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'In every child there is a space that only God can fill' St Thomas Aquinas

Welcome to the website of Holy Trinity Catholic Academy, Newark, Nottinghamshire.

Year 1/2L

Welcome to the Year One class page. Miss Law is our class teacher.  Miss Grimwood and Miss O'Reilly are our class teaching assistants. Here you can find lots of information about Years One and Two as well as keeping up to date with all of the exciting things that we get up to throughout the school year.

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OUR LEARNING

Our Spring topic is called 'A Long Time Ago’.  This unit is based on fairy tales and events from the past. It focuses on recognising historical figures and events locally and nationally. The children will learn and compare fairy tales and will become familiar with the story language involved.  They will also learn about materials and their properties, landmarks and historical buildings.

 

OUR ROUTINES

In Key Stage One our homework is given out on Friday and is due back to school no later than the following Thursday. It will normally consist of reading and spelling words containing sounds that we have been learning during that week.

Other less frequent  homework will include Topic and Come and See tasks.

Reading is such a valuable life skill and is also relevant across all subjects within school. Regular practise really does make a huge difference to reading ability, as does talking about what has been read with someone at home too. Please try to ensure your child reads at home for at least 15 minutes each night and gets their home/school diary signed to indicate that this has happened. 

In our class, PE will take place on Monday and Wednesday. It is expected that your child will have the appropriate indoor and outdoor PE kit available on these days. The correct PE kit consists of: a white t-shirt, red shorts and plimsolls for indoor sports. Trainers are required for outdoor activities.

KEY STAGE 1 SATs TESTS 2017

2017 Key Stage 1 Tests

This short video provides information for parents about the Key Stage 1 tests.

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