Welcome to
Year One


Introducing the staff in Year 1:

 

Mrs Caroline Worby - Teacher

Mrs Sarah Sneddon - Teaching Assistant

Miss Faz Ebrahim - 1 to 1 Teaching Assistant

Miss Helen Spibey - Teaching Assistant 

Classroom staff may be available for very brief information sharing at the beginning or end of the day, if not an appointment can be made.

 

Phonics

This term's Phonics: we will be continuing to work on alternative spellings and pronunciations for sounds.

 

Phonics is taught daily in Year 1 for 20 to 30 minutes. In Foundation Stage children have worked through Phase 1 and most of Phase 2, in Year 1 we are expected to teach to the end of Phase 5.

Here is a link to a government leaflet with information for parents and carers.

Click here to access the 2013 DFE information leaflet for parents. 


Here are links to Phonics Play for interactive games children can play online. We recommend keeping all activities fun!

This term our topic is

All About Me! 

We will be finding out about our bodies, our senses, our bones, our school and where we live.

 

PUPIL PREMIUM

All children in Year 1 are entitled to a free school meal under the Universal Free School Meals  provision. However, children who would be entitled to Free School Meals under income-based criteria are eligible for Pupil Premium Funding.

To find out more about this funding please click here.

PE

Every day children need:

white t-shirt

black shorts

plimsolls or trainers

Thank you

 

Swimming:

Swimming is on Tuesdays.

Please ensure your child has a swimsuit / trunks and a towel. No bikinis please.

 

 

Mathematics Mastery Vocabulary

Below is a list of terms used in Mathematics Mastery.  Children will learn to use the terms in the glossary section.