We hope everyone has had a fabulous Christmas and enjoyed the holidays. This term we are looking at Space and the planets that orbit there. Children have enjoyed making their own rockets with junk modelling and computer applications. We will conclude this topic on Thursday February 8th with a visit to the Space Centre on the Wirral, more information to follow. Thank you to the parents who have agreed to join us on this trip.
A great big hello and welcome to Year 1!
My name is Mrs Clucas, I am the class teacher and I have been at St. Paul's for 3 years. In my spare time I like to go out with my friends running or stay in watching films. I love clothes shopping! I teach in year 1 on a Monday,Tuesday and Friday.
Mrs Kershaw teaches year 1 on Wednesday and Thursday.
Miss Riding is our Teaching Assistant and she has worked here for just over two years. She has two boys at St. Paul's. When she is not working hard at school, she loves spending time with her family and friends.
Our topics over the year are as follows:
Autumn 1 - Dinosaur Planet
Autumn 2 - Superheroes
Spring 1 - Space
Spring 2 - Enchanted Woodland
Summer 1 - Bright lights, Big city (London)
Summer 2 Splendid Skies (weather).
Class trips will be organised to support these topics. We hope to have one trip each term and will inform you once we have further information.
In Year 1, we encourage the children to be independent. In the morning we expect the children to put their reading books and reading record into their group box. We change reading books at least twice a week but if their books need changing, they may change them any day but they must try to remember to do this by themselves.
New spellings will be put in reading records on Mondays along with the results from the previous week. The spelling test takes place every Friday.
Maths and English homework will be sent out every Tuesday and collected in for marking on the following Monday. The work we send home reflects what we are learning in class.
P.E is every Friday afternoon.
If you have any questions or concerns do not hesitate to contact me.
This half term we are very excited to be learning all about Space! If you have anything at home, which is related to our topic, that you think the children would like to see please send it in!
Many thanks for your continued support,