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Welcome to Meerkat Class.

Tuesday 7th April





Dates to remember:


Bank Holiday (No School) - Monday 6th May

Parent's evening - Monday 13th May

Book people in school - Monday 13th May

Health and fitness week - W/B 20th May

Sports day - Friday 24th May




This half term the children are expected to log onto Bug club and Mathletics every week. Teachers will be checking to see who has been completing their homework. Each time a child logs on to either website they will get a star on a reward chart.


- Phonics homework (Please click the link below) 


Highlights last week:


English - We started writing our leaflet which tells people how they can help the world.

Maths - Word problems. We solved them using bead strings.

Topic - Labelled parts of a plant

We used paper mache to cover our litter muncher




This half term our learning is about:

The environment

Highlights this week:




-  Finish writing our leaflet

- Read our new poem

- Learn about the features of a poem


Phonics sound of the week:

or, aw, au


or like fork

aw like paw

au like audio



Tricky words of the week: 





Children should be able to read and write these words in a sentence.




-Measuring - Measuring our sunflowers and objects around the classroom



Mental maths target:

Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s

Number bonds to 10, 20 and 50



Topic : 

- To identify a variety of different plants and trees

- Sketching trees

- Making a litter muncher





Reflection Time


Every Friday the whole school will participate in Reflection Time. During this time we will reflect on what we have been doing in class this week. Each week we will have a different question. Please encourage your child to speak about this at home.


This week's question:

How are you going to be an Eco Warrior at home?


What a fantastic week!


Miss Callanan and Miss Kearney


Things to remember:

  • Homework books are sent home on Friday -please help your child to complete and return their homework book to school every Wednesday.
  • Reading books go home daily-try to read every night and write a comment indicating how they have read. Books will not be changed if a comment hasn't been recorded.
  • Our library session is every Wednesday afternoon. Please make sure library books are returned on a Wednesday so that your child can choose a new book.
  • Our PE days are every Monday and Wednesday, please ensure your child has a full PE kit in school. 
    On these days no earrings should be worn.
  • Please can you give your child a water bottle to bring into school (preferably labelled) so that they can keep hydrated during the school day!



Y1 Planet Booklet

Spelling List

End of Year Maths Targets - Continent Card