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Helsinki (Year 1)

Welcome to the Helsinki Class Page!

Important information


PE day is Friday. Don't forget your yellow t-shirt, shorts/ tracksuit bottoms and trainers/ plimsolls on these days.


Home learning books come out every Friday.  Please make sure they are returned by Wednesday so they have time to be marked!

Welcome back after a lovely summer holiday! 


Here is a breakdown of what we're covering in some of our lessons over the next half term:


In Science, we're learning about the senses and parts of the body.


In D.T., we're designing, making and evaluating a photo frame.


In Art, we're learning about the primary colours, specifically, the work of Mondrian. 


In Computing, we're going to be learning about instructions and inputting instructions into a beebot.


In History, we're focusing on local history, and what's in our local area- we're learning about Ann Boleyn and war memorials.


In Geography, we're learning about the local area, drawing maps of the area and learning to identify physical and human features of different environments.


In P.E., we're focusing on dance in indoor P.E. and movement skills in outdoor P.E.


In R.E., we're learning about what it means to be thankful.


In P.S.H.E., our unit is called 'Being in my World.' This focuses on learning about ourselves and the expectations that we should have of ourselves as we move up the school.


Finally, in Music, we're learning about sounds-how we can make these sounds and describing these sounds.