Year 1

Welcome to the Year 1

As of September 2020 Year 1,2,3 and 4 will be known collectively as The Quarters.  Mrs McGrotty will be the Lead for The Quarters.  Should you have any queries about anything to do with Year 1, 2, 3 and 4 please email:

National Curriculum 

 The link provided shares with you the objectives that the children will be taught in year 1. This can also help you to support your child at home. 

End of year 1 expectations

Handwriting

At Bungay Primary we will be using cursive handwriting when the children are ready to start it.  Through handwriting lessons and early morning work they will practise the cursive form.  There is no rush for them to join their letters but you may like to practise at home too.  Use large resources like chalks, paints and whiteboard pens to learn the shape and flow of the letters.  Once they can write the cursive letters correctly then start to think of writing them smaller.

Cursive-Handwriting

Phonics 

The following sound mats will demonstrate the sounds that the children should know.  They should know all of Phase 2 – 5 by the end of Year 1.

Phase-2-sound-mat

phase-3-sound-mat

phase-5-mat

Spellings

The children should be able to spell common exception words for their year group and are worth practising.  Spelling tests will happen in Phonics lessons and will test how the children apply a particular sound or spelling rule. Children will be sent home with spellings to practise ready for their weekly spelling test at the end of the week. 

Year-1-common-exception-word-list

Year-2-common-exception-word-list

PE – Our PE day is on a Monday and children need to come to school in their PE kits on that day.

If you would like to contact us you can ring the school office to make an appointment or email

eoconnell@bungayprimary.co.uk

Many Thanks

Miss O’Connell
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