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Blakedown Church of England Primary School

Class 1

Welcome to Class 1

Teacher:  Mrs Edmunds

Teaching Assistant:  Mrs John

Specialist Teachers:  Mrs Marshall (Music);  Mr Newbold (P.E.)

 

Friday 21st June 2024

GALLERY UPDATE

Have a look in our gallery and you will find ...

- photographs from our visit to Birmingham Botanical Gardens

- our vertically planted garden 

 

Monday 3rd June 2024

Our final topic for this year is 'I do Love to be Beside the Seaside' where we will be exploring the seashore, what we can find in a rockpool and the impact of plastic pollution. You can find out more about what your child will be learning by clicking on the 'Curriculum' tab on the right-hand side of this page. 

Please click on the 'Gallery' tab to see some photos from our class learning last half-term.

 

Monday 8th April 2024

We hope that you have had a good Easter holiday with lots of family adventures  smiley

Our new topic will be 'What's Growing in the Garden?'. You can find out more about what your child will be learning by clicking on the 'Curriculum' tab on the right-hand side of this page. 

In your child's book bag on Friday 12th April you will find their homework book with the new grid of activities inside. Please could you choose a selection of activities to complete over the coming weeks and return your child's homework to school during the week commencing  20th May. 

Thank you for your continued support.

 

Wednesday 13th March 2024

We had a great time at Hagley Library today. See the Year 1 Gallery for more photographs of our visit. 

 

Wednesday 21st February 2024

We learnt so much about the Jewish faith when we visited Singers Hill Synagogue in Birmingham.  See the Year 1 Gallery for more photographs of our visit.

 

Tuesday 20th February 2024

We hope that you have had a good half term holiday despite the rain, although splashing in puddles and getting muddy can be lots of fun smiley

Our new topic will be 'Weather Report'. You can find out more about what your child will be learning by clicking on the 'Curriculum' tab on the right-hand side of this page. 

In your child's book bag on Friday 23rd February you will find their homework book with the new grid of activities inside. Please could you choose a selection of activities to complete over the coming weeks and return your child's homework to school during the week commencing  18th March. 

Thank you for your continued support.

 

Monday 8th January 2024

Mrs John and I would like to say a huge thank you for the generous Christmas gifts we received. They were very much appreciated smiley 

We hope you all had a lovely Christmas. 

Our new topic will be 'me, Myself and I'. You can find out more about what your child will be learning by clicking on the 'Curriculum' tab on the right-hand side of this page. 

 

Monday 4th December 2023

Here are all our amazing puppets!

We enjoyed designing and making these as part of Design & Technology work.

 

 Monday 27th November 2023

We have now begun to learn Phase 5 sounds and new tricky words. Please click on the 'Phonics' tab for a weekly update.

 

Monday 6th November 2023

Our new topic will be 'Toys and Materials'. You can find out more about what your child will be learning by clicking on the 'Curriculum' tab on the right-hand side of this page. 

In your child's book bag on Friday 10th November you will find their homework book with the new grid of activities inside. Please could you choose a selection of activities to complete over the coming weeks and return your child's homework to school during the week commencing  18th December

 

Thursday 26th October 2023

What a very busy half-term it has been! It has been lovely to meet with you all during our parents' evenings and to share the aspirations we have for your child as their learning journey continues throughout Year 1. 

A HUGE thank you for all your support towards home learning this half-term, from sharing reading books, supporting phonics to completing tasks from the homework grid. smiley

 

Wednesday 20th September 2023

Thank you to the parents who attended the information briefing this evening. It was lovely to see you all. I have now added the presentation to the Parents Information tab on the right for further reference.

 

Welcome to Year 1! smiley

I hope that you have had lots of fun in the summer holiday and are looking forward to starting a new year at school in Year 1!

I am really looking forward to hearing all about the fun and adventures you have had with your families!

I hope you are ready to work hard and try your best in all that you do. I am sure that we will have lots of fun throughout the year!

We are beginning our Autumn term with an animal theme!

Class 1 Reminders:

Children need a water bottle in school every day. This should only have water inside and should be labelled clearly with your child's name.

Please email any queries or messages to the school office:  office@blakedownprimary.worcs.sch.uk your email will be forwarded to me.

Home reading - Please could home reading books be returned to school each Thursday, your child will then have the opportunity to select a new book to read for pleasure at home. Each Friday your child will be allocated their electronic Little Wandle book via Big Cat Collins, this is the book which they have already read 3 times at school, they will also receive a physical copy of this book.

PE for Year 1 is on a Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning. Children should come to school in their PE kit on these days.

Homework will be set for each half term. Homework books will be sent out containing the term's activity grid at the start of each term and you will then have 5/6 weeks to complete a range of selected activities.