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Fir Tree Class Year 1 

Hello and welcome, Fir tree class is one of two classes in Year 1.  Taught by Mr Harrison and Ms Dooley, and supported by Mrs Stokes-Geddes, we are currently a class of 24 smiley and imaginative little 5 and 6 year olds. 


Transitioning from YR to Y1 can be difficult so we seek guidance in our School Values - kindnesshonestyworking hard and a 

love of learning - for a smooth journey. 

Our Learning Commitments for the Autumn term are:

~ In reading, sound and blend, and find and retrieve  information from the text.

~ In writing, think of and say a sentence. Write simple sentences in a series.

~ In maths, to know number facts to 10 and be able to count to 100.

In year 1 we cover a full range of subjects arranged over a two week period. Core subjects such as English, Maths and Science are taught every week.  Whereas History, Geography, ICT, Music, RE, Art, Design Technology  and French are taught in rotation.

PE is taught every week and children should have their kit at school from Monday to Friday as depending on the gym timetable PE slots maybe changed to a different day. 


This term in History the children will be studying the Great Fire of London. While in Geography we  will  explore where we live. In Art children will examine the work of Henri Rousseau producing a jungle painting in his style.  In  Music sessions we will be learning to  use our voices expressively as well as learning french songs. Science will engage children in exploring the human body and investigating their senses.

We have a very action packed term to enjoy.