Important: In these uncertain times, we expect that the children will be using computers and the internet more than ever, so safer internet messages are particularly important. Please refer to our INTERNET SAFETY page for regular updates and advice. 

Welcome to Year 1

Teachers:   Mrs Eccles and Miss Littlewood (Class 1), Mrs Reed (Class 2).         Teaching Assistants:   Mrs Espley/Mrs Farrar


Please see the link below to access the Year 1 spelling list for the Autumn Term.

Year 1 Spellings overview - Autumn

If your child has access to a computer or tablet you can practise the weekly spelling game we have set on Your child has their own personal log in stuck on the front of their reading journal. We will carry out a weekly spelling test on Friday mornings.

Reading books are to be handed in on a Thursday and new books will be given out on a Friday.


Additional Activities:

The Association for Science EducationThe ASE have assembled a list of competitions and activities to get children involved in science from home.

Please see link for details - 


Lets Create Pack


Reading and Phonics: 

  • Access Oxford Owl to find ebooks to read daily.
  • Play some phonics games on 
  • Keep practising phase 3 and phase 5 sounds.
  • Keep a record of books you read. Which ones are fiction/ non fiction?
  • Practise writing sentences including split digraphs


  • Practise forming your letters correctly. Remember how tall/short some letters should be and how your capital letters should be much taller than your lower case letters. 
  • Can you write a message to someone and then read it back to them over video?



  • Can you join in with the body coach - Joe Wicks P.E lessons live streamed at 9am every morning
  • Use the Cosmic Yoga Youtube channel to practise some yoga.

  • Keep looking at the PE page for suggested activities to keep you fit and healthy



Please find a list of fun and educational websites that you might enjoy exploring.  We have categorised the list by subject. Subject Specific Websites










PE Day

Every Wednesday morning.

Please ensure your child brings in their PE kit.  For details of the school PE kit, please click here


Spellings / Homework

Spellings will be given out every Friday to be tested the following Friday.

Homework will be given out every Friday and is to be handed in by Wednesday. Due to the current situation your child's homework task is to learn their spellings, read their reading books and practice their 2, 5 and 10 times tables.

Please support your child in completing their homework neatly in pencil.


Suggested reading list


The Man on the Moon (A day in the life of Bob)

By Simon Bartram

Can’t You Sleep Little Bear?

By Martin Waddell

Not Now Bernard

By David McKee

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

By Judith Kerr

Where the Wild Things Are

By Maurice Sendak

Lost and Found

By Oliver Jeffers

The Wonder

By Faye Hanson

Cops and Robbers

By Alan and Janet Ahlberg


By Alexis Deacon

Would you Rather?

By John Burningham

The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark

By Jill Tomlinson

The Day the Crayons Quit

By David Daywalt

Peace at Last

By Jill Murphy

The Enormous Crocodile

By Roald Dahl


Help and Advice

Phonics Play - - children may find this fun and useful for practising their Phonics skills

Top Marks - another fun website

BBC KS1 Bitesize

Primary Games

Common Exception Words

Phonics Sound Mats