Welcome to Year 1
“Mistakes are proof that you are trying.” Anon
Hello and thank you for visiting Year 1’s class page!
Please keep visiting this page for updates on our learning journey and all of the exciting topics we will be learning about. In Year 1, we follow the children’s interests and ensure all of the subjects taught in our National Curriculum link to the theme for the half term. We work together as a team and try our hardest with our work!
Y1 Class Teacher, Design Technology Co-ordinator, Computing Co-ordinator, Online Safety Officer,
Year 1 Teaching Assistant, Lunchtime Supervisor, Mini Vinnie Coordinator
Long Term Curriculum Overview
To find out more about our Year 1 curriculum, please look at the jigsaw below.Year 1 Long Term Curriculum Overview
Year 1 Curriculum Newsletters
Find out what we are learning every half term by reading the curriculum newsletters:Autumn 1 Newsletter Y1 Autumn 2 Newsletter Y1 Spring 1 Newsletter Y1
Year 1 Half Term OverviewsAutumn 1 Half Termly Overview Y1 Autumn 2 Half Termly Overview Y1 Spring 1 Half Termly News Y1
Y1/2 Statutory Spelling List
Please encourage your children to practise these compulsory spellings, these are essential and should be practised alongside weekly sounds/spellings.Y1 & Y2 Statutory Spellings
Please have a look at our English page to find more information on our phonics and reading schemes.
At St Joseph’s, we are incredibly grateful for the invaluable support that our parents and carers provide for our pupils. We know how well our families have been able to adapt to home learning so now that we can welcome all of our pupils back to school, we wanted to provide opportunities for our pupils to continue their learning at home, if they choose to. The homework given will prepare and support your child’s learning across the curriculum each half term. The homework tasks below are optional. If you would also like to read our homework policy, please follow the link below.Homework Policy 2020-22
Happy New Year! Please see the homework grid below for optional activities that you can complete at home, that will support your learning in school.Homework Grid Sp1 Sensational Safari
Start your learning by counting to 100. Start by counting in 1’s and then progressing to 2’s, 5’s. Sing and dance along to the songs with Jack Hartman.
Now use these sheets to practise writing your numbers 0-100. Make sure that the digits are the correct way round. 0-100 number formationTell an adult what each digit represents.
Start by singing along with Jack Hartman with number bonds to 5. The complete the activities. Number bonds to 5
Your next challenge is to remember your number bonds to 10. Sing along with Jack and then complete the activity. Number bonds to 10
Your final challenge is know your number bonds for numbers 10-20. Sing along and then complete the worksheet. Number bonds to 20
Use the top tips below to help you write your dairy entry. It can be about anything you like but should be a memorable events that you can write about in the correct order.
Practise writing all your letters precursively. Remember to always start on the line. Use this interactive resource to help you form your letters correctly. Practise with a finger in the air first and then begin to complete the handwriting sheets. Modelled handwriting powerpoint Handwriting sheets
Follow the instructions on how to create a collage inspired by Henri Mattise. Henri Mattise Collage work
Use the african animal shapes as the collage materials or create your own. Collage materials
Look at the powerpoints and record all the facts you learn. You could do this by making a poster, recording a film or creating a book. The choice is yours!
Kenya Facts Lesson PresentationWhere is Kenya
To help you with your learning this half term, here are some optional homework tasks and resources/activities for you to complete. I can’t wait to see your work that you complete at home!A1 Homework Grid
Welcome back! Please see the homework grid below for optional activities that you can complete at home, that will support your learning in school.Homework Grid A2 Into the woods