Welcome to Year 1!
Meet Our Team
Class teachers –Mrs Makinson and Miss Davies
Class support- Mrs Scowcroft, Miss Alston and Mrs Yeung
- PE Kit in a drawstring bag.
- Reading Wallet.
- Reading Diary.
- Reading Book.
- Library Book.
- Homework Book.
- Water Bottle.
- A warm waterproof coat.
- Spelling book to be handed in on a Friday
- PE lessons for Year 1 take place
on Wednesday and Friday.
- School PE kit should be worn
by all children – blue shorts, white t-shirt and black plimsolls
(navy/black tracksuit bottoms and trainers can be worn for outside games).
- Kit should be in school EVERY day.
- All kit should have the child’s
- A letter/message is needed if a child
is unable to do PE.
- PE kits will be sent home each half
term to be washed and checked i.e. names and size.
- PE days may change as each class will
have half a term supported by our sports coaches Miss Farrington and Mr Fenton.
- READING – There is an expectation that children read to an adult at least 5 times per week. An adult should sign their child’s reading diary to reflect this.
- LIBRARY BOOKS – These are changed on a Monday.
- SPELLING – A spelling booklet with ‘Tricky Words’ can be found in the spelling overview section of this page. Your child should also have a paper copy, these are learnt in class and at home and tested randomly on a Friday. Spelling strategies are taught in class lists are set on a weekly basis to practice these strategies and learn the key words. They are set on a Friday and a test is carried out the following Friday.
- MATHS HOMEWORK – A homework task is set on a Friday to be completed and sent back to school on a Wednesday .The task relates to the children’s learning that week in class.
- PURPLE MASH – Purple Mash supports class learning. Computing skills are used as a vehicle for a range of cross curricular tasks. ‘To Do’s’ are set for children by the class teacher. Individual Purple Mash log-ins can be found in children’s Reading Diaries HOME LEARNING GRIDS – These are set on the first Friday of each half-term and should be returned to school on the last Monday of the half-term. These are relevant for the topic the children are covering in class. There are a range of different activities/tasks to choose from, which meet the needs of all different types of learner’ interests. There is an expectation that children will complete a minimum of 3 tasks during the half term. The tasks are shared with the class teacher and presented to the class during the last week of the half term. (These can be found below, a paper copy is also available in your child’s Home Learning Book)