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Summer Term 2 Week 8

 

Hello Everyone! Miss Mustari and Miss McKibbin here!

 

Well what a year it has been we will never forgot our 2020 classes!

 

We feel so sad that we were not able to have all the children in class for the whole year but we thank you so much for all your efforts with the home learning and for all your support!

 

We will not be setting any extra activities next week but feel free to catch up on any activities!

 

Please send your children’s wellbeing videos in by Monday, we will be putting them all together on Tuesday. It can just be quick video of them smiling and waving…we can film them in school if you prefer just let us know.

 

  Below is a little poem to say how much the children have meant to us this year!

Summer Term 2 Blended Learning Week 7

Wellbeing

 

Hello Everyone! Miss McKibbin and Miss Mustari here!

 

This week we have talked about resilience, being brave and not giving up. We talked about lots of examples of when we have been resilient.

 

We have loved reading all your interesting facts about the continents.

 

Da iawn. Keep up the great work Year 1!

  

 

Below is an overview of Week 7 Blended Learning. Some of the resources we have used are in the Week 7 star for you to download and print if you wish.

 

Week 7 Blended Learning Overview

Summer Term 2 Blended Learning Week 6

 

Hello Everyone! Miss McKibbin and Miss Mustari here! We have completed our first week of blended learning! We have thoroughly enjoyed seeing so many of our children back in our class and we have had a lovely week! We are missing all the children staying at home too and are trying to keep connected as much as we can.

 

 

This week we have talked about happiness and it has been lovely to hear what makes you all happy. We have also been sharing our memories from lockdown, it looks like you have all been having lots of fun and have lots of memories to treasure.

 

We have loved reading all your exciting carnival stories and seeing you use your imagination to draw animals at the carnival.

 

Da iawn. Keep up the great work Year 1!

 

Below is a reminder of how blended learning will work.

 

-All tasks will be set on Monday as normal.

-The Literacy, Numeracy and Wellbeing tasks do not need to be started until your child has had their day in school.

-You have a week to complete these 3 tasks from the day you are in school.

-If you are not returning to school, you can start all tasks from Monday as normal.

 

 

Below is an overview of Week 6 Blended Learning. Some of the resources we have used are in the Week 6 star for you to download and print if you wish.

 

Week 6 Blended Learning Overview

 

Summer Term 2 Blended Learning Week 5

Hello Everyone! Miss McKibbin and Miss Mustari here! Thank you for all your fantastic work so far. You have done a great job retelling the story of Nini at Carnival. We have seen some fabulous headdresses too!

 

 

Well done Year 1!

 

This week we start blended learning as children come back to school. All tasks will be set on Monday as normal.

 

The Literacy, Numeracy and Wellbeing tasks do not need to be started until your child has had their day in school. You will see these tasks on the second page of the overview.

 

We will be doing practical activities and discussing these tasks when your child is in school.  

 

You have a week to complete these tasks from the day you are in school. So if you are in on Friday you have until the following Friday to complete those 3 tasks (Literacy, Numeracy & Wellbeing).

 

If you are not returning to school, you can start all tasks from Monday as normal.

 

 

Below is an overview of Week 5 Blended Learning. Some of the resources we have used are in the Week 5 star for you to download and print if you wish.

 

Week 5 Blended Learning Overview

 

Summer Term 2 Home Learning Week 4

Hello Everyone! Miss McKibbin and Miss Mustari here! Thank you for all your amazing work during Week 3. We saw lots of fantastic shakers and fabulous dancing. 

 

Well done Year 1!

 

Below is an overview of Week 4 Home Learning and some of the resources we have used for you to download and print if needed.

 

Week 4 Home Learning Overview

 

Summer Term 2 Home Learning Week 3

 

 

Hello Everyone! Miss McKibbin and Miss Mustari here! Thank you for all your fantastic work during week 2. You have done an amazing job with your masks and acrostic poems. We have been so impressed.

 

Da iawn Blwyddyn Un!

 

Below is an overview of Week 3 Home Learning and some of the resources we have used for you to download and print if needed.

 

Week 3 Home Learning Overview

 

Summer Term 2 Week 2 -  Home Learning

 

 

 

Hello Everyone! Miss McKibbin and Miss Mustari here! Thank you for all your amazing work this week. We have loved hearing you read and hearing all about what you got up to during half term.

