Welcome to Year 1

Our new topic is:

"Bright Lights, Big City"

Put on your best outfit because you’re invited to have tea with the Queen. Use your best manners and comb your hair, as one will not be amused if you don’t! What do you know about England’s capital city? Let’s find out all about London, including its history, transport and famous landmarks. Step back in time and discover what happened in the Great Fire of London. Where did it start? How did it end? Are you ready for the bright lights of the big city? Hop in a black cab and enjoy the ride.

"Meet the Teacher" meeting presentation.

October 2020

Click here to find our Year 1 Curriculum Newsletter.

If you have any questions or concerns that you would like to discuss with us then please contact the office to make an appointment to see us, we are more than happy to meet with you. Remember short messages can be passed on to the staff who are on the door each morning.

In Year 1 reading at home  is vitally important for the children. 

We expect the children to read out loud to an adult at least 5 times a week at home. Please sign or initial in the homework diary to confirm that this has been completed. Please remember that you have access to a wealth of Bug Club books to support this.

Choose 5-10 spellings from the list in the homework diary to practise each week.   Should you require further words please speak to your child's class teacher.

Maths passports (Stage 1) are located in the homework diary-please practise a couple of  the skills each week.

 Children should have their homework folders in school every day. Homework diaries will be checked in school on Fridays.



50 Recommended reads for Year 1

Age 5-7: Books to read together at home

P.E. will take place on Wednesdays, and will start on Wednesday September 16th.

Please ensure that your child comes to school dressed in their P.E. kit every Wednesday. Please note that all P.E. will take place outside for the forseable future.

Our Teachers

We have two classes in Year 1:

Blue class and Green class 

They will be supported and guided through this important year by:-

  • Mrs Sansom  and Mrs Body (Year group leaders)
  • Mrs Turley
  • Miss Hewett 
  • Mrs Bhath (pm only)

All working together to help the children to achieve their full potential and to make good progress.

Click here to read our leaflet which outlines learning expectations for the end of Year 1.


 We love to see Year 1 children wearing their full correct school uniform and setting a brilliant example for the rest of the school, thank you.

Please remember that children can wear boots to school but need shoes to change into.

All children need to bring a water bottle to class every day, which they can refill at regular intervals in order to keep themselves well hydrated.  Please could you make sure that water bottles are labelled clearly with your child's full name.

Please remember to use Purple Mash at home to support your child's learning. Tasks will be set by teachers when appropriate to reinforce learning.  General activities can be accessed at any point.


Remember that as the weather gets chillier to ensure that children have appropriate clothing to work, and play outside.

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