Presentation on theme: "Maadi British International School Welcome to Year 1HW."— Presentation transcript:
Maadi British International School Welcome to Year 1HW
The Class Teaching Team n Class Teacher – Miss Hannah Wells n Teaching Assistant – Mrs Dina Morgan
A little about me… n 2 nd year at MBIS. n Trained in Leeds, UK. n 3 rd year teaching Year 1. n Horse riding, reading, travel.
Year 1HW Subjects n English n Mathematics n Science n ICT (Mr Ian Taylor) n French (Mme Bee Cassimer) n Physical Education (Mrs Fiona Razek) n Drama (Ms Sophie) n History/Geography [topic] n Art/DT n PSHE/RE
English – main areas of learning n Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening n Phonics – Jolly Phonics and reading books. n Poetry – pattern, rhythm, rhyme, performance. n Fiction – traditional tales, stories: familiar setting, other cultures, fantasy and patterned language. n Non-fiction – labels and captions, information texts, instructions, recounts.
Mathematics – main areas of learning n Counting and using numbers to 100. n Counting in 1s, 2s, 5s and 10s. n Addition and Subtraction n Shape (2D and 3D) n Time (oclock, half past, days, months) n Measures (weight, length, capacity) n Money n Number bonds
Our timetable… n Handout n Timetables are flexible to meet the needs of the children
Routines n Reading/Reading scheme n Weekly spellings n Weekly mental maths challenge n Show and Tell n Flashcards
Home Learning… n Sunday & Monday – Spellings n Tuesday – Maths Activity n Wednesday – Spelling Workbook n Weekend – Topic Activity n MBIS Home Learning Policy will be reviewed in the second half of Term 1
How to help your child with home learning n Establish a routine with your child: a set time and place for home learning to be done n Check what tasks have been set and that your child understands what needs to be done n Encourage independence: facilitate not dominate!
Expectations In Year 1, the children will be encouraged to: n Further develop their ability to work independently (scissors, pencil grip) n Take care of their personal belongings and those of others. n Dress themselves and maintain good levels of personal hygiene. n Keep the class Golden Rules
Reward systems n Golden Time n House system – contributing to team success
Looking ahead… n Halloween Party Thursday 31 st October n Trip to the Mosque n Book Week n Christmas production n Pharaonic Day n International Week
The Home School Partnership Lines of communication: n Open Door Policy n Home School Book n E-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) n Appointment n Parent Consultations in November, March, and June n Class Volunteers
New school website After half term… n Key information about the year group including: curriculum, timetables, how you can help your child at home n Increased use of Kidblog to support home learning
Other n Birthdays / party invitations n Names in uniform/lunch boxes/water bottles