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Wk beg 13th July 2020

 

Hello Year 1, 

 

This week would have been our last week at school before the summer holidays and it would have been your last week in Year 1. What a year! It's certainly been a strange one! As you are beginning to think about leaving Year 1 and moving up to your next class, this week’s learning project is fittingly titled ‘Endings and Beginnings’. Think about this year and all the wonderful things you achieved. Think about all the fun you had and the new friends you made. Think about your favourite moments. Think about what you are looking forward to next year. It could be seeing your friends again, meeting your new teacher or learning new skills!

 

I would just like to say that I have had the BEST year getting to know you all. I have missed you all every single day since March and am looking forward to seeing your smiling faces around school again heart

 

Have fun and keep in touch on the Class Blog 😊

 

Miss Phillips

Wk beg 6th July 2020

 

Hello Year 1!

 

Last week was the first week back for some Year 1's and what a week it was! It was lovely to see so many familiar faces back in class and we had lots of fun. It was great to see lots of skills and knowledge come flooding back as we got back into the routine of phonics, reading and maths. Of course, we are missing our Year 1 friends who haven't yet returned and we are so excited to see you when we can smiley

 

This week's learning project is all about Space and I hope you enjoy having a go at the activities. Remember to add what you've been up to on our Class Blog!

 

Miss Phillips

Wk beg 29th June 2020

 

Hello Year 1!

 

It was lovely to speak to most of you last week. It was great to hear what you have been up to and it really brightened up my day smiley I managed to speak to most of you but if anyone who I didn't manage to catch would like to speak to me, please call the school office and we can arrange a time to talk. 

 

This week our topic is 'Famous and Significant People'. There was so many people to choose from! I included a mixture of local, national and international figures. I hope you enjoy working through the activities. 

 

I will be seeing some of you next week and I'm very excited! For everybody else, keep reading and practising your phonics and basic maths skills. Enjoy the sunshine too if the good weather continues!

 

Until next week,

Miss Phillips

Wk beg 22nd June 2020

 

Hello Year 1! 

 

Hope you are doing well and having fun. I am still missing you all lots! This week's learning project is based on the sporting world so all the activities will have a sports theme. Hope you enjoy working through them. Don't forget to update the class blog so I can see what you've been getting up to smiley 

 

I'm looking forward to speaking to you all on Thursday!

 

Miss Phillips 

Wk beg 15th June 2020

 

Wk beg 8th June 2020

 

Hello Year 1!

 

I hope you are doing well and managing to have some fun despite the horrible weather this week. This week's Learning Project is titled 'Exploring Artists Through Time'. I know you have done lots of work looking at 'Starry Night' by Vincent Van Gogh with Mrs Sales so I chose something a little different - Pop Art! It's bright and colourful and makes me happy to look at so I hope you enjoy it as much as I do smiley

 

Keep updating the Class Blog. I really enjoyed all the snail news last week!

 

Until next week,

Miss Phillips

Wk beg 1st June 2020

Hello Year 1!

 

Hope you have all had a lovely week! The weather this definitely made me smile the last few days and I've enjoyed some beautiful walks in the sunshine.

 

This week's theme is UK Staycation. Rather than travelling abroad for a holiday, more and more people will be looking closer to home this summer. Luckily, we have lots of great places to find out about! So, I hope you enjoy the activities this week and don't forget to share what you get up to on the Year 1 Class Blog.

 

Until next week, 

 

Miss Phillips smiley

 

 

Wk beg 18th May 2020

 

Hello Year 1!

 

It was lovely to speak to most of you last week smiley I know you are all missing your friends but you've all been keeping busy which was great to hear. Just think of all the great stories you can tell your friends when we get back to school! 

 

I have added some more links in the support pages on our Year 1 page which you can use alongside the work I have uploaded. I just want to say that you are all doing so well and please don't feel under any pressure to finish all of the work I set. Just keep reading, practising your phonics and rehearsing your basic skills on Lexia and Mathletics. Parents and carers - you're doing a fantastic job too! Don't forget, you can have a look at our Class Blog here and add photos and comments to let your friends know how you are doing.

 

This week our Learning Project is Kindness and Mindfulness - hope you enjoy working your way through the activities!

 

Miss Phillips smiley

Wk beg: 11th May 2020

 

Hello Year 1!

 

Hope you are all well and have enjoyed the lovely weather we have had over the Bank Holiday weekend! This week's Learning Project is about Food from Around the World. I've really enjoyed researching the activities this week (even though it has made me very hungry!) so I hope you find them as interesting as I have. Any resources I mention can be found below as well as by following the link in the Learning Project PDF.

 

This week in Maths, we will be looking at time. When learning about time in Year 1 we look at sequencing events in chronological order using language like before, after, first, next, today, yesterday, tomorrow, morning, afternoon and evening so lots of discussion using this vocabulary is great. We also look at days of the week, months of the year and telling time to the hour and half past the hour. You will all be at different stages with telling the time so just keep practising these as often as possible.   

 

Finally, keep sharing your comments and photos on the Class Blog, it's so lovely to be able to keep in touch with you all.

 

Keep smiling smiley

 

Miss Phillips 

 

Wk beg: 4th May 2020

 

Hello Year 1!

 

Firstly, I want to say I have really enjoyed hearing from you on the Class Blog. It really brightens up my day seeing your smiling faces and finding out about what you have been getting up to. So please keep adding comments and photos to the blog if you can laugh 

 

This week's Learning Project is all about the Earth and Environment. I know how much we like animals in Year 1 so there's lots of activities about different animals and how we can look after them. You can find the links to resources I mention under this message. 

 

Check in 'Phonics Support' for a link to daily phonics sessions - these are great videos to help you practise the sounds in your workbooks in a bit more detail.

 

Last thing, don't forget to use Lexia and Mathletics. I can see lots of you are logging on and working your way through the levels. Well done!

 

Keep smiling smiley  

 

Miss Phillips

 

Wk beg: 27th April 2020

Hello Year 1!

 

Hope you are all well and keeping each other smiling. This week's Learning Project is all about Newcastle and the River Tyne and there's lots of activities to keep you busy over the next week. I have also added a link to a website that is uploading daily phonics sessions here. Please take a look as these will help you to practise blending and segmenting. You might have seen we have set up a  Class Blog - click here to go straight to it. This is a place we can keep in touch. You can share all the wonderful work you have been doing or ask any questions you might have. Or just say hello! It would be lovely to hear from you, I'm missing seeing you all every day. So, until we can all be back together again, check in with the Class Blog to see what everybody is getting up to!   

 

Until next week smiley

 

Miss Phillips

Wk beg: 20th April 2020

Hello Year 1!

 

Hope you have had a great Easter break and are enjoying time at home with your families. I have spent my time eating chocolate (yum!) and making the most of my one walk a day! I have discovered lots of new places near to where I live which has been lovely. I've been studying a map of my local area - there's woods, ponds, lakes and parks I never knew existed! This week's learning project is all about where YOU live. Have a go at the tasks I have set. Take your time with them and don't worry if you're not sure what to do at first. Just try your best and keep at it! Keep practising your letter and number formation, your phonics sounds and tricky words and read, read, read! 

 

Can't wait to be back at school with you all,

Miss Phillips smiley

Wk beg: 30th March 2020
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