Welcome to Orange Class
Orange Class consists of 26 hardworking, keen-to-learn children. Miss Bushnell is the class teacher with help from Mrs Spink and Mr Rowley who are our super Teaching Assistants.
Our topic this half-term is...
In English, we will be focusing setting description and exploring the fantastic book ‘The Snow Lambs’. We will also be creating some fantastic animal poetry.
In Science, we will be learning about living things and their habitats. The children will explore and compare the differences between things that are living, dead, and things that have never been alive. They will also be investigating microhabitats, food chains and even designing and making bug hotels.
Our Learning Journey this term will have a Geography and History focus.
Year 1 Phonics Screening Check
The Department for Education have proposed that for 2020/21 only, subject to necessary legislation, schools will administer a past version of the Phonics Screening Check to Year 2 pupils during the second half of the autumn 2020 term.
Children who reach the expected standard (the "pass threshold") will not be required to complete any more assessments; children who don't reach the expected standard will take the Screening Check in June 2021.
KS1 SATS Information May 2021
Children in Orange Class will NOT be taking their SATS tests during May this year due to current Government Guidance.
Please read with your child as often as possible (every day if you can). Research shows that children who read at home make better progress with their reading generally.
The National Literacy Trust which suggested that young people who read outside class were 13 times more likely to read above the expected level for their age.
It also follows a study from London's Institute of Education published last week which suggested that children who read for pleasure are likely to be better at both maths and English than those who rarely read in their free time.Please encourage your child to bring their reading bag to school every day.