Welcome to Year 1

 Class Teacher- Miss E Cullen

 

Learning Support Assistant-Ms J Hunt

                                                         

Parent leaflet Y1

Here you will find out about the exciting learning that takes place in our class, what we have been up to and useful information.

 

 

Stay connected with ClassDojo.

Please share any work at home on here and do not hesitate to ask me any questions about anything school related.

 

 

Reading 

We still encourage you to read as often as possible with your child. Your child will read in class twice a week once with Miss Cullen and once with Mrs Hogg or Mrs Cain-Jones. When your child comes home with their reading book please read that night and return the book the next day.

Oxford Owl Reading

Google Oxford Owl website and click on the the child login.

User name: STCYEAR1

Password: year1

Here you can access lost of great books aimed at their age for at home.

Spellings

Green spellings books go home each Monday with a new list of words to practice all week. They should be returned each Friday for the test.

 

 

Twinkl

Twinkl have set up a code so parents can use it for free during this period. It has a wide range of resources across all subjects and some fun activities for the kids too!

Follow this link: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer

When creating your account use the offer code “CVDTWINKLHELPS” or “UKTWINKLHELPS”.

Read this page for how to utilise Twinkl fully at home:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/blog/how-to-utilise-twinkl-during-the-coronavirus-shutdown-a-guide-for-schools

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/imagine Twinkl Imagine is a creative resource with a new image every day. From quick discussion to in-depth learning, use it as a stimulus for a range of exciting topics.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/twinkl-boost Twinkl Boost is a range of intervention resources, created to support and lift learning with children at every level.

 

 

Follow this link to watch numberblocks on BBC iplayer.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b08bzfnh/numberblocks

You can access most episodes of Alphablocks by searching ‘Alphablocks’ on youtube.

If you have a Netflix account and go to the kids section you can watch ‘Storybots’. Each animation focuses on a different topic and are educational, informative and entertaining. Alternatively, if you search ‘Storybots’ on youtube you can access some of the episodes.

Cosmic Kids Yoga have videos which teach Yoga through story. They include mindfulness and meditation episodes to relax kids and ease any anxiety or worry they may be feeling at this difficult time.

https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Go Noodle gives kids the chance to get rid of some of their extra energy with fun dance tutorials.

https://www.youtube.com/user/GoNoodleGames/videos

Houston zoo introduces you to the range of amazing animals they have at their zoo.

https://www.youtube.com/user/houstonzoo/

Minute physics quick illustrated tutorials examine a wide range of fun subjects like the physics behind black holes or whether it is better to walk or run in the rain.

https://www.youtube.com/user/minutephysics/

National Geographic Kids explores all things science, animals and travel for kids.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXVCgDuD_QCkI7gTKU7-tpg/

Twitter

Also, check our school twitter @CharlesPrimary for daily challenges and useful links.

https://twitter.com/CharlesPrimary