Nile - Year One
This half term in Year 1, we will be continuing with our topic – ‘Why can’t a Meerkat live in the North Pole?’. In English we will be writing reports about Desert and Polar animals and recounts. In Maths we will be learning about multiplying and dividing and fractions. During Science lessons we will be naming different materials and finding out about their properties. In Art we will be looking at hot and cold colours and we will also be drawing Emperor Penguins in the style of Edward Wilson. In ICT we are going to be using ‘Pebble Go’ to learn more about polar animals which will help us to write our reports and we are going to be learning how to use flip cameras so that we can film our trip to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. We will also collect data from the class about our favourite Polar animals and then learn how to present this data on the computer. During Geography lessons we will find out where the places we are studying are on a world map and in History we will be finding out about the explorer, Scott of the Antarctic. In PSHE this half term, our mental health and emotional wellbeing topic will be ‘Feelings’ and our MindMate topic will be ‘Being the Same, Being Different’.
PE will continue to be on Monday and Tuesday. Children still need both indoor and outdoor PE kit in school at all times and trainers on PE days!
Please remember to keep reading every night and to practise the sound cards in your child’s sound packs daily. The Government Phonics Screening Test is fast approaching - Week beginning 10th June!
Our trip to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park will be on Tuesday 21st May. I will send more details about the trip nearer the time.