Year 1 2020 - 2021

Ms Cummins

Parents and Families of Year 1



On this page you will find lots of information that will be useful to help you and your child. Below you will see a summary of our learning for the term ahead and information about homework. At the end of each week please check the "News Items" for information about the week ahead - scroll down to the bottom of the page to find it. 

Email address: Please contact me if you have any questions at all.

Please remember to tell me if your child will not be collected by the usual adult at the end of the day. Thank you.


Autumn Term 2020-2021

I am very much looking forward to settling the children into an exciting term of learning in Year 1. I understand Year 1 can feel quite daunting but I can assure you that everyone will love all the learning I have in store for you!

Please remember to check our page regularly for further information and any changes to our usual practice due to the current situation. We know that some children may feel uncertain about the return to school and we want to assure that we have made robust plans. Please read the letter which was sent out to you at the end of last term and which is saved here on our class page.

Welcome back after a well-deserved half term break. We will be doing lost of fun learning this half term, here is a snippet of what is in store…

This half term we will be exploring Traditional Tales and writing the story of Rapunzel based on Bethan Woolvin’s version of the well-known story.

In Maths we will be looking at adding and subtracting with practical equipment and drawings before writing formal number sentences.

In Science we will be looking at seasons and celebrations.

In Geography we be looking at the human and physical features of coasts, cities, villages and towns in the UK.

In DT we will be putting our folding skills to the test when quilling and making moving pictures.

 Please read daily with your child at home to build up confidence, greater decoding skills and reading. In Year 1, we have a Reading Challenge for every 14 days consecutive nights reading your child will earn 10 house-points and their photo displayed on our ‘Reading Challenge stars’.


Ms Cummins

Remember to check out the news page - it is updated weekly for topics, thoughts from the children and other important information.


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Please see below for our yearly overview.

This is our Year 1 webpage and each week, visitors to our site will be able to see all the relevant current information for our class.  There is our 'Looking back and forth' news item which will give you lots of information about our learning.

If you have any queries or wish to get in touch with us, you can see me at the beginning or end of the school day. Alternatively on email -


Reading everyday with your child will help them practise the skills of reading.  As well as being a fun thing to do together. Remember, for 14 nights consecutive reading you will achieve 10 Reading Challenge points! Children have packs of sounds and tricky words from Phase 2-Phase 5, if these could be practised regularly to help with recogntion and spelling.

Handwriting and spellings sheets will come home on a Friday and  are to be handed in the following Friday.

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