Stainland Road , Stainland , Halifax , HX4 9HU
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Our class teacher is Mrs Whitwam; she is supported by Miss Robinson. Mrs Fox is a support assistant in Year 1.
As we enter our final half term of the academic year, our topic this half term is 'Magic and Castles'. We will be building castles from craft materials and exploring the strength of different materials. We will be researching castles, including Mott and Bailey castles. We also have our trip to Skipton Castle to look forward to on Monday 26th June.
Please see our homework page for information about maths activities we will be covering and the homework linked to this.
If you wish to discuss our topic, or any other matter relating to Year 1, then please do not hesitate to speak to me.
Year 1 Homework
Please look on our homework page for this half terms homework for English, Maths and Topic. Below you will find additional information relating to the curriculum we teach in Year 1.
How To Help Your Child With English At Home
Below you will find details of the different areas of learning your child will cover in English this year. If you can work on any of these at home it would be very much appreciated.
Phonics is the relationship between printed letters and the sounds they make. Children will first learn the most common letter sounds, and then look at more difficult patterns such as recognising that ‘ow’ sounds different in ‘cow’ and ‘snow’, or that both ‘ai’ and ‘ay’ make the same sound in different words.
Speaking & Listening:
The Spoken Language objectives are set out for the whole of primary school, and teachers will cover them every year as children’s spoken language skills develop. In Year 1, some focuses are:
Tip: As well as reading books from school why not join your local library or read books from home too?