Year 1 Learning, Term 6, Week 7

We thank you all for an amazing year and hope that you and all your families have a safe, restful and above all fun holiday.


This Week:

Extreme Heat: Please choose suitable uniform and make sure your child has a water bottle, hat and sunscreen as the beginning of this week is going to be very hot. We will change our days accordingly and follow our risk assessments.

Last day of Term – Thursday 21st July 2022 (Non Uniform Day with a donation for FHIS)

Please ensure all remaining school books from home are returned before the end of term.

Can your child please bring in a bag to bring work home on Monday. Your children will be bringing home their work books and other work from the year. We will be keeping a small sample for each class. Your teacher will let you know if this is for your child. They will be returned to you at the end of the Autumn Term.

School Starts Back:

Monday 5th September 2022

  • You will find below a grid showing the sessions to be taught each week. They mostly follow the exact days, although will differ slightly class to class as when we have our PE slots.
  • We will make sure your child brings home their PE kits once they have finished with them this week.

Daily Well Being Activities

Monday – Connect – Team challenge
Tuesday – Reflection- Take part in the Leavers Assembly and use as a time for reflection.
Wednesday –  Be Active – Dance along to Cotton-eye-Joe
Thursday – Thankfulness – Remember something to be thankful for, and relax and do a colouring sheet.


Phonics: Completion of Phase 5c
Phonics: Focus alternatives: /sh/  (special)   /sh/  (station     /sh/  (sugar)    /sh/  (chef)

Writing: Vocabulary: letter, word, finger space, sentence, punctuation, lower case, capital, full stop, adjective, noun

Writing – Composition 
Session 1 : Write a message to leave in your tray for the New Year 1 children.
Session 2: Poetry Comprehension task – Read the beginning of the poem Bed in Summer by Robert Louis Stevenson and answer the questions.
Session 3: Can you spot the mistakes in these summer holiday postcards? Check for correct punctuation, spelling and capital letters. Write the postcard out again correctly so that it makes sense. 
Session 4: Handwriting

Reading: Focus: Reading for Pleasure

  • Read as part of a group. What books do you enjoy reading and why? Using phonetic knowledge to decode unknown words and to extend vocabulary. Read aloud and look at increasing fluency and use discussion as a group to discuss comprehension and answer written questions.
  • In reading groups, continue to continue on phonic and CEW recognition gaps identified.

Whole Class – Planned story sessions each day.


Mental Oral/Warm Up
Daily count
Recall number facts within 10 and 20
Snappy maths

Session 1: Addition and Subtraction to 20 – Mosaic – Solve the calculations to reveal the hidden picture. Each answer has a special colour.
Session 2: 2D shape hunt – Count and colour the 2D shapes hidden in this summer scene.
Session 3: Summer Fruits Fractions – Colour the correct fractions of the fruits.Session 4: Telling the Time – It’s time to go on holiday. Use the clocks to help plan the trip.

Wider Curriculum

PE-  Outdoor Athletic Skills 
R+WV/Science –  Caring for our world warning posters – design a poster telling people to take care of our wonderful world. 
Music- Music related to journeys – compose and perform using Text as inspiration
Transition and answering questions from new Year 1 children.

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Class 4 – Joss
Class 5 –
Class 6 –

This has been our final Star of the Week assembly of the year. Next week we will have our special Leaver’s Assembly that just Year 2 parents are invited to. The children have all been stars this year and we wish them well as they move up to Year 2.

Reading for the Stars

Bronze Award
Class 4 – Oisin

Silver Award
Class 4 – Ernest

Gold Award
Class 6 – Tiya Leo Elizabeth Lillie Autumn Freddie
Class 4 – Eliza James

Headteacher’s Award
Class 6 – Teddy Reuben E Freya Rudy
Class 4 – Talia Marcus Luke Mabel

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