 

Below is an overview of Week 2 Home Learning and some of the resources we have used for you to download and print if needed.

 

Week 2 Home Learning Overview

 

 

Llandudno Museum – Living History Project

 

DeAnn Bell, Community and Education Officer at Llandudno Museum, has been in touch with the school to see if we would like to be part of a project. The Llandudno Museum is planning an exhibition next year on Living History: Lockdown.

She would like to collect and record child experiences, ages 3-17, of Lockdown in any creative form (posters, creative writing, sculptures, collage, ect). These works will be put on display in the Llandudno Museum in 2021 for the 1 year anniversary of the Lockdown.

DeAnn has said that she will come and collect some work from school in the future. If you keep it safe and hand it into school when you are next in. The Conwy Fusion Project have provided a booklet of activities for younger students. This can be downloaded below.

Summer Term 2 Week 1 - Home Learning

 

 

Hello Everyone! Miss McKibbin and Miss Mustari here! I hope you have all had a lovely week off. We can’t wait to hear what you have been getting up to.

 

Below is an overview of Week 1 Home Learning and some of the resources we have used for you to download and print if needed.

 

Week 1 Home Learning Overview

 

 


Happy Half Term!

 

Thank you to all the grown-ups, big brothers and sisters who have been helping with all the Home Learning. Thank you for all your hard work and support.
 

Well done to all the children for your amazing efforts and work so far. You have all done a fantastic job!
 

We would like to wish you all a happy half term. We want you to enjoy a well earned rest.
 

Summer Term 2 will start on the 1st of June with our new topic:

Carnival!

Enjoy, relax and have fun!
Stay safe
Love from
Miss McKibbin & Miss Mustari

Home Learning Week 7

 

 

 

Hello Everyone! Miss McKibbin and Miss Mustari here! Thank you for all your amazing work this week. We have loved reading all the interesting facts about the Wonders of the World and watching you explore capacity in lots of fun ways.

 

Below is an overview of Week 7 Home Learning and some of the resources we have used for you to download and print if needed.

 

Week 7 Home Learning Overview

VE Day - 8th May 2020

 

Today is VE Day, Victory in Europe Day. It is the 75th anniversary of VE Day. This is an important date in history as it marks the end of World War II in Europe. 8th May 1945, Prime Minister Winston Churchill made an announcement on the radio at 3pm that the war in Europe had come to an end. Click on the picture below for VE Day resources and activities for you to do at home. 

 

Home Learning Week 6

 

Hello Everyone! Miss McKibbin and Miss Mustari here! We have enjoyed looking at all your work from Week 5 and learning lots of facts about minibeats from your fact files.

 

Thank you!

 

Below is an overview of Week 6 Home Learning and some of the resources we have used for you to download and print if needed.

 

Week 6 Home Learning Overview

Home Learning Week 5

 

 

 

Hello everyone! Miss McKibbin and Miss Mustari here! A big thank you for all your hard work during Week 4. We have loved seeing your Welsh videos and seeing your fantastic posters about what a plants needs to grow.

 

Well done everyone!

 

Below is an overview of Week 5 Home Learning and some of the resources we have used for you to download and print if needed.

 

Week 5 Home Learning Overview

Home Learning Week 4

Hello everyone! Miss McKibbin and Miss Mustari here!

Thank you for all your amazing work during Week 3. We loved seeing all your mindful walk pictures, Welsh colours videos and Earth Day cards.

Da iawn Blwyddyn Un, keep up the good work!

Below is an overview of Week 4 Home Learning and some of the resources we have used for you to download and print if needed.

 

Week 4 Home Learning Overview

 

Home Learning Week 3

Hi everyone! Miss Mustari and Miss McKibbin here! Thank you for all your hard work during Week 2 of home learning. We loved seeing all the children’s responses.

 

Below are the skills we are practising this week:

 

Mathematical Development and Numeracy Skills:

MON - Find 1 more, 1 less, 10 more and 10 less than any 2-digit number.

TUE   - Find 1 more, 1 less, 10 more and 10 less than any 2-digit number

WED- Explore patterns on the 100-square.

