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Year 1

Classes & Teachers

Chinchilla

| Miss Kelly (Teacher) and Miss Saxby (TA)

Lemur  

| Miss Yateman (Teacher) and Miss Saxby (TA)

Remote Learning (in the event of closure due to coronavirus)

In the event of the school or the year group bubble being closed due to coronavirus 
Year 1's learning will be via Google Classroom. 

Google Classroom 
https://classroom.google.com/

Children in Years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and Year 6 have digital classrooms where they can access learning set by their teachers. 
They simply login to Google Classroom and click on their class name.

Remote Learning Timetable for Year 1

Additional
Home Learning Resources

 

 

 

Information for Autumn Term 2020

The following information, contains lots of useful information for this term and was sent home via email. 

Our general topic focus this term is My World.

News & Dates

  • Wednesday 2nd December - Goldilocks' Party: wear your party clothes instead of uniform.
  • Autumn Term Parents' Evenings will be held by phone appointment. 
  • We send letters and other important information to parents and carers via email. It's really important that you ensure the School Office has your current email address.
  • School App - we communicate with parents frequently on the school app. Please ensure you have downloaded it and signed up. We will give you details of how to do this, including the passcode, once your child is in Reception.

  • Please also check the Calendar and Term Dates.

  • Click on the logo on the right to access Year 1's programmes which include Story Time. 

Check out all of the great things on Swaffield's YouTube channel.

Swaffield's 
YouTube Channel 

 

 

 

 

P.E. is on Wednesdays and Fridays

Year 1 children need to wear Swaffield PE kit.
In addition, children need to have trainers/plimsolls and grey tracksuit bottoms as most PE lessons will be outside.
You may, if you like, leave the PE kit at school and take it home to wash at the weekend. Please make sure that all clothing, including PE kit has your child's name clearly on it.

Homework

There is more information on our Homework page where you can find out more details of our homework policy, guidance for parents and also download some useful information to help you support your child at home.

  • In addition to daily reading, children will need to practise their spelling words and mental maths each week ready to be tested on Tuesdays. 
  • Homework will be given out on Thursdays and should be returned the following Monday.
  • Please ensure your child reads every day and write a positive comment in their yellow reading record and make sure your child brings this to school with them every day.
    Please visit our Reading & Books page for more information about Reading; you can also look at a reading list for Year 1 there. 

Morning Drop Off Time: 8:45am - 8:55am

Entrance gate for Year 1 classes: Out of School Care Gate, St Ann’s Hill
Please make sure your child arrives at school in their 10-minute window each morning. 

Afternoon Pick Up Time: 3:05pm

Collection gate: Out of School Care gate in St Ann's Hill
Please come into the playground and collect your child from the external classroom doors in the L-shaped playground (near the blue playhouse).

Please make sure your child is picked up on time at the end of the day. 
Please phone the School Office if you are delayed. 
If you've arranged for someone else to collect your child please inform 
the class teacher, teaching assistant or office staff in advance.

Break Time

Milk is available break time for those who have signed up to the Cool Milk service. Milk is subsidised for all  primary school children and is free for under 5’s as well as those who get free school meals .

Find out more including how to register by visiting www.coolmilk.com.

Lunch

Children in Year 1 are eligible for a free school meal which is funded by the Government.

You can find out more about lunches and get a copy of the current school menu here. 
Alternatively, you may choose for your child to have a packed lunch, provided by you. You will need to inform the School Office and you must give half a term's notice.

Please note that Swaffield is a nut-free school. 

Parents Seeing Teachers

Parents Evening for Autumn Term 2020 will be by phone appointment. 

The teachers are always pleased to speak to parents/carers of the children they teach, but it is not possible for them to talk to you when they are responsible for a class.

Please make an appointment to speak to your child's teacher on the phone by calling the School Office. or speak to the teacher when dropping off or collecting your child. 

The Head, and Deputy Head teachers are very happy to see parents/carers too. Please contact the School Office to make an appointment to speak to them.