Haddon Class

Welcome to KS1 - Haddon Class

Autumn 2 

This half term has a history focus. We will be learning about the Gunpowder Plot, exploring who was involved, why it happened and why it is a significant historical event in British history.

Our book this half term, is Pojo Blows the Gunpowder Plot by Tonia Meers and Natasha Dennis.




English   Diary based on The Gunpowder Plot
Maths   Addition and Subtraction, Geometry
PSHE   Safety First
Science   Senses
Computing   Digital Photography
RE   Why is Christmas important to Christians?
DT   Sensory board, Food Tech
Music   How Does Music Teach Us about the Past? ,   Nativity songs.

Spellings:  Go out in ClassDojo portfolios by Saturday night. Tested each Friday.
Reading: Please read at least 3x per week and record in book records.
Maths: Please encourage your child to access RM maths and TT Rockstars.
NEW – Chili Challenges

This half term children will be given a pick and mix sheet of challenges. Each challenge, this half term is linked to the Gunpowder Plot. Each challenge has been assigned points. This half term children are encouraged to aim for 8 points.

Once a challenge is complete, children are welcome to send in evidence via ClassDojo or to bring in work/evidence to show in class.

Please note that these are optional challenges.

Autumn 1 2022-23: Information for parents:

This half term's learning will predominantly focus around Oliver Jeffers' book Here We Are. Whilst interweaving human geography, physical geography and PSHE, we will explore our place in the universe, the world and our community.



English: Non- Chronological Report - A Guide to Earth
Maths: Place Value, Addition and Subtraction, Shape
PSHE: Aiming High
Science: How can be a Scientist?
Computing: IT Around Us - What are computing systems and networks?
RE: What is the good news that Jesus brings?
Art: Creating scenes for the book Here We Are
Music: Can I use musical skills to sing the Hands, Feet, Heart song?

Support from Home
Reading: Children are expected to read at least 3 times a week. Please continue to record reading in children's reading records.
Once complete, children place their books in the book change basket, in class. The books will then be changed as soon as possible.

Information about homework and spellings will follow, once timetables and arrangements have been completed fully.

Please don't hesitate to come and ask any questions, at drop off or pick up times or send me a message. If sending a message, please be aware that I will check these when it's convenient for me too.
You are also welcome to arrange an appointment to see me too.
If you wish to let school know about absences, out of school appointments or changes to collection or pick up, please contact the office directly.