THURS- Understand that 2-digit numbers are some 10s and some 1s

FRIIdentify 10s and 1s in 2-digit numbers

 

Abacus online Practice Games  - Beetle Bump a,b,c

 Allocated through ‘active learn’- login in details on Seesaw.

 

Languages, Literacy and Communication

Spellings

Hot – Continue SS3 and next 3 high frequency words

Spicy & Mild  – Speed sound 1 & Diagraphs

Skills: recognition of green words

 

Writing/Oracy – Literacy through topic Easter News:

 Children to all write a piece of news they would really like to tell us about! Examples include what they did over the Easter weekend, birthday news, games in their garden, tooth falling out, bike ride etc.  

Children to think about four Ws who is in their news, what did they do, when did they do it and where - in the house, garden or on a walk.

Remember to use capital letters and full stops in your writing! 

Hot challenge - use VCOP mat below to up level your writing.

Please record the children's writing in yellow books and take a photo and send it to us, we would love to see your news!

 

Topic – Humanities

New topic – The World Around Us  

Nature walk/Garden activity – Mindful – Take Notice

The year 1 staff have seen lots of beautiful things in nature this week - see our photos on Seesaw.

Can you have a go too and find: Mild – 5 Spicy – 10 Hot -15 items of nature e.g. birds, new leaves on the trees, flowers, trees, minibeasts.

Remember to use all of your senses! Children can record using photos, write a list on note or in their yellow book.

Week 3 Home Learning Overview

Happy Easter Pasg Hapus

Home Learning Week 2 

 
   

Hi everyone! Miss Mustari and Miss McKibbin here! Thank you for all your hard work during Week 1 of home learning. We loved seeing all the children’s responses.

 

Below are the skills we are practising this week:

 

Mathematical Development and Numeracy Skills:

 

1 – Easter Shop - Use different combinations of money to pay for items up to 20p/£1

 

2   - Easter Addition - Use ‘counting on’ strategies to add two collections, starting with the larger number.

 

3- Easter Patterns - Demonstrate an understanding of repeating patterns, including shape and number, by describing, reproducing and extending.

 

4- Easter Colour by Numbers - Read and write numbers to at least 20.

 

5Easter Word Problems - Solve one-step problems that involve addition and subtraction, including missing number problems.

 

Languages, Literacy and Communication Skills

Spellings 

Hot – Continue Speed Sound 3 words and next 3 high frequency words

Spicy & Mild - Digraphs and Blending Speed Sound 1 words

 

Reading - Daily - Read either your school reading book, books from home or access the ‘e books’ from Oxford owl.

 

Writing/Oracy – Literacy through topic - Instruction writing

 

Creative Writing – The Easter Bunny - Children to write an Easter story using the opening sentence: ‘I saw the Easter Bunny run by, so I chased him and … ‘

Skill - Develop the use of a storyline within imaginative writing.

 

Topic – Humanities, Expressive Arts Science and Technology Health and Well-being

 

Creative Movement – Lets Dance – The Snail and the Whale Part 2 - Children to follow Julia Donaldson stories on bbc.co.uk radio podcast and move to the instructions.  

 

Expressive Arts – Easter Arts and Crafts - Children to take part in a variety of Easter craft activities. See Seesaw for some ideas.

                                                 

Home Learning Week 1

 

 

 

Hi everyone! Miss Mustari and Miss McKibbin here! I hope you are all well and that you are enjoying your time at home with your families. Just a quick message to let you know that activities are now on Seesaw ready for you to complete.

 

These are the skills we are practising this week:

 

Mathematical Development and Numeracy Skills:

 

1 - Locate 2-digit numbers on 100-square and begin to partition 2-digit numbers into 10s and 1s

 

2   - Find 2-digit numbers on a 100-square and make 2-digit numbers using 10p and 1p, 2p and 5p coins – Practical shopping activity

 

3- Find 1 more/less than any number to 100

 

4- Find 10 more than any number to 90

 

5Find 10 less than any number to 100

 

Languages, Literacy and Communication Skills

Spellings 

Hot – Continue Speed Sound 3 words and next 3 high frequency words

Spicy & Mild - Digraphs and Blending Speed Sound 1 words

 

 

Reading - daily - read either your school reading book, books from home or access the ‘e books’ from Oxford owl- see instructions for this in your home journal.

