Year 1 2020 - 2021

Miss Eccleston

Miss Eccleston

Mrs Grocott

Mrs Grocott

Mrs Clewes

Mrs Clewes

Mrs Coote

Mrs Richmond


Thank you for visiting our year one page. We would like to take this opportunity to reassure you that we will care for and teach your child in the very best way we know how. We will ensure that your child is safe, happy and learning in a fun and engaging way. During these strange times please do not hesitate to call us on 01270685328 and we will be happy to speak to you.

We understand that you are keen to help your child at home and we hope that you find the following information useful. Please see our Autumn Curriculum Leaflet to find out all what your child will be learning this term. To support their creative learning you may wish to complete some of the tasks from our Autumn Creative Homework Grid

Phonics will play a crucial role in helping your child to learn to read and spell. The sounds that we will be covering this year are Phase 3 sounds and Phase 5 sounds. To help your child learn their sounds you may find it useful to listen to and learn the phase 2 sounds song. Once your child is familiar with all their single letter sounds we move on to looking at two letters making one sound phase 3 phonics sounds. Your child would also benefit from watching alpha blocks and may also like to play games on phonics play.

To support your child’s reading we would like to encourage you to read as much as possible. Your child will have the opportunity to change their reading book regularly. We would also like to recommend that your child uses Bug Club their username and passwords can be found in the front of their reading records.    

During this term we will be concentrating on forming our letters correctly. Please see our Cursive handwriting  sheet to support your child with this. We will also be learning our year one Spellings

We would like invite you to share any interesting facts, news or exciting events with us in your homework book. We love to see photos, leaflets, maps etc of where your family have been or what your children have been doing.


We are looking forward to some exciting trips and many opportunities to share your childs learning with you.  

Please feel free to speak to us about anything.


Year 1 team

Miss Eccleston, Mrs Grocott, Mrs Clewes, Mrs Coote and Mrs Richmond

Some interesting facts for you... 

Mrs Clewes - enjoys painting and making cakes. YUM!

Mrs Grocott -loves spending time with her family and dancing with her little girl.

Miss Eccleston- loves swimming, particularly in the sea when it's sunny! 

Mrs Richmond - can often be found dancing or playing netball.

Mrs Coote - is a keen runner and has done a marathon. 




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Be Ready:

- To Listen and Learn
- To Share
- To Follow Instructions
- To Work Hard and Do Your Best
- To Help and Be Kind

Be Respectful:

- Think About Others
- Use Good Manners
- Choose the Right Behaviours
- Talk to Others in the Right Way
- Accept and Celebrate our Differences

Be Safe:

- Play and Learn Safely
- Report Bullying or Unkind Behaviour
- Move Around School Carefully
- Tell an Adult if You Don't Feel Safe
- Look After Each Other

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