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Great Ponton Primary School

Great Ponton
Primary School

Years 1 & 2

Welcome to KS1 Page.

 I hope you have all had a lovely Summer and are all ready for a new academic year.  We have a fun filled year planned ahead with lots of learning and activities taking place.  Let’s hope and keep fingers crossed this will be a year which is more ‘normal’ (no lockdown or home schooling) for children, staff and parents. 

In KS1 we will be continuing to work on a creative curriculum and basing our learning of fun, active and inspiring activities for the children.  We will be working on our RWI phonics/spellings, English and Math’s during the mornings.  In the afternoons we will be focusing on topic work and finding out lots!

Autumn Term 1: Historical Heroes.

Phonics/Spellings – Read Write Inc lessons.

English – Focusing on texts – Send for a Superhero/Rosie Revere Engineer.

Math’s- Number and Place Value/Addition and Subtraction.

Topic – History – Famous People from the Past.

              Art – Portraits of Famous people.

              Music – Hey You!

Science – Being Investigators.

PE – Fundamental skills/Target Games.

Computing – Online Safety and Exploring Purple Mash.

PSHE – Being Me in my world.

French – Learning Colours.

RE – Salvation.

Please see our topic webs for each term to show what our learning and more information.

This term our topic is ‘Historical Heroes’.  We will be learning about famous people and the significance of their work in our lives today. 

PE Days for this term will be on a Wednesday and a Friday.

Homework will be sent out weekly, this will include Reading, Spellings, Times tables activities.

Please see our curriculum overviews to see what we will be focusing on this year.

Keep an eye on the ‘Week Ahead’ Parent mails for key dates and information.

 

There are lots of websites available for you to use with your children to help support their learning.  Have fun exploring!

Times Tables Rockstars. https://ttrockstars.com/

BBC Bitesize English and Maths https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/

Ruth Miskin – Phonics. https://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/find-out-more/help-during-school-closure/

Phonics Play https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Read with Phonics. https://www.readwithphonics.com/

Oxford Owl Reading. https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

Cosmic Kids https://www.cosmickids.com/

 

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