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Year 1 Week Ahead Information

An overview of the week ahead in Year 1

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Information and Reminders

Thank you to all parents who attended the Stage and Screen Performance and the Year 1 Exit point. Your support was appreciated with both events.

A reminder that school will be closed on Monday 29th May and Tuesday 30th May.

You should have received information about choosing friendship choices for your child for the next academic year. Please return the completed forms to your child’s class teacher by Wednesday 1st June.

Yearbooks are now available to order. Please complete the slip sent out on Class Dojo or Mailchimp, and return to the Uniform Shop along with the correct amount of money. Please order by Friday 2nd June.


Upcoming dates

Monday 29th May and Tuesday 30th May - School closed

Wednesday 7th June – Parent Workshop – Transitions: 3rd Culture Kids with Olivia’s Place; 9.30am

Wednesday 7th June – Coffee Morning with Head of Primary and Head of Secondary; Aspretto; 11.00am

Friday 9th June – Infants Sports Day; 10.45 – 12.05

Friday 9th June – CCAs finish today

Saturday 10th June - Summer Fun Day

Thursday 22nd June – Primary Year in Review Assembly; Sports Hall B; 9.00am and End of Year Class Parties

Friday 23rd June – Last day of School Year; students finish at 12pm


Stars of the Week

Year 1A – Oscar Lin for writing a great set of instructions

Year 1B – Mees Boorsboom for his great ideas during our STEAM DAY

Year 1C – Aaron Gu for practicing and improving his English language skills!



In English, the children will continue to follow ‘The Snail and the Whale’ on their journey around the world. They will write their own holiday poems using the five senses and use props to help them think of different adjectives to describe the senses.

Focus: spell words containing each of the 40+ phonemes already taught, use different adjectives for effects, use capital letters, full stops and exclamation marks to demarcate sentences, five senses



In Mathematics, the children will revisit reading and recording the time on an analogue clock. They will focus on o’clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to times. The week will conclude with activitiesfocused on solving word problems related to time.

Key Vocabulary: time, o’clock, half past, quarter past, quarter to, intervals, hour, minute, analogue clock



Next week, the children will receive a postcard from the Snail explaining his recent adventures. The children will create their own postcards. They will use iPads to upload different images of holiday destinations to insert into their own postcards. Each child will focus on a different continent of the world.