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Year 1

Hello and Welcome to Year 1

Mrs Dent is the class teacher, and Mrs Masterson and Mrs Mehan are the teaching assistants. In Year 1 lessons are balanced between child-initiated learning, as well as more formal lessons. A good transition from Reception into Year 1 is paramount and we ensure that all children gradually and successfully adapt to the new expectations.

Throughout the year we focus on reading, phonics and simple sentence structure in English. In Maths the initial emphasis is on counting up and down, as well as recognition of place value. In Science, the children focus on seasonal changes, animals including humans, and materials.

All subjects are fun, relevant and interactive.  We believe that in order to learn, children must gain as many first-hand experiences as possible, and everyone should enjoy what they are doing.

Learning is great fun in Year 1!