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Autumn Term 1: All About Me

Welcome to Year 1

Moving from Reception to Year 1 can seem like a daunting prospect for parents and children alike, even though children are simply moving into a new year group and not a new school it can still cause stress and worry. This is especially true this year as many will not have have been in school for 6 months. The coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown have impacted children in many ways. 

 

As a result of this, our focus this half term is re-building relationships, trust and confidence. As educators academic achievement is important to us, however without addressing what we have all been through we will not be able to move forward in the long term. If children are suffering from anxiety about returning to school, they will not be in the correct emotional state to retain learning. That is why we are focusing on the recovery curriculum over the coming weeks and months to ensure that the children settle back to school life. A recovery curriculum is a kind and sensitive approach to welcoming children back into school which is delivered with sensitivity, care, thought and above all a huge sense of fun and enjoyment. We will be:

  • Supporting metal health and wellbeing
  • Identifying gaps in learning
  • Prioritising the curriculum 

 

We will be doing all of this in our usual 'Worlds End' way with exciting topics and activities which are engaging, relevant, imaginative and will inspire your child to lean and achieve their full potential. 

 

 

Click the documents below to find out more about our 'All About Me' topic!

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