Welcome to Year 1!
What a busy term!
In literacy the children have enjoyed reading stories with predictable patterns such as Handa's Surprise, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, Walking in the Jungle and We're going on a bear hunt.
They have had lots of fun acting out these stories!
This week we have been looking at how 'God made the world'. The children really enjoyed creating a collage of what God did on each day.
In literacy the children have finished writing instructions on how to make a pizza using imperative verbs.
Week 5 and 6
This week we have been busy following instructions making paper hats, boats and even writing a set of instructions on how to make a scarecrow!
In maths the children have looked at different ways to add using cubes, counters and number lines.
In topic the children really enjoyed designing and making pizzas.
This week the children have been working really hard learning to count in 5s. In literacy we have looked at the story 'Where's my teddy?' by Jez Alborough. Also the children have been busy sorting animals into the different classifications e.g. mammals, insects, reptiles etc.
On Friday we have taken part in 'Stand Up Derbyshire Day'. The children have loved taking part in active activities practising counting in 5s, completing the daily mile and taking part in a Jedi workshop!
This week the children have moved onto finding one more or one less of a given number. They have used number lines, numicon and various equipment to help them. In literacy the class have loved reading the story 'Funnybones' by Alan Ahlberg. They did some fantastic acting and even wrote an alternative adventure for the skeletons!
We have started our numeracy topic looking at place value. The children have been very busy writing numbers, ordering numbers and counting objects. In literacy we have looked at the story 'Five Minutes Peace' by Jill Murphy.
We have had a lovely week getting to know the children. We have started our R.E. sessions looking at how God made the world. The children have worked together making a display and learning a song explaining what God did on each day.