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Year One

Takeover Day!

For the last day of parliament week, the children had great fun in taking over the roles of the staff. Year One had the opportunity of becoming the teachers for the day; the children were asked to think about something they would like to teach the rest of the class - we had great fun learning a variety of different languages, some children chose to teach their peers about 2D shapes, and others engaged the class by teaching us all a song. What a great day! 

Parliament Week 

This week year one have been focussing their topic learning around the theme of parliament; what makes up parliament, where it is, and what their role is within our country. We have very much focused on the concept of democracy, and what is 'fair' and what isn't seen as 'fair' - such as the right to a voice and a right to be listened to. The children have been taking part in a variety of challenges based around parliament; including craft and construction activities such as building the houses of parliament with different resources. Our literacy focus within the challenges has been to write a letter to either our Prime Minister or the Queen. The children have done a fantastic job at really taking part and engaging in the tasks set out. 

(Article 12 You have the right to give your opinion,and for adults to listen and take it seriously)

  • Please do remember to send your child in with their PE kits when coming back to school.
  • Your child will be bringing home books with them daily, please ensure they are reading every night and bringing their books and reading journals back in the next day. 
  • A gentle reminder that your child should not be wearing hoops in their ears to come to school. 

Going on Phonics Play can help your child with their reading. 

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