Class 1 2021-2022
Welcome to our class page. Please explore it to find out about the exciting things we have been doing. You can also find out how you can best support your child at home.
Our class is a mix of Reception and Year 1 with 22 children this year. We are proud to offer a wide range of exciting and interesting activities to motivate all of our children. We offer both indoor and outdoor learning opportunities with a variety of experiences on a daily basis.
Miss Howe ( Monday – Wednesday ) Mrs Bowns ( Wednesday – Friday )
Class 1 cover a range of interesting topics across the school year. The topic overview below gives an insight to some of the activities your child will be participating in and experiencing each term.
Our provision is developed with the children. We plan together, sharing the children’s ideas and interests. The children are able to make choices and develop their own ideas. We aim to provide a wide variety of relevant and worthwhile experiences that challenge the children. This enables the children to developing their skills, knowledge and understanding.
Our P.E. lessons are on a Tuesday and Friday. Please make sure your child has their P.E. kit in school and it is named.
We teach phonics daily using Essential Letters and Sounds. Every day, the children will have a range of opportunities to practise the sounds in school. These will also be sent home.
At Castleside Primary School, we aim to foster a love of reading and to increase exposure to different types of texts. Through regular reading, we aim to practise the new sounds which are taught daily in phonics, and to apply this to their reading.
Homework is given out on a Friday and can be completed during the week. We are introducing an activity grid for Year 1. Pick one activity each week to complete. You can upload your work to Class Dojo. Please read daily with your child. Daily reading is essential and Dojos will be given everytime you read at home.
Look what we have been up to…….
Christmas and Beamish Trip
Dragon visits Class 1!
Archived Class Work
You can view archived Class 1 work on our website.