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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1! 

Currently, in year one, students enjoy a range of core and foundation subjects. Core subjects are regularly taught in the morning and foundation subjects in rotating afternoons. Children are exposed to a broad curriculum including Music, Drama, Spanish, P.E and Computing.  


Reminder: Please send your child in their full P.E uniform on Wednesdays and Fridays for Gymnastics and P.E.


Here are the expectations of core subjects in Year 1


  • Write simple sentences with correct punctuation. 
  • Use correct letter formation when handwriting. 
  • Spell high frequency common words (see photo below)
  • Begin to elaborate on ideas and use conjunctions to link sentences. 


  • Confidently read high frequency common words. 
  • Develop phonemic knowledge of Set two and Set three sounds. (see below)
  • Read with fluency and expression.


  • Recall the number of bonds to and within 10 with confidence.
  • Understand place value of tens and ones. 
  • Write a number of sentences with simple addition and subtraction. 

Learning Centres

We have an interactive outdoor space for the children to play, learn  gross motor skills, practise their reading and writing and learn vital social skills.





Year 1 Shared Reading books