Locks Heath Infant School

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Year 1 Weekly Bulletin



We are continuing to look at Little Red Riding Hood this week.


In phonics we will be continue to recap our phase 3 sounds. We will be focusing in particular on ow, ur, ar, or, air, ure, ear. We will be writing lots of words containing these sounds and remembering to use our phoneme fingers.

How to help at home


Ask your child about all the information we have learnt about wolves. Share other fairy tale books at home with your child.



This week we are understanding the concept of ten and a bit more when exploring teens numbers. We will be explaining to the children that ten 1s are equal to one 10.


Other information:

Library sessions will continue this week. Classes 5&6 have library on a Tuesday and classes 7&8 have library on a Monday. Please speak to your child’s class teacher if you are able to help. Class 5 and 6 do not have any parent helpers, please sign up to help our children enjoy the library.

Mindfulness: We will be listening to relaxing music for children and practicing the breathing techniques we have learnt so far. For example butterfly or another animal and ‘take 5’ breathing.

Swimming: Classes 7 and 8 will be swimming this week. Classes 5 and 6 will have MUGA time.



PE: Classes 5&6 have PE on Mondays and Classes 7&8 on Tuesdays. Please ensure all clothing is named, and that children have a t-shirt, shorts and plimsolls. Children will also need a pair of joggers for MUGA PE on Wednesdays as the cold weather approaches.

Book bags: Please ensure your child has a school book bag each day. These are kept in the classroom.

Wellies : Please ensure your child has a pair of named welly boots to be kept at school.