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Monday 10th December

Welcome to Parrot Class.








Dates to remember:

Run a mile every Friday - Children will need their trainers.

Friday 14th December -  Bring a favourite dish to share with our class at our Year 1 picnic. You will also see our birdfeeders and weather reports.



Highlights last week:


- Christmas Fair


- We learnt about sharing with our PSHE puppets.

- Pointillism - We created a Spring tree using cotton buds.






This half term our learning is about:


Highlights this week:




Bear's Winter House

Reading and sequencing the story

Grammar lesson - adjectives

Role Play

Retelling the story



Phonics sounds of the week:


'ea' as in eat

'oy' as in toy

'spl' as in splat

'spr' as in spring


Tricky words of the week: 


when    out


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





Word problems - adding and subtracting




Mental maths target:

Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s

Number bonds to 10, 20 and 50



Topic :


Computing - Debugging

Art - Creating a pointillism painting of a summer tree.


- Looking at the four seasons of the UK and comparing them.

- Telling the weather (Pretend weather forecast)



Shared reading:




See the source image







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 have you enjoyed this week?


What a fantastic week.

Miss Earley and Mrs Wichelow


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

Year 1 Spelling List

End of Year Maths Targets - Continent Card