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Whipperley Infant Academy ‘Learning, Growing, Together’

Year 1

Welcome to Year 1

 

Gemini       Phoenix       Aurora 

  

Picture 1 Tamara - Hamaira - Nikki
Picture 2 Laura - Tali - Wendy
Picture 3 Afsana - Jahanara - Nicole

Important

Parents evening for Year 1 are on the following dates:

20th November 2018

21st November 2018

Please check for timings with your child's teacher.

 

Year 1 are looking at dinosaurs and animals. They are learning about carnivores, herbivores and omnivores and what these words mean.

Ask your child to name:

- an animal that is a carnivore

- an animal that is a herbivore

- an animal that is a omnivore

 

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We have also been learning about the job of a Palaeontologist. Ask your child to tell you more about them!

 

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I Am a Paleontologist song

Year 1 have been investigating using measuring equipment. The children have been measuring their height, lengths of a range of objects and recording their findings.

 

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Measure at home!

Measure different items with your child at home. Using a ruler, can your child find things that are:

- Longer than 30cm

- Shorter than 30cm

- The same as 30cm

Bring in the findings and share it with everyone!

Important reminders 

Please ensure your child brings in: 

- Water bottles everyday along with their books bags 

- Reading record and books. Each group will change on a set day.  

- PE kit into school. This will remain in school until every holiday. 

 

Year 1 are loving a physical challenge with the new climbing apparatus!

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NEW!!! Get your child reading all these words. Try one a day. Get them to read it and then write it! Can they complete this challenge for all the words?

NEW!!! Get your child reading all these words. Try one a day. Get them to read it and then write it! Can they complete this challenge for all the words?  1

Have a look at our curriculum overview to see what our focus will be this term!

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