Year 1C 2018 - 2019

Mrs Gayton

EYFS Teacher

Welcome to 1C!

 Mrs Gayton is our teacher in 1C


Miss Boyle is our Teaching Assistant in 1C



Welcome to Year 1

We are on Twitter and we will be tweeting with the children throughout the day!
Don't forget to follow us!!

If you have been absent ,look below for catch up activities you can do at home!
Once you do the work don't forget to bring it in!

Spring Term 1

'Paws, Claws & Whiskers'


This term, our focus texts will be ‘The Gruffalo’ by Julia Donaldson and ‘Meerkat Mail’.

We will be doing a range of different types of writing including character descriptions, recounts and some non fiction writing about animals.

We will have phonics everyday and will read with an adult in our guided reading group once a week.

Catch up activity - Can you spot set 2 and 3 sounds in words?


In Maths, we will be learning about what each digit means in a 2 digit number and using this knowledge to add and subtract. We will be working with numbers up to 100 and learning more about 2D and 3D shapes! 
We will do lots of practical maths to help us learn new maths ideas and will be learning lots of strategies to help us solve number problems.

We are striving to be super independent learners!

Catch up activity -  What 2D and 3D shapes can you see at home?


The children will read at least once a week in their guided reading groups.

Year 1 are encouraged to change their home reading books on a Monday and a Thursday . We have a basket with different coloured books in and the children can choose a new book once they have read it at least 3 times. The 1st time they will be getting to know the book. The 2nd time they will be reading the book with more clarity and beginning to understand it. The 3rd time we encourage parents to use the guided reading questions provided to ask the children about the story as this helps when we come to our half termly assertive mentoring tests :) It is important that the child can not only read the book but also understand what they are reading. We will re-test the children at the end of this half term and this will determine whether your child will change a book band / colour :)

This half term, we will begin to have our spelling tests every Friday. New words will be sent home on a Friday for the children to practice at home. 


PE Days

On Monday and Tuesdays we have P.E.,  so please ensure your child has their full P.E. kit in school, (tshirt, shorts and pumps) all earrings must be removed or covered up. If your child needs a new P.E. kit they are available to buy at the school office.

Dates for your diary:

Beauty & the Beast Panto - 9th January 2019
Delamere Residential: 17th January - 18th January 2019

We look forward to each and everyday in Year 1 and hope that all of the children enjoy their time with us as we continue to achieve excellence.

We are on Twitter and the children will be tweeting thoughout the day!
Don't forget to follow us.

Thank you 

Mrs Gayton & Miss Boyle



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William Stockton Primary School

Heathfield Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 8DH

0151 3551650

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