Year 1 - Ruby

Welcome to Year 1
Ruby Class
Ruby Class staff are:
Teacher: Miss Palmer
Teaching Assistants: Mrs Moore, Mrs Ball and Mrs Holberry 
PPA Cover Teacher: Mrs Ball
Our project: Enchanted Woodland
Summer 2
Our project this term is 'Enchanted Woodland' We will be learning all about the woods and the different animals and plant life that live in the forest! 
We'll be covering a range of fictional writing such as story books and fairytales, and learning about the different stories set in the forest!
We will be learning about our world and all about plants and trees in science and geography!
This term will start off with us learning about money and adding more and less with coins, and will continue on to multiplication and division!
We cannot wait to delve deep into the enchanted woodland in our last half term!



Note: Due to current guidelines we cannot send home books, but this doesn't mean you can't read with your child!

Check out oxford owl and other sites for lots of age appropriate reading books!

Your child will be given a reading book, a phonics reading book and a reading diary.  They will need to keep these in their book bags to bring into school every day.  Please listen to your child read at LEAST three times a week and ask them questions about the text to check their understanding.  If the book has been read, and you have made a note in the reading record, a new book will be given if the school thinks they are ready as well. It is also very important that you read stories to your child to develop their vocabulary and imagination. 


In Year 1 we have daily guided reading lessons, even if your child has not read their home reading books with us they have read with an adult which is marked in their books. Therefore, we aim to read their home reading books and change them if necessary on a Friday. It is even more important for you to listen to your child read their home reading book now they read other texts during the school day. Thank you for your support. 



Homework will begin on Monday 21st September and will be due the following Monday. 

If you require paper copies please let us know! Paper copies cannot be brought back into school, so please send a photo in to the office to show it has been done!

Please check on eschools to see your childs homework.

Please feel welcome to come and talk to your class teacher after school to arrange a meeting if you have any questions or queries.

There is a national phonics screening test at the end of Year 1. To help your child meet the pass mark please have a look at this presentation and practice the resources below. It will make a massive impact on your child's reading abilities! Thank you for practicing at home! 



This term PE will be on a Wednesday and Friday. Please bring your child to school in their PE kits as they will wear their kits all day. 

Phonics Play Link:
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