We hope you are staying well and enjoying your time at home. Please keep practising the counting, reading, writing and spelling we do in class by looking at all the videos on this page if you scroll down past our class picture.
It has been great being able to hear from so many of you through Class Dojo! We loved seeing all the wonderful work you are doing at home and receiving gorgeous photos of beautiful pictures, art, reading, writing and the list could go on. We are very proud of how wonderful you are all doing! Superstars!
If your Mums, Dads and Carers want some ideas of nice activities they can do with you whilst you're away from school, then please tell them to click on the orange balloon above saying 'Community'.
If you then click on the 'Home Learning Resources' link, there is guidance and lots of ideas and websites you can visit to learn fun facts. To help you continue your learning at home, we will be setting some weekly home challenges for you to complete. These will be uploaded every Monday on the ‘Home Learning Resource’ page under ‘KS1, Year One Weekly Challenges’.
Also, under 'Home Learning Resources' link there is a subheading called 'Creative Development'this is a super cool online programme which will support you to be active, play and learn together.
Hope to see you all again soon.
Love Mrs Fletcher & Mrs Hughes
Welcome to 1K
On this page we will share all the exciting things that we enjoy in our class. We will share the useful websites and games that we use to enhance our learning in school. Please let us know if you would like us to include anything in particular. We are looking forward to a wonderful year full of fun and amazing milestones.
Mrs Fletcher and Mrs Hughes
Show and Tell takes place on a Friday.
Book bags go home on a Friday.
Please return book bags on Monday morning.
P.E takes place every Friday and every other Thursday.
Through Year 1 as a class we will visit lots of activities that support our counting in 2s. This video is a great resource as it refers to evens numbers when counting in 2s.
We are also learning to count in 5s. This video gives a great hint. The number either ends with a 5 or a 0. Who can reach the moon first?
Counting by 10s is an important part of maths in Year 1. This simple song can further support your child's learning.
The children love this song and it helps the children to learn those words that we can not sound out. Enjoy it's extremely catchy.
We are currently learning the order of the months of the year. To reinforce this understanding the children may enjoy this active song as they continue to practise the order.
A great place value video that the children enjoyed.
A song to help children learn prepositions of place. This video helps the children's growing vocabulary skills as they deepen their understanding of place.
We have been looking at these 3 diagraphs (2 letters that join to make 1 sound) that all make the same sound. I have found that the children are engaged with this video and it supports their understanding. Enjoy.
I hope this video will help you with pronunciations of the phase 4 blends and clusters. This is a great resource to introduce phase 4 to the chn as we are in class.
in class we are increasingly looking at phonics phase 4 blends. Here is a series of handy videos to further strengthen your child's knowledge.
Initial consonant blends appear at the beginning of words. This video feature some common consonant blends, with words to read. The consonant blends included are br, cr, dr, fr, gr and tr.
in class we are currently working more with the phase 4 phonic blends. These are the blends we usually find at the end of words. Final consonant blends appear at the end of words. This video feature some common consonant blends, with words to read. The consonant blends included are nk, st, nd, mp and ft.
Final consonant blends appear at the end of words. This video feature some common consonant blends, with words to read. The consonant blends included are nt, sk, lp, lf and lk.
The children are now looking at phase 4 phonics in class. This song is a brilliant tool to help the children remember the spellings of these tricky words to hopefully use in their independent writing.
1K are doing so well learning their phonic sounds that we have now completed phase 5 and are focusing on refreshing and applying the sounds we have learnt. This phase 5 video helps you hear the sound and apply.
This is a round up of the Phase 5 sounds we have covered in class. In 1K we are very clever so we know that ew, ue and u_e can make either a short (oo) sound or a longer (you) sound.
'ure' is a tricky phonic trigraph that a lot of the children have trouble with. This video is sang with a american accent but the children enjoy it and it gives them important examples of the sound being used. Enjoy.
This is a further example of the 'ure' trigraph being used. We have looked at this extensively in class. Hope it helps..
We have started using mindfulness techniques every day in 1K. This is an example of one the tools we use. We try to use the term mind space as well as its about a time for the children to clear their minds and just be for a while. It is a work in progress but we have got off to a great start.
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