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Butterflies Y1

Welcome to Brilliant Butterflies!



Welcome to Butterflies Class. We are in Year One and our class teacher's name is Miss Beighton. Our Teaching Assistant is Miss Allwood.


Key Information


Please find all current work on seesaw. There will be three activities daily. Well done for the activities you have completed so far and we look forward to seeing more.

Feel free to upload any other activities you have been doing at home, such as baking, painting ect.


*PE this half term is football every Tuesday and Thursday. Your child needs a full outdoor PE kit ready for the session. 


*Every Monday afternoon is a parents reading session where you have the opportunity to come into school and read with your child. Door's open at 3.00pm. 


*Your child will have a weekly spelling test every Friday. They will be tested on a selection of words they have been learning how to spell during spelling sessions throughout the week. Please support your child in practicing these at home, it really does make all the difference.


*Homework is set every Friday and will need to be handed in the following Friday. The first piece will be set on January 17th 2020.

We are looking forward to a super Summer Term 2020! 


Our Topic Question for the Spring Term is...

From Farm to Fork.

Where does our food come from?





In English, we will be reading lots of great stories. Reading is fun, relaxing, inspiring and very important!

Talk for Writing will help us to produce some fantastic writing this term.


We are going to using some really interesting stories to help inspire our writing. We will be looking at traditional tales and a non-fiction text.




      We will also be building different sentence types in our 'Rainbow Grammar' work and focusing on letter and number formation in daily handwriting sessions.



In Maths, we will be learning Multiplication, Division and Fractions.



Our Science topic will be 'Our Changing World'. We will be investigating all about plants and looking at how the seasons affect the environment.



Through our topic work we will be aiming to answer our topic question...


From farm to fork. Where does our food come from?



We will be learning what happens to our food, understanding where it comes from and how it is made.



In Art we will be focusing on the artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo and creating our own version of fruit faces.




In D.T, we will be planning, making, tasting and evaluating our own delicious fruit salad.



Our Computing work will, as always, involves work around E-Safety and knowing how to stay safe online. Our main focus will be learning how to use the computer to support our daily work and using Purple Mash.




Alongside all of this topic work we will be continuing with Music, "Yoru Imagination."



In our RE learning, we will be learning about 'Places of Worship' during an exciting RE day.



Please remember to have your full PE kit in school! 

This term we will be exploring dance through stories and developing our balance and co-ordination through multi-skills.

Year 1 P.E day are Tuesday and Thursday.


Reading at home


Remember to read every night and get your diary signed - you will earn a star stamp each time!

We read everyday in school so you will need your reading book and reading diary with you every day.

Also, have a go at reading a book using your BUG CLUB account on the activelearn website.


Please make sure you have your reading diary with you for the phonics quiz on Friday.



If you would like to have a chat or pass on any information please feel free to come into class, we will be more than happy to see you. For a lengthier chat please arrange an after school appointment.