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Together we Believe, Progress, Succeed

Year 1 2021 - 2022

Mrs Knapton

Mrs Brown

Welcome to Year 1


Our autumn term Big Question is...

How can we make others welcome


Our main texts are: Beegu by Alexis Deacon and A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond


                                                 Beegu By Alexis Deacon | Teaching Resources              Michael Bond, A Bear Called Paddington (1958). - Guess The Opening Line  From These... - Heart


To find out more about what we learn this term click on the link below to see our Autumn Term planner

Autumn Term

The Curriculum Page on the website helps you find out much more about each of the subjects too. 

Our Knowledge mats can be downloaded from the files at the bottom of the page so you can see exactly what the "sticky knowledge" is we want the children to learn.  You can access both autumn term and spring term.


Please update yourself with the Teaching and Learning in Year 1 document you can download at the bottom of this page.  It has lots of information about our day, what we learn and how we learn.  The timetable for a usual week in Year 1 can be downloaded too.



Helping at Home

To find out about how we teach Phonics and early writing you can click here.  There are some useful links which will take you to videos which show you how we pronounce different sounds correctly and how we form lower case letters.  You can find out about maths mastery by clicking here.

There are some videos on this page that explain some of the concepts of grammar we learn in Year 1 and some of the word types we learn about. 

Please read with your child regularly.  The following links give some hints and tips about reading at home.

Reading with your child

Phonics, Reading and Spelling

Please access your child's account for Bug Club Phonics for additional on-line reading books and Literacy Planet for any assigned phoincs activities and so the children can follow their own individualised "jourmey".

Please also access  and  for further activities and reading.

English - Remote Learning

How to use an exclamation mark

How to use question marks



Maths homework is set on Mathletics each Friday, but you can access the "live" element as your child wishes so they can work to build up their quick recall of number facts and operations.

Maths - Remote Learning

There are also some maths challenges in the files attached to this page that can be used to extend learning at home or to support your child's learning if they are absent (but well enough to complete some work) due to covid.

Wider Curriculum - Remote Learning

The BBC bitesize and BBC Teach have some excellent reources that will help keep your child up to date with our learning if they are absent due to covid, please follow the links below.

Geography - Our School Grounds

History - Childhood through time

Music - Rhythm

RE - Harvest



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