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Year 1

Holly, Lime and Pear Classes

 

Mrs J Arditti

Lime Class Teacher

(job-share)

Mrs G Boltman

Lime Class Teacher

(job-share)

Mrs K Pemberton

Holly Class Teacher

 

Mrs D Thompson

Pear Class Teacher

 

 

This year’s topics:

 

Autumn term – “Animal Tales” and “Toys”

Spring term – “Transport” and “Castles”

Summer term – “Pirates” and “Seaside”

Homework

 

All children are expected to read every day and to learn to read and spell the relevant word lists for their year group. Please ensure you sign your child’s “Chatter Book” and the Reading Challenge form.

 

Click below to visit our Homework page for year group spelling lists and guidance on supporting your child's reading.

Library

 

Every class has a weekly library session during which time they can exchange their reading books and ask for guidance and support for their individual book choices from our School Librarian.

 

Library days are Wednesday (Lime and Pear) and Thursday (Holly).

 

 

PE days:

  • Lime Class – Mondays and Thursdays
  • Holly Class – Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • Pear Class – Tuesdays and Thursdays

 

Please ensure your child has all the correct clothes for PE in school at all times. These must all be labelled clearly with your child’s name (including their shoes).

 

Click below to visit our Uniform page for more information about sports and PE kit.

If your child wears earrings it is easier to remove them before school on these days. Children will be asked to take out their own earrings for PE. If they are unable to do so, they must be covered with micro-porous tape during PE.

 

 

Water bottles

 

All children are encouraged to bring a water bottle to school each day to drink regularly in their classroom and maintain good hydration. Please ensure your child’s name is written clearly on their bottle.

 

 

Mid-morning snack

 

A piece of fruit or vegetable is available daily for children to help themselves at mid-morning break. Parents have the option of ordering a small carton of milk.

 

Click below for more information about fruit and milk.

Lunch

 

A healthy and nutritious lunch will help to boost your child’s energy levels for learning throughout the afternoon. We encourage all our children to eat a hot meal each day, particularly since they are provided free for pupils in Year 1. However, if you choose to provide a packed lunch for your child, please remember that Northgate is a ‘nut-free’ school.

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