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Chestnut's Capers

This week we will be learning about:

English - we are writing our own versions of the traditional fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood.

Maths - exploring addition and subtraction within 20. Measuring volume and capacity.

Science -we have had a fantastic hands on visit from Frogmore Paper Mill. We made our own paper, compared strength of papers and found out about all the daily uses of this material.

History - creating historical timelines and asking questions about the seaside 100 years ago.

DT -finding out about different types of materials used for houses across the world.

Meet the Year 1 Team

Mrs Thompson – teaching Year 1 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

Mrs Eaglestone – teaching Year 1 on Tuesdays

Ms Fox – supporting Year 1 everyday


What do I need at school?

  • Water bottles – you child will need a water bottle every day

  • Reading books -  to be brought in everyday

  • Coats - we will be going outside in all weathers so please bring a coat every day

  • PE Kit – a fully named PE kit should be at school every week. (our PE days are Tuesday and Wednesday)

  • Wellies and waterproof trousers –  for outdoor forest school activities (these will be stored at school) Similar to reception, we will go outside in all weathers

  • Old shirt or painting apron – for painting and craft

  • Library books – for Thursday to swap (it may be easier to keep it in their bags and take it out to read it)


Upcoming Experiences

Jump! Easter workshop
Thursday 16th March

Red Nose Day - Crazy Hair Friday 17th March


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Marvelous Maths Games

There are many more on Topmarks website.   Don't forget NUMBOTS!

Try to stick to numbers 0 to 20 to calculate with but practise counting

to and back from 100 in 1s.

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