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Welcome to Year 1!

 

Latest updates:

  • When dropping off and collecting pupils in Year 1, parents/carers need to use the information below to enter and exit the site. 

Green Class: 08:50 - 15:05 (enter and exit Mason Road gate)

Orange Class: 08:55 - 15:10 (enter and exit Fernhill Road gate)

Purple Class: 09:00 - 15:15 (enter and exit Fernhill Road gate)

 

  • Summer 2: PE; For all Year 1 classes on Tuesday.

Please come to school in your PE kits. As PE will be outside please ensure your child has a warm tracksuit to wear and trainers/plimsolls. Long hair must be tied back and earrings must be taken out. If your child is unable to remove their own earrings, please ensure they are removed before school as we are unable to help them or put tape over them. Thank you.  

 

News

  • We are pleased to say we now have E45 cream available for children to use in school if their hands are becoming sore from the very thorough and frequent handwashing routines.
  • Your child has now received their Google Classroom log in details. These are stuck into their reading diaries - we recommend taking a photo of these log in details on a device so if the diary 'disappears', then the log in details are safe!
  • As we currently do not recommend that parents/carers give out sweets or treats to celebrate their child's birthday, we are now introducing non-uniform days to celebrate children's birthdays. On your child's birthday (or the day closest to it, if it falls on a weekend or during the holidays), your child may come to school in their own clothes in recognition of their special day!

 

Key Information:

Orange Class - Miss Scott, Ms Roberts and Mrs Browne

Purple Class - Miss Ahmed, Mrs Cooper, Miss Fuller and Miss Ricketts

Green Class - Mrs Brown, Mrs Budworth, Mrs Slater and Mrs Harries 

 

Please don't forget to check our weekly newsletter that will be sent directly to your email as well as being saved on this page. This will include updated information about what are doing in school, activities you can try at home and important dates.

 

School looks a little bit different this year, but we're sure that we will all still have plenty of fun and learn lots at school. We will be washing our hands lots of times for at least 20 seconds with soap and water and we will be trying to keep our distance from each other. The teachers will clean the classrooms in the middle of the day. We will also be having lunch in our classrooms!

 

Year 1 has two bubbles - Orange Class and Purple Class bubble, and Green Class bubble. At the moment, we can't mix across the bubbles, but we can still wave and say hello to each other.

 

Please ensure that ALL school uniform is clearly labelled including lunchboxes and water bottles. The children are responsible for their own belongings during the school day. The children are responsible for their own belongings during the school day as we are trying not to touch other people's belongings to keep each other safe.

 

It is essential that parents/carers walk their children to their classrooms in the morning - please do not send children unattended to the classrooms. Remember to let your child's class teacher know if your child is going home with another parent, or will be collected by someone different. Alternatively, ring or email the school office who will inform your child's class teacher.

 

If you have any questions about any aspects of Year 1, please speak to your child's class teacher.

School Values Home Certificate

We have been thrilled to see the children demonstrating our school values of love and kindness, bravery and honesty, exploring and learning, teamwork and friendship and love of life and our world. This certificate can be printed and awarded to your child by you and others at home when you see one of our school values in action at home. If your child receives a values certificate, please encourage them to let their teacher know so that we can acknowledge it in school too by moving your child's picture on to the relevant values cloud on our classroom displays. 

Home Learning

 

Please find your child's log in details in their reading diary for each of the websites below:

 

Google Classroom:

https://classroom.google.com/c/MTU3MTU1NTYxODU3

 

EducationCity:

https://go.educationcity.com/mycity/#/view/1033041

 

Purple Mash:

https://www.purplemash.com/#todos

 

Phonics - Letters and Sounds lessons and videos:

https://www.lettersandsounds.org.uk/for-home/year-1

 

Weekly Newsletters 

Autumn 1 term
Autumn 2 term

Spring 2 term

Summer 1 term

Summer 2 term

You can help to slow the spread of Coronavirus! 

Make sure you and your children follow these general principles to prevent spreading any respiratory virus:

  • Wash your hands often – with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or an alcohol-based sanitiser if soap and water aren’t available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • If you feel unwell, stay at home and don’t attend work or school.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in a bin.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces in the home.

If you’re worried about your symptoms, please call NHS 111 – don’t go directly to your GP or other healthcare environment.

E-Safety

Where can I go to get support to help keep my child safe online?

There is a lot of support available to keep your child safe online. Below are some useful links to help parents and carers:

  • Thinkuknow - advice from the National Crime Agency to stay safe online

  • Internet Matters - support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online

  • Parent Info - support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online

  • LGfL - support for parents and carers to keep their children safe online 

  • Net Aware - support for parents and carers from the NSPCC

 

Useful websites

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