Year 1/Reception Miss Wells

Welcome to our class page!


Important dates: 

Thursday 18th May- Multisports at Wickham market for some reception children.
Friday 19th May- non-uniform for class 13 
Friday 23rd June- Homework share at 2:45 pm

Summer term

This term we are going to be learning all about 'Once Upon a Seed'. We will be thinking about:

How plants grow.
What plants are local to our area.
Where we get our food from.
Where different plants grow and why.
Making still life drawings and prints of fruit and vegetables.

We are reading Jack and the Beanstalk! W have been retelling the story, writing the story and acting it out!

21We made a giant beanstalk path.

4We acted out the characters

3We rewrote the story.

We tested our observation skills by searching for common wild and garden plants in the school. We were amazed by how many we found. 

This week we have been planting our broad beans! We are going to watch them grow and record this in our bean diary.


Trip to the long shop museum.

We learnt about how animals are used on a farm, we compared farm life now to the past, we searched for different animal prints and we planted out own cress!P1010197

Looking at the seed machine.


Searching for animal prints.


Planting cress and thinking about which plants people and animals eat.

Read Write Inc
We use Read Write Inc as our phonics programme. Please support your child at home by using their green or yellow sound books. Every few days your child will be coming home with some green speedy words in their phonics folder that we will be using in the scheme that week. Please help your child learn to read this and note how they get in in their reading diaries. Please make sure the book and the phonics folder is in their book bags everyday. We look forward to seeing the rapid progress that the children will make!

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