Welcome to
Year One

Introducing the staff in Year 1:

Mrs Caroline Worby - Teacher (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday)

Miss Helen Wright - Teacher (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday)

Mrs Rachel Smithard - Teaching Assistant (Every morning & Tuesday pm)

Mrs Minaxi Parmar - Teaching Assistant (Monday pm)

Miss Helen Spibey - Teaching Assistant (Weds - Fri pm)


Classroom staff may be available for very brief information sharing at the beginning or end of the day.

Class Teachers may be available at the end of the school day, if not an appointment can be made.



Over the next couple of weeks, we are learning about split digraphs: a-e   e-e   i-e   o-e   u-e

Phonics is taught daily in Year 1 for 20 to 30 minutes. So far this year, we have revised Phases 2 & 3 and worked through Phase 4. This term we will be working on Phase 5.

Here is a link to a government leaflet with information for parents and carers.

Click here to access the 2013 DFE information leaflet for parents. 

Here are links to Phonics Play for interactive games children can play online. We recommend keeping all activities fun!

Manor Farm

Look at the pictures of us having fun at Manor Farm.

Last term in Computing, we became TV Chefs! We planned our video, performed and videoed to create our class film. Watch it here!

World Book Day

Well done Year 1, your costumes for our book, The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark, were amazing!

See what we got up to and have a look at our costumes below.


Every day children need:

white t-shirt

black shorts

plimsolls or trainers

Swimming will begin on Tuesday 6th February and will continue weekly until Easter. If you would be available to help us on a Tuesday afternoon, please let us know.



Mathematics Mastery Vocabulary

Below is a list of terms used in Mathematics Mastery.  Children will learn to use the terms in the glossary section.



Spring Term Topic Web


Spring Term Show and Tell

Year 1 love Show and Tell!

Please see below for the date that your child is invited to bring an item in to share with the class. They will have the opportunity to show their item, tell the class about it and answer questions.

Mon 19th Feb      Iqbal, Bethany, William

Fri 23rd Feb         Elsa, Kobi, Poppy

Mon 26th Feb     Charlie, Oliver D, Brooke

Fri 2nd March      Evie, Ronan, Victoria

Mon 5th March   Evelyn, Pearl, Isaac H

Fri 9th March       Isaac J, Riley, Theo

Mon 12th March  Finlay, Olivia, Abi N

Fri 16th March      Maxi, Abigail P, Oliver S

Mon 19th March  Billy, Aimee, Alfie

Fri 23rd March     Arthur, Jessica, Lucia