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Eastbury Community School

Year 1 - York



Hello everyone and welcome! 

My name is Ms Ahmed and I am York Class’ teacher. 

York Class is an exciting place to learn! 

In our class, we have thirty enthusiastic, talented and hardworking children, who are supported in their learning by an outstanding Year 1 team: Ms Akram and Ms Latifah, dedicated teachers and very supportive parents. 

Our class values of willingness, ambition, resilience, respect, enthusiasm and never giving up, permeate the life of our school, with staff, pupils and parents working and learning together, sharing a common aim for all our children to be the best that they can be in our journey of building tomorrow, today. 

I hope our class page gives you a flavour of life in York Class! 

With best wishes, 

Ms Ahmed 

Class Teacher 

Autumn 1


Autumn 1 Week 3 - This week, York Class were able to learn understand a new story called 'Jasper's Beanstalk'. 

We were able to understand our new story using our T4Writing actions and roleplay the story with a talk partner!

Autumn 1 Week 2 - York Class were able to understand the key features of poems and use similes in our writing!

We created our own acrostic poem about rainbows and used descriptive vocabulary to enhance our writing. We had lots of fun painting our rainbows using acrylic paint, and even used chalk to draw beautiful rainbows across the playground!

Well done to our star writer Yaseen for being a creative writer. Keep it up!


Autumn 1 Week 2 - In Year 1, our topic for Maths this term is Number and Place Value: Numbers to 10. This week, York Class were able to represent numbers to 10 using objects. We were able challenge ourselves and solve number bonds to 5 and 10 using a number line, part whole model and form number sentences! 






In Year 1, our topic for P.E. is Multi-skills. York Class have been able to develop their throwing and catching multi-skills by throwing a ball at or into a target. A huge well done to our P.E. champions this week, Louis, Gabriella and Nojus for being great team players! 






Stars of the Week

Autumn 1 Week 1
Ria for always being kind, respectful and always following our classroom rules!

Abdul for showing a love for Maths and challenging himself to use a part whole method to solve number bonds to 10!

Autumn 1 Week 2

Mahnoor for producing a fantastic poem about rainbows! You were able to understand the key features of a poem, use phonics to spell unknown words and use ambitious adjectives in your writing!

Yaseen for having a love for learning. Yaseen was able to draw pictorial representations to represent numbers to 10 and is always challenging himself to use a ten frame to secure his understanding of the lesson. 

Transition Week


Letters & Communication