Bacup Holy Trinity Stacksteads C.E. Primary School

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PHONICS

 

Phonics will be taught in PHASE groups instead of the whole class approach...the children were assessed at the end of last term and have been assigned to a group from their assessment.                       

Your children will receive spellings each week from their phonics group to practice. They will then be tested on these words each Friday within their phonics session.

Literacy

 

In Literacy we will be continuing to learn about the different uses for capital letters. Such as capital letters at the beginning of our sentences, for the personal pronoun 'I', for the days of the week and for the names of people and places.

We will also be writing a letter telling another animal about all of the food that The Hungry Caterpillar ate.

 

Spellings

At the start of each literacy lesson the spellings that we will be focusing on are  the Year 1 common exception words.

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Design and Technology

This term we start Design and Technology looking at 2D mechanisms.

KEY STAGE ONE PARTY DAY IS THURSDAY 19TH DECEMBER. CHILDREN MAY WEAR PARTY CLOTHES. WE ARE ASKING FOR A £1 DONATION TOWARDS PARTY FOOD. 

 

There will be party games,  disco, food and even a special visitor.

 

THANK YOU.

READING BOOKS

We are going to be collecting in all the

key stage one reading books before the Christmas break. Please could you return any school reading books you may have before Friday 20th December.

Thank you.

Welcome to Class 1H

with Miss Holmes

 

FRIDAY IS ELF DAY!!!!

 COME ALONG AND JOIN KEYSTAGE 1 ACTIVITY MORNING..... 9.15am- PLEASE WAIT IN FOYER

 literacy /numeracy and craft activities......selfie booth and hot chocolate

SPECIAL VISITOR T 11.30

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 Chance to win a giant elf with £1 donation to Alzheimers society

 

 In Art we have been looking at artists who have used lines and shapes within their work. We are also looking at tones and shades and how we can create them using different resources.

 

This week we have had a visit from the local artists Ruth and Felix Evans.

 

Ruth and Felix Evans came in and created a winter snowstorm with the children using lines and shapes. We also had a go at mixing colours to create darker and lighter tones.

The children really enjoyed creating their own snowstorms using winter colours, glitter, sequins and much more!

 

As part of our materials topic this term we have been taking part in some experiments with the FLASH BANG SCIENCE TEAM.

 

We have been learning about the properties of materials looking at which material took the longest to soak up water. We also looked at how kitchen roll soaked up the coloured water from one beaker and transferred it to another beaker.

 

The children really enjoyed taking part in these experiments. Maybe they could try some at home?

 

Here is the FLASH BANG SCIENCE website where there are lots of fun games and experiments that they children could have a go at with you!

http://www.flashbangscience.co.uk/

 

 

Library Day

The children will be given the opportunity to bring library books home from school on a Thursday. These will be changed on a two week rota. The children are given the choice to keep their books in school or at home during this time.

Year 1H Welcome Meeting information

Welcome back to Autumn term.

 

This term we will be........

 

Literacy

This term we will be learning to write our own text with a repeating pattern. We will be reading We're going on a bear hunt.
 

The children will be changing the thing that the family will be find and the places that they  have to travel through.

 

 

Maths

 In maths we will be learning our numbers to ten. We will be looking at our number bonds to five and our number bonds to ten.

 

Useful links

 

 

Computing

We will be learning how to log a computer on and off.

We will be learning how to open a file on the computer and how to save a document.

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  • We will be continuing to work on our Phase 3 sounds and tricky words.
  • We will be continuing to read lots of real and nonsense words.
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Some important dates for the diary:

 

Don't forget to keep checking the school calendar for up to date events.

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PE days are Monday and Tuesday 

Homework books will be sent home on Friday, to be returned the following Thursday. 

 

 

 

Useful Websites:

Bug Club- www.activelearnprimary.co.uk

 

Phonics play- www.phonicsplay.co.uk

 

Maths and Literacy games- www.ictgames.com

 

Active Learn/Bug club guide for parents.

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