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Chestnut's Capers-  Welcome to Year 1

Happy New Year! We hope you had a restful and enjoyable break with your families.

We are looking forward to introducing Chestnut Class to new topics this term including:

- learning how to write letters with the text Hello Mr Postmouse in English

- exploring numbers to 20

- discovering the seaside town of Swanage

- discussing what materials are used to make different objects and whether we would prefer a window

made of paper or trainers made of bricks.

- finding out the meanings behind Bible Stories and representing them through drama,

music and craft

Meet the Year 1 Team

Mrs Thompson - Teacher

Mrs Wheatley - PPA Teacher Friday Mornings

Mrs Hill - Teaching Assistant

Mrs Jackson - Teaching Assistant

Meet the Teacher

Year 1 End of Year Expectations

Recommended Reads for Year 1

What do I need at school?

  • Water bottles – you child will need a water bottle every day

  • Reading books -  to be brought in everyday

  • Coats - we will be going outside in all weathers so please bring a coat every day

  • PE Kit – a fully named PE kit should be at school every week. (our PE days are Tuesday and Thursday).  All jewellery must be removed for PE lessons.

  • Wellies and waterproof trousers –  for outdoor forest school activities (these will be stored at school) Similar to reception, we will go outside in all weathers

  • Old shirt or painting apron – for painting and craft

  • Library books – for Thursday to swap

Knowledge Organisers


Design & Technology







Home Learning

Show and Tell

Growing curious minds photo.JPG
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