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Year 1

Welcome to Y1!

 

General Information

 

Staff: Our Year 1 teachers are Mrs Escott and Miss Playford.

Helping to assist in our classrooms will be Mrs Denton and Mrs Aspin. 

 

PPA: Our PPA is on Friday. During this time children will be taught by Mrs Aspin.

 

P.E:  Our PE days are Tuesday and Thursday.

Children will come to school dressed in their PE kit. They do not need to bring school uniform to change into. All PE sessions will take place outside unless there are extreme weather conditions i.e. ice, snow or heavy rain. Please ensure they have the appropriate kit e.g. jogging bottoms/leggings and a jumper/hoodie)

 

Homework:

Home learning menus are given out at the start of every half term highlighting activities and projects the children can complete based on their current topic. Children will be encouraged to complete homework from the home learning menu from their class teacher.

 

Please do share photographs of your children carrying out the tasks by e-mailing them to homework@woodhousewest.sheffield.sch.uk

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Books to enjoy at home!

 

The Colour Monster by Anna Llenas 

One day, Colour Monster wakes up feeling very confused. His emotions are all over the place; he feels angry, happy, calm, sad and scared all at once! To help him, a little girl shows him what each feeling means through colour.

 

Meerkat Mail by Emily Gravett

Sunny the meerkat lives with his enormous family in the Kalahari desert. They are all very close...so close, in fact, that one day Sunny decides he's had enough and packs his bags. He's off to visit his mongoose cousins. But from the watery world of the Marsh Mongoose to the nocturnal lifestyle of the Malagasy Mongoose, Sunny just doesn't fit in. And who's that shadowy figure who seems to be following him around?

 

Stick Man by Julia Donaldson

Stick Man lives in the family tree with his Stick Lady Love and their stick children three'. But it's dangerous being a Stick Man. A dog wants to play with him, a swan builds her nest with him. He even ends up on a fire! Join Stick Man on his troublesome journey back to the family tree.

 

 

Supertato by Sue Hendra

This jacket spud is the smartest potato in town. He’s got eyes everywhere. Plus a cool superhero get-up: a cape, a belt and a rather snazzy bandit mask. (After all, looks count.) Now Supertato is about to meet his arch-enemy. It’s something rather silly. Can you guess…?

 

Whatever Next! by Jill Murphy 

The moon and back before bathtime? Whatever next! Join Baby Bear as he finds a rocket, makes friends with an owl and has a picnic on the moon! A beautiful story of innocence and imagination, full of Jill Murphy's characteristic warmth and humour, this is the second Bear family adventure following the bestselling "Peace at Last".

 

 

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