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St Chad's Church of England Primary and Nursery School

Welcome to Year 1

Class Information:

In Year 1,  you will find our Class Teacher Miss Hardman and our Teaching assistant for the mornings,  Mrs Worrall.​

Our School Council representatives are Blaize and Georgia.

Important Information

Reading books:  

 Please ensure your child's book bag, reading record and reading books are in school every day. 

Please try to read as much as possible with your child and remember to sign their reading record to help them reach the GOLD star on our class 'Star Readers' chart!


This term we will be doing PE on Wednesdays and on Thursdays we will take part in Gymnastic sessions delivered by the Beth Tweddle coaches . Please ensure that your child has a named PE kit (indoor and outdoor) in school every day.

Homework and Spellings:

Homework will be set and sent home on a Wednesday, children are expected to hand their completed work in on the following Monday. Homework will alternate weekly between Maths work and Literacy work. Spellings will be sent home on a Friday, in preparation for a spelling test on the following Friday. The weekly spellings will link to our current phonics sounds and our "tricky words".

Please make sure that your child has a named water bottle in school every day and that all clothing is clearly labelled. 

Curriculum Information



      This term our learning is inspired by our topic:

   'Arctic Animals!'

  How do Polar animals keep warm?



We will be reading '"Lost and Found" by Oliver Jeffers in our Literacy lessons.

In Maths this half term, the centre of our learning will be on number and place value, within 10. 

In Science, we will idenitfy and name a variety of common animals, describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals and explore and answer questions about animals and their habitat, with a specific focus on cold animals.

In our Geography lessons this half term, we will identify cold areas of the world and investiagte the South pole and North Pole, in addition to looking at a world map to locate Artic, Antarctic and British Isles. 


Take a look at our Autumn 1 Topic Web to find out more....


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