Year 1

Week Beginning 17th June

Our key learning this week: 

Please you make sure your child is reading a minimum of 3 times a week at home please. This will ensure their fluency and comprehension continues to improve. 

English: We are going to begin a new unit of work on 'The adventures of the Jolly Postman.'

Maths: We will be beginning to work length and height.

RE: Our new topic focuses on 'Being Sorry'.

Science: We will be continuing our work on plants.

Art: Each week we are going to focus on a different country and the art we can find there. 

Topic: We are going on a trip around the world focusing on the a different continent each week. This week is South America. 

Year 1 had a fantastic time on world book with a variety of characters coming through the door! Everyone put in a huge effort with their costume and it was fantastic to see the children discuss their favourite stories with such enthusiasm. Thank you to parents who helped with the costumes!

Forest School

Year 1 had a super time on Friday at Forest School. The weather held out for us and luckily we didn't get rained on. 

We had a great time building nests and learning about the different kinds of bird calls. We also had some time exploring the woods and building dens. 


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

WB Monday 10th June - Phonics screening week for year 1 

WB Monday 17th June - Multifaith Week 

WB Monday 24th June  - Sports Week 

Thursday 27th June - Sports Day 

Friday 28th June - KS1 Tag Rugby Tournament

WB Monday 1st July - Transition Week 

Monday 8th July - Year 1 and 2 Mutliskills @ Oakham School pm 

Friday 12th July - Reports out 

Saturday 13th July - Summer Fayre 

Wednesday 17th July - Leavers Mass @ 11am 

Thursday 18th July - Talent Show

Friday 19th June - School closes @ 2.30pm   


Our topic for Advent 1 is Me, Myself and I, You can find our topic web for this here.

Our topic for Advent 2 is Toys. You can find our topic web for this here. 

Our topic for Lent 1 is Space. You can find our topic web for this here.

We will be continuing our Space Topic through Lent 2. You can find our topic web for this here. 

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.

Please use this bookmark your children have to support their reading. Click here to view online.

There is also a useful booklet to help support your child's reading at home here.

Additional ways to support your child/book lists:

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. 

We had a great time during Art Week creating our own images based on Kandinsky. The children learnt lots about Kandinsky and his work. We talked about what inspired him and what sort of paintings he liked to create. 

If you would like to purchase your child's art work for a donation please let Miss Wilkinson know.