Headteacher: Mrs Lois Haydon

Phone: 01454 866525

Email: thetynings@sgmail.org.uk

Eastleigh Close, Staple Hill, Bristol, South Gloucestershire BS16 4SG


Weekly Objectives Term 6

Week Beginning 10th June 2019

Our main focus will be phonics this week.

English – We will be learning about similes and a variety of suffixes.

Maths – We will measuring and weighing using standard units of measure.

Topic – We will continue to learn about a variety of everyday materials and there properties.

The Year One Phonics check will take place this week.  We have told the children they will be reading a list of words with us.  We have not called it a test. The children have worked very hard and they are excited about it!

Week Beginning 17th June 2019

English – We will be learning how to describe a setting.

Maths – We will be learning to find fractions of a shape and of a number (halves and quarters).

Topic – In PSHE we will be learning growing and changes.

Infant sports day is on Tuesday 18th June, in the morning.  All Welcome.

Week Beginning 1st July 2019

English – We will be acting out scenes from our key text, in preparation for writing our own traditional tale.

Maths – We will be learning about money and how to answer word problems.

Topic – We will be learning about the United Kingdom. We will be using atlases, maps and globes.

  • In PSHE we will be discussing :- ‘Every time I learn something new I change a little bit’

On Thursday afternoon we will be walking to St. Stephens church, the children will be having a tour of the church and discovering how a baby is baptised.  Please let us know if you are able to walk with us.

Week Beginning 8th July 2019

English – We will be writing our own traditional tale.

Maths – We will be learning about Multiplication. We will be making equal groups and adding them together.

Topic – We will be looking at physical features of the local area and continue to study changes in materials.

Week Beginning 15th July 2019

English – We will be exploring poetry and rhyme.

Maths – We will be learning about division.

Topic – We will be looking at maps of Bristol.

Wednesday 17th July is the school open morning, you are welcome to come into class and look at your child’s work with them.  

We are walking to Page Park on Friday afternoon (19th July) for our end of year treat.  They will be playing sports and going on the play equipment.  Your child can wear non-school uniform, a sporty outfit might be best! We would really appreciate some volunteers to walk up with us, please let us know if you can make it.   Thanks Mrs McNeill and Mrs Symons.

Our Bike challenge afternoon

Shadow puppet play

Amy came to join us to show us an excellent shadow puppet play the genie and the fisherman. Every Y1 child then created a puppet from card cellophane and a stick and made a play to act out in front of a projector. It was fabulous fun!!

SS Great Britain

Y1’s  had a wonderful experience at the S.S Gt Britain this week. We explored the ship and the cabins, the banqueting hall and the engines. We dressed up as Victorians for the launch of the ship across the Atlantic in 1843 and learnt how to join the iron hull with rivets. A brilliant day was had by all!

We had great fun for our topic Animal Magic

Year One Chinese New Year Wow Day

We had a Chinese New Year Wow Day, we did a dragon dance, then acted out the story with masks,  then we tasted noodles.

Year 1 Wow Day – Who is behind the mask?? Can you guess?

Y1 have been designing Book covers for One day on our Blue Planet. Aren’t they super!

Owls have been playing place value games and checking their recognition of 3d shapes

Owls have been dressing up and deciding who they would like to be!

We are studying the weather and have made mobiles for our classroom.

Owl class assembly was about raising money for Save the children this year. We also had a father who is a baker making a MARVELLOUS HARVEST LOAF!

We have made bread for our harvest assembly and collected coins for Save the children.

Take a look at some of our work and sometimes us in the classroom. You are always welcome to come into school and take a closer look. You can see from the displays in our classrooms the variety of topics we cover. As the year progresses, the displays change. By July, you will be able to see the whole range of subjects we have covered. Our Working walls help us learn – the content builds as the term progresses.