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Our Teacher is Miss Hilton.

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  • Year 1 – Term Newsletter 'Rainforest'

    Published 02/05/19, by Stephen Taylor

    Teacher: Miss Hilton
    TA: Mrs Rice. PPA Cover- Mrs Abbott

    Our topic is ‘Rainforest’. We aim to incorporate this across other subjects for a creative curriculum. Here is a snippet of what we shall be doing. 

    Literacy
    Non-fiction and information texts about rainforests and the animals found there. Poetry linked to rainforests and the senses. Setting descriptions using adjectives. 

    Numeracy
    Time, properties of 2D and 3D shape, number and place value, money, addition and subtraction. 

    Science
    Weather; compare weather in England to weather in rainforests. Making rain catchers. Life cycles of rainforest frogs. 

    Geography 
    Rainforests; location (maps/continent/country), comparing to other parts of the world. 

    Art
    Exploring texture, pattern and printing using different media. Wax and water colour reptile and plant paintings. Animal craft. 

    Values & Beliefs
    Christianity; Disciple/faith. Why do Christians trust Jesus and follow him? 

    PE
    Crossfit and multi skills/ athletics. 

    Computing
    Using Word to type Rainforest information/facts. 

    Music
    Charanga- ‘use your imagination.’ 

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  • Music

    Published 02/05/19, by Stephen Taylor

    We have been learning a song called 'In the Groove.' We have listened to it in many different genres and have even learnt to perform it with instruments.

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  • Superworm

    Published 02/05/19, by Stephen Taylor

    In Literacy we have been learning about 'Superworms.' We read the story by Julia Donaldson and have been learning facts and information about worms including what they eat. We have even made our very own 'Superworm Wormery' !

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  • Maths - position and direction

    Published 02/05/19, by Stephen Taylor

    We have kick started our term with position and direction in Maths. We created pictures of superheroes to show position such as next to, above and under. We have also been working together to give and follow directions.

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  • Shield Making

    Published 02/05/19, by Stephen Taylor

    We have been busy painting shields ready for our trip to Eye Castle.

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