Welcome to Year One

Miss Galley, Miss Round and Mrs Dunnill

Here is where you will find out what’s going on in class and routines.


Reading books will be sent home as part of our Read, Write, Inc scheme, these will be sent home in accordance with your child’s phonics group.

Library Books will need to be returned every Friday – your child will receive a new story book each week.

PE Days: PE will take place on a Wednesday and Thursday. Children must come to school wearing school PE kit – please label your child’s PE jacket.

Please remember that PE kit guidelines are as follows:

  • Black jogging bottoms or black shorts
  • Plain white t-shirt
  • Plain black sweatshirt/jacket
  • PE kit should have no logos on.
  • Hair must be tied up.
  • Earrings must be removed before coming to school on PE days.


  • Read, Write, Inc sheets and your child’s sound book will be sent home every day. The sounds dated are the sounds your child needs to practise. Read Write Inc sheets will stuck in your child’s RWI Homework book.
  • Maths fast fact sheets will be sent home each term.

In Year 1 children are expected to:

  • Read 3 times a week to an adult.
  • Practise their Maths Fast Facts (number bonds and counting in 2s, 5s and 10s). Remember pupils have access to Numbots to support them in their learning.
  • Complete their Read, Write, Inc homework (sound book and sound sheets).

Class Curriculum Maps

Autumn Term

Spring Term

Contact Information

Communication is extremely important. If you need to discuss your child, please email office@ems.bkcat.uk or phone the school office on 01924 299244 to arrange a telephone appointment.

Additional Information

Year 1 Long-Term Plan 2023-24