Year 1 2022 - 2023
Welcome to Year 1!
We hope you enjoy your time with us in Year 1.
This page will give you lots of information about year 1 as an overview. Our curriculum and the different topics we will be covering each term in each subject are found on the website class pages. We will still post a weekly blog and photos on Dojo and use it's messaging service.
C3 Teacher - Mrs Murray
Teaching Assistant - Mrs Elston
C4 Teacher - Mrs Roberts
Teaching Assistants - Mrs Heaton and Mrs Lane
The team are always happy to help and answer any questions face to face, via Dojo or a message in the school office.
Reading is a HUGE part of our year 1 journey!
There are two types of reading book that your child may bring home:
A reading practice book. This will be at the correct phonic stage for your child. They should be able to read this fluently and independently.
A sharing book. Your child will not be able to read this on their own. This book is for you both to read and enjoy together.
Reading practice book
This book has been carefully matched to your child’s current reading level. If your child is reading it with little help, please don’t worry that it’s too easy – your child needs to develop fluency and confidence in reading.
Listen to them read the book. Remember to give them lots of praise – celebrate their success! If they can’t read a word, read it to them. After they have finished, talk about the book together.
In order to encourage your child to become a lifelong reader, it is important that they learn to read for pleasure. The sharing book is a book they have chosen for you to enjoy together.
Please remember that you shouldn’t expect your child to read this alone. Read it to or with them. Discuss the pictures, enjoy the story, predict what might happen next, use different voices for the characters, explore the facts in a non-fiction book. The main thing is that you have fun!
Useful website links:
BBC Bitesize: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/dailylessons
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