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Friday 10th July 2020

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I hope you enjoy this week's maths challenge questions. You can watch and listen to the video, pausing it if you need extra time for any of the questions. Below the video is a document with the questions and an answer sheet too. You can print it, or just read it on screen. I know so may of you have been getting all ten questions right. I am very proud of your super maths learning 1DW.

Mrs Weaving

Week starting 6th July 2020

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Reminder of class email address.




Please don’t be disappointed if we don’t reply to you. We love reading all the messages from you and we do read every one.  Unfortunately, we are only allowed to reply to questions or comments made by your parents/carers.


Oak National Academy - a whole range of lessons for Year 1 and Year 2 every day.


BBC Bitesize - Lessons available every day for Year 1 and Year 2.  Available on BBC iplayer and the red button.






Hola! Mrs Lauder has produced a Spanish video, with a special guest, for you to practise your Spanish vocabulary. Enjoy!

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Words used in the Spanish video

Hola                                            Hello

Uno, dos, tres, cuatro.              1,2,3,4

Bread.                                         Pan

How much.                                 Cuanto Cuesta

Ice-cream.                                  Helado

Dos Euros.                                  2 Euros

Messages from Previous Days

Friday 3rd July 2020

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I hope you get 10 out of 10 again this week!

Friday's Maths Challenge

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Friday 19th June 2020 Maths challenge

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Don't forget you can pause the video at any time. There is a sheet with the questions and answers if you would like to look at them or print them out.

Friday 12th June 2020


Good morning 1DW!


I hope you are having a good week and have been working as hard on your maths as you have on your writing.  Thank you for the pictures of the rescue stories I have received so far.  There have been some super ideas about how to change an element of the story.  I have also noticed that you have been trying really hard with your handwriting.


Have you got your pencils and paper ready for our 10 question challenge today?


As always you can look at or print off the sheet below the video.  Don't forget you can pause the video if you need more time to work it out.

Mrs Weaving


Friday 12th June 2020 maths.mp4

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Monday 8th June 2020


It is hard to believe we are already in the second week of our final term of this academic year.  I do hope you are all well and are enjoying the work on Percy the Park Keeper.


I have left you a special video message this week.  Please do ask your grown ups to send me a message if you need any help with your learning.


Mrs Weaving



Friday 5th June 2020 maths.mp4

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Links to stories and books online


Oliver Jeffers is reading a book live at 6pm every evening.  You can view the ones he has already read on his website too.


David Walliams is reading a story everyday.


Audible are giving access to free books for children.  Please use the link below to explore the books.


Oxford Reading Tree

Some of the books on here are free to read.  Parents and carers will need to set up an account first.

Phonics and Spelling


Phonics Play

This is free to use while schools are closed. Choose Phase 5.

Username - march20

Password - home


Phonics Bloom

Choose Phase 5 phonics games 


Letters and Sounds


Online spelling game


Karate Cats English game from the BBC bitesize



This is free while schools are closed. 

Carol Vorderman runs a daily Maths session.

This is the Supermovers Maths from BBC teach.

You could try joining Webster the Spider or Bridget the Lioness for your times tables.

Times Table Rock Stars

The school postcode is LN10 6RQ if you need it to log on.

White Rose Maths

This site has Maths resources for all year groups.




Keeping Healthy


Advice for parents and carers


Cosmic Yoga


Place2Be – Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing:



Covibook – an interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing during the pandemic.


Documents for Use in the Event of School Closure 


Please find home learning packs which we have produced for your child to access in the event of a school closure. Please also find additional resources which may be useful, depending on how long school is closed.


We would be grateful if you could support your child in accessing any of the resources provided, whilst encouraging them to vary the subjects they study each day.

Crick Web - A brilliant interactive resource for Key Stage One Maths, English and Science games:


Classroom Secrets - Home Learning Pack


BBC - Personal, Social, Health Education for all ages


Primary Resources - Social, Health Education for all ages


SEAL - Social, Health Education for all ages


Joe Wicks will be using his YouTube Chanel to lead PE at 9am Monday-Friday




Welcome to our new school year!  Mrs Weaving is the class teacher.  We currently have Mrs Bone supporting our learning in the mornings and Mrs Coupland in the afternoons. Mrs Evans will be teaching us P.E on a Thursday morning and Mrs Lauder will be teaching us Spanish on a Tuesday.  We are looking forward to an exciting year of learning with our enthusiastic class of Year 1 and Year 2 children.


General Information

PE: Our indoor PE session is on a Thursday morning but we ask that PE kits are in school everyday. We will send it home at the end of every term to be washed. 



We ask that children read at least three times a week and have it signed in their reading records. Reading is so important for a child so we ask that you listen to, and read with, your child as often as possible. 

Book change days will be on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Please send in book bags and planners to school every day as we use them for letters and information to send home. 


Water bottles: Please send your child with their water bottle every day.  We will send them home every evening to be washed, refilled and returned the next day - plain water only please.


Our belongings: Please name all your child's belonging. We do try to ensure your child returns home with all their belongings and your help with this is much appreciated.


Please do ask if you have any questions. 

Term 4


This term is all about adventure! Our theme is 'Exploring the UK - A Bear's Eye View!'


Our English work this term will follow our theme as we share a range of stories following Paddington's adventures.  We will be writing instructions too - for marmalade sandwiches!  Our poetry will be linked to our UK theme.


Geography this term is all about the UK.  We will be learning about the different countries that make up the United Kingdom including being able to know their capital cities and finding out about their flags, emblems and traditions.


Our Science builds on their knowledge of materials from last term as we develop their investigative skills.


P.E. We are working on balance, speed and co-ordination using multi-skills equipment.


R.E. We are exploring 'Thankfulness'.


Please keep an eye on Parentmail for information on future events, including World book Day on Thursday 5th March.

Term 3

Happy New Year!


We hope that everybody has had an enjoyable Christmas break and returned ready for another busy, fun filled term!


We will be starting the term with a theme of Traditional Tales - Home and Away! Our English will include a range of traditional tales, including those written from a different viewpoint and African folk tales.  In Geography, we are going to be learning about Kenya and making comparisons with the UK.  We will be studying the work of a famous Kenyan artist and learning about colour mixing.  Our Science this term is investigating materials.


As always, if you do have any questions, please ask.


Term Two


We hope you had a lovely break and you are ready for a busy term!  We will send out more information about our Christmas events nearer the time.  Please do look at any Parentmail messages we send.


This term we are thinking about 'Light and Dark'. 


Our English this term will include the text 'The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark' by Jill Tomlinson.  In Science we will be investigating light and in History we will be finding out about 'The Gunpowder Plot'.  In Art we will be developing our painting skills by creating firework pictures.


Please do ask any member of our classroom staff if you have any questions.



Term one

Circus, Circus!

We will be using texts linked to our circus theme in English sessions.  We are starting with 'Nell and the Circus of Dreams' by Nell Gifford.  In our History sessions we are exploring how forms of entertainment have changed over time.  We will be looking at colour and texture in Art and creating a collage.  This work will link with our Science topic of the seasons this term.