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P1M & P1W Week Beginning 14/06

Good morning,

We hope you are having a lovely weekend. Homework for this week and reminders are below:

SOUNDS          The 10 Best Ways to Help Kids Learn Phonics (Activities to Help Your Child Learn to Read!) | How to Learn

We learned consonant blends ‘sc‘ and ‘st‘ last week – these have been added to our flashcards within the Teams phonics folder. Please continue to practice all sounds at home as much as possible.

SIGHT WORDS 

We learned two new sight words – ‘has’ and ‘look’.  Word Walls have been checked and focus words highlighted – these will be sent home on Monday, to be retuned to school on Friday.  Remember to practice saying each word in a sentence. It’s a good idea to go back over the words you have already learned.

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A new reading book will be issued on Monday – please read this with someone at home. Please return books to school on Friday 18th June.

NUMERACY & MATHS 

In maths, we have been learning about using simple directions and describing positions within games, movement and using technology. The language we have been using is in front, behind, above, below, left, right, forwards and backwards and you may want to practice these at home. Here are some links to position and movement games that you may wish to try at home:

Game 1: click here.

Game 2: click here.

REMINDERS

  • Read & Munch will be on Thursday. You may bring in a favourite book from home to read in class and a healthy snack – please remember your snack should be a healthy one, such as, fruit or vegetables.
  • School lunches and menu information can be found here.
  • Welly boots will be sent home on Friday – please bring in a bag for these to be taken home in.

As always, if you have any questions please get in touch.

Miss Murray & Miss Wilson

P1M and P1W Week Beginning 7th June

Good morning,

We hope you are having a lovely weekend. Homework for this week and reminders are below:

SOUNDS          The 10 Best Ways to Help Kids Learn Phonics (Activities to Help Your Child Learn to Read!) | How to Learn

We learned consonant blends ‘pl‘ and ‘pr‘ last week – these have been added to our flashcards within the Teams phonics folder. Please continue to practice all sounds at home as much as possible.

SIGHT WORDS 

We learned two new sight words – ‘into’ and ‘time’.  Word Walls have been checked and focus words highlighted – these will be sent home on Monday, to be retuned to school on Friday.  Remember to practice saying each word in a sentence. It’s a good idea to go back over the words you have already learned.

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A new reading book will be issued on Monday – please read this with someone at home. Please return books to school on Friday 11th June to allow us to quarantine these ready for the following week.

NUMERACY & MATHS 

In maths, we have been learning about halves and focusing on how to share amounts into two equal groups. You may want to practice with objects around the house – ask a grown up to provide you with groups of objects up to 20 (you could use beads, pasta, buttons or other small items). Your job is to half the group and count the number of objects in each group to make sure they are equal.

REMINDERS

  • Read & Munch will be on Thursday. You may bring in a favourite book from home to read in class and a healthy snack – please remember your snack should be a healthy one, such as, fruit or vegetables.
  • School lunches and menu information can be found here.

As always, if you have any questions please get in touch.

Miss Murray & Miss Wilson

P1M & P1W Week Beginning 24/05

Good morning,

We hope you are having a lovely weekend. Homework for this week and reminders are below:

SOUNDS          The 10 Best Ways to Help Kids Learn Phonics (Activities to Help Your Child Learn to Read!) | How to Learn

We learned consonant blends ‘fr’ and ‘fl‘ last week – these have been added to our flashcards within the Teams phonics folder. Please continue to practice all sounds at home as much as possible.

SIGHT WORDS 

We learned two new sight words – ‘would’ and ‘make’.  Word Walls have been checked and focus words highlighted – these will be sent home on Monday, to be retuned to school on Friday.  Please return your word wall to school tomorrow if you didn’t manage to hand it in last week. Remember to practice saying each word in a sentence. It’s a good idea to go back over the words you have already learned.

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A new reading book will be issued on Monday – please read this with someone at home. Please return books to school on Friday 28th May to allow us to quarantine these ready for the following week.

