Year 1

Week Beginning 25th February

Our key learning this week: 

Just a reminder to ensure you have given permission and paid for the Space centre trip by Monday 25th February please.

If anyone is available to help on the Multiskills trip on Wednesday 27th of February please let Miss Wilkinson know.

English: We will be writing about our holiday news and thinking about what questions we would like to find out about on our Space Centre Trip.

Maths: We will be looking at place value of numbers to 50.

RE: We will be continuing our new topic linked to special meals.

Science: 

Art: 

Topic: 

On Wednesday 23rd January we were lucky enough to have Vish from Time to Shine Cricket to come and run a taster session for us. The children completed several different games and activities linked to cricket and they thoroughly enjoyed themselves. 

Messages:

 Just a reminder to ensure you have given permission and paid for the Space centre trip by Monday 25th February please.

If anyone is available to help on the Multiskills trip on Wednesday 27th of February please let Miss Wilkinson know.

Please can all children have trainers and PE kit in school everyday. 

Children need swimming kit in school every Tuesday. 

Every Tuesday - Swimming 

Monday 25th February - School opens 

Wednesday 27th February -KS1 Multiskills festival @ Rutland Active Hub 10-2 

Thursday 28th February - KS1 trip to the Space Centre in Leicester

Friday 29th February - Lent Launch and fair trade breakfast

W/B Monday 4th March - Story Telling Week 

Wednesday 6th March - Mass in School 

Thursday 7th March - World Book Day 

Friday 8th March - Class Photos 

W/B Monday 11th March - STEM Week 

Tuesday 19th March - Mass @ St Josephs 

Wednesday 20th March - Year 1 Forest School all day

W/B Monday 25th March - Charity Week 

Friday 5th April - Non-uniform Day 

Friday 12th April - School ends @ 2.30

Monday 29th April - School Opens 

Topic

Our topic for Advent 1 is Me, Myself and I, You can find our topic web for this here.

Our topic for Advent 2 is Toys. You can find our topic web for this here. 

Our topic for Lent 1 is Space. You can find our topic web for this here.

Must do at home, please: (reviewed termly) 

By the end of keystage 1 children are expected to be able to read and spell these words.  

Please ensure children are reading at least 3 times a week at home and that this is recorded in their reading record.

Please use this bookmark your children have to support their reading. Click here to view online.

There is also a useful booklet to help support your child's reading at home here.

Additional ways to support your child/book lists:

Read Write Inc.

We use the phonics scheme Read Write Inc. at English Martrys. This PowerPoint presentation explains how it works.

Please click here for worksheets to help with formation of letters to practice with your child at home. 

Homework Expectations – Year 1 

Homework will be set every Friday and should be returned by the following Wednesday. Pupils are expected to complete all set tasks. 

Additionally, children must read and record their reading in their diaries at least three times each week. 

Work in their homework books is expected to be of the same standard as work in school, with neat handwriting, diagrams in pencil and care take to include appropriate punctuation and good spelling.

House points will be awarded for good work each week. 


We had a great time during Art Week creating our own images based on Kandinsky. The children learnt lots about Kandinsky and his work. We talked about what inspired him and what sort of paintings he liked to create. 

If you would like to purchase your child's art work for a donation please let Miss Wilkinson know.