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Welcome to the Year 1 Cherry webpage.

Class Teacher:  Mrs Saddiq.

Support Staff: Mrs Catwell.

Current Learning Journey: The Jolly Postman by Allan Ahlberg.

PE Days: Monday and Friday.

 

Current Learning Champion and Jigsaw Genius

Learning Champion: Hodaifa: for showing fantastic attitude towards his learning and going the extra mile to complete his work.  

Jigsaw Genius: Chelsea: for showing maturity beyond her age. She is kind, friendly, caring and a wonderful role model.

This term we will be exploring the text The Jolly Postman.

This term we will be exploring the text The Jolly Postman. 1

What a Wonderful start to the term Y1!

 

Literacy

 

In Literacy this week we have been looking at newspaper articles. We have been looking at and name key features of a newspaper. Our Literacy WAGOLL this week and next we is a newspaper article bases on our curriculum text this term ' The Jolly Postman'. We look our learning further and have written our own newspaper HEADLINES and exclamation sentences.

 

Maths

 

In Maths this week we have been exploring 3D shapes. We have looked at familiar objects and named them using the correct 3D shape name.  We have also looked at the 3D shape properties by looking at the faces, edges and sides.

We have also started to count in 10s, and 2s.

 

Phonics

 

In Phonics this week we have learnt the vowel diagraphs

 

 ay aw au ea

We have been using sound buttons to practise segmenting and blending sounds together to read and write words.

 

Phonics Challenge:

 

Can you write 20 words with the 'ay' 'aw' ' au' and 'ea' diagraph ?

 

Topic

 

This week in Topic we have learnt about why we celebrate Armistice Day and why it is very important today to remember, respect and be proud together. In art we have drawn and painted our very own poppies, which we have planted in our play field.

 

A trip to the Cinema 

 

Thank you to all the parents and staff that made this trip happen. The children had a great time at the cinema and I hope this has inspire our children to become more happy readers and writers. 

Next week is the start of Acres Hill’s 10 day Active challenge. Let’s try and get as many people travelling to school in an active way as possible.

Next week is the start of Acres Hill’s 10 day Active challenge. Let’s try and get as many people travelling to school in an active way as possible.  1

Literacy

 

In our Literacy this week, we have been looking closely at grammatical features especially punctuation.

We have been highlighting punctuation and writing out sentences with the correct punctuation.

We have been researching and finding out facts about Julia Donaldson, as next week we will be preparing to write our own biography called Julia Donaldson. 

 

Maths

This week in Maths we have been exploring number families and looking at the patterns of numbers used to write out number sentences. We have also began to count up in 10 and will be counting in 2's next week.

Help your child practise number bonds of 10.

 

Design Technology

 

This week in Design Technology we followed a recipe and baked our own Gruffalo Crumble.

It was delicious!

The children then were able to sequence the pictures correctly in order and write simple noun phrase as a recount.

 

Phonics

 

We have been learning the diagraphs or   ur   oi   ow and the trigraphs ear and air.

Please continue to practise spellings sent home and listen to your child read daily.

 

 

THANK YOU CAROLINE! We had a visit from Caroline, she bought in her pet stick insects. The children enjoyed looking at them and discussing their habitat.

We have been busy in Maths too. We have been exploring Addition

The children have been using numicon, number lines and unfix to think of ways to solve addition problems. The children have be working on addition sentnces, fact families and number bonds of 10.

It is important for children to use arrange of tools to problem solve in different ways. We will be continuing to work on addition and will be looking at subtraction too next week.

Using unfix to explore addition and work out the answer.

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This week in Literacy we have been thinking of our own wow adjectives to describe a Gruffalo.

This week in Literacy we have been thinking of our own wow adjectives to describe a Gruffalo.  1

On Wednesday 26th September, we went to watch the Gruffalo's Child at the Sheffield Lycuem Theatre . It was a fantastic production and the children embraced the experience. 

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Our Science topic this term is ' Materials'. We have been on a material hunt around our classroom. We found objects and things that were made out of a variety of materials. Paper, Glass, Metal, Plastic and Fabric were the most popular materials.

We then decided to sort the materials . We used day to day familiar objects and discussed ' why' the objects and things were made with a particular material. It was a great hands on approach!

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Exploring Place Value through Numicon.

Exploring Place Value through Numicon. 1

Our Gruffalo Trial in our school woodland area.

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