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Daily Zoom 9:15am

Meeting ID: 818 3151 6732

Passcode: ashclass (all lowercase, no spaces)

 

Wednesday assembly 2:45pm

Meeting ID: 778 6441 0623

Passcode: TdcWA0

 

Friday assembly 2:45pm 

Meeting ID: 730 2793 0876

Passcode: DqMGp4

 

Please look on Seesaw for all work set during our isolation, you can respond on there too. Any questions, please post a note and we will respond as soon as possible.

 

Welcome to Ash Class

                                                          

Hello, I would like to welcome everyone back to school after your halt-term holiday. I hope you all had a great time in the sun and enjoyed getting out again! This is our last term in year 1 but we have got plenty of time left and lots of fun and activities planned.

 

If anyone still has any issues with the online platforms we have sent passwords for please do get in touch so we can sort this out ASAP in case we should need to close our bubble at any point.

 

Our school day begins at 8:45am and collection is at 3:20pm. Please try to be prompt to avoid build up of people and do please keep your distance.

 

**We are asking that your child comes into school on a PE day wearing their PE kit. Ash class have PE on Thursdays and Fridays**

Please always inform us if someone different than normal is collecting your child (they need to be over the age of 16)

 

 

We are always here to help so please feel free to contact us via the school email address (ccwalshaw@bury.gov.uk)  or by ringing the school office (01204 883415) and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

 

Thank you for your support,

 

Miss Mulligan, Mrs Evans, Mrs Nuttall and Miss Whittle

 

Important dates:

Monday 7th June- term restarts
Monday 21st June- Music Performance via Zoom- see information on the newsletter
Thursday 24th June- Euros Day in school
Thursday 8th July- Sports Day
Monday 12th July- Home Learning Challenges due in
Monday 12th July Year 1 Trip to Blackpool
Friday 23rd July- School Closes for Summer Holidays

 

English

We have enjoyed the books we have read so far this year. In the Summer Term we will start by looking at the book, How To Find Gold.

We will be writing using lots of different genres including, a diary, descriptive writing and writing in role.

 

Phonics

We are going to continue learning phase 5 part 2, learning new tricky words. We will also be continuing to revise part 1 and consolidating our knowledge of the tricky words. Ensuring we are able to spell these correctly.

 

Maths

This term we will be focusing on new strategies to support children with their addition and subtraction skills, numbers to 100, mass, money, as well as consolidating earlier learning ensuring we are ready for Year 2. 

 

Science

Materials - In this unit children will describe the physical properties of a variety of everyday materials. They will compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple properties. They will describe the properties of different materials, for example wood, metal, plastic, rubber, fur, towelling, nylon, wool, sponge, cotton wool, paper, card, brick, ceramics and rock. 

We will also be looking at the changes in seasons - Summer

 

Topic

Our new topic 'Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside!' will focus on developing the children's Geography skills. Children will be naming and locating the 7 continents and 5 oceans of the world on maps and in atlases. They will also be looking in detail at human and physical coastal features with a closer study on Blackpool. The children will be looking at the work of local artist Helen Bradley and recreating some of their own pictures in a similar style.

 

R.E.

This half term the children will be studying the story of Joseph from the Old Testament. They will explore the story in detail  about Joseph's dreams, his time as a prisoner, his relationship with his brothers, his time as a ruler and of course his wonderful coat of many colours.  

 

P.E.

This term P.E. will be on a Thursday with our sports coaches. Please send your child in on a Thursday wearing a PE kit that is weather appropriate. We will be doing gymnastics this term.

We will also have P.E. on a Friday in school. Please also wear PE kits on Friday as well.

Long hair must be tied back and earrings need to be removed/covered with tape.

 

Home Reading

Reading books will be going home on a Friday. It is really important to read these with your child and ask questions about the book too. Please ensure that you bring the book back in on a Friday so that it can be changed ready for the weekend.

 

News from Miss Bell!

Miss Bell would like to thank you for all your kind wishes and gifts after the birth of her beautiful daughter Ivy. They are all doing well and are absolutely besotted.

Letter from Mrs Geelan

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