Key Stage 1 - Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred

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20/07/18

Lovely gift from Mrs Smith for Ms Rai and Mr Britt.... now who gets which one? https://t.co/l1DLbw1EQ6

20/07/18

Amazing anime sketch by one of our departing Year 6 pupils https://t.co/E1tTfWJTC1

20/07/18

Nursery Graduation. https://t.co/q7M0HY5rmR

16/07/18

Drummed out in the finale! A great production!! https://t.co/b8CnVYkCf4

16/07/18

Finally... a dancing Genie! The production is complete!! https://t.co/iQjeezrv9y

16/07/18

Bandits approaching - Maybe Humphrey the Camel will save the day! Year 6 Production 2018 https://t.co/8zfNM30NlN

16/07/18

Year 6 Production https://t.co/tJEcyhstry

16/07/18

Thanks to the staff, Mr Perry and Mr Thomas in particular, for their hard work at today's EYFS, KS1 and KS2 Sports Days. Thanks to the PTA for looking after refreshments and Mrs Plummer on the water stand. We will revamp the KS2 organization for a tighter programme next year.

16/07/18

Sports Day 2018... Baking heat, multiple events and huge support! https://t.co/XC7lj4XSAP

13/07/18

Year 6 Class of 2018 release balloons to say farewell. https://t.co/8LPpBHKBJh

13/07/18

Class of 2018 at Year 6 Prom enjoying the music, photo booths and burger stall. Even Miss Green who taught this year group as Year 2 is here! https://t.co/MEyiJgYMWV

13/07/18

Year 6 Prom has started!! https://t.co/hcJs2fkdR5

13/07/18

Retweetd From Harris Chafford Hundred

We are pleased to announce we have been reaccredited our accreditation. Thank you to all our world class members of staff and pupils who made this award possible. https://t.co/eMrqsVsHrZ

13/07/18

Year 6 Prom music and food will be amazing!! https://t.co/WO4h0kYM6E

13/07/18

Year 6 Prom Memories Boards...... Can we see who grew up to be our stars of the future? https://t.co/IxPvpHX57q

13/07/18

Preparations complete for the Year 6 Prom 2018 Thanks to our great parental and staff support! https://t.co/IfrZLhNYwq

10/07/18

Retweetd From Leadership Matters

Devele into an honest reflection by Matt Britt on personal leadership style providing a framework for school success | Read more: https://t.co/qXTOYJNgsN https://t.co/BPkj6qMTyP

10/07/18

Year 4 have made dim-sum and invited parents in to share with them, take fortune sticks and enjoy Chinese lanterns and good conversation. https://t.co/cpvU7JyHoR

26/06/18

More artwork produced by pupils inspired by the Pembrokeshire coastal landscapes. https://t.co/gyPJjoxwcx

26/06/18

The children and Mrs share have created an incredible display celebrating the Treginnis Farm trip. Some powerful writing and inspiring artwork. https://t.co/o0zdugNPcb

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Key Stage 1

Here is where you will be able to read about the learning that takes place in our Key Stage 1 Classes. (Years 1 and 2).

Key Stage 1 Book List

Please click here to see a suggested book list for Years 1 and 2

 

Year 1 Curriculum

Please click here to see the curriculum overview for our Year 1 classes in Autumn Term 1

Please click here to see the curriculum overview for our Year 1 classes in Autumn Term 2

Please click here to see the curriculum overview for our Year 1 classes in Spring Term 1

Please click here to see the curriculum overview for our Year 1 classes in Spring Term 2

Please click here to see the curriculum overview for our Year 1 classes in Summer Term 1

Please click here to see the curriculum overview for our Year 1 classes in Summer Term 2

 

Year 2 Curriculum

Please click here to see the curriculum overview for our Year 2 classes in Autumn Term 1

Please click here to see the curriculum overview for our Year 2 classes in Autumn Term 2

Please click here to see the curriculum overview for our Year 2 classes in Spring Term 1

Please click here to see the curriculum overview for our Year 2 classes in Spring Term 2

Please click here to see the curriculum overview for our Year 2 classes in Summer Term 1

Please click here to see the curriculum overview for our Year 2 classes in Summer Term 2

Approach to Teaching Reading and Phonic Skills.

We are really proud to use the Read Write Inc. phonics scheme across our academy. Read Write Inc. Phonics is a complete literacy programme, for 4 to 7 year olds learning to read and write. Children are placed into homogenous reading ability sets and then learn various phonemes (segments of sound) and the corresponding grapheme i.e. how that sound is written. Sounds are divided into 3 sets. In Reception children will learn Set 1 sounds and some Set 2 sounds; in Years 1 and 2 (Key Stage 1), children will secure Set 2 sounds and learn new Set 3 sounds.

The programme involves programme specific terminology which your child may talk about when they come home:

  • Fred the Frog: Fred the Frog is a frog which is used as a vehicle to help the children blend sounds. Children learn pure sounds first but then need to learn to blend sounds together so that they can read a word. Fred can only read pure sounds, so the children help Fred by blending the sounds so that they can help him to read a whole word!

E.g. c -a - t sounds out as cat. c- a- sh  has three sounds which make the word cash.

  • Green Words -  these are words which can be read phonetically
  • Red Words – these are words which cannot be read phonetically.

How can you help?

In the Spring term, we hold parent workshops so that you have a better understanding of the scheme and learn how you can help your child to read. In the meanwhile you might find the following videos helpful which explains how to divide words into pure sounds and how to blend them.

Click here to see a guide for parents to how we teach through Read, Write, Inc at Harris Primary Academy Chafford Hundred.

Phonics at Year 1

The phonics screening check is carried out in the Summer term of Year 1 and is constructed from 20 real words and 20 ‘pseudo-words’.

The pseudo-words (or fake words) provide the purest assessment of phonic decoding because they will be new to all children. The pseudo-words are identified by a picture prompt of an imaginary creature and the children should be asked to name the type of creature.

This approach makes it clear to children that they are reading unfamiliar words.

The set of flash cards in the link below will help children become familiar with the way in which the Government Test will be presented in the ‘Year 1 Phonic Screening Check’. The sets show how the pseudo words in the check will be illustrated.

Set 1 Words Link

Set 2 Words LInk