Year 1 - DISCOVERY CLASS

Class Teacher - Miss Reid

Class Teaching Assistants - Mrs Gunton, Mrs Southern and Mrs Taylor

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You can see our curriculum overview by clicking the image above.

You can read more about our curriculum here: www.st-marys-purton.wilts.sch.uk/our-curriculum 

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This term's Big Questions

 

Was Neil Armstrong brave to be the first man on the moon?

Do dreams ever come true?

Are senses essential to explore the world?

 

Our class books

Man on the moon.  

Baby brains.

Toys in space. 

My pet star.

Look up.

The wishing chair.

Funny bones.  

Human Body Odyssey.  



 

Key dates for the term

Term 3 starts on 4th January and ends on 12th February.

We will take part in the RSPB School Big bird watch during January 2021

RSPB Home Big bird watch – Jan 29-31st 2021

Martin Luther King Day - 18th January 2021

Chinese new year - 25th January 2021

Safer Internet Day - 11th Feb 2021

Children’s Mental Health Week w/c 1st  February

How to help at home

  • Please try to hear your child read at least four times a week.  Record any comments in your child's individual reading record.   
  • A couple of useful phonics and reading websites are:
    http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/
    (Please play at either Phase 3, Phase 4 or Phase 5.)
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks
    http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk
    (You have to register to access the above site... however it is free and has access to over 250 ebooks which are tablet friendly!) 
  • Please remember to access your child's Mathletics and Spelling Shed accounts. 

 

Important reminders

PE
Our PE days are every Tuesday and Thursday. Please ensure that your child wears appropriate PE kit to school on these days.