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Welcome to Meerkat Class.

Monday 8th July





Dates to remember:


Friday 12th July - 1E class assembly

Friday 19th July - Last day. Finish at 2pm




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:



We started to write non-fiction books about animals using conjunctions. 


We looked at money and finding change.



Science - We learned about animals and their habitats. We also looked at food chains.




This half term our learning is about:


Highlights this week:




-  Writing our non fiction book about animals.






- To solve problems using prior knowledge



Mental maths target:

Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s

Number bonds to 10, 20 and 50



Topic : 

- Animals and their habitats

- Sorting animals



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:

What was your favourite part of our learning last week?


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