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Year 1 Butterflies

Welcome to Butterflies!


Our class teacher is Mrs Freeman and our Higher Level Teaching Assistant is Mrs Heal.


We are so excited to learn new things this term and truly blossom into beautiful butterflies!






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What are we learning this half term?


Our English theme is  'Fantasy Stories'.

We will be reading a range of texts and responding to them.




Which story will you prefer?  Will you like/dislike the characters?

Will we learn any new words?


After all our learning we will become authors and write our own Fantasy Stories!


Maths - Have a look at our units ...


Week 1: Number - Addition and Subtraction                                                                  


Week 2: Number - Addition and Subtraction 


Week 3: Geometry - Properties of shape


Week 4: Number - Multiplication and division 


Week 5: Number - Fractions


Week 6: Measurement


                What problem has the Maths Wizard sent us this week?




Topic - History

Who are our local heroes?




We will be learning about local heroes from Blackburn. Do you know anyone who has done something AMAZING in Blackburn? Do you know who Barbara Castle is?



Science - Holidays




We will be making our own sunglasses! Which materials will you use? Do you think wood sunglasses would be good?






Weekly Spellings

The first 100 high frequency words plus words from your child's phonic phase.

Websites to support our learning:

Letters and Sounds

To help your child with their letter sounds please follow the link below. You will be able to hear the letter sound and sing the phonics songs.


Scroll to the bottom of the page to "Interactive Phonics Presentation"

Remember there are lots of fun learning activities in the kids zone!