Back L-R: Mrs Reis, Mr Boon, Miss Perry, Miss Palmer.

Front L-R: , Mr Whiddington (1W), Mr Brown (1B), Mrs King (1K).


Happy new (academic) year! This year we can’t wait to fast-track our new classes into such skills as reading more complex books, cursive handwriting and solving number problems to name but a few!

Adult readers

Last year’s phonics results were fantastic and this was in no small part due to a fantastic team of parents who came in during the week to read with the children. To ensure this continues we would appreciate any time parents have to come in and be part of our reading success this year! If you would like to come in and read please email┬á to declare your interest. Thanks!

New project

This term’s project is all about our fascinating bodies and is entitled ‘What are we made of?’. We begin with our Wow Day on Wednesday of week 2 during which a paramedic and an ambulance will be visiting and answering children’s questions.


Books have been given to children and will be changed once they have read them twice. Please see your child’s class door for the days on which they will be changed. Please continue to read with your children daily to ensure their progress this year, we don’t give out class homework to make time for this! There will be prizes for children with full reading records!


Maths this term will cover number bonds and counting on and back.


The children will read the popular ‘Funnybones’ story and then innovate it!

We have so much going on this year so for more information on key dates and events please click on the link below which will take you the official school year 1 booklet:

booklet year 1 2019

Here are also some key dates for your diary. The ones in italics are for parents to attend:

Wednesday 12th September – Year 1 Wow Day – Ambulance and Paramedic Visit

Tuesday 18th September 3:30 – 4:30 (probably shorter!) – Back to School Parents Meeting

Thursday 25th September – Staff Inset Day (half term begins)

Tuesday 2nd October 6:30 start – Parents Evening

Wednesday 3rd October 5:30 start – Parents Evening


Many thanks, Year 1 team.


We are a rights respecting school.

Article 29: Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities.