's Blog

Reception - Monday's Blog
Good morning and welcome to the second week of our Rainforest Topic. We hope you have been having as much fun as we have learning about this exciting and important part of our planet's geography. This week we will be learning more about the different plants and animals that can be found in the rainforest as well as learning where the rainfores...
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Reception's Wednesday Blog

Reception's Wednesday Blog
We gave you a selection of activities linked to the Rainforest at the bottom of Monday's blog. Today, we would like you to research which animals and plants can be found in the rainforest. You can then draw or make this fantastic 3d Rainforest diorama. How to make a Rainforest DioramaShoebox or similar-sized box Small box A4 or Letter size car...
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Reception - Rainforest Topic

Reception - Rainforest Topic
​It has been great to welcome some of the Reception children back into school this week. For those of you remaining at home, we hope you are all well. For the next 2 weeks we will be looking at the topic of Rainforests. Below is a timetable of daily activities. We will blog some further ideas for you on Wednesday.    Download PDF Fil...
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Reception Wednesday Blog

Reception Wednesday Blog
We have been looking at the story of Handa's Surprise this week and there are lots of activities on Monday's Blog to continue with. Alongside this, it would be great to think about 30 days wild. During the month of June, we are encouraged to do something related to nature every single day. It could be going for a walk, spotting some mini-...
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Monday Morning - Reception

Monday Morning - Reception
Good morning children. We hope you have had a lovely half term with your families. This week's topic is 'Around the World'. Below we have attached the weekly plans, with additional ideas to be sent out on Wednesday. The children who will be attending school will be completing the same topic work.Just to remind you - Monday's and Wednesday's bl...
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