Year 1P & 1G 2016 - 2017

Miss Pocas

year one teacher

Miss Greenfield

Year one teacher

Mrs Sonoda

Miss Jones

Welcome to Year 1.

We would like to wish you a warm welcome back to Ashbury Meadow. Here you will find information about what we are learning in the Summer term.

 

Literacy

Children will be building on their sentence skills: writing in sentences using capital letters and full stops while forming their letters correctly. We will be using adjectives, conjunctions and adverbs in our sentences. Children will be using punctuation like question marks and exclamation marks.  

We will be starting to use prepositions like inside, outside, towards, across and under. 

Our literacy topic is stories with repeated patterns. The book we are focussing on is 'Zog'. 

Please read with your child at home for 10 minutes every night. Reading and talking about books will benefit your child immensely and help them to make excellent progress in reading. Please make comments about your child’s reading in your child’s home reading diary and we will make comments back. A suggested list of comments was given out at our welcome assembly but if you would like another copy please ask.  Home reading diaries are the best way to communicate progress and concerns regarding your child’s reading and we hope to use them effectively with you.

Why not visit the library and find a new book to read?

If you would like to volunteer to read in school with the children please let us know.

 

Maths

The maths units we will be looking at this half term are:

-Number and statistics

-Position and direction

-Time

-Shape

 

Theme

Our topic this term is ‘Bright Lights, Big City’. The children will be incorporating history, geaography and art and design in this unit focussed on the cities Manchester and London. Some of these aspects will include the Queen, night city scapes and map work.

We are very excited to be holding a tea party for the Queen!

 

Science

In science we will be learning about materials and their properties we will be experimenting with the properties of different materials. We will be finding out which materials are natural and man made. 

 

Further information

Children need their P.E. kits in school every day, please ensure that these are clearly named. 

Please ensure that your child is in the line at their classroom door at 8.45am so that they are ready to be in class for learning at 8.50am.

Homework is given out on a Friday and should be handed in on a Monday or Tuesday at the latest so that it can be marked and updated. Spellings are given put every Tuesday to learn for our spelling test on a Friday.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to speak to a member of staff.

Miss Greenfield and Miss Pocas

Year 1P & 1G: News items

Newsletter Mar 2, by Mr Hewlett

World Book Day, by Mr Hewlett

Newsletter Feb 16, by Mr Hewlett

Year 1P & 1G: Blog items

P.E., by Miss Greenfield

Year 1P & 1G: Gallery items

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Contact the School

Ashbury Meadow Community Primary School

Rylance St
Manchester
M11 3NA

Main Contact: Mrs Eve Peters

Tel: 0161 219 6630
Fax: 0161 231 0372
admin2@ashburymeadow.manchester.sch.uk

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