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Year One Autumn Term 2 2017 Newsletter

 

 

It seems that Christmas is almost upon us, if the shops are to be believed, but there is a great deal to be done before we can relax and enjoy the ‘festive season’! Nevertheless, we have planned some great learning for your child with a good dose of fun included.

 

We continue to use our brains to help us learn and will explore using our senses further through mindful listening, smell, taste and touch.

 

As you know, this term we have a fabulous trip to the British Wildlife Centre. It is a great way to capture the children’s interest in finding out more about our new topic, ‘The Woods at Night’. In English, we will be using the wonderful text ‘Supertato’ by Sue Hendra, and will be using our story telling skills to put some actions to the story.

                                               

The work of the artist Bridget Riley will really help us to creatively explore the theme of light and dark. In her work, the artist uses strong, geometric black and white patterns. We will be using this work to inspire our very own pieces of light and dark art work. You never know, we may have our very own budding Bridget Riley among us!

 

                                                                   

 

We will be finishing our topic with a fabulous celebration of the children’s work.

 

We would like to thank you for your continuing support with your child’s reading and practising their ‘Minute a Day’ or word sheets.

 

Thank you for your continued support and encouragement.

 

 

The Year One Team.