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Key Stage 1 Infants Mrs Lewis

Welcome to Mrs Lewis' Class Page.

In Mrs Lewis' class we learn lots of fun and important skills. We become even better writers, mathematicians and readers. We TAKE CARE in all we do including making sure we learn how to be wonderfully organised! :)

 

Please see below on what we cover in the year:

 

Maths – Below is a brief outline of the areas we will study in Key Stage 1 this year:

 

  • Read and write two-digit and three-digit numbers in figures and words; describe and extend number sequences and recognise odd and even numbers
  • Count up to 100 objects by grouping them and counting in tens, fives or twos; explain what each digit in a two-digit number represents, including numbers where 0 is a place holder; partition two-digit numbers in different ways, including multiples of 10 and 1
  • Order two-digit numbers and position them on a number line; use the greater than and less than signs
  • Estimate a number of objects; round two-digit numbers to the nearest 10
  • Find one half, one quarter and three quarters of shapes and sets of objects
  • Derive and recall all addition and subtraction facts for each number to at least 10, all pairs with totals to 20 and all pairs of multiples of 10 with totals up to 100
  • Understand that halving is the inverse of doubling and derive and recall doubles of all numbers to 20, and the corresponding halves
  • 2, 5, 10 times tables.
  • Add or subtract mentally a one-digit number or a multiple of 10 to or from any two-digit number; use practical and informal written methods to add and subtract two-digit numbers
  • Understand that subtraction is the inverse of addition and vice versa; use this to derive and record related addition and subtraction number sentences
  • Represent repeated addition and arrays as multiplication, and sharing and repeated subtraction (grouping) as division; use practical and informal written methods and related vocabulary to support multiplication and division, including calculations with remainders

 

English – Below is a brief outline of the areas we will study in Key Stage 1 this year:

 

  • Stories with a familiar setting
  • Traditional Poetry
  • Fantasy Settings
  • Instructions
  • Traditional Tales/Fairy Tales with a twist
  • Explanations
  • Different stories by the same author/Author Study
  • Information texts: fact files/reports
  • Stories from other cultures.
  • Persuasion: adverts
  • Recounts: postcards/diaries/letters
  • Poems on a theme

 

Science

  • Animals including Humans: Amazing me!

  • Seasonal changes: Wild Weather

  • Everyday Materials: Brilliant Builders

  • Plants Growing things

  • Animals including Humans: Wild and wonderful creatures
  • Living things and their habitats: Food Chains

 

History

  • Events beyond living memory: Remembrance Day and Guy Fawkes
  • Changes within living memory: Toys and Books
  • Explorers: Famous for more than 5 minutes.

 

Geography

  • Weather experts: Extreme Weather
  • Our school and local area: The Park
  • Ocean and Seas of the World

 

R.E.

  • What does it mean to belong? Creation
  • Christmas/ Hanukkah
  • Jewish and Christian Stories
  • Easter Celebrations and Salvation
  • Symbols from the Gospel – Pentacost
  • Believing – Judaism

 

P.E.

  • ABC (agility, balance and coordination)
  • Dance/Movement to music
  • Team Games
  • Mrs Wale’s sessions on a Tuesday

 

 

Residential

  • Willersly Castle (Thursday 16th and 17th May 2019 YEAR 2 CHILDREN ONLY)

 

Useful Information

  • Most Fridays we will send out a class newsletter which will let you know what we have been up to in each class that week. It will also detail any homework which we would like the children to complete.
  • PE is every Tuesday and Friday.
  • Letters and Sounds: this will be taught daily within the Key Stage 1 teaching team. Your child may find that during these sessions, they may be taught by a variety of different teachers across the team. This will be based on teacher assessment and what is best for your child’s progress.
  • Parents Meetings: Monday 22nd October and Wednesday 24th October 2018 3.30pm – 6.30pm.
  • Reading or Reciprocal Reading will take place every day with a group of children ensuring every child is heard reading once a week. During this time reading books for home will be changed. Please be understanding that we cannot change books daily as this will interrupt our very busy learning timetable. Phonics takes place every day ensuring reading, writing and spelling skills are being taught, practised and applied.
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