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Welcome

to Harvington C.E First & Nursery School

Headteacher & Designated Safeguarding Lead - Helen Fishbourne, Deputy Headteacher & Deputy Safeguarding Lead - Becky Enstone. SEND Lead: Helen Fishbourne.

Year 1

Welcome to Year 1 Christopher Columbus.

 

Class Teachers: Miss Beaver

Teaching Assistants: Mrs Sams and Mrs Scrivens

PTFA Rep: Mrs Bowen

Governor Link: Mr Davis

 

Important Information

 

 

P.E. will be on Wednesday's and Friday's. Please ensure the children have a named P.E. kit in school in a named bag. We will send home kits at the end of each half term for a wash! We will be outside as much as possible this term. Please ensure children have warm joggers in their P.E kits as well as suitable outdoor footwear (pumps/trainers). 

 

 

Forest School will be on Monday's. Please ensure the children have named wellies in a named bag and coats in school at all times. We will go out whatever the weather!

 
Library will  be on Wednesday. Please remember to bring your book in on this day if you have finished reading it so you can swap it for a new one. 
 

 

Some useful apps that your children may enjoy using.

 

Mr Thorne's Maths Universe

Let's Do Mental Maths for Ages 5-6

Mr Thorne's Spellbook

Our class name is Year 1 Christopher Columbus. We have been learning about who he was and what he did. Did you know these facts about him?

 

-He was born in 1451 in Genoa, Italy. He later lived in Lisbon where he became a trader. He learnt how to make maps and navigate a ship.

-He discovered North and South America whilst trying to travel to China. 

-Christopher brought foods such as corn, potatoes and coffee back to Europe which became very important crops. 

 

What did we learn last half term?

 

We learned all about the Great Fire of London and made our own Tower Bridge.

 

 

We even had a visit from Evesham Fire Fighters!

 

 

In science, we investigated different materials

 

 

 

In Maths, we looked at different shapes and made pictures inspired by Lowry

 

 

We also learned how to weigh and use the weighing scales.

 

 

And as always, we enjoyed lots of stories together.

 

 

 

 

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So what will we be learning this half term? Take a look....

 

 

Phonics/Spellings

 

We have learned all new Phase 5 sounds now so we will be recapping what we have already learned. 

 

We will now be having weekly spelling tests on Friday's. Please see the above attachments for the weekly spelling lists. These have also been sent home.

 

Please send your child into school with their pracitse sheets. Each time they hand one in they receive a sticker for their chart. 10 stickers equates to 1 merit. 

 

 

 

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Science

 

In science we will be exploring different habitats.

 

Do you know what these words mean?

 

fish

amphibians 

reptiles

birds

mammans 

carnivore

herbivore

omnivore

 

 

 

Our theme topic is "Why do animals have different homes?".

 

What is a habitat?

Why do animals need different homes?

Could animals survive in different habitats?

 

Watch the video below to find out more information about habitats.

 

 

 

Habitats

Science - Key Stage 1: Learn about how a habitat provides the basic needs for all living things and how plants and animals depend on each other.

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