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In maths, we have been learning to identify all coins to £2. We are also focusing on using addition skills, using 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p coins, to pay the exact value for items up to 10p. Click here to access a game which will help with coin recognition and counting.

 

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It would be great if you could continue to practice our song – we are delighted with how well everyone is learning the words. We will continue to let you hear the song in class but as restrictions stop us from singing in class, it would be super if you could practice singing the words as much as possible from home. The backing track and words for the song can be found within files on your Teams page named ‘P1 Virtual Concert Song’.

REMINDERS

  • Read & Munch will be on Thursday. You may bring in a favourite book from home to read in class and a healthy snack – please remember your snack should be a healthy one, such as, fruit or vegetables.
  • School lunches and menu information can be found here.
  • Please bring  waterproofs and wellies  daily for outdoor learning. It might be helpful to keep a spare pair of socks in school bags, to help with wet feet on rainy days.
  • We are covering the Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood Education Programme (RSHPE) in class. Please click here to read the letter giving more information on the themes covered.
  • We are excited about taking part in sport day this week – please click here for further details.

As always, if you have any questions please get in touch.

Miss Murray & Miss Wilson

P1M & P1W Week Beginning 17/05

Good afternoon,

We hope you are having a lovely weekend. Homework for this week and reminders are below:

SOUNDS          The 10 Best Ways to Help Kids Learn Phonics (Activities to Help Your Child Learn to Read!) | How to Learn

We learned consonant blends ‘dr’ and ‘tr‘ last week – these have been added to our flashcards within the Teams phonics folder. Please continue to practice all sounds at home as much as possible.

SIGHT WORDS 

We learned two new sight words – ‘some’ and ‘her’.  Word Walls have been checked and focus words highlighted – these will be sent home on Monday, to be retuned to school on Friday.  Please return your word wall to school tomorrow if you didn’t manage to hand it in last week. Remember to practice saying each word in a sentence. It’s a good idea to go back over the words you have already learned.

READING    Two children reading books in school - Download Free Vectors, Clipart Graphics & Vector Art

No new reading books will be issued this week. If you have still to return your book from last week, please bring it to school tomorrow.

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In maths, we have been learning to identify all coins to £2. We are also focusing on using addition skills, using 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p coins, to pay the exact value for items up to 10p. Click here to access a game which will help with coin recognition and counting.

 

END OF TERM SONG   Choir Clip Art Choir Clip Art Free Download Clipart - Children Singing,  Cliparts & Cartoons - Jing.fm
As you have no reading book this week, it would be great if you could use the extra time to practice our song. We will continue to let you hear the song regularly in class but as restrictions stop us from singing in class, it would be super if you could practice singing the words as much as possible from home. The backing track and words for the song can be found within files on your Teams page named ‘P1 Virtual Concert Song’.

REMINDERS

  • Read & Munch will be on Thursday. You may bring in a favourite book from home to read in class and a healthy snack.
  • School lunches and menu information can be found here.
  • Please remember to let us know in advance of any changes to pick up arrangements at the end of the day.
  • Miss Murray & Miss Wilson will be out of class on Tuesday and Mrs Hughes and Mrs Kane will be covering.
  • We are shortly due to start the Relationships, Sexual Health and Parenthood Education Programme (RSHPE) in class. Please click here to read the letter giving more information on the themes covered.

As always, if you have any questions please get in touch.

Miss Murray & Miss Wilson

P1M & P1W Week Beginning 03/05

Good evening,

We hope you have had a lovely long weekend. As this is a short week in school there will no no homework, although you may wish to practice sounds and sight words learned to date.

Here are some reminders for this week:

  • There will be no read and munch this week.
  • School lunches and menu information can be found here.
  • Mrs Hughes and Mrs Kane will be in class tomorrow.
  • The weather is not looking great this week – please make sure you bring waterproof footwear and clothing for outdoor learning.
  • Please return your health check form to school tomorrow if you haven’t done so already.
  • Please practice our end of term concert song this week – words will be sent home tomorrow. The vocals and backing track have been added to a file on your Teams page.

