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Year 1

Thank you for an amazing Year! Have a wonderful summer holiday.

Week 6- W/B 11.7.22  

This week we had a transition morning. We had a fun lesson in Year 2 classroom with Mrs Brahams and Mrs Athersych. 

English – Our lessons this week were based on the traditional tale ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. We used lots of adjectives to describe a character and a setting.  

Next week we will continue with ‘Little Red Riding Hood’ and will write our own version of the story.  

 Maths –We recapped place value (tens and ones) and counting in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s. We are getting so good at counting! Next week we will look at 2-digit numbers using money. 

Ivrit- We have finished learning all the Hebrew letters of the Aleph Bet!!  

JS- We talked about the importance of rules. We had an interesting discussion about the reasons people choose to follow rules (to get a reward, to avoid punishment or because it’s the right thing to do).  

 

Reminders:‎ 

Please make sure your child brings their water bottle to school. 

* Please return ALL reading books/ library book back to school.  

* Please can you send with your child a strong carrier bag.  

 

Have a fantastic weekend and Shabbat Shalom.    

    

Year 1 team     

     

We had a special visitor today! Nurse Lisa told us about her job and how she helps people stay safe.

Maths- 2-digit numbers. Identifying tens and ones

Week 5- W/B 4.7.22 – Commonwealth Games week 

We had a very active week, full of interesting and fun sports events.  

English – We learnt about the commonwealth games, we used a lot of verbs (doing words) and adverbs (words that describe the verb) in our writing. Next week we will look at traditional tales.  

 

Maths –This week we reviewed addition and subtraction (numbers to 20) and explored different ways to solve calculations. Next week we will recap place value and counting in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.  

  

JS/Ivrit- We learnt about the Mezuzah, the prayer inside it and the reason that Jewish people put it on the right side of their doorpost.  In Ivrit we learnt the letter Sin (שֹ).  

Next week we will learn the last letter in the Aleph bet!  

 

Reminders:‎ 

‎* Homework this week- Comprehension (Commonwealth Games) -set on Google classroom.  

* Please make sure your child brings their water bottle and a cap to school. 

* Please make sure your child keeps toys and jewellery at home.  

 

Have a lovely weekend and Shabbat Shalom.    

    

Year 1 team     

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PSHE- Safety at home. Identifying hazards around the house.

Maths- solving calculations using different strategies

D&T- Can I make a choice as to what smoothie I will make and why?

Monday 4th July 2022

This week's Special Mentions go to:

Siena C (Achieve)

Noah  (Achieve)

Sophia (Inspire)

 

JS/Ivrit special mentions: 

Jasper (Excellence) 

Anabelle Wo (Inspire)

 

Well done!!! Kol Hakavod! 

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Week 4- W/B 27.6.22  

We had a great week!  

English –Our English lessons this week were based on Healthy mind and healthy body. We made lists of healthy/ unhealth food and wrote sentences using different verbs and adverbs. On Friday, we wrote an information text on how to keep healthy.  

Maths –This week we identified and found quarters of an amount in the context of shapes and capacity. Next week we look at fractions in the context of length and review addition  and subtraction (numbers to 20).   

JS/Ivrit- We continued learning the Shema prayer and realised that people say the Shema twice a day (when they wake up and before they go to sleep). In Ivrit we learnt the letter Shin (sh as in Shalom).  

 

 Next week it’s Commonwealth games week and Sports day. We will have lots of fun workshops (fitness, martial arts, Road 2 Tokyo – para-athletic workshop and hula hopping).  Please ensure all children come to school every day wearing their PE kit.

 

Reminders:‎ 

‎* Homework this week- Science (set on Google classroom).  

* Please make sure your child brings their water bottle to school. 

 

Have a restful weekend and Shabbat Shalom.    

    

Year 1 team     

Getting ready for sports day

Eating lunch with our buddies 💚

Maths- identifying halves and quarters in shapes and capacity

Monday 27th June 2022

This week's Special Mentions go to:

Flora (Achieve)

Phoebe (Achieve)

All of the children in Year 1 (Excellence)

 

JS/Ivrit special mentions: 

Thursday (Excellence)

Ruby (Excellence)

 

Well done!!! Kol Hakavod! 

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Week 3- W/B 20.6.22  

This week we had our first school trip and it was so much fun!  

English – We wrote a recount ‎(a piece of writing that gives details of an event that has happened) about our school trip. Our English lessons next week will be based on Healthy mind and healthy body.  

Maths –This week we learnt about fractions- sharing into equal groups (halves and quarters). Next week we will explore fractions – Equal or Unequal Parts of Shapes.  

PSHE- We discussed the importance of appropriate physical contact. We talked about the difference between acceptable and unacceptable physical contact. 

