North Baddesley Infant School

Growing together, learning for life

Year 1

Welcome back Year 1. 

Don't forget to look up the topic newsletter on the website to see what we will be up to all half term.


Our learning this week:

Weighing - talk to your children about how heavy an object is.  Is it heavier or lighter than a pencil?  How do you know?



Telling the time to the hour and half hour.  Can you practise reading the time on an analogue clock to the hour and half hour?

Weekly Words

All weekly words can be found in the back of your child's reading diary.  Please continue to work through these words at your child's pace.

We are focussing on reading the words Mr, Mrs and people this week so please have an extra practise at these words.

Welcome to Year 1!



We have been busy writing cards to the Queen this week and hopefully will recieve a reply in the new year.


The children have had great fun making a tea cup for the postman out of clay.  They looked at many different designs of cups, came up with their own designs and made their own tea cups.


During music the children have had the opportunity to make a musical instruments and will perform  the story of the Jolly Postman in the coming weeks.


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Suggestions for home


Read a bedtime story together

Who would you like to write a letter to?  Maybe they will reply.

Look at coins and their values.  Can you make some simple amounts using pennies.

Practise counting in 10s up to and back from 100