Year 1


To see our topic guide for term 1 click here.

This term our topic is Marvellous Me. We will be learning about ourselves, families and the area in which we live. 

Week commencing 4.09.17

Our key learning this week: 


Please can all children have trainers and PE kit in school everyday. 

Thursday 31st August - School re-opens

Monday 4th September - Year 1 visit the library 

Friday 8th September - Meet the teacher session 3.15-4.15 in the Year 1 classroom 

Thursday 14th September - Whole School Mass at St Josephs 

Friday 13th October - Harvest Liturgy 9.15am and school closes. 

Must do at home, please: (reviewed termly) 

By the end of keystage 1 children are expected to be able to read and spell these words.  

Please ensure children are reading at least 3 times a week at home and that this is recorded in their reading record.

Additional ways to support your child/book lists:

Read Write Inc.

We use the phonics scheme Read Write Inc. at English Martrys. This PowerPoint presentation explains how it works.

Please click here for worksheets to help with formation of letters to practice with your child at home. 

Homework Expectations – Year 1 

Homework will be set every Friday and should be returned by the following Wednesday. Pupils are expected to complete all set tasks. 

Additionally, children must read and record their reading in their diaries at least three times each week. 

Work in their homework books is expected to be of the same standard as work in school, with neat handwriting, diagrams in pencil and care take to include appropriate punctuation and good spelling.

House points will be awarded for good work each week.