Welcome to Redwood Class

Our class is a lively and lovely mixed year 1/2 class and is taught by Mr. Reay (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) and Miss Doyle (Thursday and Friday).

Miss Lee is our teaching assistant every day..

 

 

 

 

Mr. Reay

Class teacher (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday )

Miss Doyle

Teacher (Thursday - Friday)

Miss Lee

Teaching assistant

Topic

This term we will be exploring Castles! We will take a look at what castles were made from and generate questions which we would like to find out about Castles to further enhance our learning. We will take a virtual journey through a caste and 'poke' around the rooms. We will explore and find out what the rooms were used for and who would be found in the rooms. We are then going to research people who lived in a castle and their jobs. Another part of our learning will be to discover how a castle would be protected from an invasion or enemy attack. We will find out all of the ways in which a castle would be protected. Another part of our learning this term will be to research castles in the UK and create a timeline to show the order in which they were built. Finally we will be finding out more about the Royal Family as well as looking at Windsor Castle! 

 

Any extra research and information you complete at home will be of great advantage to your child and continue to feed their curiosity of this wonderful, unique topic. 

Redwood Class Documents

Maths

Please practise many skills in maths such as counting, representing numbers with amounts, number bonds to 10, doubles, number bonds to 20 and times table facts (x2, x5, x10, x3, x4) Playing games for these key skills in maths at home will help your child to become more fluent and give them an advantage!

Some useful sites…

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/maths/multiplication/play/

http://www.wmnet.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=225:coventry-numeracy-resources-bingo-index&catid=9&Itemid=124

BBC bitesize:https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z3g4d2p

Premiership-Supermovers:https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

 

Your children also have a Numbots and Times Tables Rockstars login and we would strongly advise that your children access this as often as possible to build up their knowledge and fluency with their number work and times tables. 

 

Reading

We would like your children to read at least 3 times per week. The children will receive an incentive in class and move around our 'Rainbow Reading' display to land on the 'pot of gold!' 

Some useful sites...

Phonics Play:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk

Booktrust:https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/

Literacy Shed:https://www.literacyshed.com/the-ks1-shed.html 

Spellings 

Redwood Class Weekly Spellings

Spellings will be given out on Monday and tested on Friday.

P.E

Please make sure that your child attends school in their full outdoor P.E kit during the Autumn term for their P.E days. Also make sure that your child has taken out their earrings. P.E will take place alternating between a Wednesday and a Thursday. The P.E schedule has been shared with parents/carers via email and hard copy. 

KS1 Termly Overviews

 

Medical

If your child requires medical attention in school please contact Mrs Nicholls and complete the relevant forms to keep school updated and keep your child safe in school.

If you have any worries or concerns then don’t hesitate to speak to us on the playground in the morning or after school. Alternatively, you can make an appointment to see us with Mrs. Nicholls at the front office.

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