Year 1 2017 - 2018


Your teachers are:

1A – Miss Barlow with Mrs Staples

1B – Mrs Senior with Mrs Pugh

1C – Miss Gough-Hughes with Mrs Wood

1D – Miss Markham and Mrs Wainwright with Mrs Roberts

Assistant Headteacher

Mrs Horton

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Day Event
Monday Reading Homework to be returned Daily
Wednesday PE for all of Year 1
Thursday Forest Schools
Friday Maths and Writing or Reading Comprehension homework will be set

Moving from Foundation 2 to Year 1

Thank you to all of the foundation 2 parents who attended the transition meeting on 10th July. We hope that you found it informative. The powerpoint is attached at the bottom of this page. Please remember transition day is the 11th July. All children should go to their new classes and be collected from there at the end of the day.

F2A to go to 1A Miss Patterson Enter via main building conservatory (right hand entrance)
F2D to go to 1B Mrs Molloy and Mrs Hughes Enter via main building conservatory (right hand entrance)
F2B to go to  1C Miss Gough-Hughes Enter via main building conservatory (right hand entrance)
F2C to go to 1D Mrs Jones Enter via main building conservatory (left hand entrance)

Happy New Year! 

We hope you have had a wonderful holiday and feel well rested, ready to start the Spring term!

It is at this point in the year we begin sending home spelling homework on a Friday. This will be due back in school by Wednesday the following week. There is a long list of high frequency words children are required to read and write correctly by the end of year 1. We appreciate your continued support towards achieving this! 

Kings and Queens!

Our Spring topic is Kings and Queens. We will be introducing this to the children with a full WOW day on Tuesday 9th January. During this day the children will be moving around the four classrooms working on a different skill in each one. There will be art and craft, music, dancing and construction. We have asked that each child bring in one small bag of clean, recyclable materials to assist with junk modelling. Children are able to come to school dressed as a King or Queen on this day. 

During the Spring term the children will learn about The Royal Family, castles in their locality, materials and St George whilst continuing to develop their reading, writing and maths skills. We will be exploring these topics through key texts such as The Queen's Knickers, Queen Elizabeth II (non-fiction), Charlie Stinky Socks, Rapunzel and George and the Dragon. 

Additional Information

  • Attached is the mathematics presentation from our Years 1 and 2 family mathematics evening in November 2017.
  • If you would like more guided reading books to complete with your child at home please visit and create a free account. The books are banded and have questions at the end to aid comprehension.


  • If you would like your child to practice their phonics sounds we recommend which is packed with free games.
  •  If you feel you want more resources at home to support the teaching of phonics, the RWI sound cards are available on amazon. Speak to your class teacher if you are unsure whether set 1, 2 or 3 is appropriate for your child. 


If there is anything else feel would be useful to have on the website please ask your class teacher.

Files to Download

Year 1: St George's News items

Year 1: Blog items

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Year 1: Our Gallery items

Year 1 Art Day - 1D, by Miss Markham

Year 1 Art Day - 1C, by Miss Markham

Year 1 Art Day - 1B, by Miss Markham

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Rearranged sports days - years 2 and 5

Monday's postponed sports days will now take place on Monday 23rd July - Year 5 at 9.30am and year 2 at 1.30pm. Fingers crossed for better weather.