Welcome to Year 1B with Mrs Harding. This year, the year 1 children continue to learn through play in their independent learning time. The children continue to build on their skills and develop new skills to support them throughout life such as: being independent; how to be a good citizen and friend; as well as a jam-packed curriculum!
A typical year 1 day starts with handwriting, phonics, maths, literacy and a guided read. The afternoons are split between the foundation subjects, R.E, ICT and PSHE and finish with a shared read.
Phonics is a big part of Year 1 and is a daily part of our learning. Phonics in year 1 is pacey and lots of fun as we begin to prepare for the phonics screening test in June.
Literacy is taught through a book, allowing the children to completely immerse themselves in a text and enjoy a range of exciting and purposeful writing opportunities.
Maths is active, energetic and real. Maths is taught through song as well as concrete, pictorial and abstract concepts. The children will practice counting in multiples of 2’s, 5’s and 10’s… We love to dance and sing to the two times tables to the ‘cool two’s’ song by John Hartman.
Year 1 children really enjoy following the class ‘Bee rules’ and taking on the responsibility of being a daily busy bee, celebrating and sharing our work via ‘The proud cloud’ and encouraging and supporting one another to be the very best we can be!
Year 1B are privileged to work alongside Year 1A and Mrs Topping and enjoy sharing their learning space. 1B are supported by Miss Brown who has an invaluable role in and around the classroom.
Our days in year one fly by! Bzzzzzz … look out for our ‘Bee’ stickers when we have been spotted following the class ‘Bee’ rules. Children also strive to collect their Dojo points each day and enjoy working as a class to achieve 'SUPER CLASS' status and a reward of their choosing at the end of each term.
P.E in Spring 1 is on a Thursday afternoon.
Every Friday a short list of spellings will be sent home for the children to practice. The children will complete a 'spelling check' the following Friday.