‘But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.'
Our class teacher is Miss Pilkington and our teaching assistant is Mrs Cook. Mrs Wood works with us throughout the day, particularly with Phonics, English and Maths.
In Year 1 our "Good to be Green" rules are:
We very much look forward to working with the children in Year 1, and hope they have a very happy, successful and rewarding year.
Children will be given some learning activities to complete at home to help reinforce the work being covered in lessons and to provide the children with the opportunity to share and extend their learning with adults at home. This is completed in their pink homework book which is given out on a Friday. Please return homework by Thursday.
Children in Year 1 will be given the following activities:
We place a great emphasis on reading at St Laurence’s Primary School. Children will participate in guided reading sessions with an adult twice a week. It is very important that the children read every night. Reading record books should be signed by parents to indicate the page reached each evening and along with the reading book, should be brought into school every day. We aim to change reading books on Mondays due to the current restrictions surrounding Coronavirus and will provide each child with two or three books a week. Please try to hear your child read daily, even if it's only for 5 minutes so they can build on their segmenting and blending skills. Teach Your Monster To Read can be accessed for free on a computer but will only work on an iPad if you download the app. This is a fun way to help support your child learning to read.
We will be working hard on phonics this year. At the end of the year, there will be a national phonics screening check. There are a lot of resources available online if you would like to work with your child. We will recap on phases 3 and 4 of Letters and Sounds and begin to learn phase 5. The children all seem to like Obb and Bob (very badly behaved aliens)! Their game can be played free online for free at: http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/PicnicOnPluto.html
Equipment (Please ensure all items are clearly named)