 

 

Writing/Oracy – Literacy through topic - Instruction writing

 

Instruction writing work - Children to write about a list of simple instructions of how to do something e.g. get to their bedroom or make a cake. Can you number instructions, use openers and directional vocabulary sequence content correctly, e.g. instructions, recipes

Skill - Talk about what they are going write. Understand different types of writing. Follow a model formed by an adult.

 

Topic – Humanities, Expressive Arts Science and Technology Health and Well-being

 

Creative Movement – Lets Dance - Children to follow Julia Donaldson stories on bbc.co.uk radio podcast and move

 

Home Learning

 

 

Hi everyone! Miss Mustari and Miss McKibbin here! We hope you are all well and that you are enjoying your time at home with your families. Just a quick message to let you know that home learning will begin on 6th April. Until then please make sure that you keep up with your reading. There is also a Home Learning part of the website that you can find under Children and then it's right at the bottom. There are lots of fun activities for you to look at here including the Lego challenge, Welsh phrases of the week and Health and Wellbeing activities.

 

Miss Mustari and I will begin to post work on Seesaw from 6th April so make sure you keep a look out for that.

 

See you all very soon! 

 

Teacher ~ Miss McKibbin

Teaching Assistants ~ Miss Crossley, Miss Davies & Mrs Davies

Home Learning

 

Activity

Other details

Frequency

Reading

 

Read either your school reading book, books from home or access the ‘e books’ from Oxford owl- see instructions for this in your home journal.

We would encourage daily reading.

Sounds/Spelling

Your teacher will provide details on Seesaw which sounds/spellings to practise. This will be set weekly.

 

We would again encourage daily practice of these.

Writing

Year 1 and 2- you will be set a weekly writing activity that you can complete in your home journal and take a picture on seesaw for your teacher to see.

Nursery/Reception- letter formation/simple word building/sentence writing.

Weekly

Maths

Your teacher will provide details on Seesaw where you can access a range of maths activities. Some of these will be links to a range of websites and some will be activities shared on Seesaw.

3-5 activities per week.

Topic

 

Your teacher will provide an activity on Seesaw linked to your topic.

Weekly

 

High Frequency Words

             Information for this half term

 

Topic ~  Community Explorers  

Author ~ Julia Donaldson  

 

Fruit Money ~ £3.00 for this half term

Dinner Money ~ £2.50 per day

Please send any money in a named envelope. Payments may be made online.

PE Sessions

Outdoor ~ Wednesday

Indoor ~ Friday

 

Book Bag Days

Monday and Thursday

 

 

 

Year 1 Ball

The children had a fantastic time at the Year 1 Ball. Thank you for your help and support with costumes and for all the yummy food.

A Midwife Crisis

The children were all amazing at our Christmas performance. Thank you for all your help with lines and for their fantastic costumes.

Fiesta Nacional de España

As part of international schools each year group learns about a different country.

Year 1 have been learning about Spain and celebrating Fiesta Nacional de España. We had lots of fun and the children looked fantastic in their Spanish themed clothes.

We tasted some Spanish tortilla, olives and chorizo. We painted the Spanish flag and enjoyed learning some Spanish phrases.

Talking Table

We have a talking table in our class for children to bring things in that interest them and to tell the class all about them. This helps to develop the children's oracy skills and also helps with child led planning. A different group gets to show their objects at the end of each day, the timetable can be seen below. The children do not have to bring something in, they can talk about something they are interested in or something that they have done.  

Monday – Grwp Coch

Tuesday – Grwp Oren

Wednesday - Grwp Melyn

Thursday – Grwp Gwyrdd

Friday – Grwp Glas

Year 1 Topics 2019-2020

Autumn

Family Album

My Family, age, chronological order, modern family and cultural diversity.

Electric Rainbow

Light, colour and electricity & Diwali

 

Spring

Pop Up

Art craft and design, fairy tales & Year 1 Ball

Community Explorers

Local community, geographical and human features, 3D map & Transport.  

 

Summer

The World Around Us

Plants, contrasting weather, habitats & wonders of the world.

Carnival

Carnival art from cultures from around the world.

 

 

 

Child Led Planning

The above topics are an outline of what we will be covering. We love to hear the children’s ideas about what they would like to learn about. This gives the children a chance to have an input in the planning and some ownership of their learning.

 

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