Year 1 2022 - 2023

Mrs MacNeill

Mrs Chantrell

Welcome to Year 1!

Adults who work here:

1M - Mrs MacNeill, Mrs Gomez

1B - Mrs Chantrell, Mrs Bousie, Ms Wheeler, Miss Kay

Welcome to our year group page. Here you can find out what is happening in our classrooms each half term.

You can use the information below to discuss with your child what they are learning.

For an overview of Year 1's Curriculum click here.

This half term:


Secure place value within 20

Addition and subtraction to 20

Counting in 10s


Talk for writing unit - Cinderella character description

Writing purpose - Write correctly punctuated sentences and include adjectives.


Toys in the past. We are looking at how toys have changed in history.
Click for the Knowledge Organiser.


Animals including humans. We are identifying common animals and naming them.
Click for the Knowledge Organiser.

Design & Technology:

Sliders and levers. We will be looking at how to make a pop-up card.
Click for the Knowledge Organiser.


We are Celebrating. We are focusing on logging on, using the keyboard and the mouse. Then we will use these skills to make a card.

Religious Education:

Who is a Muslim and what do they believe? We will look at which objects are special in the Islamic faith and how Muslims worship.
Click for the Knowledge Organiser.


Respecting ourselves and others, Keeping safe. We will be finding out about how to care for myself and others.


Our Bodies to make a beat. We are looking at keeoping a beat and beginning to play the African Drums.


Games - We are learning all about travelling with a ball and ball control. Games is delivered by an external coach.

Dance - We are looking at creating a sequence and high/ low levels.

Both classes have outdoor games on Wednesday afternoon and dance in the hall on Thursday.

PE kits

Outdoor Games - trainers, black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt (track suit top and joggers if cold).

Dance and Gymnastics - black shorts or tight fitting black leggings and a plain white t-shirt

Remember to come into school wearing your PE kit on those days.


Reading books:

In class we care currently reading stories about animals around the world and fairy tales, such as-

Please read with your child every day and comment in their reading record when you do. Reading books should be in school everyday for independent reading and will be changed on: Monday


This half term's BrainBuilder can be found here

For both classes, spellings will be sent out every Friday to learn for a spelling test the following Friday.

Reading Eggs - click here

A video on how to use Reading Eggs/ Eggspress is here

TTRockstars – click here


Please email if you have any questions.

Year 1: Celebrations and Enrichments items

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