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Welcome to Ash Class

Check us out on twitter under the username 'ccwalshaw'.

We regularly update it with pictures and tweets about different things happening in our class and as a whole school.


Happy New Year and welcome to the start of the spring term.
Our Spring 1 Key Stage 1 newsletter is available at the bottom of this page and includes information about this coming term. 


Important Dates

     Please check the website calendar and our Key Stage 1 newsletter.   



                                  Our topic this term is "Would You Like To Go On An Arctic Adventure?"                              


Please ensure your child has a PE kit in school at all times.
This term, PE will be on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Please check your child's book bag for letters and information daily.


Monday New spellings


Wednesday PE kit needed
Thursday PE kit needed

Reading book due in
New Bug Club books set


Learning at Home

Spellings have been sent out.
Home Reading Books are changed every Friday.
Thank you for a fantastic set of Home Learning Challenges on Megastructures.
Bug Club will be set on Friday’s every fortnight- please let us know if you have any trouble accessing the website and we will do our best to solve any issues.

Reading Books
We will change Year 1's reading books every Friday. The purpose of the home reading book is to consolidate decoding skills and comprehension and develop fluency and expression. Please read with your child each week, asking them questions about the story, and sign the reading record so we know to give them a new book. Any additional comments in the reading records are welcomed. Bug Club will also be updated every fortnight.

In school the children will also have two guided reading sessions each week. These sessions will provide differentiated teaching of reading and will secure progress by providing opportunities for children to practice their learning. We currently use a breadth of reading schemes including Bug Club books, Oxford Reading Tree, Collins and Big Cat.

In the teaching of Phonics we follow the Letters and Sounds programme. Children are taught within differentiated groups for 20 minutes daily.


Have you seen the Kids' Zone? Play games, and visit some cool websites. You can vote for your favourites! smiley

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