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Welcome to Year 1

Welcome to Year 1

Summer Term Headlines

Our topics for the Summer Term are ‘Thornton Hough’ and ‘Food and Farms’.

  • Red reading records are to be in school everyday
  • PE kits are to be in school everyday 
  • The children will also be visiting the green for PE during the Summer Term so please make sure the children have a water bottle and sun hat in school 
  • Our main PE lesson in on a Thursday 
  • Show and tell is every Friday – please see timetable provided in homework folders on Thursday 15th April 

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 and 3 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. 

Mini Olympics Day

Claremont Farm

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