In our latest pupil questionnaire 91% of children said they feel safe at school. 90% of children felt listened to by adults. Of all children, 92% would recommend the school to a friend - an increase of 4% from last year. 93% of children said their teacher tells/shows them how to make their work better and 94% say their teacher helps them when they get stuck. When asked, 91% of children know who they can go to or talk to if they have worries.

Year 1

Year One Maths aims;
  • Children to recognise, read, write and order numbers up to 100.
  • Children will feel confident to solve simple addition and subtraction number sentences.
  • Children will know their number bonds to 10.
  • Children will be familiar with a range of number sequences.
  • Children will be confident to solve a range of mathematical problems.
  • Children will have a good knowledge of Shape, Space and Measure.
  • Children will be familiar with handling data and they will begin creating and interpreting graphs and tables.
 
Year One Literacy aims;
  • Children learn to hear the initial, middle and final sounds within words and grow in confidence at sounding out and blending unfamiliar words in reading and writing.
  • Children write simple sentences using capital letters and full stops correctly.
  • Children develop the skills of writing in a range of styles such as; recounts, reports, lists, story writing and poems.
  • Children develop the overall quality of their writing to include, adjectives, connectives, speech marks, paragraphs etc.
  • Children recognise the difference between fiction and non-fiction books and have a growing passion for reading.
  • Children can sequence events in a story and recognise stories have a beginning, middle and end.
 
Home Learning Expectations and Tips
  • Literacy, Numeracy and topic related homework will be set every Friday and sent home in their homework books.
  • Please support your child with their homework but do not complete it for them. Please annotate your children’s homework to inform us of the level of support given.
  • Homework will be expected to be handed in on Wednesdays.
  • Make weekly homework a positive, fun and rewarding experience.
  • Hear your child read or read with your child everyday - We recommend 10 – 15 minutes.
  • Help your child practise their weekly spellings in a fun and interactive way.
  • If your child finds their homework too hard or refuses to do it please speak to us, as we are here to help and assist with any problems.