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  2. Year 1

Year 1 - Ruby Class & Scarlet Class

Year 1's Letters

Please check the folder below for any of Y1's current letters. To download a copy, click the green button on the right.


Please follow the link to download our holiday homework for pupils starting in this year group in September 2017. It is full of activities, videos and book recommendations. By taking the time to read with your child for at least 10 minutes a day, you really will make a difference in their learning.


The children's first year learning the National Curriculum. At the end of Year 1 children will be assessed on their phonic knowledge via the government's statutory Phonics Screening Check.

This assessment is done on a 1-to-1 basis, usually with the class teacher.

Parents/carers are informed of the result and what this means with their child's end of year report.

Educational Visits & Visitors

Please check below for the proposed educational visits and visitors across this year's learning. 

Letters for each trip will be sent out nearer the time with more detailed information along with requests for payment donation.


Autumn Term – Ticket To Ride

A trip to Bentley Wildfowl Trust

We will explore the Motor Museum to discover and compare forms transport from the last 150 years. We will also get the chance to ride on a miniature steam train and see a variety of wildfowl.


Spring Term – With a Little Help from my Friends

A visit to Coldean Woods.

On our visit to the woods we will go on a walk and discover clues to kick-start our fairy tale learning.


Summer Term – Strawberry Fields Forever

A Trip to Blackberry Farm. 

We will visit Blackberry Farm to during our growing topic to enhance the learning about different plants and animals. The cost will cover the children’s travel, insurance and entrance to the farm.