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Welcome to Key Stage One Autumn Term September 2013.

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1 Welcome to Key Stage One Autumn Term September 2013

2 Meet the Key Stage One Team Miss Jones KS1 Leader and Y2 class teacher. Mrs Taylor Y2 teacher Miss Sinclair Y1 teacher Mrs Whitwell Y1 teacher Year 1 Miss Duke, Mrs Hardaker, Miss Pywell, Mrs Reilly. Year 2 Mrs McGovern, Mrs Strong, Mrs Jackson, Miss Thompson and Mrs Murray Inclusion Team Mrs Byrnes, Mrs Coghlan, Miss Arkley and Mrs Slater- Partridge

3 General Information H ome Time Routines If someone other than you is picking your child up there are procedures that you must follow. Year One- Fill in the home time book which is located in the middle room. Year Two- Tell the teacher at the start of the day. You can also phone the office and they will inform the class teacher. Teachers will not let children go unless it is in the book or they have been told. Book Bags Please ensure your child has a school book bag, unfortunately we cannot allow children to bring Gola bags as their book bags. Children must bring their reading record, reading book and signpost books everyday. PE in Key Stage One The focus this term is Games. Please ensure that your child has a PE kit in school which is clearly labelled with their name. Please label each individual item of clothing. Year One – Wednesday Year Two- Monday afternoon and Thursdays for swimming. Water Bottles & Snacks Please ensure your child brings a water bottle that is clearly labelled with their name. In Key Stage One, fruit is available at all times in the classroom so children do not need to bring in snacks from home.

4 Key Dates for the term 9 th September 5:00pm ~ Year One Welcome Meeting 10 th September 1:45pm & 5:00pm Year One and Two Welcome Meetings 19 th September Year Two Swimming starts (Miss Jones’ class first week) 7 th October ~ Y1 Trip to the National Railway Museum 9 th October ~ Y2 Trip to the National Railway Museum 22rd & 24 th October ~ Parent consultations

5 Topic Overview This term our topic is called Pride of Britain. Below is just a selection of what we will be doing with the children. Our Family history, the Royal family and the new arrival. The children will be researching their own family tree and finding out about everything that is royal! The history of transport through the years. Visit to the Yorkshire Railway Museum. Famous British inventors, sports people and authors. The children will be researching, writing profiles and presenting. If you feel you have any skills, knowledge or resourses that could support our topic please see your child’s class teacher.

6 Autumn Term Key Instant Recall Facts These are available on the school website.

7 Autumn Term Key Instant Recall Facts

8 How you can help your child at home Reading You should hear your child read at least 3 times a week. Ensure that you ask your child questions about what they have read for example: What does the author/ illustrator do? Who are the characters in the book, what are they like? What was your favourite part of the story? Children need to understand what they have read, as well as being able to read the words in the book. Encourage your child to sound out any unfamiliar words aloud. Maths This term we will be focusing on the 4 number operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division). Please practise the following skills with your child: Counting forwards and backwards from any given number. Writing numbers. Number bonds to 10 and then 20 ( 1 + 9 =10, 7 +3=10) Recognising the 4 symbols. Adding 2, 1 digit numbers together then 2, 2 digit numbers. Subtracting 2 small numbers away from each other to find the difference. Then use larger numbers. Literacy During this term, the children will be reading a variety of fiction and non fiction books. Please practise the following with your child: Forming all letters correctly on a line. Name all letters using their letter name (A, B, C) Writing a simple sentence using a capital letter and full stop.

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