What a great start to the Summer term we have had in Year 1!
We have been learning how to infer and predict using clues from the text and pictures in our new book, The Bog Baby. The children have thought carefully about what they predict the two girls might find in the pond. They then inferred how different characters were feeling. We have also been adding extra details and using the conjunction ‘and’ to extend our writing.
In Maths we have been learning multiplication and division through counting in 2s, 5s & 10s and sharing and grouping equally. The children were very sure about what was fair, the same and equal, we have been really impressed with how well the children have taken to this new mathematical concept.
Throughout this term we are covering the topic of ‘Feeling Good, Feeling Safe’ during our PHSE lessons. This topic includes how we feel when we are safe or not, the differences between taking a fun risk on purpose and feeling unsafe and what the early warning signs are. The children have shared experiences including going on a new ride, having butterflies before our Let’s Play performance and what changes they noticed in their bodies.
The display outside our classrooms have been changed, the children created some wonderful mixed medial pictures by choosing a section of material and continuing the pattern. The results are amazing and have been admired by staff and older children throughout the school.
Next week we will be creating a new home for Bog Baby, if you have any small boxes (cereal or shoe box for example), please can these be brought into school next week ready to be used on Thursday.
Miss P has very kindly put together some useful websites / apps to support children with their phonics. Please use the link below to find them.