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Year 1 & Year 2 (Bakewell, Grindleford & Matlock)

Welcome.

 

Welcome to Year 1 & Year 2.  We have three, parallel classes:  Bakewell (Year 1), Grindleford (Years 1 and 2)  and Matlock (Year 2). Please take a look at the information below to find out what we will be learning about this half term, key days of the week, and do check out our gallery!

 

Thank you,

 

Miss Swift, Mrs Peck and Ms Higgins

Key days each week.

 

 BakewellGrindlefordMatlock
MondaySpellingsMiss Swift's Phonics Group Spellings 
Tuesday

PE

(Please bring the correct PE to school and make sure that all clothing is clearly labelled).

 

 

PE

(Please bring the correct PE to school and make sure that all clothing is clearly labelled)

Wednesday

 

 

PE

(Please bring the correct PE to school and make sure that all clothing is clearly labelled)

 

Thursday  Please bring your reading books (Library trolley and Book Band Book) into school on a Thursday
Friday

Please bring your reading books (Library trolley and Book Band Book) into school on a Thursday

 

 

Please bring your reading books (Library Book) into school on a Thursday

 

Mrs Peck's Phonics Group - Spellings

 

What are we learning this half term?

In Key stage 1, the children will be answering the enquiry question Is Change always positive? Our enquiry driver this for the Spring Term is History.  

 In History the children are going to be learning all about the Great Fire of London. In Geography, the children are going to learn to name and locate the four capital cities of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.  In Science, the children are going to learn to name parts of the human body and explore the 5 senses. In Design Technology , children will be exploring how to strengthen and stiffen paper in order to make a basket.

 

In English, our text is Toby and the Great Fire of London by Margaret Nash and Jane Cope.  The children will be writing a shape poem and a newspaper report. 

 

In Maths, Year 1 are going to learn about place value to 50 , length and height as well as mass and weight.

Year 2 are going to be learning about length and height as well as mass, weight and temperature.

 

 

 

Knowledge organisers.

What are we reading this half term?

 

Author of the term:Julia Donaldson
About the author:

Julia Donaldson is the highly talented author of some of the best-loved children’s books in the world. Born in London in 1948, she grew up with her younger sister Mary who she loved to create imaginary characters with.  She has written more than 100 plays and books for children and teenagers.

 Quick facts

  1. Julia Donaldson is a CBE
  2. She as a Children’s Laureate from 2011-2013
  3. She decided she wanted to be a writer when her father gave her a big book of poems for her fifth birthday.
  4. The Gruffalo, one of the most successful Julia Donaldson stories, has been translated into over 43 different languages, including Scottish Gaelic.

 

Books by Julia Donaldson

 

 

Gallery.

 

 

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