As always, if you have any questions please get in touch.

Miss Murray & Miss Wilson

P1M & P1W – Week Beginning 26.04

Good afternoon,

We hope you are having a lovely weekend and enjoying the glorious weather. Homework for this week and reminders are below:

SOUNDS          The 10 Best Ways to Help Kids Learn Phonics (Activities to Help Your Child Learn to Read!) | How to Learn

We learned consonant blends ‘bl’ and ‘br‘ last week – these have been added to our flashcards within the Teams phonics folder. Please continue to practice all sounds at home as much as possible.

SIGHT WORDS 

We learned two new sight words – ‘out’ and ‘many’.  Word Walls have been checked and focus words highlighted – these will be sent home on Monday or Tuesday, to be retuned to school on Friday.  Please return your word wall to school tomorrow if you didn’t manage to hand it in last week. Remember to practice saying each word in a sentence. It’s a good idea to go back over the words you have already learned.

READING    Two children reading books in school - Download Free Vectors, Clipart Graphics & Vector Art

A new reading book will be issued on Monday – please read this with someone at home. Please return books to school on Friday 30th April to allow us to quarantine these ready for the following week.

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We have been focusing on ‘adding one more’ this week. Get a grown up to say a number between 0 and 20, then you add on one more to the number and say it out loud as fast as you can. If this is too easy extend the number range.

REMINDERS

  • Read & Munch will be on Thursday. You may bring in a favourite book from home to read in class and a healthy snack.
  • School lunches and menu information can be found here.
  • Big Pedal will take place on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of this week. Please feel free to bring your bikes or scooters to school on these days. Helmets must be worn if you are bringing a bike. We would encourage you to wear a helmet if you are bringing a scooter.  Please remember, you should not ride your bikes and scooters  in the playground at the start and end of the school day. Please click here for more information.
  • Please remember to let us know in advance of any changes to pick up arrangements at the end of the day.

As always, if you have any questions please get in touch.

Miss Murray & Miss Wilson

P1M & P1W Week Beginning 29.03

Good morning,

We hope you are having a lovely weekend. As this is a short week and due to parents night appointments on Tues / Wed, there will be no new homework issued this week. You may wish to revise sounds and words learned to date – these have been updated within the folders in Teams files. In maths, we have been learning about measuring length and weight, and you may wish to practice some of your new skills at home. For example, you could count how many hands to measure the length of your bed.

We are outstanding some reading books and words walls and would   be grateful if these could please be handed back in as soon as possible.

REMINDERS

  • School lunches and menu information can be found here.
  • Parents’ evening calls will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday.  We are really looking forward to chatting about the learning and progress in P1.
  • Thursday is our Spring Tea Party lunch. The normal lunch menu is not available on this day therefore, if you have not ordered a Tea Party lunch, please bring a packed lunch.
  • Thursday is an own clothes day.
  • School is closed on Friday of this week until Monday 19th April. Please note that the school will finish at the earlier time of 2:30 pm on Thursday.

As always, if you have any questions please get in touch.

We hope you all have a wonderful Spring break.

Miss Murray & Miss Wilson

P1M & P1W Week Beginning 22.03

Good afternoon,

We hope you are having a lovely weekend. Homework for this week and reminders are below:

SOUNDS          The 10 Best Ways to Help Kids Learn Phonics (Activities to Help Your Child Learn to Read!) | How to Learn

As last week was a revision week, we have not learned any new sounds. The links for the Jolly Phonics songs and actions relating to the sounds taught to date can be found on the class Teams page, within files. Please continue to practice all sounds at home as much as possible.

SIGHT WORDS 

We learned two new sight words – ‘their’ and ‘if’. These have been added to our flashcards folder on Teams. Word Walls have been checked and focus words highlighted – these will be sent home on Monday, to be retuned to school on Friday.  Remember to practise saying each word in a sentence. It’s a good idea to go back over the words you have already learned.

