What Your Year 1 children will need each day
|PE kit||needed everyday||Include shorts, t-shirt, jumper, pumps or trainers,trousers and a jumper in a bag named (not a carrier bag)|
|Dinner money||Monday||cheques payable to Education Catering|
|Book bags||everyday||only books to be carried in them|
|After school club||everyday apart from the last daybefore a holiday||To be booked in advance, phone school for details|
|Reading||everyday||Please read to and encourage your child to read a little each day.|
|Drop in sessions||Monday||9.10-9.25am Please make an appointment with the office to check staff are available.|
|Swimming Kit||Wednesday||Your child will be informed when they need their swim kit. They need a bag for their kit, a towel, long hair tied back, no jewellery. Girls need a one piece costume. Boys need short trunks.|
Ways to support your child
| Reading with them and sharing stories, discussing stories and what has happened.
Read every evening with your child, please fill in their reading record book
Help your child learn their weekly spellings
Sentence structure – talking in proper sentences/ reading and talking about it.Writing in sentences.
Counting in 10′s and adding /subtracting 10′s
Games on BBC, Purple Mash
Playing games (e.g. board games / card games)
Take them to the library
Take them swimming
Enhance their knowledge and experience by taking them to local places of interest like museums, country parks, castles etc.
Take them shopping so they can use money and find prices
Telling the time
Please bear in mind these are generalisations for children of this age, some will be working towards them and some may have exceeded them by the end of the year.