Hello everyone and welcome to 1JB’s class page.

Here you can find out about all of our latest learning.

We are a lively and friendly class of 22 children. We have a range of cultures within our class and this is something that we are extremely proud of. Each of us bring our own personality and skills that help create a passionate and fun learning environment. Each day I am blown away by the children’s eagerness and resilliance to learn, here’s to a fantastic year 1JB!

Mr Bailey

Reading 

Early home reading plays a vital role in ensuring your child becomes a confident and fluent reader by the end of Key stage 1 therefore we ask for your support at home with this. We ask that any reading completed at home is recorded in the children’s reading record.  This helps us to identify and monitor your child’s progress and when your child’s book can be changed.

 Also as a school, we are passionate about encouraging reading for pleasure. We feel the children are now at a point where they are able to begin picking an additional book from a selection to read for their own enjoyment with the support of an adult. Some children may need an adult to read the book to them and this is perfectly fine.

 We are going to begin sending book bags home each day. We kindly ask for them to be returned the following day. The whole book is not expected to be completed in one home reading session. The aim is to listen to your child read for a minimum of 3 times a week and additional times to read for enjoyment.

Phonics guidance

Homework

Phonics and spelling homework will be sent home on Friday. Both are to be practised at home and the children will carry out a spelling test each Friday. Phonics homework will vary between practising sounds, words, and sentences. 

PE

PE is every Wednesday morning, at the minute we ask the children come into school in their kit.