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Year 1 - Ruffed Lemur

 Welcome to Ruffed Lemur Class! We are named after the largest pollinating animal in the world, the black and white ruffed lemur. The black and white ruffed lemur is endemic to the island of Madagascar. We have been learning about the habitat, appearance and diet of the black and white ruffed lemur to write our first ever Animal Fact File. Did you know that lemurs have opposable thumbs on their hands and feet which help them to grip when leaping between branches and reaching for fruits? Black and white ruffed lemurs are frugivorous. Ask us what this means! We have also learned an oral story in which many animals, called predators, try to eat the main character, a ruffed lemur, including a mongoose, fossa and a hawk. Our learning has also included some modern lemur portraits using chalk on black card. Please ask us about the black and white ruffed lemur, we can't wait to share our knowledge with you!

Class SWAY

Look at what we have been learning about...

Please have a read of our class SWAY where you can view some of the learning we have been getting up to. 

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Year 1 Curriculum Map 

Summer Term

Please see below what Year 1 are learning this term. If you click on the documents, they will open into a large version. 

The documents are Knowledge Organisers. They contain key facts and information that the children need to have as a basic knowledge and understanding of the topic – giving them the ‘bigger picture’ of what they will be learning at school. 

Daily Phonics

Phonics is one of the key tools for reading and writing.  At Holy Trinity, we believe that all our children can become fluent readers and writers. This is why we teach reading through Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised, which is a systematic synthetic phonics programme (SSP). We start teaching phonics in Nursery/Reception and follow the Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised progression, which ensures children build on their growing knowledge of the alphabetic code, mastering phonics to read and spell as they move through school.

The resources here will help you support your child with saying their sounds and writing their letters. There are also some useful videos so you can see how they are taught at school and feel confident about supporting their reading at home. 

Purple Mash

Please click on the picture below to access the Purple Mash website. Please ask your child's teacher if you are unsure of the log in details.

Click here to be directed to our Purple Mash information page. 


Please click on the links below to access different online stories that children can read or listen to. Most of them do not require you to sign up. Enjoy! 

Oxford Owl

Book Trust

Story Online 

Magic Key Story Books

Audible Stories

Physical Activities 

Keeping active is really important. Please try and do some physical activity everyday for 30 minutes. 

Joe Wicks PE Lesson

5 a day