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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1


Class teacher: Miss Condon

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Barnes


Thank you for visiting our Class page. We hope you find lots of information about the exciting things happening in our classroom. On this page you will also be able to find the latest class newsletter, useful website links and homework help, photographs and much more.



This half term the children are learning about the Arctic (Brrr!).

The children will learn about the location of Arctic, life in the Arctic and famous explorers such as Shackleton. If children have any books, resources, toys or information about the Arctic they can bring them in and put them on our Topic display in the classroom. Please see the Curriculum Outline on the website to find out more about what the children will be learning about.




In English we are reading:

The Rainbow Bear by Michael Morpurgo




In Maths we are learning:

Number and Place Value.


Reading Books

On Monday children will bring home their reading book. They will change this book every Monday as long as they bring back the previous book. Their stage reading book matches their comprehension level so if they are reading the words easily, ask them questions about the story throughout to help improve their understanding. As the children bring home one book a week please read other books, magazines, etc with your child at home to extend.



This term our PE sessions will be on a Thursday and a Friday afternoon. Please ensure your child has their PE kit in school and that it is labelled.



This year children will be given a Topic Homework Task sheet consisting of 8-10 homework activities. It is up to the children which of these homework challenges they complete and they are to be handed in fortnightly on the following dates:

Wednesday 27th September

Wednesday 11th October

Wednesday 1st November

Wednesday 15th November

Wednesday 29th November

On a week where the Topic Homework Task is not due, children will be given a Maths based from Education City to complete.


Spellings will be given out on Fridays and will be tested the following Friday.


Questions or Queries

If you would like to speak to me about your child please come and see me, preferably after school or in the playground before school. Teachers or Teaching Assistants’ (unless in meetings) will be on the playground at 8.45, where possible please do not come in to the classroom before 8.45 as we are busy setting up all the fun activities for the day.


Miss Condon

Mickleton Primary and Nursery School, Broadmarston Lane, Mickleton, Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, GL55 6SJ