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I am a very excited NQT who has just got a job teaching year 1 in September in a one form entry school.
Can anyone give me any pointers for settling the children well in the first term and easing the transition from the foundation stage to KS1? Obviously I want to get them into good routines early on but don't want to lose the valuable play-based learning!
Similiarly, although university may has briefed me for phonics, parents evenings and AfL, no one has given any advice on what to do on the first day/week of term! What are the best ways to make introductions, class rules etc with 5 year olds who may or may not be missing their mums!
Hi, I'm a class 1 teacher in a one form entry and I have so far adopted a very formal style in Yr 1 ( this was my NQT year). I am thinking about doing it differently next year and would really appreciate any information you can provide on how to do this. We are due Ofsted next year and I'd really like to get it right! Thanks, Jen.
Besticanbe, your setting sounds really exciting. Any chance that you could share your ideas on the TES Resources section? Many thanks.
It you could post these on resource section that would be great. I am going to year 1 from year 2.
I also had Y1 for the first time this year, and in our school Y1 has always been run quite formally from day 1. I would also be very interested in ideas about a more play-based approach with more independent learning. However, how do the children then cope in Y2 when the curriculum has to be more formal?
I've emailed everyone who put their address on here.....let me know if you want stuff too
if you could email me the staff that would be super. firstname.lastname@example.org
I would be very interested to see your info BestIcanbe my email address is email@example.com
Hi - all of this sounds wonderful and it would be amazing if you could share with me too.
I've done most of my training in Upper KS2 but find myself (very happily) applying for Year 1 and feeling a little out-of-touch!
E-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I would be most grateful if I could have a look too please! My email is email@example.com. Thank you so much.
I would love to see the resources you are sharing with Y1 teachers. We are a very successful school but as the EY manager, I have always felt our children feel the strain of the change of approach in Y1. My email address is KARLA.GOULD@sky.com.
BestIcanbe I've emailed everyone who put their address on here.....let me know if you want stuff too
Please could you email it to me? Many thanks in advance!
lardyladyI also had Y1 for the first time this year, and in our school Y1 has always been run quite formally from day 1. I would also be very interested in ideas about a more play-based approach with more independent learning. However, how do the children then cope in Y2 when the curriculum has to be more formal?
With no difficulty speaking as a Y2 teacher
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