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Swift - Year 1 and Reception

laughWelcome to Swift Class 2020-2021laugh

 

Class Teacher: Miss Langley Higgs

Teaching Partner: Mrs Morris

PPA Cover: Mrs Humphreys (Weds AM) 

MfL: Madame Lawson 

Hello Everyone and welcome to our class page! 

 

We are looking forward to a new and exciting year ahead of us in Swift Class!

Swift Team cannot wait to meet you in September so give us your best smiles and lets get learning together! laugh

Come and see our Classroom...

Autumn Term Timetable

Year 1 Autumn Home Learning Grid

A guide to your 1st day...

It was great to speak to so many of you this week in our Parents Evening Phone Calls. The children have settled so well this first half term and they are really flourishing in their learning! I am a proud teacher! laugh

I hope you all have a fantastic half term and a well deserved rest- I know my duvet is calling me! 

Well done everyone and see you in November! 

Our Star of the Week is...

Inaaya

for always following the class rules and being a model student! 

Fab writing by Aaron at home prepping for his holiday

Week Beginning- 12.10.20

Who can believe we are in the last week of our first half term!? It has certainly flown by! I look forward to speaking to some of your this week during Parents Evening calls! Have a fab week and enjoy your half term break when we get there! 

 

In Phonics this week we will be learning the sounds , oo(u), ai, or and er. We will also be reviewing the sounds we have learnt this half term whilst practising our blending.  

Please note we are learning a recovery curriculum and so these are some revisited sounds to ensure the children are secure in their learning. 

In English we have will be finishing our learning on our focus book Anansi the Spider. We will be writing prepositional phrases as well as creating a leaflet all about spiders.

In Maths we are continuing to learn  about Addition and Subtraction.  This week we will focus on number bonds, particularly number bonds to ten and we will be adding on more to numbers in different ways. 

In Curriculum this week we are learning: all about England, using paint to create artwork based "The Artist who Painted a Blue Horse", identifying wild plants as well as labelling parts of desktops and laptops. 

 

Some Reminders: 

  • Our Parents Evening slot is on Wednesday 20th October between 11:20-18:00. 
  • No toys should be brought into school from home.
  • Please make sure the children have a rain coat in school. We will try to go outside as much as possible. 
  • A labelled water bottle needs to be brought in to class.  These will stay in school until Friday. 
  • Tuesday is our PE day. Please come into school in PE kits on this day. 
  • Book bags should be in every day. We will be changing books on a Monday and Thursday. Please ensure you sign the reading journal when you have read as we check for our star readers on a Thursday. A star reader has read 3 times a week at home and will feature on the newsletter. 
  • Year 1 Home Learning is now being sent out on a Thursday and should be in on Monday. 

Our Star of the Week is...

Emily 

for making the right choices and always being kind to others. 

We have been learning about different types of computers. What have you got at home?

Hello Yellow!

Week Beginning- 12.10.20

Thank you for all your support last week in "Hello Yellow." The children certainly brightened up the day and we raised lots of money for Young Minds charity. 

 

In Phonics this week we will be learning the sounds ar, oo, oo(u), ow, ee, ur, ai,or, oo and er 

Please note we are learning a recovery curriculum and so these are some revisited sounds to ensure the children are secure in their learning. 

In English we have begun our new book of: Anansi the Spider, a folk story from Ghana. We will be writing captions, learning a song to help us sequence the story, as well as taking part in role play to make an important decision. 

In Maths we are learning about Addition and Subtraction.  We will introduce part-whole models and will think about how we can find number bonds systematically, showing this with equipment. 

In Curriculum this week we are learning: what are computers, how to play a game using our movement and ball skills, sewing skills and the history of Bromet Primary School. 

 

Some Reminders: 

  • You can book Parents Evening calls on Thursday 15th between 9:30am-2:30pm by calling the office. Our Parents Evening slot is on Wednesday 20th October between 11:20-18:00. 
  • No toys should be brought into school from home.
  • Please make sure the children have a rain coat in school. We will try to go outside as much as possible. 
  • A labelled water bottle needs to be brought in to class.  These will stay in school until Friday. 
  • Tuesday is our PE day. Please come into school in PE kits on this day. 
  • Book bags should be in every day. We will be changing books on a Monday and Thursday. Please ensure you sign the reading journal when you have read as we check for our star readers on a Thursday. A star reader has read 3 times a week at home and will feature on the newsletter. 
  • Year 1 Home Learning is now being sent out on a Thursday and should be in on Monday. 

