Marpool Primary School

Believe, Achieve, Succeed


Year 1

Welcome to Chestnut and Willow Base!

This half-term in Year 1:

  • PE will be held on a Wednesday - please wear PE kit
  • Please bring reading records to school on a Friday for the 3 reads check - ALL books will now be issued on a Friday
  • Library Day will be on a Friday, we will issue a reading for pleasure book each week.
  • This week, we have been:
  • following a set of instructions to make a pancake
  • writing a set of instructions to make pancakes and porridge
  • learning about subtraction from 20 using our number bonds
  • beginning to explore healthy and unhealthy food
  • learning to talk about what Christians believe Easter represents
  • practising our gymnastic skills such as jumping, balancing and travelling
  • using our sculpture skills in a special workshop with Potty Joy.

Please continue to read three times a week with your child, please record each read in their reading record before changing the book.  Reading with your child makes a huge impact on their rate of progress.

 Spellings:

Group 1: water many any again

Group 2: my go into out 

If your child is very confident with these, they could stretch their brains and use the words in a written sentence.

Spring Term Home Learning for this week: Please note - this half term we will be using a 'menu' of home learning tasks.  Please use these suggested activities for  the half term.

/docs/Year_1_Docs/Home_learning_postcard_Spring_B_2024__1_.pdf

Please find the Phonics home learning sheet below:  

Group 1: /docs/Phonics_Home_Learning_-_Year_1_Spring_1.pdf

Group 2: /docs/Phonics_Home_Learning_-_Year_1_Autumn_1.pdf

/docs/Phonics_Home_Learning_-_Year_1_Autumn_1.pdf