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Year 1 Rainbow Bears 2019-20

Mrs Carey

Welcome to Rainbow Bears!

You can find out what we have been up to and what is coming up by checking our galleries and class blogs below. We hope you enjoy looking at our wonderful work.

Please visit regularly so that you can follow our learning journey throughout the year.


Our class teacher is Mrs Carey

Our Teaching  Assistants are:
Mrs Sadler  (Monday - Wednesday)
Miss Whitty (Thursday and Friday)

Important Information
Indoor P.E. is on Friday- Kit; black pumps, black shorts and a Townfield t.shirt

Outdoor P.E. is on Tuesday. – Kit; joggers and a jumper (trainers optional)

P.E. kits should remain in school all week.

Home Learning

  • Homework is given out every Friday and is due to be handed in on the following Tuesday
  • Each week there will either be a Maths or English tasks that is linked to learning that we will have been doing in class that week.

Spellings and Magic Maths

  • New Spellings and Magic maths will be given out every 2 weeks on a Friday.
  • Children will be tested on their spellings and Magic Maths every Friday (second test will be to beat last week’s score!)


  • Please read with your child every night and bring their book to school every day.  
  • Books will be changed once they have read 3 times at home.

Thank you for your continued support  Here are some other key ways you can help from home:

- Focus on letter formation and basic punctuation when completing homework.

- Reinforcing phonics sounds during homework or play games to spot sounds when out and about!

This our Brand New School online learning platform. Here the children can access all of the national curriculum subjects in oreder to enhance their knowledge, understanding and skills for every subject they are learning in school.

Year 1 learn and practise Phonics through fun-filled, stimulating activities on a daily basis.

Year 1 phonics screening will take place in June 2020.

Here are some useful sites to help you prepare at home

This term we have been exploring the features of of different types of animals including; fish, amphibiams, reptiles, mammals and birds. The children have studied and discussed the variety of physical features that each type of animal posses and sorted them according to the features.

In R.E this term we have been learning all about how we use our hands to pray, communicate and treat others.

We studied the importance of using kind hands and how this is important in helping each other out.

the children have had lots of fun using their hands to communicate through gesture and British Sign Language as can be seen below.

Music with the Rainbow Bears
Can you identify and keep to a beat?

Can you respond to pitch and tone?

Can you learn a new song that 

We have been using claves to respond to and keep to a beat.

Files to Download

Year 1 Rainbow Bears: Gallery items

Get in Touch

Townfield Primary School

Townfield Lane, Prenton, Wirral, CH43 2LH

T: 0151 652 8498


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