Welcome 1K and 1P

Happy New Year 1k and 1P!

We hope that you have all had a wonderfully exciting and relaxing festive holiday and are now well rested and ready for the start of the Spring term.

We have lots of exciting things planned for this term which we are sure you are going to enjoy!


Our Spring Topics Information:


Spring 1 Killer question: Who am I?

This half term we are looking forward to learning all about what makes us who we are. We will be exploring our killer question through History and Art using these questions to help us:

Who is in my family? 
How have I changed since I was born?
What important events have happened in my life?

What do I play with now compared to toys in the past?
Why are things different in the past? 

Spring 2 Killer question: Where do I live? 

This half term we will be using our new knowledge about who we are to now explore where we live . We will be exploring our killer question through Geography and D.T using these questions to help us:
Where do we spend our day?
What can we learn about our local community?
How do I get to school?
When is Monksfield Avenue busy?
Where is my town and what is here?
What countries make up the United Kingdom?
What are the capital cities in the United Kingdom?


What do I need to remember?


1K have reading books changed. 
Everyone to return their reading books. Books will only be changed if there is a record in the reading diary.


1P have reading books changed.
Everyone to return their reading books. Books will only be changed if there is a record in the reading diary.

P.E kit - remember your team colour t-shirt. Hair must be tied back  and earrings removed.


Swimming Kit - remember your towel and swimming hat. Please do not wear earrings and tie hair back. 

Hand in Maths and English homework.




Spelling Test

Homework will be given out today (returned Wednesday). 


Please remember to be reading at least 3 times a week and leaving a comment to ensure your child has their opportunity to have their name in the jar ready for the half term prize draw.  If you could you please send in your child’s reading book and reading diary every day as we may have reading opportunities that we need to record in your child’s diaries. They will come back home at the end of each day! 


Academic Year 2019-20

These are the topics for the academic year 2019-20

Autumn – Amazing Animals

Spring – Who am I? Where do I live?

Summer – How is the United Kingdom different to Australia? 



The following documents will give you lots of information about the phonics work your child will be covering this year. Please ask any member of the Year 1 staff if you need further advice, help or explanation of the phonics activities given here.

Year 1 Phonics

Phonics Flashcard
Updated: 25/05/2018 28.83 MB
Tricky Words - phase 2-5
Updated: 07/12/2017 659 KB
Year 1 Phonics Workshop
Updated: 07/12/2017 1.03 MB

Phonics Website

BBC phonics

Saying the sounds

Phonics Play