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Welcome to Year 1


Dear year 1 families, 



Key information: 

Homework goes out on Friday and needs to be returned by Wednesday

RWI books go out on Monday and are collected on the following Monday. Note, if we feel your child's group needs extra practice then we will keep the book for an additional week.  

Book Bag Book will be changed once a week on your child's day - please see your reading records. 

Bedtime Books are for you to read to your child. They are not expected to read these stories. These have a Year 1 Class Book sticker. These are changed every Friday - If your child brings them in. 



Mr. Rowe  



Videos from the Holi Day are on the School's video page, see link below.  

Wednesday 15th June 

Bee Research Morning

Summer Dance Off

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The Queen's Platinum Jubilee 2022

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Innovations)

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This term Year 1 have been innovating and imitating The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Talk for Writing

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Art - pointillism

Maths - Multiplication

Spring Trip

31.01.22 Spellings 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,

Saturday, Sunday,

there, here, they 


Spelling test on Friday! 

Year 1 Maths - Counting in 2s

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Today the children have been consolidating their learning of place value to 50.

Year 1 Christmas Cup

Harvest Festival

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Dance off Yr 1

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Who won?

Winter Dance off

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Year 1 Music

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Today we had our music teacher here.

We have learnt an array of songs, dances and music vocabulary!


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ukulele day!

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Today we have been working on our ukulele skills.

P.E Fundamental movements

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Today we created a routine using jumps, turns, and steps

These are links to games that can help you tell the time.








Oxford Owl has a range of reading books available, some books similar to those we have at school as well as some newer titles. Use the school login details to access - choose my class login.  

Username: harlaxton1 password: harlaxton


Online Safety Activities

Links to useful websites:


Your children have their usernames and passwords in their home-learning book.





Purple Mash



Read Write Inc Daily phonics



White Rose - Daily maths lessons



Oak National Academy - online lessons



Classroom Secrets Kids - interactive resources on a range of subjects (you will need to create a free account)



Number Blocks



Online stories



Nature Detectives - lots of activities to complete outside



Some different activities to complete outside



P.E Activities








Leader in Me


On a daily basis, the children try to demonstrate our core values within school. As we aim to practise them so often, they become good habits that we can use not only in school but also at home too. 


  • Habit 1: Be Proactive (You’re in Charge)
  • Habit 2: Begin With the End in Mind (Have a Plan)
  • Habit 3: Put First Things First (Work First, Then Play)
  • Habit 4: Think Win-Win (Everyone Can Win)
  • Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood(Listen Before You Talk)
  • Habit 6: Synergise (Together Is Better)
  • Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw (Balance Feels Best)

Growth Mindset


This year we will be helping the children to develop a Growth Mindset. This aims to increase their resilience, perseverance and independence in their learning. Further information can be found by following the link below.

British Values



Homework will be given out weekly on a Friday, to be returned by the following Wednesday.  It will comprise of one piece of work with Maths, English or Topic related.


There will also be weekly spellings given for our test.

Useful Websites for additional homework ideas.

Links - please click to open