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Year 1

Year One

Miss Mbuku (1B) and Miss Emmanuel (1Y) are supported by Mrs Martini and Mrs Steadman. 

Curriculum

At St. Helen’s we are committed to developing the whole child through a broad and balanced curriculum. We ensure that we cover all areas of the National Curriculum.

Click here to view the Year One Curriculum Map Overview.

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Supporting Learning at Home

We recognise the extremely important role that parents play in their child’s education. We want to work in partnership to help parents develop their skills supporting their child’s learning at home. If parents would like any support with developing home learning please see Mrs Bajade or Miss Clarke.

Every week we change the children’s home reading books, as well as sending home spellings and homework for the children to learn and complete.

Please click here for the PowerPoint from our Parent Support Sessions on Reading

Year One Expectations

The children in Year One are assessed against the Target Tracker bands to ensure all children are making good progress.

 

1B 1B+ 1W 1W+ 1S 1S+
Autumn Spring Summer
The end of year one expectation is a 1S.

 

Children are given targets to move their learning forward.
To view the Target Tracker Target Statements for Year One click on the subject below.

Reading
Writing
Maths

For a child to be scored as Secure at the end of the year it is expected that children have achieved at least 80% of these statements.

News and Photos

This half term Year 1 have been learning about different types of picnic food and where they come from. We had a Teddy Bears Picnic to celebrate the end of our topic.

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Year 1 and Year 5 went to visit Mary to say the rosary together.

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Year 1 enjoyed the Eco Superhero workshop to help reduce the use of plastic.

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Year 1 had lots of fun drawing and exploring playground equipment at the park for their DT topic "Playgrounds".

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Year 1 completed the Bleep Test challenge as part of Citizenship week of keeping fit and healthy.

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Year 1 enjoyed a visit from the Metropolitan Police.

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Year 1 have been learning about our school saint, Saint Helen. We visited the statue in the school to ask her questions and also her to pray for us.

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Pupils developing their investigation skills during maths lessons.

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Useful Links

These are websites that are useful for developing children’s skills in year one to compliment their learning in school.

English Links

Phonics Play
Website: www.phonicsplay.co.uk
Description: A really useful website for learning about real and nonsense words.

Jolly Phonics
Website: www.jollylearning.co.uk/overview-about-jolly-phonics/
Description: A great website to learn the phonics songs and actions.

Teach Handwriting
Website: www.teachhandwriting.co.uk/
Description: Lots of fantastic videos and work sheets to support letter formation.

BBC Bitesize
Website: www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks1bitesize
Description: This website is packed with games and activities to support your child's learning in school.

Maths Links

Active Learn
Website: www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/planning#abacus
Description: Use your child’s login to access lots of fun and interactive games.

ICT games
Website: www.ictgames.com/resources.html
Description: A selection of fun games to support mathematical skills.