Year 1

Curriculum

This powerpoint has some general information regarding year 1 including homework, uniform and what a typical day looks like.

Click here to view the year 1 yearly overview. 

Our topic this term is based on our local area. Click here to see our topic map.

Click here to view our science knowledge organiser

Click here to view our topic knowledge organiser about out local area. 

For more information about what to expect in year 1 and how you can help at home please follow this link.

Supporting your child at home

Please ensure children are reading a minimum of 3 times a week at home and that this is recorded in their homework diary. Children are rewarded for reading at home. They are presented with certificates at the following milestones: 25, 50, 75, 100, 150, 200. There are additional prizes for 100, 150 and 200. 

Homework Expectations – Year 1 Homework will be set every Friday and should be returned by the following Wednesday. Pupils are expected to complete all set tasks. Work will be set on ClassDojo as an activity. This can be accessed through the child's profile. Click here for support connecting to your child's profile. House points will be awarded for good work each week.

This is an information sheet which will support parents with phonics, how we teach it at English Martyrs and some of the vocabulary used. 

Year 1 reading comprehension bookmark. This is a useful bookmark to help support your child's comprehension when reading with them at home.

These are the rhymes we use when learning to write our letters. Correct letter formation is very important for children when moving onto cursive.

Reading with your child booklet Year 1. This is a booklet which will support you when reading with your child. 

Please follow this link which will take you through to the Oxford Owls website which has access to some free eBooks based on our book banding system.