Year 1 2023 - 2024

Miss Purcell

Welcome to Year One!

Teacher: Miss J Purcell

Teaching Assistants: Mrs P Odell, Mrs M Fisher, Miss K Thompson

Useful Information


Our PE days this half term are Tuesdays and Fridays. Your child can come to school in their PE kit. 2.png

Forest School

Our Forest School days are Wednesday. Your child can come to school in their Forest School kit and bring a bag with wellies/waterproofs. These clothes should be clothes you are not worried about getting muddy. We ask that children's arms and legs are covered to protect them from stings/scratches.

Homework/Reading Books-

Maths homework will be marked each Thursday. Please complete 1 Spring Term workout each week.

Reading books and Lending Library books are changed on a Thursday.


Spring Term 1 Learning 2024



Our Read to Write text this half term is 'Hermelin' by Mini Grey. We will be using this story as inspiration to write our own Detective Narratives and Letters.





Our White Rose block this half term focusses on Place Value within 20 and Addition and Subtraction within 20.


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Animals including humans: Sensitive bodies

Body parts, the senses, taste and touch, sight and smell, hearing and senses in action.


What is it like to live in Shanghai?

What can we see in our local area, can we map our local area, where in the world is China, what can you see in China, what is Shanghai like, how is Shanghai different from our local area?


Mechanisms: Making a moving story book

Exploring sliders and movement, design, construction, testing and evaluation.




Meet your brain



Personal Belief, Marking Life's Journey

How do people decide what is right and what is wrong?



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