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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1

Nurturing bright futures 


Respect    Responsibility   Resilience 


‚ÄčMeet The Team


1P Class teacher - Miss E. Richards

1P Teaching Assistant - Miss C Burden

1G Class Teacher - Mrs Marriott

1G Teaching Assistant - Mrs S Hall


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Updated General Information


Due to COVID parents are not able to come in to the classroom or cloakroom to settle their child.  Parents will hand children directly to the adults.


Reading books

Reading books are to be brought in to school daily and are changed when parents have signed the child's reading journal. 

Homework Journals

Homework journals  are to be handed in on Mondays. The journals will be checked and a total of points earned will be recorded.


Spellings and reading. 

Children will bring home spelling Phonics books on a Friday.  They will need to practise spellings and reading non decodable words that are taught within their Phonics sessions. There will be suggested activities to do with your child.  Please return Phonics books by Wednesday. 


Water Bottles and Snacks
Children can bring their own water bottles into school to help keep them hydrated throughout the day. Children will be offered fruit during play time. 


Need help
If you have any questions or concerns about your child in school, please ask to speak to your child's class teacher by phoning the school office  The member of staff will ring you back at a convenient time.


Welcome to Year One.....we are Miss Richards (1P) and Mrs Marriott (1G). We are very excited to be part of the Year One learning Journey with your child! The work outlines on our class pages will be updated each half term and this will inform you about what your child will be learning in school. A reading book will be sent home regularly for you to support and enjoy the reading experience with your child and we, as class teachers, will hear your child read often during Guided Reading and Phonic sessions within the school day.  

Phonics, English, Maths and Guided Reading takes place daily.  Year One will be taught Science once a week and Topic twice a week. They are taught handwriting daily. The children are learning to join their writing.  

PE is taught by specialist teachers. They will be taught Dance on a Tuesday and PE on Thursday. 

If you have any questions or concerns please contact us on our class e mails and we will be more than happy to support you.  


Autumn Term Timetable

Autumn Term Learning. 

In Maths this term, children will be learning about number and place value within 10 for the first four weeks. This will involve counting forwards and back within 10, ordering numbers in a sequence, identifying one more than and one less than (within 10), one to one correspondence, ordinal numbers and placing numbers on a number line.  We will then be moving on to adding and subtracting within 10 and applying this knowledge when consolidating our number bond facts. Towards the end of the Autumn Term, we will move on to shape and then revisit number and place value, but within 20. The children will also practise counting in 2's and 10's daily and they will practise forming numbers to 20 correctly. The children will be challenged with reading numbers to twenty in words and learning to write them .

This terms Topic is called 'Childhood'. The children will be learning about life in the 1950's and comparing it to life in the present day. The children will be placing events and life stages on a timeline and they will learn how to complete their family tree. The children will share important events that have happened in their lives and learn about a significant event in history......The Queen's Coronation. The children will look at and learn what an artefact is too. Along side their Topic, the children will be getting busy drawing, collaging and painting portraits for their companion project 'Funny Faces'. 

During RSHE, the children will be talking about families and friendships. 

During Music, the children are learning how to follow a beat and accompany a piece of music with an instrument ion time with the pulse. 

During computing, the children will be learning how to access the internet safely. They will learn how to open and create a document and save it. 

During Science, the children will be learning about 'Body and Senses'. They will be labelling parts of the body, learning about how our bodies help us move around and the senses we have. 

Children will have Guided Reading x 4 a week. They will access a text and learn how to predict, discuss and retrieve evidence from the text when answering questions. 

Children will have daily Phonics and they will learn how to recognise graphemes that represent different phonemes and apply them when reading and spelling. 

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