Please see our weekly learning at the bottom of this page!
Please continue to send in empty kitchen rolls, we still need more as I would like each child to be able to take home their own homegrown peas. Many thanks to those of you who have already sent in spares. Answers to the World Book Day competition will be announced in assembly on Friday along with a winner from each class. A lot of the answers are down to guess work as nearly all the books chosen by staff are well known classics (there are a few clues though). This has really got the children talking about books and that was my main aim – well done everyone! If you are in school please have a look and see how many of these books you have also read.
We still need more empty kitchen rolls so if you have any in your recycling bin please send them in. I hope that last week was the end of the snow as I really want to sow our seeds this week! The World Book Day competition is displayed in the hall and ready for entries – please encourage your child to have a go, it has already prompted so much positive book talk among staff.
The children have once again filled their marble jar, so the week will begin (either Monday or Tuesday) with their chosen treat of cake, juice and a little extra play! Lots of fun learning will take place so please click on the link at the bottom of this page. Thursday is World Book Day, so don’t forget to dress as a favourite book character. I will also be running a fun competition so look out for details which will be announced in assembly.
Polite request: If you have any empty kitchen roll tubes please send these in so that we can begin planting.
Thank you for your continued support!
Welcome back to Term 4!
I hope you’ve all had a happy and peaceful half term break and are now ready for the lead up to Easter. Lots of exciting things happening this term, so please check the new MTP at the bottom of this page.
Our Science topic is Sow and Grow and I would like the children to plant peas, cress and spinach. If you have any empty kitchen roll tubes please send these in as they are an excellent ‘pot’ in which to grow the peas. If any parents / carers are available to help on Friday 2nd March in the afternoon I would really appreciate help to support the children with their sowing – just come and see me, thank you!
The final week of Term 3
A busy week to end the term! I look forward to sharing the children’s work with you at parent / carer meetings on Wednesday and Thursday. Please note there will be no Maths club on Thursday due to these meetings but Monday will be as usual. Please read our weekly learning as this Thursday the children are going to put on a performance – a personal invitation will arrive home shortly.
A place to call home
We have been learning to storytell our class book!
The penultimate week!
How quickly this term has flown by! Before the end of term I would like to invite parents / grandparents / carers in to our classroom to see what we have been learning. The children will be reciting some poetry and it would be lovely if as many of you as possible could come in and be part of this. I will confirm date and time as soon as possible. We will also be cooking Valentine biscuits, so if anyone is able to help please come and see me. Next week is also parent / carer meetings, please return slips as soon as possible in order to secure a day and time of your choice. As always I am happy to meet with you if these dates are not suitable. Please note that Maths club on Thursday 8th February will not take place due to these meetings.
This week we enjoyed our return trip to Witney Cinema for the Film Festival. We watched Ferdinand and then wrote recounts the following day. The film worked this time and everyone enjoyed themselves, as always behaviour was exemplary. I am incredibly proud of my class and the choices that they make – well done Class One!
A huge thank you to the two parents and grandparent that came in on Friday afternoon. Most children have now created the basic design for their house circa 1666.
Year 2 Maths Club is going well. The children are so enthusiastic and are having so much fun that I don’t think they realise how much they are also learning. The games that we play to finish the session can be found at: http://www.ictgames.com
I now have all the replies with regards to the Year 2 Residential so I will work out costings this week. I am really pleased that everyone is keen to take part.
Thank you all for your continued support.
Welcome back to Term 3!
I hope that you’ve all had a peaceful and restful Christmas break and are now ready for our new term. I look forward to seeing everyone on Thursday 4th January 2018.
Weeks 6 and 7
The last two weeks of term were extremely busy, lots of fun and lots of learning took place. Some of the highlights have to be baking Christmas Cakes, the Christmas Production of Lights, Camel, Action!, Christmas jumper day, a very special visit from Father Christmas and counting all those 2p pieces. We raised £20.86p for our sister school in Uganda. Here are some photos for you to enjoy.
Well done Class 1 I am very proud of all your achievements. Keep up the good work and we look forward to lots more learning in Term 3, the overview is attached at the bottom of this page.
What a busy week we had last week! The trip to the cinema was a little disappointing as the film was unable to be shown. However, we are incredibly proud of the children, their behaviour was exemplary and they were very grown up in their understanding that sometimes things just don’t work as they should. It’s not often that you go to the cinema, eat a banana and then return to school! I have already spoken with the cinema managers and will secure some kind of alternative visit as soon as possible.
Thank you to so many of you that managed to watch and participate in our Sharing Assembly. I know that you are as proud of the children as I am. It was also lovely that so many of the older children came up and congratulated my class on their knowledge of the times tables and the way they spoke clearly into the microphone – Well done Class One! I will add some photos soon.
