The teachers in Year 1 are Mrs Taylor and Mrs Sillifant. Our learning support assistants are Mrs Vardy, Mrs Whitehall and Mrs Wilson.

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Dates to Remember..

Friday 17th May- Teddy Trot

Friday 24th May- End of term

Our theme this term is: Around the World

During this term we will be doing the following:

English: grammar based writing (prefixes and suffixes such as un, ing, ed and est), writing for different purposes and common exception word spellings. 

Maths: all four operations (add, subtract, multiply and divide), capacity and place value. 

Geography: Countries around the world

Science: Animals and animal categories

Art: Printing

R.E.- different places of worship

Year one topics

  • Spring 1- Four seasons

  • Spring 2- Castles

  • Summer 1- Around the world

  • Summer 2- Intrepid explorers


  • Autumn 1- Toys 

  • Autumn 2- Where do I live?

Can you count is 2's? Have a go with this learning song.

Can you count in 2's? Have a go with this learning song.


Remember homework will be sent home every FRIDAY and will need to be returned by the following Thursday.

Each week homework will include and English or maths task to be completed.

Please try to encourage independence and don't forget to write in pencil. 

What sounds do you know? Can you write them?


Year One spellings are sent home every Friday. The children are tested on Thursdays. 

Check on the star on the following week's homework sticker for the spellings results.

Remember to talk to your child about the spelling pattern for the week when you practise.


Remember to read, read, read!

The more reading that your child does, the better their phonics and writing will be!

This does not have to be their reading book every night. Here are some ideas for reading activities that you could do with your child...

  • Reading the food packets in a supermarket.

  • Looking for letters and signs when you are travelling in the car or bus.

  • Finding sounds to read at the park or at the swimming pool.

  • Making and reading sounds with paint water, stones or other craft materials.


Useful Documents

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