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Week Beginning 12 February 2018

School begins again on Monday 26 February – The Year 1 team hope you had a wonderful Chinese New Year holiday.

MESSAGES

  • School Uniform - Please ensure that your child has the correct school uniform. In particular, please ensure your child is wearing black shoes. Girls should wear plain white socks and boys should wear black or grey socks. You can review the school’s uniform policy here.
  • Please remember to bring a thick coat into school for playtimes
  • Parents Workshop – How we learn what we learn STEAM Thinking and the Primary Learner Stage One 8:45-9:30a.m. , 28 February– Dr Hopkin

LITERACY

In Literacy this week we are looking at the story of Little Red Riding Hood. Children will be sequencing the story and breaking the story up into a story mountain. Finally, children will have the opportunity to write the story independently, focusing on correct use of punctuation.

KEY VOCABULARY

Once upon a time, first, next, then, finally

MATHS

In Maths this week we will be learning about multiplication. Children will be looking mainly at multiplication through repeated addition. We are also continue to learn to count in 2s, 10s and 5s.

KEY VOCABULARY

Multiplication, times, multiply, repeated addition

STEAM THEME

As our theme study of ‘Around the World in 80 days’ continues, this week we will be looking at Australia. We will be looking at aboriginal “Dreamtime” stories and children will have the chance to explore adjectives and verbs to describe Australian animals.

KEY VOCABULARY

Verbs, adjectives, fiction

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND DIGITAL LITERACY

We are continuing with coding for the coming weeks. The children will now look at inputting information with an increased independence. Within the unit the children will be looking at developing the movement of objects operated from the instructions that they decide.

KEY VOCABULARY

Coding, code, input, directions, buttons

PSHCE

Our PSHE theme this week is COMPASSION. Children will be learning what compassion means and about mindfulness and empathy.  Children will be exploring what empathy means and in what situations we feel empathy and how we can help in those situations.

KEY VOCABULARY

Compassion, kindness, empathy, mindfulness

DUTCH

Naar aanleiding van het boek `De verhalenmachine`   gaan we aan de slag met het schrijven en tekenen van onze eigen verhalen.  We bouwen onze eigen verhalenmachine en creëren onze eigen verhalen.  Hoe begin je een verhaal?  Kan jij een passend einde bedenken voor het verhaal?

De letter van de week is de au van pauw. 

MANDARIN

Mandarin Y1 MNDC1/C2-Ms Zhou and Ms Zhang

There is no homework due to the holiday.

After the holiday, we will learn how to describe toys and we will introduce some basic strokes.

Mandarin Y1 MNDC3-Ms Dai

There is no homework due to the holiday. 

After the holiday, we will be talking about the means of transportation.

Mandarin Y1 MNDCN-Ms Wang and Ms He

春节假期无作业。

假期后我们将学习第五课《魔术》。朗读儿歌并做到不加字、不漏字、能朗读成诵;认读“术、伯、出、衣”等生字;认读声母“b、p、m、f”,拼读ba、pa、ma、fa等音节;学习笔画“竖提”,能在老师的指导下描写“衣、伯”两个字。

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