Year 1 – Turtles

Welcome to the Turtles class page!

Our class teacher is Miss Penaluna and she is supported by Mrs Babuta until Miss Scott’s return later this term.

We have had a great start to the autumn term in the Turtles class! We are getting to know our new friends and work together well so we can all learn as much as possible.

We have daily English, Maths and Phonics sessions and we read every day after our lunch.

We enjoy linking our learning into our topic work too so that we follow a creative curriculum. Throughout the year, we have trips to the local library; take a walk in the local area, day at a local farm and visits to a local church. We also welcome a number of visitors to support our learning.

Our topics include:

This is me

Famous people/where we live

Plants and Animals

We have PE with Chris, a coach who comes into school to work with us on a Tuesday

Music is with In Harmony on a Monday and Wednesday afternoon where we will be learning how to play string instruments.

We bring our reading folders into school each day. If we have read with someone at home and they have signed our reading record, our books can get changed and we get rewarded with dojo’s which leads to prizes at the end of the week. We have also begun bringing homework home on a Friday to come back on a Monday and will be sending the Read, Write Inc sounds and books home. Please practice sounds, read and discuss the reading book with your child as often as possible throughout the week to aid their understanding.

We are looking forward to a fantastic year in the Turtles class, please come and see us if you have any questions!


Year 1 Parent Pamphlet Summer 21