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Cherry Class Yr 1

Welcome to Cherry Class

The teachers this year are Ms Nagle (Mon, Tues and Wed) and Mrs Harlow (Thurs and Fri) and our teaching assistants are Mrs Buchan (Mon, Tues and Wed) and Mrs Jackson (Thurs and Fri).

To begin the year the daily routine will be structured in a similar way to that which the children experienced in Reception. They will have daily phonics, literacy and maths and topic in the afternoons. Our topic for the first term is toys. The children will be learning about how toys today are different from toys in the past in history, and designing a chair for their toy in Design Technology.

In science they will be learning about their 5 senses and naming parts of their bodies. In art they will be learning to mix colours and explore the works of different artists. In RE we will explore the Creation story.

The children will do PE twice a week, outdoor PE on a Tuesday and indoor PE (gymnastics this term) on a Friday.

Our Forest school day is Thursday afternoon this term. We are looking for volunteers to accompany us to Forest school. It’s a great opportunity to see how much children learn in an outdoor environment.

We are also looking for volunteers to read with the children, so if you could spare an afternoon to come and read with children we would be very grateful.