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Welcome to Class 1!


Year 1 


Mrs Brinkworth is the teacher in Year 1, assisted by Mrs Ward teaching assistant and Thrive Practitioner


How you can help


  • Please aim to read everyday with your child
  • Encourage your child to change their rading book regularly 
  • Help your child with correct letter formation


  • Please practise letter sounds and letter formation with your children


  • You could help your child with correct number formation, number names, counting forwards and backwards from 0 to 20, then beyond
  • Practice counting objects, leading to early adition and subtraction. 
  • Help them to solve problems involving counting, adding and subtracting
  • Ensure your child completes their Maths homework


  • Help your child research their Science topics using the internet and non-fiction texts

Geography and History

  • Ask your child to talk to you about what they have learnt


  • Children to arrive in PE kit on Monday and Wednesday


  • If you have a computer at home, help your child to practice controlling the mouse to create a drawing
  • Encourage them to use the save tool and the print tool


  • Homework will be sent home on Wednesdays and should be completed by Monday of the following week. 
  • Homework will be linked with topics taught in the classroom. There will also be spellings to learn and a project to complete.
  • Please help your child to learn their spellings each week.





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