Welcome to our Year 1 Information Page
1M are taught by Mrs Miller
1N are taught by Miss Newman
Our teaching assistants are Mrs Summers and Mrs Brown
At Sir Henry Fermor we pride ourselves in Key Stage One as a team working closely and consultatively with our Year 2 colleagues and children making sure there is a consistent approach. With this in mind Key Stage One are exploring the works and drawings of AA Milne and EH Shepherd and in particular the books on Winnie the Pooh and One Hundred Acre Woods.
This term our topic is called ‘All About Us’.
This topic focuses on our local area including our school, home and town whilst looking at the wider community including Ashdown Forest.
Our ‘Stunning Start’ for this topic was a visit from The Ashdown Forest Information Centre where the children learnt about the local forest plant life after which they were able to make woolly bees made from locally sourced wool from the forest and listen to a story about Winnie the Pooh.
Our ‘Marvellous Middle’ will enhance our knowledge of the Seasons where we will be experimenting with the weather using a rain gauge.
Our ‘Fabulous Finish’ for this topic will involve a visit into Crowborough Town where the children will be posting the postcards they have designed and written during this term.
Next term our topic will be called “Trails and Tales” where we will be looking at Traditional Tales and exploring The United Kingdom.
We would like you to read with your child at least 3 times a week and record any comments in your child’s Reading Record Book. These comments may be used to help support our judgments later in the year. Please also try to ask your children questions about the title, the pictures and what they have read to check for comprehension.
Please remember, books only get changed when the book has been read 3 time, this is a crucial year 1 objective as it helps with their fluency and accuracy development.
Homework will be set every Thursday and will be due in on the following Thursday.
As always we welcome parents who would be willing and able to come in either first thing in the morning or in the afternoon to listen to some of the children read, we would be hugely grateful.