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Welcome to Year 1


  A very warm welcome to Year One

Here is the Year 1 teaching team.


Mrs Smoczyk (Class Teacher)

Mrs Toon (Class TA  )

Mrs Nelson (Class TA)

Miss Stone  (TA)

Mrs Muddara (Care Assistant)


 Information  for Autumn Term 2


  • Our PE days are Tuesday and  Wednesday. Please come to school in suitable PE kits for outdoor activities.
  • Spellings will be given out every Friday. Your child will be tested the following Friday.  
  • Homework will be given out every Friday .
  • Water bottles,  please bring a named water bottle, school policy is water only.
  • When bringing and collecting children from the classroom, please remain behind the yellow lines.
  • Please ensure your child brings a  named jumper to school.



     Reading  Books

    Reading books will be changed once a week. 

    Book change day for  Year 1 is Tuesday.

    Please only bring reading folders  into school  on book swap day.  










  Self Isolating  Home Learning


  Volume and  Capacity

Ask a grown up to supervise and keep away from cleaning products.

 Look around  your home for jars and bottles.

Make a tally chart How many you find full empty and half full.


Question Marks      ?

This week we are learning about tigers.

Write questions to help you find out more about tigers.

Use these question words to help you start your question sentences.









Remember to use capital letters, finger spaces and a question mark.



Read these words

tent        pond       frog


hand       lamp        milk


Draw a picture and write a simple sentence for each word.



   Self Isolating Home Learning


   Maths  Halves and Quarters


  Get a piece of squared paper.

Fold it in half

Fold it into quarters


How many different ways can you fold the paper in half and quarters.


Draw some shapes

Colour half of each shape

Can you quarter a triangle?


 What is  half of 






What is quarter of 






  Read the story Monkey Puzzle by Julia Donaldson ( This can be found online)

   Write speech bubbles for the Monkey and Butterfly.



  Find out  which animals are mammals, fish, birds, amphibians and reptiles.

  Make a list of animals in each group.


  Write a sentence about each group.


   Draw an animal from each group.



  Play Phase 3 games on Phonics Play


  Look at some of the fun learning activities in Year 1
  This week we have had lots of fun making pizza and having a mini athletics competition.



    We are learning to hear, say, recognize and write letter sounds.


     s  a  t  p  i   n  m  d  g  o c  k  ck  e  u  r  h  b f  ff ss


      v w x y j  qu


     ch  sh  th  ng  ai  ee  oa  oo  ar  or  ur  ow  oi  era  air  ure  er.


  Can you read and spell words containing the above letter sounds ?




   Number Words


 This half term we are learning to read and spell number words.


     1     one                       6  six

     2     two                      7   seven

     3     three                   8   eight

     4     four                     9    nine

      5    five                     10  ten




We are learning to write numerals correctly


 Single digit numbers


 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9


  Double digit numbers  such as

   12     25    46   72    89   94

This term we are learning to count in 10's 2's and 5's.


 10  20  30  40  50  60  70  80  90  100.


2  4  6  8  10  12  14  16  18   20


5  10  15  20  25  30  35  40  45  50  55  60  65  70  75  80  85  90  95  100


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