READING    Two children reading books in school - Download Free Vectors, Clipart Graphics & Vector Art

A new reading book will be issued on Monday – please read this with someone at home. Please return books to school on Friday 26th March to allow us to quarantine these ready for the following week.

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We have been focusing on ordering numbers in class – please complete the ordering numbers task which will be issued on Monday.

REMINDERS

  • We have had a lot of lost property again this week. As the year has gone on many labels have fallen off or washed off. All items of clothing/shoes should be fully labelled. This really helps to cut down time and encourages responsibility for belongings.
  • Read & Munch will be on Thursday. You may bring in a favourite book from home to read in class and a healthy snack.
  • School lunches and menu information can be found here.
  • Parents’ evening calls will take place on Tuesday 30th March and Wednesday 31st March.  We are really looking forward to chatting about the learning and progress in P1. Please return your confirmation letter as soon as possible.
  • On Tuesday of this week Miss Murray and Miss Wilson will both be out of class for our non-class contact time. Mrs Hughes and Miss McFarlane will be covering on these days.

As always, if you have any questions please get in touch.

Miss Murray & Miss Wilson

P1M & P1W Homework & Reminders w/b 8th March

Good evening,

We hope you are having a lovely weekend.

Homework starts this week, and here is an overview:

SOUNDS          The 10 Best Ways to Help Kids Learn Phonics (Activities to Help Your Child Learn to Read!) | How to Learn

We learned the sounds ‘qu’ and ‘ou’ this week – we have added these to the sounds folder within your class Teams page. Please complete the ‘qu’ and ‘ou’ missions that have been assigned to you on Literacy Planet – click here. You will need the log in details emailed to your Glow email address. If you would like added challenge, please draw a picture of a word that contains our 2 new sounds, and try to write the word below.

SIGHT WORDS 

We learned two new sight words – ‘which’ and ‘she’ These have been added to our flashcards folder on Teams. Please choose a sight word activity from the new Common Word grid on Teams, within the Sight Words folder.  Please continue to practise all sight words taught to date.

We will be reviewing word walls this week and paper copies of these will be getting sent home Mon 15th March. Further details of this will be issued nearer the time.

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A new reading book will be issued on Monday – please read this with someone at home. Please return books to school this Friday 12th March to allow us to quarantine these ready for the following week.

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We are continuing to focus on learning to tell the time. Please complete of the tasks from the ‘Time Homework Grid’ in the Numeracy and Maths folder within your class Teams page.

For additional practice, please feel free to play the time games by clicking here. The code to access the games is LQ8612.

REMINDERS

  • Our outdoor sessions will be on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – please ensure your child has warm and waterproof clothing on these days. It might be helpful to keep a spare pair of socks in school bags, to help with wet feet on rainy days.
  • We encourage children to be as independent as possible in class – please keep practicing zipping up jackets and putting on hats, scarves, gloves, shoes, etc. Your help with this is much appreciated.
  • Read & Munch will be on Thursday. Your child may bring in a favourite book from home to read in class and a healthy snack.
  • On Tuesday of this week Miss Murray and Miss Wilson will both be out of class for our non-class contact time. Mrs Hughes and Miss McFarlane will be covering on these days.
  • School lunches and menu information can be found here.

As always, please let us know if you have any questions.

Miss Murray & Miss Wilson

P1M & P1W Reminders

Good afternoon,

It is so lovely to have all the boys and girls back in school. We have had such a busy week already and have an exciting term ahead.

Just a  quick reminder that read & munch is tomorrow & children can bring in a book from home and a healthy snack to enjoy, if they wish.

Also, we are continuing to learn outdoors Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fri each week – please ensure children have suitable warm and waterproof clothing and footwear on these days.

Homework will not be issued this week or next week to allow children a chance to settle back into school. We will continue to update you weekly with sounds, sight words and maths topics covered in class each week.

As always, please get in touch if you have any questions.

Miss Murray & Miss Wilson