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𝕆𝕦𝕣 𝕊𝕔𝕙𝕠𝕠𝕝 𝕋𝕖𝕒𝕞: 

Mr Williams      Mrs Maunder     Mrs Adams    Miss Zedler

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Schoop: ID is 17699

Twitter: @StDavidsCiWPrm

Email: year1@stdavidsprm.cardiff.sch.uk

Google Classroom: fz52mbl 

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5th September - INSET Day (No children in school)

6th September - First day back for children

13th September – After School Clubs commence

14th September – Meet the Teacher 3.30 pm and 4:00pm

16th September – INSET Day school closed for pupils

26th September – European Languages Day Celebration

26th September – St Johns First Aid for Children

29th September – Flu Immunisations

30th September - Macmillan Coffee Morning

3rd October - Black History Celebration

6th October – Harvest Assembly & Food bank collection

18th October - PS2 Disco 3:30-4:30pm

20th- 27th October – Scholastic Book Fayre

24th October – Hinduism Celebration Day

24th October – Parents Evening Option 1

25th October – Parents Evening Option 2

25th October – Individual and Sibling Photos

28th October - Last Day of Term

𝒞𝓁𝒶𝓈𝓈𝓇𝑜𝑜𝓂 𝑅𝑜𝓊𝓉𝒾𝓃𝑒𝓈

 

 

Reading

Please bring your book bag to school every day. Children will be reading in school daily and we will ensure your child's book is changed weekly. Please remember to do some reading at home every night. 

 

Snack

Please bring a bottle of water to school daily, clearly labelled with your name. Healthy snacks can be purchased from the snack trolley (ordered via ParentPay) or brought in from home. 

 

PE

Please wear your PE kit to school on Thursday. Children should wear black shorts, house colour or white t-shirt and trainers, labelled clearly with their name. They may also wear black jogging bottoms when completing activities outdoors. Mrs Underhill-Jones will be teaching PE on Thursday afternoons either in the hall or outside (weather permitting).

 

Uniform

Please ensure that all items of clothing are clearly labelled with your child's name.

𝙰𝚏𝚝𝚎𝚛 𝚂𝚌𝚑𝚘𝚘𝚕 𝙲𝚕𝚞𝚋

 

Throughout the Autumn term, Mr Williams will run the Year 1 Sports Club after school every Tuesday 3.25pm - 4.25pm (beginning Tuesday 13th September). 

Please contact clubs@stdavidsprm.cardiff.sch.uk to find out if there are spaces to join, or to be added to the reserve list. 

There will be alternative clubs running in the spring and summer terms too.

𝕀𝕟𝕢𝕦𝕚𝕣𝕪 - 𝔻𝕒𝕪 𝕒𝕟𝕕 ℕ𝕚𝕘𝕙𝕥

 

This term, our context will be ‘Day and Night’, which will have a specific focus on day and night, light sources, and nocturnal animals. Within this context, we will be exploring the questions that the children have come up with so far:  

  • How does it get dark?  

  • Why do the stars disappear in the morning?  

  • Why do people go to sleep when it is night?  

  • Why do we even have day and night?  

  • Why do we have summer?  

  • Why do some animals like bats only come out at night? 

 

For more specific information on the skills that will be taught this term, please visit our class page on the school website where you will find a copy of our new term Inquiry Planning for this half term. Keep your eyes peeled for a ‘picnic on the moon’ that the children will be planning to celebrate the end of our learning. Families and carers of children in our class will be invited.  

All our planning will be based around the Six Area of Learning Experience and the Four Core Purposes. Take a look at the Inquiry Planning for this half term, showing the pupils learning journey.

VIP

 

Check back to find out who is VIP this week!

Homework

Homework will be placed on Google Classroom every Friday. Please submit all homework by

the following Wednesday so we are able to look at your wonderful work and send this back

to you. 

 

Each week, children will be asked to complete either a piece of numeracy or literacy

based homework which will alternate from week to week. There will also be a termly

homework grid sent out based on our topic. Children may do as many homework tasks as

they like over the course of the term. Please see below for this terms homework

grid. Children are allowed to complete their homework in whichever format they wish

to choose. E.g hwb, PowerPoint, on paper, videos etc. 

 

Weekly spellings and Phonics sounds will also be taught in class and given to the children to practise at home. 

The children will be rewarded for completing their homework by receiving dojos!

 

Below is a homework grid that you can use at home to complete some fun and independent

activities linked to our current topic. Please don't hesitate to share any of your wonderful

work with us. Diolch!

 

If you have any questions regarding homework, then please do not hesitate to contact us via our Year 1 email address.  

 

We look forward to welcoming you back and working together with you and your children this year. If you ever have and queries or questions, please contact us on our school email address year1@stdavidsprm.cardiff.sch.uk  

 

Value - Thankfulness

 

Christians believe that God loves and cares for them in many different ways in all aspects of their life. They know their response to this provision should be one of thankfulness and praise. We will be using songs, hymn, bible stories etc to help the children realise the importance of saying and most importantly feeling thankful.

Please take time to look at our Home School Values sheet as this helps you to explore values and have fun together.

 

Meet the teacher!