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Bumblebees Year 1

Welcome to Bumblebees class.

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Our teacher is Mr Andrews.




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Bumblebee class are an energetic and friendly group of Year 1 children.


Topic Work

This term our topic is the beautiful country of Brazil. From the golden beaches in Copacabana to the huge amazon rainforest and colourful carnivals.  Furthermore, we will follow the world cup progress in this summer’s women’s world cup.



Children will read with their teacher during Guided Reading in class and practice their phonic skills during daily Letters and Sounds lessons.

Please try to read with your child every day at home.


Literacy: This term we will be:

Writing all about the different animals of the rainforest. What lurks in bushes? What can be found in the high branches? What are those eyes in the murky water? We will also be writing poems, exploring many books and creating leaflets.


Maths: This term we shall be covering:


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Counting & Comparing Numbers to 100


Phonics: During term 6 we will reinforce and apply our phase 5 sounds and begin to explore alternative pronunciations (sky & silly)


Computing: We will be learning some basic coding.


Strange Discovery

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Year 1’s stumbled across a strange nest contains enormous eggs in the school grounds!
Who do you think it belongs to??