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Our Year Groups

Welcome to Year 1

 Autumn 1: Our topic this term is Africa

In English, we will be exploring books set in Africa. We will also be exploring non-fiction texts. 

Handa's Surprise : Browne, Eileen: Books

 Anna Hibiscus' Song : Atinuke, Tobia, Lauren: Books

In Maths, we will be focusing on place value to 20 and exploring shapes and patterns. 

 What can you do at home? 

- Weekly spellings will be set on Spelling Shed each Friday and the spelling test will be on the following Friday. Please find the termly spelling attached at the bottom of this page. 

- Children to log into Numbots and aim to complete 20 minutes per week. 

- All children have been sent home with a book bag and reading journal. Please read with them daily. 


Here are some free resources called 'Letters and Sounds for home and school".  A guidance film for parents to explain the basics of Phonics and how parents can support their child is below and a full letter explaining use of the resource is attached at the bottom of this page.


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There are lots of resources to be accessed through LGFL My USO, such as Busy Things and Spelling Shed.

EdShed Web Game - Spelling Shed and MathShed


Here are some other useful links below for educational games, sites and activities:



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