Year 1 Classes
Welcome to Year 1.
This term our line of enquiry is….
Who do these feet belong to?
Our Summer term learning will be based upon the book ‘Ten things I can do to help my world’ by Melanie Walsh. The children will be learning about plants and animals. In geography we will be comparing and contrasting our local area to Africa. We will be finding out about the similarities and differences.
We will also be thinking about our global footprint and what we can do to help! Children will be exploring how we recycle materials and what more we could do.
This term the children will be engaging in a range of fiction and non-fiction texts, where possible linking into our Power of Reading book. We are practising our VIPERS reading skills, focusing this term on the retrieval and inference domains.
Please continue to support your child’s reading at home.
Buster’s Book Club!
Every Wednesday is Buster’s day!
Buster challenges us to read 15 minutes every Wednesday with someone at home that can record it on our Buster’s Book Club Bookmarks. On a Thursday morning, all of the children that meet the 10 minute target, plus extra, are counted up in the competition against the rest of the school.
After all of the results are in, we find out who wins Buster’s trophy for the week (the winner gets an extra playtime)!
Please practice your spellings at home!
At Northfield St. Nicholas we teach our English curriculum through high quality texts. The texts we use link directly to our lines of enquiry and support our learning in other areas of the curriculum. Roughly, each half term we introduce a new text.
The children explore the text page by page over the half term and engage with it in a variety of ways. We use lots of drama to support us and take lots of photos – keep checking back to see what we have been up to!
We will be improving our knowledge of grammar and parts of speech, as we learn to write different types of sentences. Approximately once a weeks, we will be putting what we have learned into practise with a ‘Big Write’.
Please continue to support your child at home with spelling and handwriting practise.
At Northfield, we adopt a Mastery approach during our lessons. Daily children will engage in three maths sessions, timetables, maths mastery and maths workshop. The children’s lessons will be based upon their gaps and will use the mastery ‘Inspire Maths’ program.
Don’t forget to practice your times tables at home!
Click the links below to sing along with the Super movers!
Don’t forget to use the PiXL times tables app!
Remember to collect coins on ‘Times table Rock stars!’ Will you beat the other class?