Welcome to Year One/Year Two!

Our teacher is Katherine Richards and our higher level teaching assistant is Jo Devine.


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A very warm welcome to all our families! Thank you for visiting.

If you have any further questions please come and see Katherine or Jo Devine.


This week's learning - Week commencing 12th November

We will update this section frequently to inform you of our planned learning objectives.

 This week we will be...

-being philosophical on World Philosophy Day

-exploring our value of the month, ‘friendship’ by thinking about what makes a good friend

-being musical together with our music teachers from the ‘Preludes’

-using the gymnastics and balance equipment in the hall

- exploring a new fiction text called ‘Tell Me a Dragon’ by Jackie Morris. We will be pouring over the beautiful illustrations and becoming inspired by the wonderful, creative language.

-having a go at our new ‘tunnel letters’ letter family by learning how to write letters like n, m, h, b, p, u

- learning new graphemes ‘wh’ and ‘ou’ for the phoneme ‘w’ and ‘ow’ and learning where we might find these graphemes in a word

-trying out new ways of spelling words using our spelling journals

-exploring different types of word like nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs

-regularly reading, book sharing and story telling in the classroom and in the library

-read, write and explore calculations involving addition (+), subtraction (–) and equals (=) signs

-add and subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20, including zero using pictures and equipment

-begin to explore how to add 2 two-digit numbers within 100 (e.g. 48 + 35) and how to show our methods using pictures and equipment

-begin to use number bonds and related subtraction facts to work out missing number problems

-using our ‘Talk for Maths’ speech bubbles to help us to explain our reasoning in maths

-to identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body in the context of drawing and labelling a diagram of the body

Other things happening this week...

Friday 16th November- World Philosophy Day

Friday 16th November- Children in Need


Important Dates

Friday 16th November 2018-Children in Need