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Rome (Year 1)

mail Welcome to Rome Class mail




smileyOur teacher is Miss Conway and our TA is Mrs Cranesmiley


    All children must ensure to wear the correct uniform each day. The year 1 winter uniform consists of a white shirt, a school tie, a blue jumper/cardigan, grey trousers/skirt, grey/black socks and black shoes. Jumpers and ties can be purchased from the school. Each child should also come to school with a coat and school bag each day.

    We have PE lessons every Monday and Wednesday morning.
    Our PE kit should have a yellow t-shirt, blue shorts/tracksuit bottoms and plimsolls/trainers.


    Our reading book should be brought in every morning so Mrs Crane and Miss Conway can check for fantastic reading progress.

    Home learning books are sent home every Friday and need to be brought back into school by the following Wednesday so they can be marked and a Homework Hero can be chosen for the week.


    We take part in English, Maths, Phonics and handwriting lessons every day. 
    Our topic lessons we focus on once per half term are Science, History, Geography, Art and DT.
    Our foundation subjects we participate in once a half term are Religious Studies, PSHE and Computing.


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Our topics for the year are as follows:

-Autumn 1: Family Album

-Autumn 2: Winter Wonderland

-Spring 1: I have a dream

-Spring 2: Paws, Claws and Whiskers

-Summer 1: Up, up and away

-Summer 2: Dinosaur Planet

This half term, out topic is called ‘Paws, Claws and Whiskers."


We are learning about the following;


In Science, we are learning about different ways to categorise animals and what similar and different features they have.

In Geography, we are learning about the 7 continents, different seas around the world as well as Antarctica and comparing it to other locations such as the Artic, Zambia and Brazil.

In History, we are learning about Charles Darwin and his amazing discoveries in the Galapagos Islands. 

In Art, we are looking at printing and creating our own mono print.


In R.E., we are learning about Judaism, who is important in the Jewish community and the Christian story of Easter.

In PSHE, we are discussing what is safe and unsafe at home and where we may visit.
In Computing, we are digitally grouping different animals. 

Finally, in Music, we are exploring beat patterns and what sounds we can hear in school.