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Are you fed up with asking the question 'How was school today?' and getting the response 'fine'?

Our new weekly blogs will give you more information about what your child is doing in school.  This will mean that you can ask meaningful questions to find out about their learning.

Week commencing 24th June 2019

Children in year 1 will be learning about time. They will recognide o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to. They will begin to solve problems involving time. Children will reflect on the trip to Leeds Castle and will aslo participate in new sporting events. 

Week commencing 17th June 2019

This week we will be continuing our topic of castles. We will be beginning to explore different materials in Science and investigating which materials would be most suitable for a drawbridge. We will also be visiting Leeds castle on Wednesday 19th June. In maths we will be learning about the value of different coins, we will be beginning to add and subtract different amounts of money.

Week commencing 27th May 2019

Next Term, children will be particpating in the Phonics Screening Test. They will learn about castles, materials and fairy tales. Children will learn to recognise coins and find totals. Children will learn to distinguish between fiction and non-fiction books. 

Week commencing 6th May 2019

In year 1, children will be learning about Christopher Columbus. They will continue to explore globes and atlases. In math, children will learn to estimate length. Children will participate in their class assembly.

Week commencing Monday 11th March 2019

Year 1 will pretend to be min-engineers. They will design their own invention. They will also participate in other scientific activities. In maths, children will learn about capacity.

Week commencing Monday 25th February 2019

Year 1 will be exploring underwater creatures. They will talk about what they already know and what they would like to find out. In math children will be using measuring equipment.

Week commencing Monday 11th February 2019

Children in year 1 will be learning about Judaism. They will look at artefacts and explore features in a synagogue. Children will explore different shapes in math.

Week commencing Monday 4th February 2019

Next week, children in year 1 will participate in a skills based week. The will be learning to develop independent learning. Children will focus on planning and designing before making and then evaluating.

Week commencing Monday 28th January 2019

In our topic sessions children will be researching different food groups, tasting and rating foods to create tally charts. During maths this week children will be continuing to count on in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s. Children will be revisiting mental arithmetic in preparation for a maths assessment.

Week commencing Monday 21st January 2019

This week we will be continuing our exploration of Israel. We will begin to learn about the different food groups and think about how we need these in our diets. In numeracy, we will be starting to count in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.

Week commencing Monday 14th January 2019

Children will begin taste testing food from Israel. In maths, children will be learning about time and will order events of the day/ week. Children will have opportunities to visit the role play restaurant and will learn to ask typical questions heard in different restaurants.

Week commencing Monday 7th January 2019

Children will be discussing their personal goals. In maths, children will be solving subtraction calculations. Children will have the opportunity to study globes and atlases.

Term 3

Children in year 1 will be learning about Israel and will begin to compare Israel to their local environment.

Week commencing Monday 17th December 2018

KS1 will delve into the realms of the Polar Express. Children will read the story and express why they should be chosen for the journey. Children will also take part in a range of themed activities and then enjoy watching the film. On Monday afternoon KS1 will take part in the whole school Carol service practise.

Week commencing Monday 3rd December 2018

This week, children will perform their concert to children and grownups. Also, children will learn about how Christians celebrate Christmas. In maths, children will solve calculations involving missing numbers.

Week commencing Monday 19th November 2018

Year 1 will be exploring and making musical instruments. We are having an army visit whereby children will have the opportunity to ask questions and explore resources. In writing, children will learn how to write DT evaluations. In maths, children will participate in termly assessments.

Term 2

Year 1 will continue to follow the theme ‘Ourselves’ in term 2, finding out what it’s like to be part of a forces family. In maths, children will begin to subtract, understanding the subtraction symbol, finding parts and counting back. 

Week commencing Monday 15th October 2018

Next week, children in year 1 will be visiting Mid-Kent college to develop artistic skills and learn about different animals. Later in the week they will learn letter writing skills.

Week commencing Monday 8th October 2018.

Year 1 will be covering number bonds and addition in maths. In topic, children will  be making feelings boxes and learning about how to look after pets.

Week commencing Monday 1st October 2018.

Children will be comparing the selfies they have taken this week with their baby pictures and they will be learning sketching techniques.

In numeracy children will be continuing to investigate numbers between 0 and 50.  In writing, children will be continuing to write about themselves and their families.

Year 1 Survival Skills Afternoon. Thursday 22nd November 2018

Children had a really enjoyable afternoon today with Mr Farish, one of our school governors, learning about survival skills including making dens and packing up sleeping bags and mats into rucksacks. They were able to try on camouflage clothing. Mr Farish then conducted a question and answer session where children had written questions using question marks. Here is a gallery of photos.

Here are some pictures of the Phonics Parental Engagment event...