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Year 1




Chestnut Class - Mrs Cox-Patrice

Beech Class - Mrs Ruso



Our topic this term is "Memory Box and Fairytales".

Important information


Homework goes home on Friday. Topic or English homework needs to be back in school by the following Wednesday, and Maths homework should be completed on by the following Friday.

Beech and Chestnut class have PE on a Monday

Children need to wear black shorts, a red t-shirt and a pair of plimsolls or trainers. Please ensure your child has no earrings in and that long hair is tied back on this day.


Beech class have swimming on a Wednesday
Chestnut class have swimming on a Tuesday

Children need to have a swimsuit or swimming trunks and a towel. Children MUST have a swimming hat.


Please ensure your child's name is on all items of clothing.

Year 1 recommended reading list


STEM Week 1
Our topic this term is Near, Far and Where We Are. We have been looking at the continents and oceans around the world and exploring our nationalities.

Fabulous Dinosaur Homework!

Fabulous Dinosaur Homework! 1

Science - Seasonal Changes

Science - Seasonal Changes 1 We have been looking at how shadows are made!

Maths - 3D shapes

Maths - 3D shapes  1
In Maths we have been investigating 3D shapes and looking at their properties. In small groups we were investigating which 3D shapes were able to roll and sorted them into a Venn diagram.