JS/Ivrit- We learnt the meaning of the Shema prayer and practised saying the first part of the Shema. In Ivrit we learnt the letter Resh (r as in Robot).  

Reminders:‎ 

‎* Homework this week- History (set on Google classroom).  

* Please make sure your child brings their water bottle to school.  

 

Have a lovely weekend!   

Year 1 team     

Story map- our school trip

We had the best trip to the Barnet Environmental Centre! We got to go meadow sweeping and pond dipping! It was so interesting to see lots of the mini beasts we have been learning about in our science lessons. 

Can I identify if a food is a fruit or a vegetable?

Monday 20th June 2022

This week's Special Mentions go to:

Lyla (Achieve)

Talia (Achieve)

Ava (Excellence)

 

JS/Ivrit special mentions: 

Henry (Inspire)

Tilly (Inspire)

Sienna Lo (Inspire)

 

Well done!!! Kol Hakavod! 

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Week 2- W/B 13.6.22  

English – This week we looked at explanation text ‘How is ice cream made?” and recapped the suffixes -ing and -er. 

Next week we will write a recount ‎(a piece of writing that gives details of an event that has happened) about our school trip.   

Maths –This week we focused on exploring the clock and telling the time (O’clock and half past). Next week we will learn about fractions- sharing into equal groups (halves and quarters).  

A Day of Welcome - Friday 17th June

A Day of Welcome is a day of solidarity and learning in schools that aims to build a culture of welcome and understanding for refugees and asylum seekers. We discussed who a refugee is and we made lovely welcome cards for families from Ukraine. 

 

Reminders:‎ 

‎* Homework this week- English (set on Google classroom).  

* Please make sure your child brings their water bottle to school.  

 

Have a great weekend and a restful shabbat.   

    

Year 1 team     

Chilling with our buddies

Maths- exploring the clock and learning how to tell the time

Take a look at out gigantic spider!

Monday 13th June 2022

This week's Special Mentions go to:

Reuben (Include)

Bella B (Achieve)

Indi (Excellence)

 

JS/Ivrit special mentions: 

Bella G (Inspire)

Sophie (Inspire)

 

Well done!!! Kol Hakavod! 

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Week 1- W/B 6.6.22  

Welcome back to the final half term!

English – Our English work this week was based on the book ‘The bad seed’.  We focused on speech bubbles to represent the character’s speech or thoughts, described the Seed using lots of adjectives and made a list of all the bad things that the Seed did. 

Next week we will look at explanation text and recap the suffixes -ing and -er. 

Maths –This week we focused on ‘twice as many/much’. We understand that it’s the same as doubling or count the same amount again.  Next week we will learn division (sharing into equal groups) and telling the time (O’clock and half past). 

JS- This week we learnt about some important inventions and developments from Israel. 

We looked at some Israeli inventions and we had a chance to plan and design a model of our own inventions. We were so impressed with all the clever ideas!  

      

Reminders:‎ 

‎* Homework this week-Hebrew reading and Maths (set on My Maths).  

* Please make sure your child brings their water bottle to school.  

* Please make sure your child keeps their toys, Blu Tack, bracelets at home.   

 

Have a wonderful weekend and Shabbat Shalom.  

    

Year 1 team 

Maths - Twice as many (using cubes, 2D shapes and a recipe)

JS- Take a look at our own clever inventions inspired by Israeli inventions

Art- Class project - painting our giant spider 🕷

We Have Beans!!!!

Week 5- W/B 23.5.22  

We had another exciting week in Year 1!  

English – This week we focused on poetry and we learnt that there are different types of poems. Shape poems, acrostic poems and sense poems. We created brilliant poems and some of the children were very brave and performed their favourite poem in front of the class.  

Maths –We continued with multiplication and recapped everything we have learnt in our Maths lesson this half term. 

JS- We learnt what a Kibbutz is (“gathering” or “collective”). A Kibbutz is a type of settlement which is unique to Israel. Kibbutzim were early farming settlements in Israel, where teamwork and community were very important, and they lived from the food they made. 

We played a couple of team building games to improve our teamwork and communication.  

We ended this week with an amazing day, full of fun activities to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.  

 

We wish you all a great and restful half term break.     

Year 1 team     

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations 👸🤴🇬🇧

Maths- working with a partner to solve different maths questions

Ivrit- Hebrew letters

English- Performing our poems

Class reward- Teddy bear picnic!

Phonics- using QR codes to practise all of the sounds

Monday 23rd May 2022

This week's Special Mentions go to:

Anabelle (Pride)

Annabelle (Achieve)

Spencer (Inspire)

 

JS/Ivrit special mentions: 

Lyla (Achieve)

Sienna La (Achieve)

 

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Week 4- W/B 16.5.22  

We had a lovely week! This week was RE week (Religious Education). We learnt a lot about the Sikhism. We explored their traditional clothes, learnt about their beliefs, the Gurdwara (place of worship) and designed our own Langar meal (free, vegetarian meal). 

