Y1 Pear 2018-2019

  • Mrs G Neal

    Key Stage One Manager/SENCO/Designated Teacher for Children in Care/Deputy Designated Person for Child Protection

  • Mrs N Duffy

    Class Teacher (Tuesday)

  • Mrs D Phillips

    Teaching Assistant

  • Mrs D Jones

    Higher Level Teaching Assistant

 
PEAR CLASS
Welcome to our class page, here you will be able to keep up with all of the fun we are having in school.
 
PEAR CLASS INFORMATION
  • Homework is set each Friday and should be returned to school no later than the following Wednesday.
  • Please listen to your child read for 5 - 10 minutes each night and ensure that their reading book and diary is in school everyday.
  • P.E. lessons are on Wednesdays and Fridays. Please ensure that your child has an indoor and outdoor kit in school. Long hair should be tied back and earrings removed.
PEAR CLASS - TARGETS
ENGLISH - In English we are working on reading and spelling our 'high frequency' and 'tricky words.'
MATHS - In Maths we are working on reading, writing, ordering and comparing numbers to 30.
 
Thank you for your continued support
Mrs Neal, Mrs Duffy, Mrs Phillips and Mrs Jones
 
HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS
Here is a list of the High Frequency Words that we are working on at the moment. Children are working on reading these words on sight and spelling them correctly. We are also trying hard to spell the days of the week.
 
HIGH FREQUENCY WORD GAMES 
Why not try one of these exciting games to help you learn to read and spell your HFWs?
 
OXFORD OWL
The Oxford Owl website is packed with expert advice, top tips and activity ideas. There is also a FREE eBook library, where you can access over 250 eBooks. Click on Oxford Owl to visit the website.
WE HAVE BEEN READING...
In Pear Class we LOVE story time! Here are some of the books that we have been enjoying, (click on the picture to listen to the story again at home). Help your child to develop their comprehension skills by discussing the characters, setting and main events from these stories. 
SUMMER TWO
This half term we are going to be reading lots of stories by Judith Kerr; we will also be finding out more about her fascinating life. Why not listen to one of her stories on line or have a look at our Curriculum Overview to find out about all of the other exciting things we'll be getting up to.
SPRING ONE
This half term, out topic is "We're Going on Safari." We will be finding out all about Kenya; we will be comparing the human and physical geography of Kenya to our local area, learning to use a compass to navigate and beginning to understand why people might visit Kenya on holiday.
 
HELPFUL HUNDRED SQUARE
In maths, we are continuing to read, write, order and compare numbers to 100. We are also working on saying the number 1 more and less and 10 more and less than any given number. We are using a range of resources, including 100 squares, to support us with this.
 
AUTUMN TWO
This half term our topic is "Where Do the Leaves go in Winter?" We will be finding out about how the weather changes in Autumn and Winter and what happens to the amount of daylight. We will be reading the story of Plop, the owl who was afraid of the dark and using this as inspiration for our own stories. Have a look at our curriculum overview to find out more about all of the fun things that we will be getting up to.
 
AUTUMN ONE
This half term our topic is "Where do the Wheels on the Bus go, in Runcorn?" Click on our curriculum overview to find out more about all of the fun things that we will be getting up to.
PERFECT PLACE VALUE
In maths we are beginning to understand what each digit in a two digit number is worth. We are have been learning to represent numbers using pictures and objects.
ONE MORE AND ONE LESS
In maths we are learning to say the numbers one more and less than any given number to 30 (moving to 50, then 100 once children are secure). Why not play one of these fun, interactive ICT games at home? 
WALK IN THE LOCAL AREA 
The children from Key Stage One went for a walk around Runcorn Old Town. We looked at some of the old buildings in our area and found out a little bit more about them. We thought about what we like about where we live and how the area could be improved. 
THE NAUGHTY BUS
This week we have been reading the story of The Naughty Bus (by Jan and Jerry Oke). Unfortunately, the Naughty Bus got too close to the edge of the pond and fell in! We have been describing what he saw and how he felt, while he lay at the bottom of the pond. 
PARTITIONING 
In maths we have been learning to partition 1-digit numbers. We have been thinking about how to partition in different ways using resources to help us.
LITTLE RED HEN
We have been learning to retell the story of The Little Red Hen from memory. We have been using Pie Corbett's 'Talk for Writing' actions and story maps to help us remember all of the words. Click on the link below to practise at home.
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