Year 1 2021 - 2022
Welcome to Year 1!
We hope you enjoy your time with us in Year 1. This page will give your lots of information about our curriculum and the different topics we will be covering each term.
C3 Teacher - Mrs Murray
Teaching Asistant - Mrs Vernon
C4 Teacher - Miss Brennan
Teaching Assistant - Mrs Lane
Reading is a huge part of our year 1 journey!
There are two types of reading book that your child may bring home:
A reading practice book. This will be at the correct phonic stage for your child. They should be able to read this fluently and independently.
A sharing book. Your child will not be able to read this on their own. This book is for you both to read and enjoy together.
Reading practice book
This book has been carefully matched to your child’s current reading level. If your child is reading it with little help, please don’t worry that it’s too easy – your child needs to develop fluency and confidence in reading.
Listen to them read the book. Remember to give them lots of praise – celebrate their success! If they can’t read a word, read it to them. After they have finished, talk about the book together.
In order to encourage your child to become a lifelong reader, it is important that they learn to read for pleasure. The sharing book is a book they have chosen for you to enjoy together.
Please remember that you shouldn’t expect your child to read this alone. Read it to or with them. Discuss the pictures, enjoy the story, predict what might happen next, use different voices for the characters, explore the facts in a non-fiction book. The main thing is that you have fun!
Useful website links:
BBC Bitesize: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons
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