Marton & District C E Aided Primary School News
Year 1 News
- The classroom will be open before school each Thursday morning for you to come in and read with your child if you wish.
- Celebrating 160 years of Christchurch Eaton and the past weddings, and starting on Friday 15th June 7pm with a live concert, Eaton flower festival will continue on Saturday 16th June 11am-5pm and Sunday 17th June 12-4pm.
- We're so lucky to have so many experiences provided in school and this week we have enjoyed meeting Bonny the police dog yesterday and having a royal party today. Pictures can be found in the gallery.
- Save the date
- Tomorrow we hope to paint our Joan Miro sculptures with acrylic paint.
We are already in full swing here in year one and the children have amazed me! They look so grown up and smart in their fresh uniforms and are settling in well to their new year one classroom and routine.
I look forward to helping year one children grow and learn, as well as getting to know new families in an exciting year ahead.
Children will need sun-cream and a sun hat during hot weather and a warm coat in the winter.
All children should bring a water bottle to school.
Pre-order your school dinners.
PE kit should be kept in school.
Forest Schools will take place weekly on a Friday afternoon, and children will need suitable clothing for this.
We are here for you - if you have any worries or questions about anything - come to see us, call, or drop us an email. Similarly, if you are happy, do this too as it's always nice to know! :)
HOUSES AND HOMES
We will be delving deeper into the traditional story of the 3 little pigs this half term and utilising and developing speaking and listening skills through performance story telling to support our writing.
As we explore one of the great mysteries of our time - Why on earth did the first little pig decide to build his house out of straw?! it will provide scientific opportunities for observation and investigation.
In English children will:
Begin to recognise sentence boundaries and learn and practise writing capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.
Plan simple sentences by saying out loud what they will be about and practise orally composing sentences before writing them.
Retell the story of the three little pigs in words and pictures, and begin to sequence sentence to form short narratives.
Explore verbs and how they change when the suffix ed is added to them.
Begin to use simple description.
Use 'and' to join words in a sentence.
In maths children will:
Recognise and name common 2-D shapes: circles, triangles, squares and rectangles in different orientations and sizes.
Distinguish a variety of triangles from other shapes and identify rectangles and squares based upon their properties.
Learn and use mathematical language.
Identify and read and write numbers to 20 in numerals.
Count to 20 forwards and backwards from any number.
Practise ordering - first, second, third etc
Given a number, identify one more and one less. use the language of more than and less than.
Read and interpret mathematical statements involving addition, subtraction and equals signs.
Understand addition as combining two sets of objects
Use addition and subtraction facts within 5 and then 10.
Begin to recall addition and subtraction facts within 5 and then 10.
Recall doubles of numbers to 5
Begin to count in multiples of 2, 5 and 10.
In science children will:
Identify and compare the suitability of a variety of materials including wood, metal, plastic, glass, brick, rock, paper and cardboard for particular uses.
Find out how the shapes of solid objects made from materials can be changed by squashing, bending, twisting and stretching.
Find out how the shapes of solid objects made from materials can be changed?