Year 1

Welcome back to Year 1 

I hope you all had a lovely half term!

Spellings and homework go out on a Wednesday. Homework books should be returned to school on Monday and spellings will also be tested on Mondays.

Children should be heard read three times a week and strive for five if possible. For every 10 home reads your child achieves they will be issued a certificate in recognition of their hard work. Children will read to an adult at school at least once a week.

We will have PE this half term on a Monday and Thursday afternoon this half term. We recommend that your child leaves their PE kit in school during the week in case we have any timetable changes.


Please find below an outline of the areas of learning for our half term.

In Numeracy we will be Number: Place Value
In Reading we will be We will be working in our guided reading groups. Our focus author will be Oliver Jeffers.
In Literacy we will be We will be learning all about Tradtional Fairy Tales
In RE we will be Learning about Ascension and Pentecost.
In topic we will be We will be looking at Aboriginal’s.
In PE we will be We be having the dance coach in on a Monday afternoon teaching us dance.
In ICT we will be We will continue using the iPads to Login and navigate Mathletics.
In Science we will be We will be learning all about plants.


Your support at home is invaluable. Please help your children with their phonics, spellings, reading, sounds, homework, counting, 2, 5 and 10 times tables and number bonds as frequently as you can.

If you have any questions or any issues please do not hesitate to contact me.


Best wishes,


Mrs Lancelott






Deeside Whitby
Ellesmere Port
CH65 6TQ
T: 0151 3382062