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Year 1




Chestnut Class - Mrs Deane

Beech Class - Miss Veale



Our topics this term are "Pre-historic Life".

Important information



Alongside daily reading, Bug Club and the weekly page from your CGP Mental Workout maths books, Take-Away Tasks (in place of weekly homework tasks) can be completed at any stage over the half term, and brought in to school upon completion to share with your teacher and class by Friday 14th October.

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 Tuesday.
Chestnut class have swimming on a Thursday.

Children need to have a swimsuit or swimming trunks and a towel. Goggles are optional. All children MUST have a swimming hat. Hats are available to purchase from the office for £1.50.


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

Year 1 recommended reading list


Autumn Term - We've had some fabulous homework projects this term! We can't wait to see what you'll bring us with our new topic in the New Year.

Hever Castle Visit

Creative Work

Creative Work 1
Creative Work 2
Creative Work 3
Creative Work 4
Creative Work 5