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Catholic Primary School

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    Autumn 1

    Wow what an amazing start to the year we have all had. We have welcomed our new friend to our class and we have started to settle in to life as year 1 children.  Mrs Giordmaina is impressed with the way we have adapted to life in year 1, we are all trying our hardest to sit at our tables when we are doing our work and we are all trying to put our hands up to answer a question (we like to remember our manners of course).

     

     Religious Education

    To start our half term, we will be learning all about our own families and God’s family (please can you send in a picture of your child with their family for our display).

    In our next topic – belonging - we will be learning all about what it means to belong to the church community. Throughout this topic we will start to look at the sacraments of Baptism, First Holy Communion and Confirmation.

     

    English / Topic

    This year we are learning our English skills through our topic. This term our topic is ‘Would I want to be a Victorian child?’  We are very excited as we have become Time Travellers and we will be comparing our lives in the modern day to the lives of the Victorian children. Throughout this topic we will learn how to write a Diary Entry. We will also be focusing on remembering our full stops and capital letters.

     

      Phonics

    This half term, we have revised lots of our learning from Reception, we are all really confident with Phase 2 phonics, but some of us need a little bit more time to become confident with Phase 3. The majority of us have started to look at the sounds in Phase 5.

     

    Maths

    Throughout this half term we are learning all about Numerical Reasoning, this means we will be learning lots about place value through exploring, clarifying and applying everything we have learnt when we use the resources in our practical lessons to strengthen our understanding or number.