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Welcome to Fireflies!

This year there are 20 Reception children and 8 Year 1’s in our class. We are taught by Mrs Fox Monday to Thursday and by Mrs Morris on a Friday.

We will be supported in class by Mrs Rollings, Mrs Gennard and Miss Burton.

This year our topics are:

  •  Autumn term: Sensational Structures

  • Spring termMini-Beast Madness  

  • Summer term: On the Beach

Please see the link below for further information about the learning that will be taking place in Fireflies this term.

Termly information Fireflies Sensational Structures 2021-22

We have 4 Golden Rules in Fireflies:

  1. We always try our best!

  2. Be kind and helpful.

  3. Be a good learner.

  4. We keep the classroom clean and tidy.

Children will need to come into school in their PE kits on a Monday, Wednesday and a Friday. As P.E sessions will be outside, please ensure your child has adequate warm clothing (dark tracksuit) and trainers. No lace up’s please unless your child can do up their own laces.

Bags and Belongings:

The children will need only one bag for their belongings which will left on their pegs in the cloakroom. Children will bring their reading records and water bottles into class. Please ensure that your child has their reading record in school every day.

 

Children must bring a waterproof coat with them everyday. They will be going out to play even if it is raining.

 

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to email me at:

fireflies@brownclee.shropshire.sch.uk

N.Fox

Links to Online Resources

Alphablocks

Numberblocks

Curriculum Planning

Fireflies Curriculum Map
Fireflies Detailed Curriculum Map

Phonics

Our phonics teaching throughout the school follows the Letters and Sounds Programme of synthetic phonics teaching using Phonics Play and Letters and Sounds. Click here to find out how to help your child with pronouncing letter sounds correctly:

How to Say the Letter Sounds.

We have a book banded system for supporting the teaching of reading, which includes a range of published schemed books (Oxford Reading Tree, Project X, Collins Big Cat, Ginn, Story Chest and Phonics Bug). The children then progress onto read books of their choice from a wide selection of ‘Free Readers’. Children have regular guided reading sessions in their class to build on early reading comprehension and phonics skills.

Useful Information for Parents

Please click here to find some useful information regarding your child starting school:

Starting School

Find out how to help your child learn to read here:

Help Your Child Read

Help Your Child Read Presentation

Find out how to help support your child with their maths learning here:

Help your child with maths

Year 1 Calculation Policy


 

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