Welcome to Year 1!

The staff in Year 1 are:

Miss Williams 1W

Ms Laing
Mrs Neale

Useful information:

PE kits will be provided and kept in school. We just ask that a named pair of pumps are sent in.

Reading books can be changed every day – but must be changed at least once a week.

Toast money (50 pence) should be brought into school on Monday for the whole week.

Homework Timetable:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Spelling Check
Homework is given out Homework to be returned
Spellings are given out Spellings to be returned
Reading books changed if diary is signed Reading books changed if diary is signed Reading books changed if diary is signed Reading books changed if diary is signed Reading books changed if diary is signed


If your child has misplaced their spelling homework please click on the right link below to print another copy:

Mrs Gopsill Miss Williams Mrs Neale Ms Laing
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We encourage the children to bring their book bags into school each day. Reading books will be changed daily providing the home-school log has been signed. We have sent Maths and Literacy homework home for the first time today. Details of when to return homework can be found inside the front cover of your child’s homework book. Please encourage your child to write in pencil and to present their homework neatly.

Year 1 news...

Sensational Seasons Entry Point

Year 1 had a fabulous start to our Sensational Seasons topic this week! We had a very busy Seasons morning where we all took part in lots of different activities.

Royal National Lifeboat Institution Assembly

KS1 learned how to stay safe at the beach with a special assembly from RNLI. They taught us about the different flags to look out for on the beach this summer. Year 2 continued their work on water and summer safety by spotting the dangers at the beach and creating their own summer safety posters. We all hope everyone stays safe at the beach!


KS1 Vocabulary Parade

We had a fantastic day celebrating our love of wonderful words. We celebrated with a showstopping parade. Take a look at all our amazing costumes below. Can you guess which words children have dressed up as?

KS1 Sports Day

We had such an enjoyable day on Tuesday for our KS1 Sports Day. We all put in so much effort when completing the skipping races, potato and spoon races, sack races and beanbag balancing races. Well done everyone for taking part. You are all sporting superstars!

Vibrant Vocabulary Parade- Friday 22nd June

This exciting event is a fun way to celebrate our love of wonderful words and varied vocabulary. We are inviting you to come to school dressed as your chosen word with the word clearly displayed on your outfit. During the day we will have a parade, where you will have the chance to show off your costume and we will also take lots of photographs to display around our school.

Please choose a word from your year group’s list below. You will notice that most of the words are very challenging. This event will be great fun but it is also a chance for you to hear and learn new vocabulary.

Foundation 1

Foundation 2

Year 1-2

Year 3-6

We can’t wait to see you in your outfits. Good Luck!

Young Writers

Huge congratulations to the 12 Key Stage 1 children who entered the Young Writers competition earlier in the year. Their stories have now been published in the book ‘Story Land. The North’.

Sports Day Practise

KS1 Sports Day is soon approaching! Year 1 have been practising their skills ready for the big day. In groups we practised potential activities that could take place on the 19th June. Hope to see you all there!


Family Homework

Dear Year One parents and carers,

We have been talking this week about how much we have grown up and changed since we joined Year One way back in September. We realised that some of us have got taller, some of us need to wear bigger shoes, some of us have longer hair and all of us have bigger brains!

For homework this week we would like you to talk together at home about how much your child has changed since they were born and ask that the children fill in their books with a picture on each page of how they looked at each age.

If we promise to be very, very careful with them we would love to see a photo of your child when they were younger and ask that they are sent into school next week along with their booklet.

Can you guess who is Mrs Gopsill and who is Miss Williams?

Jigsaw Celebration

Wow, what an exciting end to our Jigsaw topic on relationships! We had a friendship celebration to remind ourselves what good friends we are in Year 1. We sent invitations to our friends in the other Year 1 class and celebrated with them outside in the sun.

A Right Royal Wedding

Key Stage One enjoyed a fabulous street party to celebrate the Royal Wedding. Thank you to Mrs Jones and the PTA for organising it all.