​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Welcome to Year 1

​Class Teacher - Miss Wilkes

Teaching Assistant - Mrs Hartley


This half term we are looking at traditional stories. We will be reading a range of stories from different countries all over the world such as China and Africa.  We will be learning about the origins of traditional stories and the meanings and morals they teach. ​

We will also be creating animal fact files and writing poems about our bodies and senses. 

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This half term we are looking at addition and subtraction. ​Children will be learning to add and take away different amounts and write a number sentence to accompany their calculation. ​

We are also focusing on number recognition. We are helping children to identify different numbers and write them correctly. 

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Our topic this half term is Marvellous Me!

Children will be learning  about lots of different things relating to themselves such as their bodies, how they work and how they are different to animals, their school and the places they live. 

We will be taking a walk around our local area at the end of the half term to look at all of the things we have been learning about. 

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​​Things to Remember

Wednesday is our PE day. Please could children have their PE kits in on this day. Kits consist of black shorts, a white t-shirt and black pumps. This term we will covering Gymnastics. 

Homework and spellings are given out on a Friday. Spellings are tested on a Thursday. We would appreciate it if homework and red bags could be back in school by Wednesday, so that homework can be marked, books can be changed and new homework can be put in ready for Friday. 

Reading Books
Children will take home a book chosen by the teacher and a book chosen by themselves each week. Please could you write a comment in your child's white reading diary once they have read to you. 

Please could you write your child's name in all of their uniform and PE kits​. 

Phonics Play

​​Ask your child to show you their faviourite games on phonics play. ​

Why dont you play together by clicking on the link below?


Here are​​ lots of games and information about Literacy,Numeracy​​ and Science.

Have a go at exploring the games together by clicking the image below. 

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