Welcome to Year 1!
Dear year 1 families,
This week we will be bringing back our good morning and end of the day story videos!!!!!!!!!!
We are incredibly excited for this, so I hope you find time to watch these :) . In addition to these, I will be doing a prerecorded live lesson. This week's is on Thursday. I will be recapping some phonics, and introducing the tasks for the Talk 4 Writing.
They can all be accessed on the school video page...
How do I find this page? click children, then the School video page. alternatively, follow this link: https://harlaxton-c-of-e-primary-school.primarysite.media/
After considering the RWI and phonics resources available for home learning, I have redesigned the RWI lessons so that they have a more accessible format and can be repeated as much or as little as necessary for your child. I will be focussing on the speed sound element which develops your child’s fluency with some short writing tasks associated with this. The main drive will be reading fluency and a minimum 10 minute read on a book associated with your child’s reading level. I have also planned further English resources including reading comprehensions and writing tasks. Please ensure that your child continues to revisit and reuse the speed sounds they have revised earlier and these are used when completing these further English tasks.
Please remember, you can access new reading book through the Oxford Owl website:
Username: harlaxton1 password harlaxton .
Please ensure to read stories that are your child's current level.
Uploading your work:
Thank you to all those parents who have uploaded work via PM. It allows me to keep a close assessment of your children while you are remote learning. If you can start to use the 'Work' tab at the top of the PM page, then 'upload' your child's work that way, then I can see the images much better. There is no need to upload every piece of work that your child completes. Please keep ahold of it and I will file it with your child's home learning work once we return to school. However, If we specifically request to see some work, or you feel your child had worked incredibly hard and you would like this piece to be showcased then please upload this through the PM 'Work' tab as previously described.
Please do not feel the need to print all resources out. We are more than happy for your child to write their answers on paper or an exercise book.
Myself and the year 1 team will be in contact with you throughout this lockdown on a weekly basis. If you feel you need any extra support please contact the school, or leave a message for me on the class Purple Mash blog.
I will continue to register all children through the blog. I understand that not everyone will be able to support their children by 9am. Please can you let me know your child has engaged with the learning by 5pm. If there are any issue with accessing the learning please contact the school and we will try our best to support you in any way we can. I politely request that at the absolute minimum, you ensure your child is reading everyday, is counting, subtracting and adding within 20 and is practicing their phonics everyday.
Private and personal information
if you need to contact me with private or personal information please do this formally through the school email.
I wish you and your family good health,
Looking for a Good Morning video?
The file was much too large to be on this page. I have added it to the school's video page.
Please click, children, school video page, then year 1 playlist. Alternatively, follow this link: https://harlaxton-c-of-e-primary-school.primarysite.media/playlist/year-1
My Monday 18th afternoon story is in on our class video page, or you can follow this link. https://harlaxton-c-of-e-primary-school.primarysite.media/media/monster-story-teller-chapter-one-monday-18th-after, enjoy.
Tuesday's Good Morning
We will be uploading all videos onto the school's video page as they are all too large.
Remember, Mr. Rowe has done a prerecorded live lesson. You can locate this in the school's video page, or follow the link in the remote learning plan.
These are links to games that can help you tell the time.
Oxford Owl has a range of reading books available, some books similar to those we have at school as well as some newer titles. Use the school login details to access - choose my class login.
Username: harlaxton1 password: harlaxton
Links to useful websites:
Your children have their usernames and passwords in their home-learning book.
Read Write Inc Daily phonics
White Rose - Daily maths lessons
Oak National Academy - online lessons
Classroom Secrets Kids - interactive resources on a range of subjects (you will need to create a free account)
Nature Detectives - lots of activities to complete outside
Some different activities to complete outside
Leader in Me
On a daily basis, the children try to demonstrate our core values within school. As we aim to practise them so often, they become good habits that we can use not only in school but also at home too.
This year we will be helping the children to develop a Growth Mindset. This aims to increase their resilience, perseverance and independence in their learning. Further information can be found by following the link below.
Homework will be given out weekly on a Friday, to be returned by the following Wednesday. It will comprise of one piece of work with Maths, English or Topic related.
There will also be weekly spellings given for our test.