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St Bernadette's Catholic Primary

With Jesus in our Hearts, we have:

The passion to learn,

The courage to fail,

The strength to love

Year 1 - Seacole Class

Welcome to Seacole Class

 

Our Class teachers are Mrs Grier (Monday – Wednesday) and Mrs Gregson (Wednesday – Friday).

 

We have an exciting curriculum this term including:

Geography – Important Coasts of the UK

History – Infinity and Beyond (Neil Armstrong and Tim Peak)

Science – Plants

 

During our class novel time we will be reading stories by Roald Dahl.

 

Please remember to bring zippy wallets into school everyday 

 

  • MondaySpelling test and book changing day (reading practice book and reading for pleasure book)
  • Wednesday - PE Day. Please remember to come to school in your PE Kit including jogging bottoms.   
  • Wednesday - Spellings set and homework set on Google Classrooms

 

Our Curriculum Web

We learn about toys, the Seaside, Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale and many more exciting things throughout our Year 1 learning journey. Take a look at our curriculum webs to view our topics throughout the year.

 

Timetable and a normal day in our class

Here is a timetable of a typical week in Seacole class. Please note that occasionally this will be different. CP is continuous provision and this mean time for the children to learn through play.

 

In Year 1, the children have lots of opportunities to learn through play. We have an outdoor area with continuous provision activities that all the children are able to access throughout the day. CP is continuous provision and this mean time for the children to learn through play.

 

A normal day in our class

8.40-8:50am

Early Morning Target Time and Morning Prayer 

8.50-9:00am

Register 

9.00am-9.30am

Phonics

9.30am-10.30am

Whole class teaching of English/Maths

10.30am

Break time

10.45am-11.40am

Whole class teaching of English/Maths

11.40am

Lunchtime Prayer

11.45am-12.45pm

Lunchtime

12.45pm

Afternoon Register

12.50pm-1.15pm

Handwriting and Reading Practise

1.15pm-2.55pm

Foundation Subject

2.55pm

 

Tidy up time and get ready for home

Mindfulness and Home Time Prayer 

3.00pm

Class Novel Read

3.15pm

Home Time 

 

We follow God Matters in Religious Education (the Portsmouth Diocese scheme of learning). The children learn two hours of RE per week in KS1 and are involved in Collective Worship.

 

Things that help us learn

We use Mathletics to support children’s home learning and we will be continuing to use Google Classroom as our online learning platform in Key Stage 1.

 

We follow the Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised phonics programme. We teach phonics daily and each child will take part in reading practise sessions three times a week.

 

A reading practise book (Collins Big Cat for Little Wandle) reading book will sent home on a weekly basis which is pitched at your child’s current phonic ability and at a level they can decode and comprehend at a 95% accuracy. As well as this, each child will select a reading for pleasure book from the library.

 

Weekly spellings are sent home to consolidate the phonetic sounds the children have been learning that week.  

 

Trips

We will keep you updated with trips and visits!

 

If you have any questions or there is anything urgent that you think I need to know, please contact the School Office either by phone at 01252 548123 or by email at adminoffice@st-bernadettes.hants.sch.uk

 

 

Summer Term 2022 Learning Web

Spring Term 2022 Learning Web

Years 1 & 2 Curriculum Meeting Autumn 2021

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