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Next week in Year 1...

Week commencing 17/09/18

This week in year 1.

English- we will be reading The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donalson and starting to explore adjectives to make our writing more exciting.

Maths- we will be continuing our work on place value. Mrs Hiller will work on 3D shapes during Wednesday’s maths lesson.

Science- Mrs Hiller will begin to look at the different parts of the human body.

RE- will also be taught by Mrs Hiller and children will start looking at creation.

PE- we will be working on developing our movement skills.

Our Topic this term is ‘Where is the best place for a giraffe to live?’ and we will begin exploring the different continents and seas.

This is just a reminder that information about what your child's class is doing is updated weekly on this class page. Teachers will post what is coming up, how you can help your child and suggest things that you could do at home. This is because we feel it benefits children to look at the curriculum before they are taught it and helps you know what is happening in the class before it happens rather than after it has occurred.

In the same way homework is called 'preview homework' and will focus on what the children are going to be learning about. We feel it is helpful to your child if they complete preview homework suggestions or activities. However we know that families are busy, have activities out of school etc and that this is not always possible. Therefore preview homework is optional and your child should not be penalised for not completing it and you do not need to provide an explanation to the teacher as to why it has not been done. There may be rewards and incentives for those who do complete their preview homework, but no sanctions for those who do not.

Please remember to check this page for weekly forthcoming class information and copies of preview homework posted.