English – Our lessons this week were about gardens. We drew a diagram/picture and labelled it, we wrote interesting facts about gardens and worked as a team to create a report. Next week our English lessons will be about poetry (rhyming words, shape poems, acrostic poems and sense poems) 

Maths –This week we continued learning repeated addition, arrays and multiplication.  

Next week we will continue with multiplication.  

 

Reminders:‎ 

‎* Homework this week- Science (on Google Classroom) 

* Please make sure your child brings a water bottle to school.  

* Friday-Platinum Jubilee Celebrations (everyone to be dressed as one of the following: queen, king, prince, princess) 

 

Have a great weekend and Shabbat Shalom.   

    

Year 1 team     

English- We worked as a team to create reports about gardens. Excellent team work Year 1!!!

Art- making a plant collage using natural materials

Monday 16th May 2022

This week's Special Mentions go to:

Amelia (Achieve)

Ruby (Achieve)

 

JS/Ivrit special mentions: 

Oscar (Inspire)

Matan (Inspire)

 

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Week 3- W/B 9.5.22  

What a busy and exciting week we had!!!  

Our week started with our Chagigah! We had a very special ceremony and we were so excited to receive our Siddurim. On Thursday our amazing Year 6 buddies invited us to their End of SATs week party! We had so much fun and we are very grateful!  

 

English – We wrote our own stories based on ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’. Next week our focus will be on facts and reports.  

Maths –This week we learnt division (sharing into equal and unequal groups) and started learning repeated addition (2+2+2+2=8). Next week we will continue with repeated addition, arrays and multiplication.  

 

Reminders:‎ 

‎* Homework this week- Platinum Jubilee competition (on Google Classroom) 

* Please make sure your child brings a water bottle to school.  

 

Have a restful weekend and Shabbat Shalom.   

    

Year 1 team     

     

Building together, sharing, taking turns and including others in our games! Well done Year 1!

Maths- repeated addition

Eating lunch with our buddies

Our amazing Year 6 buddies invited us to celebrate their end of SATs week. Thank you Y6! We are very lucky to be your buddies!

JS- Israeli food

Using our Siddurim (prayer book) for the first time!

Art- drawing a bear

Monday 9th May 2022

This week's Special Mentions go to:

Bella F (Inspire)

Hallie (Achieve)

 

JS/Ivrit special mentions: 

Sophia (Inspire)

Henry (Inspire)

 

Well done! Kol Hakavod!

 

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Week 2- W/B 3.5.22  

We had another fun and happy week in Year 1.  

English - When we came to school on Tuesday, we found bear’s footprints in our classroom. During our English lessons this week, we wrote explanations for the footprints, we wrote questions that we wanted to ask the Bear. At the end of the week, we wrote amazing letters to the bear, and we invited him to play with us.  

Next week we will make some changes in the story “We’re going on a Bear Hunt” and write our own version for the story.  

Maths –This week we continued with measurements and focused on weight (grams). We used balance scales, cubes and weights to find out the mass of different objects.  

Next week we will learn division (sharing into equal and unequal groups). 

 

Reminders:‎ 

‎* Homework this week- English (on Google Classroom) 

* Please make sure your child brings a water bottle to school.  

 

Have a great weekend and Shabbat Shalom.   

    

Year 1 team     

Yom Ha’Atzmaut 💙 Happy birthday Israel 💙

Maths- Learning about mass and weight

Art- creating creatures / animals with junk items

Someone sneaked into our classroom!🐾🐻

Tuesday 3rd May 2022

This week's Special Mentions go to:

Siena C (Achieve)

Ayden (Inspire)

Max (Inspire)

 

Well done! Kol Hakavod!

 

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Week 1- W/B 25.4.22  

We had a great week back in school and a fantastic start to this term. 

English – Our English work in the next few weeks will be based on the book ‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt’. This week we followed a story map to tell the story, we made our own story maps and identified the characters, settings and key words.  

Maths –This week we compared volumes in containers of the same size (full, half full, empty) and explored how the same volume looks in different containers. We also measured lengths using rods and centimetres.  Next week we will continue with measurements and our focus will be on weight (grams).  

JS- Our topic this term is Israel. This week we learnt that Israel’s capital city is Jerusalem, and Jerusalem is important to three religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam). We found out that there are many different people who live in Israel. Different religions, different beliefs and different looks.  

 

Reminders:‎ 

‎* Reading books- please read with your child at least 3 times per week and ‎sign the r         reading record.‎ 

‎* Homework this week- set on My Maths 

 

Have a wonderful long weekend and Shabbat Shalom.  

    

Year 1 team   

Art- sculptures