Year 1

Summer term

Welcome back! We hope that you are well rested after your half term.

Spellings and homework go out on a Wednesday. Homework books should be returned to school on Monday. Your child’s spelling test will also be 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 Tuesday 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 learning all about Fractions, number and measurements.
In Reading We will be working in our guided reading groups. Our focus author will be Oliver Jeffers.
In Literacy We will continue to work together as a whole school on a project ‘No Outsiders in our School.’ Our literacy topics are: traditional/fairy tales, report and explanation writing and some poetry.
In RE we will be Learning about The Kingdom of God.
In topic We will be learning about Australia.
In PE We be having a PE coach in on a Monday and Tuesday.
In ICT We will using ICT to support our mathematics topics.
In Science We will be learning all about plants and animals inc. humans.


Your support at home is invaluable. Please help your children with their phonics, spellings, reading, homework, counting in 2, 5 and 10’s and number bonds to 10 and 20 as frequently as you can.

If you have any questions or any issues please do not hesitate to contact any of the Year 1 team.


Best wishes,


Mrs Lancelott / Mrs Lyttle and Mrs Sampson