 

 

Our Star of the Week is...

Charlotte 

for always including others and being kind towards them. 

 

Week Beginning- 28.09.20

Good Morning! I hope no one got washed away this very week weekend! Did anyone put on their wellies and go puddle splashing?! Thank you all for your kind donations for the Red Cross Bushey. This week is Hello Yellow on Friday. Read below for more details! 

 

In Phonics this week we will be learning the sounds y, z, zz, qu, ch, sh, th and ng.

Please note we are learning a recovery curriculum and so these are some revisited sounds to ensure the children are secure in their learning. 

In English we will be finishing our book Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy. We will be publishing a page each to create a class book filled with our design cat characters and featuring our mean dog! We will also be learning about some traditions from Africa, in particular Ghana, ready for our next book. We will focus on the k and ck sounds. 

In Maths we are learning about ordering numbers to 10 and ordinal numbers. We will also be using number lines to help sequence our numbers. 

In Curriculum this week we are learning about Harvest Festival and why people celebrate it; we will be introducing our artist Mary Bromet and will be drawing a horse and we will be looking at a map of our local area, identifying key features. 

 

Some Reminders: 

  • On Friday please come to school in something yellow and bring in £1 to donate. We are supporting the YoungMinds charity. 
  • Please make sure the children have a rain coat in school. We will try to go outside as much as possbile. 
  • A labelled water bottle needs to be brought in to class.  These will stay in school until Friday. 
  • Tuesday is our PE day. Please come into school in PE kits on this day. 
  • Book bags should be in every day. We will be changing books on a Monday and Thursday. Please ensure you sign the reading journal when you have read as we check for our star readers on a Thursday. A star reader has read 3 times a week at home and will feature on the newsletter. 
  • Year 1 Home Learning is now being sent out on a Thursday and should be in on Monday. 

Our Star of the Week is...

Izzy

for being a kind friend when someone was upset. 

Week Beginning- 28.09.20

Welcome to our next week of learning!

 

In Phonics this week we will be continuing to learn our Black Cat sounds and will focus on the sounds: f, ff, l, ll, ss, j, v, w and x. We will also be practising our blending. 

In English we will be carrying on with our book Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy and this week will begin to create our own book however with a cat inspired twist! We will be designing characters, writing facts and thinking about rhyme. 

In Maths we are learning learning comparing numbers. We be thinking about what numbers look like and will start to use the symbols < > and = to compare these. 

In Curriculum this week we are learning how to safely prepare some foods, the festival of harvest, how to travel with a ball in different ways as well as thinking about our family tree.  

 

Some Reminders: 

  • We are collecting jars and bottles for the Bushey Red Cross Monday-Thursday this week. There will be a trolley on the KS1 playground for collection. 
  • School begins at 8:30-8:50am and finishes at  3pm.
  • A labelled water bottle needs to be brought in to class.  These will stay in school until Friday. 
  • Tuesday is our PE day. Please come into school in PE kits on this day. 
  • Book bags should be in every day. We will be changing books on a Monday and Thursday. Reception books begin later on in the term. 
  • Year 1 Home Learning is now being sent out on a Thursday and should be in on Monday. 
  • Remember to bring in a labelled sunhat and coat. We never know what the weather will be doing and we want to be prepared! 

Our Star of the Week is...

Gemma

for always making the right choices in her learning. 

Week Beginning- 21.09.20

Good Morning! I hope you all enjoyed the wonderful sunshine at the weekend. We are looking forward to having our Reception children with us for their full days from now on! 

 

In our learning this week we will be continuing to learn our Black Cat sounds and will focus on o, c, k, ck, e, u, r, h and b. 

In English we will be carrying on with our book Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy. We will be taking part in role play, thinking about how the characters feel and will start to make a booklet about cats. 

In Maths we are learning how to count forwards and backwards within 10 as well as thinking about 1 more/less. 

In Curriculum this week we are learning about celebrations, how to chop foods, where our school is as well as thinking about different types of plants. 

 

Some Reminders: 

  • School begins at 8:30-8:50am and finishes at  3pm.
  • Please follow our new morning routine and say your goodbyes at the double gate. I will be waiting to walk you to your classroom. 
  • A labelled water bottle needs to be brought in to class.  
  • Tuesday is our PE day. Please come into school in PE kits on this day. 
  • Remember to bring in a labelled sunhat and coat. We never know what the weather will be doing and we want to be prepared! 

