Welcome to
Key Stage One

Staff

Miss N Scudder- KS1 Phase Leader and Class teacher 1/2S

Mr L. Davison- Class teacher 1D 
Mrs N. Fentiman - Class teacher 1F
Mrs F. Baptie and Mrs D. Kelly - Class teachers 2BK
Mrs K. Sullivan - Class teacher 2S
Mrs C. Dawson - Booster teacher 

If you would like to speak to a member of the team please pop into the office to make an appointment or fill in the contact form on the front page of the website.

Children's learning in KS1 is supported by a team of teaching assistants (TAs).
Our TAs support in all classes as well as teaching phonics throughout the school.

TAs in KS1 - Mrs D. Damerrell, Mrs M. Newman, Mrs K May, Mrs C. Randall and Ms N. White.

 

16th April- Children return

20th April - Silly socks tag day

25th April- 2BK class assembly

2nd May - Year 1 class assembly

7th May- Bank Holiday Monday

9th May- Year 1 class assembly

21st May- Year 2 SATs week

25th May- Film tag day

25th May- Last day of term

4th June- Start of term 6

These are some of the websites that we like to use in school:

Give The Dog a Bone - rapid number recognition against the clock.

Order the numbers - choose the number range then order the numbers.

Phonics play - practice using sounds to read real and nonsense words

My Maths  - Click here to see Maths homework each week 

Curriculum
Information

 Phonics and literacy

For more information on the teaching of phonics and literacy at Byron click here.

Maths

A big focus within Year 1/2 this year is number bond knowledge. By the end of year 1 the children should know the number pairs that equal 10 by heart and by the end of year 2 the children should know the number pairs that equal 20 by heart.

Below are links to two documents showing what children should know and be able to do in maths by the end of year 1 and 2:

Year 1 Maths      Year 2 Maths

 

Physical Education

Each class has two sessions of PE a week – one inside and one outside.   Days are listed below:

1D: Monday (Indoor) and Thursday (Outdoor)
1F: Wednesday (Indoor) and Thursday (Outdoor)
1/2S: Wednesday (Indoor) and Thursday (Outdoor)
2BK: Monday (Indoor) and Thursday(Outdoor)
2S: Wednesday (Indoor) and Thursday (Outdoor)

Please make sure that the children have the correct kit for their lesson:
Indoor PE: shorts, t-shirt and bare feet in the hall
Outdoor PE: Shorts, t-shirt and trainers (in warm weather).  Jogging bottoms, t-shirt, jumper and trainers (in cold weather).

During all PE lessons, children need to have long hair tied back and earrings removed.  It is school policy not to tape over earrings, they must be removed by the children themselves, adults cannot help them with this.

Our Unit of Work ~
"Castles"

Our topic this term is called 'Castles'. Below is an outline of what the children will be learning.  Click on the subject title for a website link to help support your child's learning.

History

We will be looking at castles, who lived there, why they were made and the materials they used.  We will also be learning the technical names of different parts of the castle.

Click here for facts about castles of the history title for videos.

RE 

We will be exploring the Sikh religion and learning about the 5K's.

Physical Education

In Games we are going to be learning tennis skills for our outside PE sessions. Indoors we will be taking part in dance.

PSHE

We will be working on the unit called 'Relationships'.

Rights Respecting Schools

This term we will be working on article 29- Education must develop every child's personality, talents and abilities to the full.  It must encourage the child's respect for human rights, as well as respect for their parents, their own and other cultures, and the environment.