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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 Vision group representatives are Blaize and Georgia.

Our Eco Warriors this term are Daniel, Lily and Leo.

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 Mondays. Please ensure that your child has a named PE kit (indoor and outdoor) in school every day. We will focus on developing our skills in Ball Games and in Dance this term.

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

You will find your home learning topic activities at the bottom of this page. You will need to complete one of these each week and upload it to Seesaw.

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, new maths and Literacy work will go live for you to complete on Seesaw. 

Remember, you must also be reading each day. Don't forgot to go onto Mathletics too. Let me know how you are getting on by sending me updates on Seesaw.


 This term our learning is inspired by our topic:

   'To Infinity and Beyond!' 

We will investigate the question:

   What is it like to be an Astronaut?


We will be reading "Toys in Space" by Mini Grey in our Literacy lessons and will create our own adventure stories  about some lost toys that get beamed up into space and meet an alien in need of their help.

In Maths this term, the centre of our learning will be on multiplication and division.

For our History learning, we will find out all about the life of Neil Armstrong and discover his acomplishments and what he was famous for. We will also learn more about the 'Space Race'.

For Science,  we will investiagte matierals and their properties. We will explore which materials would make a good space suit and then design our own space suit and space buggy.


Take a look at our Summer Home Learning Topic Web to find out more....

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