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Class 1

Welcome to Class 1 with Mrs O'Donoghue, Mrs Emptage and Miss Turner


   What your child will be learning this term:  pdfCurriculum_Newsletter_Class_1_Spring_2020.pdf

 This term has been a busy term already with lots of learning taking place! Please take a look below at some of the exciting things we've been up to!
In Maths this term, we have been doing a lot of practical maths linked to addition, subtraction and place value. We have thoroughly enjoyed playing number bond bingo and writing number sentences to go with it. We are understanding how numbers are made and how they contain tens and ones. 
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 In Science this term we have been exploring everyday materials and how they can be changed.
Look at us experimenting with lots of materials here!
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In Art this term we have been looking at textiles and collage and the work of the artist Matisse. We have explored the techniques of layering, rubbings, tearing and creating animals out of shapes. We are now going to create our own masterpieces using these techniques!
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 We are finding History very exciting this term - learning all about the Suffragettes and in particular, the life of Emily Davison. We created our own ballot box and couldn't belive it when Mrs O'Donoghue only allowed the boys to vote! We were very cross and angry about it and knew how the Suffragettes would've felt and why they did what they did to get women the vote! 
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 Outdoor Learning
 Our Outdoor Learning sessions have been so much fun this term! Especially in the wet and muddy weather! We have been helping get our outside area ready for the spring - we have been sawing wood, chopping plants and even hunting for worms!!
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 And, as always, we continue to be very active in Class 1 with our daily PE lessons. Here we are joining in with some superhero dance! 
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  High Frequency Words that children are working towards learning:


 PE kits and bookbags need to be in school every day please.