Thank you to everyone who came to see me during the parent/teacher consultations. It was lovely to have time to sit down and chat to you about how the children have settled into Year 1 and a new way of learning. I hope you all find the pack we put together for you helpful.
Please can you save your empty cereal boxes etc during the holiday as we have some junk modelling sessions planned for the first week back.
We have our year group outings on the Tuesday and Thursday of the first week. The children are so looking forward to this. We are hoping for a very enjoyable and informative visit for the children. On the day that they are left in school they will be completing some topic work based on transport.
Finally, all I need to say is keep up with the amazing job of reading with your children. Enjoy the break and I will see you after the holiday.
A huge thank you to everyone who came to support the children with their 'Harvest Celebration' assembly. I am sure you will agree that they were amazing on the day, full of confidence and enjoying their time on stage. Thank you also to those of you who have already sent in items for our school harvest collection.
We have had most of the permission slips for our class outing returned but still have a few outstanding. These need to be returned before the end of term to ensure that the trip can go ahead. Thank you to everyone who has already completed and returned their slips.
A quick reminder that parent/teacher consultations are next week. If you have not already booked your slot then please check the school website for availability and to select your chosen day and time. School finishes on Thursday next week and we have a non-uniform day on the Thursday. We are collecting money for The Rainbow Trust and would welcome a donation of £1 from the children for non-uniform day.
As usual we have been working hard in class and this week in Numeracy we have been looking at fact families. Looking at the different ways we can make a number and writing corresponding addition number sentences.
In Literacy we have been reading the story of 'Chicken Licken'. We wrote a sentence using onomatopoeia words. The children all enjoyed this activity and understood that sometimes these words and written in capital letters or bold writing to make them stand out and to be read louder. We also began extending our knowledge of punctuation by using an exclamation mark in our writing. We then looked at changing the end of a story and editing our work to add description and interest. I am trying to encourage the children to verbalise their sentence before writing. We use the phrase, 'Think it, say it, say it, write it and then check it' with out work to encourage them to begin proofreading their writing to ensure it makes sense.
Please could you continue to support your child at home by continuing the work they have started this week in Numeracy and Literacy.
I will leave you with a few examples of our work from this week. Have a great weekend, see you on Monday.
lots of our focus this week has been on the preparation work for our Harvest assembly.
A quick reminder that our Harvest Celebration assembly is on Wednesday afternoon. It is scheduled to begin at 2:30pm. The children have been working hard and are looking forward to seeing you there.
Parents evenings are on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th October. Appointments can be booked online through the link on the school website. I am looking forward to seeing you all and having a chat about how well the children are settling into Year 1 and what you can do at home to support their learning.
Thank you to everyone who has already returned the permission slips for the trip to the transport museum. If you have not yet done so can you please return these as soon as possible. I have one letter which was left in class for the Thursday trip. if your child did not bring a letter home then please come and see me.
That is all of our news for now. Have a lovely weekend.
Hello 1D. Welcome to the class blog. Each week we will be posting news of the things we have been doing in class along with information about forthcoming events.
Mrs M Darroch