Our Star of the Week is...

Abbas-Ali 

for helping others and having positive suggestions for our learning! 

Just a reminder for Reception families...

 

  • School starts 8:30-8:50am, saying goodbye at the gates. 
  • The day will end at 3pm. We will be waiting in our line to meet you. 
  • Please make your lunch choice before tomorrow. 

 

We are all looking forward to Swift Reception's first full day! 

Week Beginning- 14.09.20

 

Well done for getting through a tiring first full week! Lots of learning taking place again this week! Remember if you have any questions then please email admin@bromet.herts.sch.uk and I will get back to you as soon as possible. 

In our learning this week we will be recapping some of our Black Cat sounds from Phase 3 such as SATPIN. In English we will be starting our book Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy, thinking about the characters and what they are like. In Maths we will be learning about sorting, counting and representing numbers with objects. We will also be creating our own self-portraits and introducing our new topics. 

 

Remember to keep checking back on our class page to see what we are up to each week. 

 

Some Reminders: 

  • Year 1  begin school at 8:30-8:50am arrival and finish at  3pm
  • Reception begin school at 9:15am arrival and finish at 11:30am and will start full time on Friday 18th September. 
  • Please follow our new morning routine and say your goodbyes at the double gate. I will be waiting to walk you to your classroom. 
  • A labelled water bottle needs to be brought in to class.  
  • Tuesday is our PE day. Please come into school in PE kits on this day. 
  • Remember to bring in a labelled sunhat and coat. We never know what the weather will be doing and we want to be prepared! 

Congratulations to our Star of the Week...

Annika
for welcoming the Receptions and always including others! 


 

 

Busy day for Swifts... planting, building, hand printing, being Soaperstars and meeting our Monster Phonics!

Congratulations to Isabella and Seth who are Swift School Council representatives this year! 

Week Beginning- 07.09.20

 

Good Morning! We are very much looking forward to welcoming our Reception classmates on Monday! The Year 1 children are ready to show you around our classroom and I can't wait to meet your smiling faces! 

This week we will be introducing our Monsters from Monster Phonics and will be starting with the sounds S, A, T, P, I, N. In English Year 1 will be thinking about their time off school, writing postcards. In Maths we will be looking to see where our learning is. We will also be learning about being a good friend and completing our Network hands.  

 

Remember to keep checking back on our class page to see what we are up to each week. 

 

Some Reminders: 

  • Year 1  begin school at 8:30-8:50am arrival and finish at  3pm
  • Reception begin term on Monday 7th September for their half days (9:15am arrival and finish at 11:30am) and will start full time on Friday 18th September. 
  • Please follow our new morning routine and say your goodbyes at the double gate. I will be waiting to walk you to your classroom. 
  • A labelled water bottle needs to be brought in to class. 
  • Please bring a fruit/vegetable snack in everyday. All that learning will make you hungry! 
  • Tuesday is our PE day. Please come into school in PE kits on this day. 
  • Remember to bring in a labelled sunhat and coat. We never know what the weather will be doing and we want to be prepared! 

Week Beginning- 31.08.20

 

Hello All! I hope you are looking forward to starting at school this week and next! We are really excited to meet you all and get started with your learning whilst having lots of fun on the way! Within the next 2 weeks we will be focusing on getting to know each other, learning about our classroom and settling into school life. Remember to keep checking back on our class page to see what we are up to each week. 

 

Some Reminders: 

  • Year 1 begin term on Thursday 3rd September (8:30-8:30am arrival and finishing at  3pm)
  • Reception begin term on Monday 7th September for their half days (9:15am arrival and finish at 11:30am) and will start full time on Friday 18th September. 
  • Please follow our new morning routine and say your goodbyes at the double gate. I will be waiting to walk you to your classroom. 
  • A labelled water bottle needs to be brought in to class. 
  • Please bring a fruit/vegetable snack in everyday. All that learning will make you hungry! 
  • Tuesday is our PE day. Please come into school in PE kits on this day. 
  • Remember to bring in a labelled sunhat and coat. We never know what the weather will be doing and we want to be prepared! 

 

See you on Thursday Year One! smiley

 

 

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