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Welcome to Year 1

Welcome to Year 1

Jessie 1C and Bullseye 1K

Welcome to our class page! Please keep up to date with everything that is happening in both classes on this page or via Class Dojo. Please don't hesitate to make an appointment with your child's class teacher too if you have any questions.

Teachers in Year 1

Mrs Crossley

Mrs Kelly


Teaching Assistants in Year 1

Mrs Khan

Miss Khatoon

Miss Hernon

Miss Lea

Mrs Akram

Mrs Holt


PPA Cover in Year 1

Mrs Barker

Mrs Payton


Autumn A - 'Why is it marvellous to be me?'


The half term started with us exploring our new classrooms, establishing expectations and routines and setting ourselves some goals.


Our focus question for the half term was 'Why is it marvellous to be me?'.

Here is what will be focusing on in each subject throughout the half term:




Place Value within 10 including sorting and counting objects, representing objects, counting forwards and backwards, counting one more and one less, comparing and ordering numbers and using inequality symbols.


Addition and subtraction including parts and wholes, symbols, fact families, number bonds to 10 and comparing additions.



 Autumn A - In English this term we will be looking at stories by the same author. We are looking at the author 'Judith Kerr' and have started with

'The Tiger Who Came to Tea.'


Guided Reading


We will be exploring a range of fiction and non-fiction texts including:

The Gingerbread Man

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

Sam and Misty

Cat and Mouse

Zak's Moon

Tess's Pool

The Farmyard

Tim's Van

The Sick Dragon

Skip and the Shark

The Sun and the Stars

Men on the Moon

Minibeasts in the Garden or Park

Minibeasts in the Pond

Lion's Lunch

The Lion and the Mouse

New Clothes for Alex

A Bun for Barney




  We will be recapping on Phase 2 with an emphasis on blending and segmenting and then moving on to Phase 3.




  We will be focusing on using the outdoor space to develop athletic skills.




  We will be exploring the following questions:

Why do we have rules?

How can we keep ourselves safe when using the internet?

What makes a good friend?

Why is it important to have friends?

Why are manners important?

Is a smile really infectious?




  We will be exploring the following questions:

How have we changed?

How are our bodies unique?

What can we hear?

How can we sort things using senses?

How do I become a sense explorer?




  We will be exploring the following questions:

Who are we?

Who am I?




  We will be exploring the following questions:

What is rhythm?

What is pitch?




  We will be exploring the following questions:

What are the four seasons?

How are the four seasons the same and different?

What is the weather like in Autumn?




  We will be exploring the following questions:

Who is Tim Peake and what is his history?

Who am I and what is my history?




  We will be exploring the following questions:

Who is a Chriatian and what do they believe in?

What do Christians believe about God?



We have P.E once a week on a Monday. PE takes place outdoors.

Please ensure your child has their P.E kit in school to be able to take part.

*white t-shirt

*black shorts/leggings/jogging bottoms

*black pumps


They will have their kit sent home at the end of each half term.


Homework will be set on Seesaw.

Monday - Spellings

Tuesday - Reading Challenge

Wednesday - Writing Challenge

Thursday - Maths Challenge

Friday - Project Challenge


We will also send home some activity bags for you to have a go at as a family.


Please also ensure you read with your child for ten minutes every night.

Home Learning

If your child needs to self - isolate due to COVID 19, then they can access the daily work through the Seesaw app. All children will have an individual log in and will be able to access and submit work through this.

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