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Welcome to Year 1!

Maple - Mrs Middleton

Willow - Miss Costain

Chestnut - Miss Parker 

 

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW: For the latest Curriculum Termly Topic for Year 1 please see link below. 

 

Year 1 Plant Sale:  Year 1 classes held a Plant Sale after school in the school hall on 5th July. They have been growing lots of different plants for this event. The Sale was very successful and we will let you know how much was raised.  Worle Lions Club kindly donated £200 to St Martin’s, for Year 1 to purchase seeds and pots for this event. All profits raised from the Sale will go towards the sponsorship of a Guide Dog Puppy.  Remaining unsold plants will be available to purchase at our Celebration of Learning Event on Tuesday 11th July 

 

Reading Treasure Hunt Reception Year 1 and Year 2 3.00pm: Thursday 29th June straight after school

 

Year 1 Educational Visit to @Bristol: During June, Year 1 classes enjoyed a trip to @Bristol. Each class had a workshop about the senses and had the chance to explore all the fantastic exhibits. The coach journey home was a bit warm but the children thoroughly enjoyed their experience and learnt a lot. They also had the chance to share lots of their own learning from this term when they answered questions in the workshop.

 

Year 1 Plant Sale: On Wednesday 5th July Year One classes will be holding a Plant Sale after school in the school hall. They have been growing lots of different plants for this event and would love as many people as

possible to come along and buy from the large selection available. They are raising money to sponsor a Guide Dog puppy.

 

Year 1 Classes - Christmas Nativity Plays: Tuesday 6th December 2016 9.30am and 2.00pm

Year 1 'Christmas' Spells Christmas: photograph courtesy of Weston Mercury

 

2016 EVENTS:

St Martin's Day Assembly for Year 1 Parents/carers:
Friday 11th November 2016 9.30am and 2.15pm (please see letter below)

 

St Andrew's Day: Year 1 children will be celebration this day on Wednesday 30th November 2016, we would like the children to wear blue and white to School, on this day and will also be taking part in tasting traditional Scottish food (please see letter below).

 

Year 1 Library Visit Term 1:

All Year 1 classes had a fabulous visit to Worle Library. The children learnt how to borrow books and had a good look at the non-fiction books in the Library. They will now be writing their own books about dinosaurs to put in Worle Library in the near future.

 

WEBSITES FOR LEARNING AT ST. MARTIN'S
Just a reminder about some of the websites we use at school to help children learn that you can also access at home!
1.     www.bugclub.co.uk
Children have their individual log in details in their reading record and teachers will update books as children complete the books and activities. YOU WILL NEED TO DOWNLOAD AN APP CALLED 'PUFFIN ACADEMY' IN ORDER TO PLAY CONTENT ON iPADS/SOME TABLETS. THE APP IS FREE TO DOWNLOAD.
2.    http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=37
This website has links to lots of maths games that are both computer and tablet friendly- children can practise their counting and calculation skills.
3.    www.crickweb.co.uk
Another website with maths and phonics games for both Early Years and Key Stage One.
4.    www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ 
Another website that is used in school to help children to practise their phonic skills. There is a free section of games on this website.  

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One of our Year 1 classrooms.. we have our own computers, interactive whiteboards, reading areas, 
creative play and outdoor play areas.
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