Year 1

Welcome to our Year One web page, we hope you enjoy looking at all the exciting things we have been doing each term in our classes.

Our Year One classes are:

Earhart Class taught by Miss Keech & Mrs Phillips

Churchill Class taught by Miss Dennis & Mrs Strong/Mrs Larkby

Dickens Class taught by Mrs Sparshott & Miss Moloney


Online Home Learning

Please find appropriate activities below for your child to work through whilst schools are closed due to the Coronavirus. This webpage will be updated regularly with new ideas for you to try out at home.

If you have any questions regarding the learning provided, then please do not hesitate to contact your child's class teacher using the email address listed above. 

Term 5 - Week 6

Great job this week year one! you have worked super hard learning how to half shapes and amounts. We look forward to seeing all of the challenges you complete this week! 




Term 5 - Week 5

Well done for all of your super learning this week! We have loved seeing what you have been up to. Well done on your comparisons of transport and all of the facts you have learnt about animals! Keep up the good work! 
Below are some optional extension activities linked to our Maths learning. 

Term 5 - Week 4

You have been trying so hard with your counting in 2s and 5s. We have been so impressed with how creative you have been with the Gruffalo story and have enjoyed seeing all of your writing and creative menus!  We look forward to seeing all the challenges you complete this week.



Term 5 - Week 3

We enjoyed seeing all the super sentences you had written about different types of transport, and have been so impressed with your brilliant counting in 2s! We look forward to seeing all the challenges you complete this week.


Term 5 - Week 2

Below are the learning activities and resources for Term 5 - Week 2. You have all been working so hard and we are loving seeing all of the amazing learning you have completed. 




Easter Home Learning

Week 2 Learning:

Printable resources:


Week 1 Home Learning:

Here are some useful links you may need:

Purple Mash:

Hit the button:


Oxford Reading Tree:

The following website is a good link for online Oxford Reading Tree ebooks for all primary aged children. There are also maths and other activities too.

Check out the 'bee bot' app in the app store too for some super programming!

The Body Coach:

Jo Wicks is launching a 30min daily PE workout video for children, every day at 9am on his YouTube channel. What a perfect way to keep them moving, staying healthy and positive.



Use this unique code to unlock Clicker.

Clicker is useful for writing stories and creating helpful word banks for your child to use.



Ruth Miskin Phonics Training 

Don't forget to tune into Ruth Miskin's daily phonics lessons on YouTube.

Speed Sounds Set 1 – 9.30 am

Speed Sounds Set 2 – 10.00 am

Speed Sounds Set 3 – 10.30 am

Ruth Miskin Phonics Training


Please find the link to phase 5 phonics sounds below:

Term 4 -Out and About

This term our Topic is ‘Out and About’. We will learn about our local area and make comparisons to other areas around the world. In Science the children will be investigating growing plants and we will even get the chance to grow our own beans.

In English this term we will be exploring one of our Power of Reading texts. The children will have the opportunity to write setting descriptions, instructions, as well as innovating the story using their imagination.

In Maths, we will continue to develop key skills for addition and subtraction. We will also be learning about measurement where the children will have opportunities to measure length, height, weight and volume.


Term 3 - Weather Watch


Our Topic this term is 'Weather Watch' We have begun exploring many different types of weather. We have created our own weather posters, and even made a rain gauge and wind sock so that we can begin to measure the wind and rain fall. 

In Maths we will be continuing to focus on number. Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s, and being able to recognize and count all the way up to 100. We will also be challenging ourselves by adding and subtraction one and two digit numbers.  

In English we are exploring our Power of Reading text 'Traction Man is here' We will become reporters and write our own newspaper reports to help Traction Man solve a very exciting mystery 

Term 2 - Fire, Fire!

Our Topic this term is ‘Fire, Fire!'. We will be exploring the events of the past. We will begin learning all about Guy Fawkes, and The Great Fire of London. We will even get the chance to build our own Houses in our Design and Technology lessons to recreate the events of The Great Fire of London. 

In Maths we will be focusing on shape. Learning all about the properties of 2D and 3D shapes. We will become investigators and go on  our very own shape hunt around the school! We will keep persevering with our counting, and trying hard to learn how to count in 2s, 5s and 10s.

During our English lessons this term we will be exploring one of our Power of Reading texts 'The lonely Beast'. We will be writing some amazing character profiles and poems. Our book inspired us to innovate the story to create our own beasts, using our super adjectives to describe them. 

Term 1 - Incredible Me 

Our Topic this term is Incredible Me!’ We will be learning all about ourselves and the human body. We will investigate our own family history and learn how to stay healthy.

In Maths we will be focusing on place value, counting, adding and subtracting.  We will be practicing counting forwards, backwards and also using different resources to support our learning.

During our English lessons we will be exploring our new book ' Blue Penguin' where we will learn all about the importance of friendship and belonging. 


 Top Tips for super learning in Year One!

1. Practice your spellings using look, cover, write, check, this will help you to remember them so that you can blow your teachers away when they read your writing.

These are the spellings for Year 1:

2. Do lots of reading! Remember to explore different texts and books, you could read non-fiction books to find out interesting facts, or you could enjoy fiction stories, full of fun and excitement.

3. Try your best and never give up!