Astwood Bank Primary School

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Welcome to Year 1

The Wonderful World of Julia Donaldson

This half term, Year One will be immersing themselves into ‘The Wonderful World of Julia Donaldson’. We will share and discuss a wide range of stories written by this well-known children’s author, using the stories to develop our writing skills in English; learning ways to join sentences together and how adding suffixes to words can change their meaning. In Science, we will observe and discuss seasonal changes within winter and learn about different types of plants and trees. In History, we will use the stories Zog and The Princess and the Wizard to introduce the themes knights, castles, and dragons; focusing on the Medieval time period and discussing how we can learn about life in the past.  

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Homework 8th – 15th March

The children’s homework this week will be sent home in their book bags. This will be an activity practising their phonics (adding the sound buttons

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World Book Day 2023

Just a quick reminder that it is World Book Day tomorrow (2nd March). Children can come dressed as an animal or book character… and if

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Homework this week will be paper based and handed out today (25th January) and due in on Wednesday 1st February. This week we have been

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Dear Parents, Quick update on reading, as they are building their skills and beginning to decode (sound out) less please try to read all books

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We need your recycling!!!

Calling all Year 1 Parents/Carers, On Tuesday 29th November we are going to be designing and making sleighs for Santa! In order to do this,

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Mrs Yates
Miss Mclean
Miss Miles
Mrs Layton

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