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Year 1

Welcome to our Year 1 webpage. Our year group consists of three classes and our teachers are  Mrs Dent,  Mrs Pape and Miss Gawman.  To help us with our learning we also have  Ms Smith, Mrs Booker, and Mrs Diamond. They are our teaching assistants.

Each day is different and exciting! In the morning we love to spend time reading and learning our spellings and phonics. We then have a Literacy lesson where we get the opportunity to apply all of our phonics skills. Recently we wrote some amazing stories about dragons.

After break we have maths. Each day we learn our numbers but our favourite lessons are when we get the chance to use practical resources to problem solve. There's nothing better than taking our learning outdoors. Did you know that a Diplodocus has a tail measuring 15 metres!

We are lucky enough to have  specialist teachers who teach us music and P.E. On Tuesday, we are taught drumming by Carlos Edwards. At the moment we are learning about Castles which is lots of fun. For our homework project someone even made a castle cake which we all got to have a slice of.

News!

  • Nursery Places Available

    We have some spaces available in our Nursery for September 2019. If you are interested please call the school and we will be happy to help you with your enquiries.

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  • Young Carer's Awareness Day 2019

    On the 31st January is Young Carer's Awareness Day.  Current figures are that 1 in 5 secondary children have a caring role.  The figures are 1 in 10 for children under the age of 10.

    A young carer is someone under 18 who helps look after someone in their family, or a friend, who is ill, disabled or misuses drugs or alcohol. They will do many tasks like:

    Practical tasks, such as cooking, housework or shopping.

    Physical care, such as helping someone out of bed.

    Emotional support, such as talking to someone who is distressed.

    Personal care, such as helping someone dress.

    Managing the family budget and collecting prescriptions.

    Helping to give medicine.

    Helping someone communicate.

    Looking after brothers and sisters.

     If you would like more information as to how to help a young carer. Please click on the link below.

    West Berkshire Young Carers website

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  • Calcot Colour Run

    Our very first crazy, colour run took place during the school fayre.

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