We can’t believe that we heading into the summer term! This half term our geography learning is focussing on seas and oceans. Our key statement, that we will responding to at the end of the unit, is ‘All beaches are the same.’  We will be exploring beaches of the UK and world to compare the human and physical features.

Summer1 Seas And Oceans Curriculum Overview

Summer1 Seas And Oceans KO

Have a look at our knowledge organiser and our curriculum overview for this half term.

Values: The value that we are concentrating on this half term is independence. Who will be our champion? We need to continue to demonstrate our other values: Boundaries, Respect, Self-regulation, Focus and Resilience. We are celebrating our in-class achievements using Class Dojo. As a class, we need to work together to achieve our class stars.  Remember to share with us any ‘Outside School Achievements’ as we love to hear about them and we will celebrate these in school!

Summer1 Seas And Oceans Homework

A menu of homework choices (that are cross curricular) have been given out in pupils’ homework books- a minimum of 3 pieces need to be handed in at the end of this half term. Also, please try to ensure that an adult at home reads for a few minutes each day with your child as this will hugely improve the quality of their learning in all subject areas. Your child will bring home a sharing book and a Little Wandle book.

PE: This half term, Year 1 have PE on Monday and Thursday. PE kits needs to be in school on these day but it is recommended that it stays in school all week. Correct kit consists of a white t-shirt, black or dark shorts / leggings / jogging bottoms and trainers or plimsolls. Longer hair needs to be tied up and earrings removed or covered.

Important dates: Trip to West Wittering – 30th April    INSET day – 2nd May

Many thanks,

Mrs Hawkins and Miss Brown