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Welcome to  Year 1's page!

Sporting Events and Legends


This Half term our topic is 'Sporting Events and Legends. We will be looking specifically at the Olympics.

We will be learning about Mo Farah, Jessica Ennis-hill and Nicola Adams.

Phonics Screening Test

We will now begin to prepare for the Phonics Screening Test in Year 1.

Although the Government has cancelled the Phonics Screening Test, we will still be using this method to assess the children with their Phonics knowledge in June as this will help the Year 1 and Year 2 teachers to plan and prepare appropriate Phonics lessons for the rest of this academic year and for next year.


Your child will come home talking about alien and real words, as well as sound buttons.

Within school during the upcoming months before the test your child will be taking part in lots of extra phonics activities. I will be carrying out past papers with your child which will allow me to address any gaps your child has with their phonological awareness.

Extra phonics home-work will also be sent home.

Phonics play has some fantastic phonics games which will help your child with their screening test.

Our favourites in class are Obb and Bob (Picnic on Pluto) and buried treasure.


The test will take place w/c Monday 7 June 2021.



Important Information


P.E is on Mondays and Thursdays.

Please can your child come into school wearing their P.E kits on these days.

Please can I remind you that P.E kits are:

Black or navy joggers

Red t-shirt

Black or Navy zip up/hooded jacket.


(Please help your child to learn how to tie their laces at home)

List of Apps and Websites to visit


Purple Mash 


Spelling shed 

Bug Club 



All usernames and passwords for these apps/websites are located in the front of your child's reading record.


White Rose Maths

Maths Work Books





BBC Bitesize

BBC Bitesize are releasing podcasts, videos, and daily lessons online on BBC iPlayer and the Red Button.


Science Curiosity Challenges

Please follow the link for weekly Science challenges that you can complete at home as a family.