Welcome To Swallow
Welcome to Swallow Class. Our class teacher is Mrs Broadgate; our teaching assistant is Mrs Grigorjevs. In Swallow Class we work hard and show each other respect. We know the importance of being kind and caring and strive to follow our school mission statement.
Class email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Homework due in. Reading books changed (decodable book sent home)
Spelling test. Homework and spellings sent home.
Reading books changed (reading for pleasure book sent home).
Below is some useful information about our learning in Swallow Class. There are also some links that will help with your child's learning at home.
Our Class Saint
Our class Saint: St Peter
Feast Day: 29th June
Patron Saint of fishermen.
Autumn Term Subject Map
In the Summer Term, Year 1 will be taking part in the Phonics Screening Check. It will test the children's ability to decode words using their phonic knowledge. In school we teach phonics daily using the Floppy's Phonics Scheme.
Floppy's Phonics Alphabetic Code Chart
We give out weekly spellings. Our spellings are focused on the phonemes we have been learning that week. We then do our spelling test the following Friday. You can access our weekly spellings and the Year 1 and Year 2 common exception words on Spelling Shed.Spelling Shed
Each week maths homework will be sent home, this will link with the learning the children are doing in class. Homework is then due in the following Wednesday. Your child will also change their books twice a week and it would be helpful if you read with your child and sign their reading record.
Dancing Through the Decades
KS1 have been learning about how childhoods have changed in their history topic, 'Childhood Then and Now'. They had the opportunity to take part in a dance workshop, to see how music and dance have changed over time...