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IPC PROJECT FOR Summer 2 : The Circus Is Coming To Town

  • In TECHNOLOGY :

    We will know:

    • How to plan what we are going to make. 

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    • Using appropriate materials and tools for a job. 
    • How to evaluate our work. 
  • In History:

    We will know:

    • How the circus began.
    • How circuses have changed over the years.

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    • Some of the acts that have evolved in the circus.
    • The use of animals in the circus, past and present. 
  • In PE:

    We will know:

    • About some of the acts involved in circuses.
    • How to use our bodies to balance.
    • How to use different equipment to perform an act.

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    • The skills required for different circus acts.
  • In COMPUTING:

    We will know:

    • How to create and save a document.
    • How to use a program to create a beat and rhythm.

    We will be developing our understanding of:

    • The use of ICT to present and further our learning.
  • In Maths and English We will be :

    Maths:

    We will be working on….

    • Vertical addition and subtraction. 
    • Time: we will be learning how to draw hands on a clock to show half past. 
    • Identify the 2D shapes that makeup the faces on 3D shapes. 

    English :

    We will be developing our knowledge and understanding of oral story telling. 

    We will be developing the skill of reading through our work to check that it makes sense and editing our work if needed.  We will be writing words with prefixes and suffixes. 

  • important dates:
    • Wednesday 6thJune – Y1 Entry Point Designing clowns
    • Friday 8th June- Whole school mufti day for the Summer and Eid Fair - Pay a pound or bring an unwanted gift, something you would wish to win yourself. Thank you! (Summer and Eid Fair is on 6th July.)
    • Tuesday 12thJune - Green Dragon Friends (PTA) will be meeting in the studio at 3.15pm on Tuesday 12th June to plan and prepare for the Summer and Eid Fair. Everyone is invited – even if you are not currently a member of the GDF. It’s a great way to meet other parents / carers. Children welcome too. Thank you!
    • Friday 6th July - GDF Summer and Eid Fair
    • Friday 8th June - P1 Class Assembly 9am Parents Welcome 
    • Tuesday 10thJuly– Y5 Gurdwara visit (part of the RE Curriculum)
    • Thursday 12thJuly - Exit Point afternoon circus skills workshop for parents!  Please join us for a special circus performance, along with skills workshops run by the children, to teach you some of the skills they have been learning this term!
    • Friday 13th July - Years 1-3 / Years 4-6 Sports’ Day
    • Monday 16th July - Parents’ evening 3:30 – 5:00
    • Tuesday 17th July - Meet the new teacher 3:30 – 5:00
    • Friday 20th July - Last day of term, break up 2:00 pm

Home Learning

2 home learning tasks are set every week :

Task Given out Due Back
Mathletics Thursday Tuesday
Phonics / Spelling Thursday Tuesday
Reading Journal Friday Following Friday

Remember:

  • to read to a grown-up every day
  • practice your phonics

Dates of Project Homelearning: 

  • There will be a short home learning exercise for the first week back. Look out for more exciting information on this after the break!
  • Weekly home learning tasks in our grammar books will be set. The dates and pages are detailed on the front covers.

Things to remember

P.E is on Mondays and Tuesdays 

  • Remember to have your P.E kits in for both these days (including plimsoles).
  • Make sure you have leggings or tracksuit bottoms as we will be outside for P.E unless it is raining.
  • PE kits should be in school at all times.

Can You Help?

Do you have knowledge or resources about our project?

Could you give some time to come in to class to help with reading?

Messages from the Staff

You can speak to any member of the Year 1 Team at the end of the school day once all the childrens are dismissed. 

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