Mr G O’Loughlin

Year 1 Teacher

Miss N Coleman

Year 1 Teacher

Schoop Year Feed

Year 1

General Class Information

Extra Information
Snack and dinner moneyUnfortunately, we will not be providing school snack anymore. Please ensure your child brings a healthy snack, preferably fruit, to school each day.

Dinners cost £2.15 a day and to be paid on-line in advance please.

Books and book bagsA new reading book will be sent home each week. Please note this will be new to them as the book they will have read in school will be different ( usually a stage above). Please listen to your child read as often as you can within the week. Please ask them questions about the book to check their understanding. Please write any comments, thoughts or questions in their reading diary.
Your child’s book bag with reading record and reading book is returned on their particular reading day, so that it can be changed and key words tested. Thank you.
P.E Your child’s PE kit is in school at the beginning of each half term. It will be sent home every half term for washing.
Water bottlesPlease can you send a water bottle in with your child as we encourage children to drink water throughout the day. The children’s Golftyn water bottles will stay in school Monday to Friday where they will be filled up and rinsed out throughout the week. The water bottle will be sent home on a Friday for a thorough clean and should be returned every Monday.
Please can you ensure that:
Key words Key words will be sent home weekly, words will be written in their reading diary. Your child will be given a maximum of 6 words at a time and will be tested once a week.

Learning Curriculum

  • Topic

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    Following the children’s interest. We will be;

    • Learning about our locality.

    • Learning about distance and how to follow directions.

    • Using and make simple maps.

    • Identifying natural features of Wales.

    • Begin to recognise differences between their own locality, localities in other parts of Wales and in different parts of the world.

    • Using atlases and globes.

    • Investigating how places change.

    Recognising how people’s actions can improve or damage the environment.

  • Maths

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    Read and write numbers to 100.

    Recite numbers to 100, with different starting points.

    Partition numbers into tens and units.

    Mentally recall numbers ‘1 more’ and ‘1 less’ of a number to 20.

    Perform simple addition and subtraction.

    Recall halves and doubles up to 10 and odd and even numbers up to 20. Find halves in practical situations.

    Use different combinations of money to pay for items up to 20p. Find totals and give change from 10p. 

    Use standard units to measure and show awareness of different scales of units.

    Use the concept of time in daily and weekly activities and use standard units of time to read hours on a clock

    Collect information by voting or sorting and represent the total in pictures, objects or lists and tables.

    Recognise half and quarter turns and that a quarter turn is a right angle.

  • English

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    Listen carefully to others and respond to them. Ask detailed questions to extend and clarify understanding.

    Choose vocabulary carefully. Develop talk about what they are going to write.

    Write words, phrases and letters which are correctly formed in shape and orientation.

    Extend oral and written sentences, using detail.

    Retell narratives in the correct order.

    Use a form modelled by an adult, to write for a range of different purposes, using connectives to extend ideas.

    Build phonemic awareness and develop a range of spelling strategies, including key word writing by sight.

    Use capital letters and full stops with some consistency.

    Recognise familiar words and use strategies to decode unfamiliar words, tracking print with her eyes a reading punctuation expressively.

Mr O’Loughlin’s Star Of The Week

Miss Coleman’s Star Of The Week

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Mr O’Loughlin’s class – DoJo Champion – 

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Miss Coleman’s class – DoJo Champion – 

Friday 9th February – School closes for half term

Thursday 1st February – Football coaching (outdoor PE kit).

Tuesday 6th February – School closed to pupils.

Wednesday 7th February – Cricket coaching (outdoor PE kit).

Wednesday 7th February – Parent’s Evening (16.00 – 18.30).

Thursday 8th February – Parent’s Evening (16.00 – 18.30).

Friday 9th February – School closes for Half Term.

Monday 19th February – School opens for Spring Term 2.

Friday 23rd March – School closes for Half Term.