Year 1    

Welcome to Year 1!


We look forward to working with you this year to support your child in their learning and growth. 

Please do not hesitate to speak to us if you have any questions or worries and we will do our best to help.


Mrs O'Connor, Miss Rakkar & Mrs Raza

Key Information

P.E. Days: Wednesday and Thursday 

Reading Books: New books will be sent home on Wednesday and must be returned on Monday (Reading Folders must come into school daily). Please try to read with your child every day and sign their reading diary at least twice a week.

Homework: Will be given out on Friday and must be returned by Wednesday.

Uniform: The school uniform for non-PE days consists of a white shirt/polo; grey dress/skirt/trousers/shorts; blue jumper/cardigan and black shoes. On PE days, children should come dressed in their PE uniform which consists of a white t-shirt; a plain dark coloured top e.g. school jumper/hoodie; plain dark coloured joggers/leggings/shorts and trainers/plimsolls. All uniform should be labelled with your child's name so that we can support them to find lost items. 


  • Attendance: Golden time will be earned if the class achieve the highest attendance across KS1 during any given week.
  • Individual: Children will receive dojo points for following the school rules; reading at home and effort with homework. The children will receive badges at the 100, 200 and 300 milestones. Children will also be rewarded for good attendance, punctuality and wearing the correct uniform through a raffle system. One child from KS1 will be chosen each week at random and will win a prize during Friday celebration assembly. One child will be chosen every week to receive a star pupil certificate which will also be presented to them at the Friday celebration assembly.
  • Class: Each class will also work together to earn marbles for following the school rules. If they collectively earn 40 marbles in a half term, they will receive golden time.  

Water Bottles: Please ensure your child brings a named water bottle to school every day. Children are able to re-fill these through out the day. 


Below, you will find links that outline the learning taking place in Year 1 this year.


Maths Autumn Small Steps

Maths Spring Small Steps

Maths Summer Small Steps



Writing Long Term Plan 



Shared Reading LTP Aut Term


Wider Curriculum

Wider curriculum medium term plan Year 1 Unit 1


PE Long Term Plan

PE Skills

Useful Links

Below are some websites you may find useful to use with your children. Please be aware that some may require a subscription. 

Little Wandle Letters and Sounds

Phonics Play

Top Marks Maths Games

Telling the Time

Oxford Owl Reading

Teach Your Monster to Read