Welcome to Key Stage 1

We have 3 classes in our area – a Year 1 class, a Year 1/2 class and a Year 2 class. We all work together and cover the same topics throughout the year, working on a 2-year rolling programme.

Entering Key Stage 1 is an exciting time where children begin their learning journey with the National Curriculum and develop an increasing independence. Topics covered are creative and enrich their understanding of the world around them. Many topics are based locally such as geography topics about Brotton village and the Victorian seaside town of Saltburn.

Our School Day

  • Spellings and Arithmetic practice
  • English Lesson
  • Read, Write, Inc./Guided Reading session
  • Maths Lesson
  • Foundation Subject/Topic focus

PE is on Monday for Mrs Hobden’s class and on Wednesday for Miss Hunt’s and Mrs Traynor’s.

Homework

Weekly, differentiated spellings given on a Monday and tested on a Friday.
Maths Homework given out on a Tuesday and due in by the following Thursday.
A menu of topic based tasks to be given out at the start of each half term and completed between Thursday and the following Tuesday.

Reading

All children will begin Key Stage 1 on the Read, Write, Inc. Phonics programme. Their groups will be reassessed approximately every 6 weeks or sooner if needed. Children on this programme will bring home reading books closely matched to their phonic knowledge. They will also be assigned an E-book every 3-5 days (dependent on the child’s group) which can be accessed on the Oxford Owl website using the log in details at the front of your child’s reading record.

Once the programme has been completed, the children will move onto the Accelerated Reader programme which uses computer-based assessments to match texts accurately to children’s reading ability.

Please encourage your child to read regularly and a parent/carer to sign the Reading Record each time they have read. This will help your child to progress and receive whole school and class rewards.

Meet the team
Miss Hunt Class Teacher
Mrs. Hobden Class Teacher
Mrs. Traynor Class Teacher
Mrs. Breckon Teaching Assistant
Mr. Cartwright Teaching Assistant
Mrs. Dunn Teaching Assistant
Mrs. Marshall Teaching Assistant
Mrs. Roberts Teaching Assistant

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