Welcome to Kingfisher Class!
Mrs Cooke is your teacher. Mrs Wick, Mrs Cox, Dr Davis and Mrs Wilkinson also work in our classroom.
PE days continue to be Monday and Tuesday. Please make sure that PE kits are kept in school at all times as we sometimes change our timetable to accommodate other events in school. On Tuesdays PE will be taught by Premier Sport whilst Mrs Cooke has designated non-contact time.
All parents are welcome to attend Celebration assembly on Friday mornings and then to come along for Buddy Reading afterwards. If your child is due to receive a certificate in Celebration assembly I will try to let you know, but sometimes we make our decisions on a Thursday afternoon and may not have chance to see you in time. When it is your child's birthday they will celebrate on the Friday of that week.
Please come and see me at the end of the day if you have any questions or concerns.
Update - Friday 22nd March
We are now well into the swing of our minibeasts topic. Last week we found out all about ladybirds and the week before that we learned about butterflies. The children have been fascinated by the life cycles of these minibeasts and have learned lots of interesting facts. They have been particularly pleased to have live caterpillars to watch - and this week have seen the caterpillars shed their final skin and reveal a chrysalis. We are now waiting with anticipation for the butterflies to emerge!
We enjoyed reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar and then wrote our own versions of the story. We looked at how to write numbers as words and also how to write the days of the week.
In Maths we have learned about symmetry and have created beautiful string print butterflies, painted symmetrical ladybirds and shared out spots to complete symmetrical ladybirds. We also looked at doubles in numbers.
Year 1 also wrote a non-fiction book about ladybirds and worked on multiplication and division in Maths. In Science we have considered minibeast habitats and have thought about where minibeasts fit into a food chain. They have learned the terms predator, prey and producer.