Miss Jane's Corner :-)
Welcome back to the new half-term. Above is our Parental Curriculum Overview which was sent home last week. This highlights the areas of learning which Year 1 children will be undertaking this coming half-term, in reading, writing and maths.
Welcome to all Year 1 children. We have had a super few weeks, settling into the new school year and working hard.
In maths, we have been learning about place value of numbers up to 10. We have also been counting forwards and backwards and solving problems relating to these numbers by explaining our thinking.
In English, we have been learning about Bog Baby by Jeanne Willis, and thinking about the order of the story and what the characters were thinking and feeling. We have also been creating our own story maps and writing our own character descriptions, making sure we use full stops, capital letters and finger spaces.
In handwriting, we are learning 'caterpillar family' letters (c a d e f g q) and 'robot family' (r n m h b p k) letters.
Homework books have been sent out to all children in Year 1 and are expected to be returned to class during the last week before half term (week commencing 14th October). Please aim to complete 1 task per week out of the selection of tasks given. The children will have their books marked and get the chance to present what they have done, during the final week of this half term.
Please also ensure that you listen to your child read on a daily basis. There are certificates to earn and prizes to be won for the children who read the most at home.
Keep up the hard work, everyone :-)
Miss Jane xxx
Don't forget to come and join us for Story Time Session with Miss Nuttall, alternate Mondays at 3pm (starting Monday 4th November)
Welcome to EYFS/Year 1
Welcome to Class Pendle. This class is the mixed EYFS/Year 1 class of our school and is taught by Miss Nuttall and Miss Jane (Year 1). We are lucky enough to also be supported by Mrs. Romanska, Mrs. Hanif and Mrs. Variyam. We currently consist of 20 EYFS children, plus 10 Year 1 children, in the afternoons.
We work incredibly hard throughout the day, by means of a variety of focused lessons alongside play-based learning activities. The children also enjoy accessing the curriculum both inside and outside.
The children are now getting along nicely and have made some great friendships, which will hopefully go on to last a lifetime.
If you haven't already, please come and say 'hello' to the members of staff in our unit; we are always happy to help.
Have a peek at what we've been up to in October. As you can see, we love being outside, no matter the weather.
Our PE days are Tuesday and Wednesday. Please ensure your PE kit is in school and has your child's name in them.
Please try and read with your child daily. We change reading books every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
On the 6th November, Reception visited Nelson Fire Station, for our topic 'People That Help Us'. We had an AMAZING time ! We all had a chance to wear a Firefighters' helmet, look at a fire engine and even got to use to water hose!! The children learnt lots of new things , don't forget to ask us about our favourite part. We hope you enjoy looking at our photographs.