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Welcome to Year 1

Croeso I Blwyddyn 1

 

 

Mrs Churchill is your teacher.

Miss George will be helping out in class too.

 

This term our topic for learning is "Our Community"

 

This project has a History and Geography focus and teaches children about buildings, services and people who help us in the local community, To start our topic we will learn about Waun Wen by walking around the area, looking at the buildings and features. We will also learn about how the area has changed over time. We will visit Brynhyfryd Library and Brynhyfryd Post Office. We are looking forward to having some visiting speakers. Leading on from this we hope to explore the wider area of Swansea. Children will learn how to write information that they have learned about Swansea. 

 

Here is a timetable of our weekly routines:

 

Monday

Reading books returned to school.

Milk and fruit money payable weekly - £1

 

Forest School - please ensure that all children are dressed suitably . Warm clothes, gloves and hats in cold weather, wellies etc.

 

Thursday

P.E. -  please could you ensure that your child has suitable clothing to change in to - shorts, t-shirt.

 

Friday

Reading books will be sent home. Please take time to listen to your child read and return it to school on Monday.

Library books will also be sent home on a Friday. Please take time to share the book with your child.

 

Class page on the school website will be up-dated with information on the learning of the week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 This week we have been:

 

  • Learning the names and properties of 2d shape
  • Sorting shapes in different ways
  • Making our own information texts on Brynhyfryd
  • Learning about the features of information texts
  • Making people happy at the nursing home by singing Welsh songs to them
  • Learning about the use of capital letters at the start of names of places, shops, days of the week and months of the year
  • Investigating magnetism by finding out which materials are magnetic
  • Practising our singing ready for our St David's Day concert
Picture 1

This term in literacy we will be continuing to learn our letter sounds. We will be continuing to build on our learning of the spelling of high frequency words and topic words. We will have daily handwriting practice to reinforce spelling. We will also be learning how to write an information text and a persuasive text which encourages people to visit Swansea. 

In maths, we will be learning to count, recognise and write numbers to 100 and beyond. We will also be focusing on money within £1, with the children applying their knowledge of money in the class Post Office.

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