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You will find all of our news and homework organised by type on a handy one-stop page!

Reception to Year 1 Transition 2021-2022

Routines in Skylarks Adults in Skylarks
PE Indoor — Friday Miss Bell
PE Outdoor — Monday Mrs Chavda
Spellings — Monday Mrs Titchmarch
Times tables — Friday Mrs Holland
Mrs Holgate/Miss Coe (1:1)

Book Bag Days are Monday, Wednesday and Friday. More information can be found in the front of the children’s reading diaries.

Skylark Class governor: Clare Napoli

This Week’s Homework – Click the title for more.

KS1 Weekly Homework 2021-2022

Each week, children will bring home a weekly homework sheet and new spellings to learn. We will alternate between SPaG and maths worksheets.  Homework will be sent out in book bags on Mondays and should be completed by the following Monday. There are 3 levels of difficulty and we will always send the middle ability …

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This Half-Term’s Topic Homework & Knowledge organiser – Click the title for more.

KS1 Topic Homework and Knowledge Organisers Autumn 1st 2021

KS1 Topic Knowledge Organiser Autumn 1st Cycle 2 2021 Hooray lets go on holidayPlease find attached find the Homework Grid for our topic this half-term, Hooray, Let’s Go On Holiday! The Knowledge Organisers for English, Maths, Topic and Science are also attached. KS1 Topic Homework Grid-Hooray Let’s Go On Holiday! Autumn 1st 2021 KS1 Topic …

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Skylarks Ordering Numbers

In maths we have been ordering numbers from smallest to greatest. We picked number cards at random to order and made unifix cube towers to represent the numbers.

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Skylarks Governor Visit

Last week we had a visit from Mrs Napoli, who is Skylarks class governor. She spoke to the class about how she helps make decisions in governor meetings and the different roles she does. The children listened carefully and asked lots of questions. They also invited Mrs Napoli to stay and watch them take part …

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Lovely, leafy science

KS1 learnt the difference between deciduous and evergreen trees this week and spent some time trying to identify leaves from different trees such as oak, sycamore, beech, hawthorn, elm, horse chestnut, pine and holly. Meeting Dee and Sid, our friendly puppets, helped them to remember the word deciduous, which is a very tricky word! If …

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Practical Partitioning

We are continuing to work on developing our partition skills so this morning we practically split numbers into different combinations of tens and ones using apparatus. Some pupils noticed a pattern and began to mentally partition numbers in lots of different combinations.

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Bloomin’ Marvellous Science in KS1

Eagles, Skylarks and Herons have been learning about common garden plants this week and looking closely at petals and leaves. Here are a few photos of them in action.

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Hooray Let’s Go On Holiday – KS1 Entry Point

We started this half term’s topic ‘Hooray, Let’s Go On Holiday’ with an exciting entry point today. Our outdoor area became a travel agents as the children explored holidays around the world. They took on the roles of the travel agents or customers and booked and arranged holidays. They had to consider the amount of …

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Practical Maths in Skylarks

Last week we started looking at how we can represent numbers in different ways. Year 1 focussing on numbers to 10, and Year 2 were challenged with numbers up to 100. We used pictures, tens frames, Numicon, base 10 blocks and bead strings to represent each number.

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