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Welcome to Blue Class!

I'm Miss Bowman and I am the class teacher for year 1. Mrs Baker and Mrs Tilley are Blue Class' lovely teaching assistants. Mrs Baker works Monday to Wednesday and Mrs Tilley works on a Thursday and Friday. We love working in Blue Class and learning alongside the children. There is nothing more amazing than seeing the children's personalities grow throughout the year as they develop confidence with their learning. This gives them a sense of pride and achievement which makes us all very proud to work with them. We aspire to capture the children's interests as we go along our learning journey, to ensure that they are always engaged and inspired. We aim to promote a love of learning that they will be able to take with them throughout their school journey. Together myself, Mrs Baker and Mrs Tilley make a great team as we offer different skills and attributes. Mrs Baker is very creative and often comes up with fantastic ideas to make our classroom engaging and exciting for the children to work in, Mrs Tilley is very compassionate and caring and I love to have fun and be silly sometimes. We are also very lucky to have a lovely spacious classroom where the children have access to a themed book corner and role play area depending on the class topic. Overall we aim to ensure that children receive the best education, academically and emotionally in a safe learning environment where they feel confident and happy to be themselves.

Summer Term 2

Paws and Claws

Maths

This term the children will be learning about fractions including halving and quartering shapes and amounts, place value to 100, money, time and position and direction.

English

This term the children will be looking at non-fiction texts about animals, creating animal fact files through research, rhyming poetry and Power of Reading text Blue Planet in the Savannah.

Phonics

This term the children will be consolidating all phases as well as looking at alternative sounds.  Phonic screening check will be completed the week commencing 8th of June 2019.

Science

This term the children will be learning about animals. This will include animal body parts and animal grouping.

Guided Reading

The children will have guided reading every day. This will work in a carousal manner where the children will do a different activity each day. One of those activities will be to read with myself individually.

R.E

The children will learning about Shabbatt which is a Jewish celebration.

P.E

The children will be learning how to play tennis with myself and Athletic practise with Miss Roots. P.E will be on a Tuesday and a Thursday. 

Geography

The children will be exploring maps and where different animals live. They will also be looking at the habitats of these places.

DT

This term the children will be making animal homes.  

 

General Reminders:

Phonic screening check will begin the week commencing 8th of June 2019.

Yearly school trip will be this term. We will send out a letter as soon as details have been finalised.

Please can you make sure that all items of clothing are labelled with your child’s name. This will help us locate items more efficiently if they are misplaced. We had lots of jumpers and water bottles left in the boxes which we have now put into lost property as they were not claimed. If you are missing any water bottles and jumpers in this coming term, please feel free to come and have a look in the classroom at the end of the day.

If you would like your child’s book changed, please write ‘please change’ into the yellow book. Mrs Tilley and Mrs Baker check these books every day.

P.E will be on a Tuesday and Thursday so please make sure the children have their P.E kits in on those days.

Please feel free to come and speak to me on the playground after school if you have any queries. I look forward to a busy and exciting term😊

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