Harvington C of E First and Nursery School

‘Together we love, learn and grow’

Year 1

Class Teacher- Mrs Brown and Mrs Moore

Teaching Assistant- Mrs Clark

PTFA- Mrs Buckley

Class Governor- Mr Davies

Summer 1

This half term we will be learning...


What makes a good garden?


What does a plant need to survive?

What plants are grown in our local area?

What does deciduous mean?

What does evergreen mean?

Can you name and label parts of a flowering plant?


Click on the picture below to watch videos which will support your science knowledge.



In our history lessons we are going to be learning all about the royal family.  Click on the pictures below to find out more. 


Who is the Queen?

Who is in the royal family?

When was the Queen crowned at her coronation?

Who will the future king be?





RE- faith, community, baptism, Christian, Jewish, muslim, church, synagogue, mosque.

History- Queen, monarch, coronation, royal, jubilee.

 Science- deciduous, evergreen. Plant structures: leaves, flowers, blossom, petals, fruit, roots, bulb, seed, trunk, branches, stem



Can you use any of our focus vocabulary words in a sentence? Bring these into school and receive a merit! 




We are now revising our phase 5 phonics. 


Do you know all of your phase 5 sounds sounds? Click on the picture below to check correct pronunciation of sounds. 




Harder to read and spell words that we are learning to use independently within our writing:





 Read with your child every day and record this in the yellow message book.


Practise Big Maths CLIC sheets. We complete our CLIC sheets every Friday. 


Practise spellings. Spelling tests will take place every Friday.  Spellings will be sent out at the beginning of the half term. Spelling books will be sent home on a Friday. Please ensure spelling books are returned on Monday. 



Optional homework- purple mash challenges, writing sentences with our focus vocabulary words, practising writing 'harder to read and spell' words, saying/ recognising phonic sounds (see below). 


Please make sure your child has a named PE kit, painting apron, wellies, water bottle, reading book and message book in school every day. Message books will be checked daily. 


PE will take place on a Wednesday and Friday.

Forest school will take place on a Tuesday.


Phase 3 sounds

Please watch this video to ensure you are pronouncing phase three sounds correctly. :)

Our Class Author is....


David McKee.       


Do you already know some of his books? 


Click on the picture below to hear David McKee read an Elmer story. 



Our inspirational person is.....




Why is Joseph inspiring?

Which of our school values does he show?

Can you think of a time when you have shown the same values as Joseph?