Welcome to Year 1


Spring 2023

This term we will be learning all about the UK.

We will explore the different groups we are part of, look at the materials that make up the world around us and learn about famous artists like Kandinsky and Meghan Coyle.

To support your learning at home you can use the curriculum overview which provides more information about each learning area and the key word mat which provides the vocabulary, reading and spelling words we will be working on this half term together. These can both be found in the useful documents section to download.

Learning at Home

1. Reading – read at least 3 times a week and read whenever you can – cereal boxes, bus stops, adverts, shop windows! Read, read, read and listen to the adults model reading in your life.

2. Learn your phonics sound by practising what you learn in class each week at home.

3. Counting – can you count to 100? How about counting backwards? Can you write your numbers clearly? If so, why not learn your number bonds to 10? Or try learning your 2, 5 or 10 times tables.

PE:   – PE kit to be worn on Tuesdays (outdoor) Swimming Kit will be required on swimming days. 


27th February Back to school

27th and 28th February – Parent’s Evening

1st March – possible strike day – learning may be adapted

2nd March – World Book Day – School uniform to be worn

13th & 14th March – Pink Event for Mother’s Day

15th & 16th March – possible strike day – learning may be adapted

17th March – Red Nose Day – Activities in School

20th March onwards – Swimming Commences – Class timetable will be sent closer to the time.

31st March  – Last day of half term.





We understand that sometimes the return to school after a break can be difficult and will do everything we can to support your child. Please be assured that our classroom will continue to be the safe, fun and engaging place it has always been. The return to school will be CALM and all the children will be looked after. If you ever wish to contact us please use Class Dojo to message us – no worry too small – and we will respond as soon as we are able.

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