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Catholic Infant School

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Year 1- St. Anthony- Miss Holder

Welcome to Year 1 - St Anthony

 

Class Teacher: Miss Holder
Support staff: Mrs Glover

 

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December Update 2020

 

R.E

In RE we have been learning about  Mary, Our Mother. The children have been practicing the Hail Mary and thinking about why she is so important. In the lead up to Christmas, we have also been learning about advent and what we can do to prepare for Jesus' birthday and his second coming. 

 

English

In English, we have been looking at the features of letters and what we must include when writing one. Following this, the children have each thought about a Christmas wish for others, what they have worked hard at this year and what they would like for Christmas. The children have put this into writing, creating their own letters to Father Christmas. We have also really enjoyed acting out The Nativity and writing a recount of The Christmas Story. 

 

Maths

We have been exploring number and place value. Year 1 have found lots of interesting ways to represent different numbers using classroom objects, resources and written methods e.g bead strings, unifix cubes and tally marks. We have also been using the base ten and part-whole models to partition teen numbers and write addition number sentences. 

 

 

A Typical Day in Year 1

 

Year 1’s Daily Routine

8.30-8.45am

Doors open- morning activity

8:45-9am

Register and morning prayer

9.10am-9.30am

Phonics

9.30am-10.30am

English

10.30am-10.45am

Break and snack

10.45am-11am

Guided Reading

11am-12pm

Maths

12pm-12.45pm

Lunch

12.45pm-1.10pm

Handwriting

1.15pm-2.30pm

RE/PE/TOPIC/Science/Music/Computing/PSHE

2.30pm- 2.40pm

Shared class story/End of the day prayer

Reading Books

 

Please read at home with your child and sign the reading record when you have read. Regrettably, we are unable to change school reading books until the previous books have been returned and the reading record is signed.

Reading books will be allocated on a Monday to read throughout the week. These need to be handed back in on a Friday, ready for new books to be given the following Monday. Bugclub is to be used for reading over the weekends. 

Homework 

 

Homework will be sent out via Google Classroom every Thursday and is due in the following Thursday.

 

P.E. and Forest School Days

Our P.E. day is Thursday. P.E. kits should be kept in school at all times. We will send them home over the school holidays. All long hair needs to be tied back. 

Our Forest School day is Friday. Children will have a session once a fortnight. Please make sure that they have the appropriate named kit in school. 

Morning Routine

 

 

When children arrive in the morning they are expected to say goodbye to their parents on the playground. The children then come into class and change out of their coats and outdoor shoes and put away their book bags, water bottles and lunch boxes. Once their belongings are away the children go to their places where they complete early morning work. At 8:45 the classroom door is closed and registration is taken, finishing with morning prayer. Any child arriving after 8:45 must enter school through the Main Reception Area where a late slip must be completed.

 

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