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Welcome to Year 1

 Welcome to Year 1

Summer Term

Our topic short topic for summer is to mark the celebration of Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee. We will explore The Royal Family. 

  • Red reading records and books are to be in school everyday please
  • Now that the weather is getting warmer please bring a water bottle to school labelled with your childs name 
  • Waterbottles to be in everyday 
  • Our PE days are on Monday and Friday each week 
  • Please ensure your child has appropriate footwear for PE at the village green, as well as a white t-shirt, black shorts or black jogging bottoms and a black sweatshirt
  • Due to our short term in summer 1 we will not have a show and tell timetable


  • Important Dates 
  • Wednesday 25th May - The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations 
  • Wednesday 25th May - Break up for half term
  • Monday 6th June - Children return to school
  • Week of the 6th June - Phonics Screening Test 
  • Thursday 9th June - PTA Quiz at The Little Fox
  • Monday 20th June - Class Photographs
  • Tuesday 28th June - KS1 Sports Day 1.30 at The Village Green 
  • Friday 8th July - Reports to Parents 


For more information about what the children will be learning about in the different subjects over the Summer Term please click on the document below:

Daily Essentials


  • Please read a range of non-fiction and fiction books as well as poems. 
  • Phase 2, 3 and 5 phonics sound mats and tricky words can be found attached. Please go over these sounds and words daily. 


  • We are currently focusing on recognising numbers 1-30. 
  • Number formation material can also be found attached below for you to practise with your child. 
  • Counting forwards and backwards from any given number. A good resource to select a given number can be accessed here: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/paint-the-squares
  • We are learning to counting in 2's, 5's and 10's interactive videos to support learning can be found here; 

2's -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvTcpfSnOMQ

5's - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EemjeA2Djjw&t=3s

10's -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gmEe0-_ex8


  • Practise writing simple sentences with your child. This can be as simple as what you are going to be doing that day. You can write a sentence from a picture from your favourite book, or any book that you have at home. 
  • This term we are focusing on capital letter, finger spaces, full stops in the correct place and reading their own work back to check that it makes sense. 
  • Please practise letter formation with your child. Letter formation sheet can be found attached below. 

Holidays topic day 2021

Chinese New Year Workshop

Transport Topic Day

Great Britain Topic Day

Science Week

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