Y1 & Y2 – Summer One
Welcome to Key Stage 1. In Key Stage 1 we have 3 mixed Year 1/ 2 classes, our teachers are Miss Ainsworth, Mrs Brocklehurst and Miss Lee. We also have our teaching assistants – Mrs Plastow and Mrs Moore.
This term our topic is Space and Aliens! We will be learning about significant individuals such as Neil Armstrong and Time Peake and the Solar system.
In Science we will be looking at plants and flowers and making our own plant head alien.
We will be linking our English lessons to Space. We will be looking at a range of books from Man on the Moon to Whatever Next! We will also be learning how to write our own non-fiction text and writing a diary entry from Space.
In Maths this half term we will be looking at multiplication and division using the bar method and looking at fractions of a shape, an amount and a number.
General Information & Homework
Spellings: 6 spellings will be sent home on Monday and tested the following week. These will be phonics related for Year 1 and spelling patterns for Year 2. These Results will not be sent home.
Reading: Please read at least 3 times a week-children will receive a certificate and prize in assembly for every 100 times they have read.
Education City: Please explore Education City -More Information to follow.
Topic: This will be set termly and relate to our next topic. This half term we would like you to produce a paper Mache rocket/alien or planet OR write a fact file about a planet of your choice.
Monday 3:30-4:15pm with Mrs Brocklehurst and Miss Lee and Tuesday 3:30-4:15 with Miss Ainsworth. This is to help with SAT’S preparation
Tuesday 3:30-4:15pm with Mrs Moore. Looking at real and nonsense words for Year 1, in preparation for the Phonics Screening Check in June.
Clubs will change half termly.
Children took part in orienteering to search for maths questions, children worked in teams of two and answered the differentiated questions around the playground. We used the bar method and our multiplication facts to solve the questions. We had lots of fun!