Year 1

Update for week beginning 21st September!

The children have continued to amaze us this week, not only with remembering and respecting the new golden rules of ‘Safe, Clean and Careful’ but with their learning and demonstrating just how much hard work was undertaken during lockdown and the virtual school so thank you.


This week we will revise the last split digraph sound, u-e and then look at vowel digraphs such as oa and ou as these are sounds that have been identified during our assessments this week as needing a little extra reminding. If you have any ‘rocket phonics’ books at home please return these. The children will be sent home with new reading books once they have started in year 2.


Our focus for next week is division, continuing the learning that took place last week with multiplication and understanding that this is the opposite operation. In school we use the language of ‘sharing equally’ to support our division learning and I am sure the children will be keen to show you in lots of practical ways all the things they have been learning.


We will be focusing on transition this week in preparation for our last week as year 1 and lots of the writing we will be doing will be for our new teachers. Telling them all about us, what we like and what we are looking forward.


We hope you all have a lovely weekend!



Don’t forget that the word walls can be found below, if you would like to keep working through them.

KS1 Word Wall 1

KS1 Word Wall 2

KS1 Word Wall 3

KS1 Word Wall 4

KS1 Word Wall 5

KS1 Word Wall 6

KS1 Word Wall 7

KS1 Word Wall 8


Once again, thank you for being superstars both in school and at home. We hope you have a fabulous break and get to have lots of fun with your family. We cannot wait to welcome you back into Otter and Turtle class in September.

Best wishes

The Year 1 team

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