Don’t forget the Hill End Information Meeting for Year 2 after school this Tuesday.
Learning overview at the bottom of the page – another exciting and very busy week!
Please see our weekly learning at the bottom of this page.
We know that you all received your personal invitations to attend our assembly but just to remind you – Class One are leading Sharing Assembly this Friday at 9:55am. We really hope you can make it and look forward to seeing you there!
Please see our weekly learning at the bottom of this page.
It was lovely to meet with so many of you over the last two evenings and wonderful for you to see some of the children’s work and to share in their learning – thank you for attending and I look forward to meeting with a few more parents/carers who were unable to make these dates but have booked a time to come and see me. Thank you for your continued support!
As I am sure you are all aware the children have now filled their marble jar and have chosen to celebrate with cake and a drink this Friday afternoon. Our first class treat – Well done Class One!
Please see our weekly learning at the bottom of this page.
I look forward to seeing everyone at parents/carers evenings this week. Thank you to everyone who has signed up, I am always happy to meet with you after school on a different day if these two evenings are not suitable for you. The children have really settled in well and have produced some fantastic work. They are rightly proud of their books and are keen for you to share their learning.
Welcome back to Term 2
I hope you’ve all enjoyed a well deserved break and are ready for the new term and lots of exciting learning. The overview for this Term is available at the bottom of the page as well as a brief synopsis of our learning for Week 1 of Term 2. This is a very busy and exciting term as we put together our Christmas production of Lights, Camel, Action!
Important dates for your diary!
KS1 Christmas Production – Monday 11th December 6pm in the village hall
Tuesday 12th December 1:30pm in the village hall. (Start time to be confirmed!)
We look forward to seeing you there!
More details will follow as the children audition for parts and rehearsals begin!
Thank you so much to all the parents / grandparents / carers that attended our picnic this afternoon. Here are some photos to share with you of the children preparing the food. We hope that you all enjoyed yourselves.
The final week of Term 1
How quickly this first term has passed! Thank you to the parents who attended our Harvest assembly and the generous food contributions that were made. I hope you were impressed by the Harvest loaves made by Class One.
We have a really exciting final week – I hope that parents / carers have received their invitation to our class picnic on Wednesday afternoon. The children will be instruction writing followed by preparing sandwiches and picnic snacks in the morning. They will still require their normal lunch, the picnic is to give our learning a real-life purpose and to show the new skills that they have been acquiring. Thank you for the many replies that we have already received.
I wondered if it would also be possible to incorporate a book swap next week? If your child has read a book and would like to swap it with another member of our class, please allow them to bring the book to school and I’ll sort out a slot in which this can take place. The children are really enthused by reading and it is wonderful see that most of them are now reading every day. Although they enjoy reading to me, I think the highlight is really reading with Sally and her dog Henry.
On Thursday, Diwali is celebrated in the UK and I have arranged for a visitor to come to Class One and to teach the children in a fun way.
Term finishes on Friday at the normal time. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support. Please keep visiting our class page, photos will be added over half term. As always our weekly learning is accessible at the bottom of this page and a new termly overview will be added during half term.
I hope that you all have a lovely October half-term break. The children should be congratulated on having settled so well and working so incredibly hard – I am very proud of their achievements and enthusiasm for learning.
Please find attached, for your information, the Curriculum Newsletter from the curriculum evening.
Next week, weather permitting, I am planning to take the children on an Autumn walk (Tuesday 3rd October). Thank you for your continued support and the 2p pieces that the children are bringing in as our counting challenge for this term.
Thank you to all the parents / carers who attended the curriculum meeting – your support is much appreciated and I was very pleased to see and meet so many of you. However, I do understand that it is not always possible to attend such meetings and therefore letters were sent home the following day for those parents / carers who were unable to make it. If you have any queries with regards to this please come and see me.
Your children have all made such a good start to this new academic year, I am very proud of the choices they are making. Please keep visiting this page as I will be putting up dates for an Autumn Walk and our picnic (probably indoor, judging by the weather)!
Thank you for your continued support.
Welcome to Class One
I hope you all enjoyed a fantastic Summer break and are ready for the fun things I have planned for the year ahead. Please visit this page regularly to see photos and keep updated on our learning.
A Welcome Meeting for all parents/carers of children in Class 1 will be held next Tuesday, 19th September straight after the end of the school day in the Class 1 classroom. I look forward to meeting as many of you as possible.
If you would like to contact me then you can email email@example.com. I am also always available at the end of the day for any concerns or questions you may have.
Below you will find the termly overview to inform you of the exciting things we are learning during this first term.
Class News and Curriculum Information