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St Edmund's Catholic Primary School and Nursery

St Edmund's Catholic Primary School and Nursery

Parish, Family, School

Year 1

 Welcome to Year 1!  This stage marks the beginning of Key Stage 1.  Here you will be able to find home learning and other important information including what we will be learning throughout the year.  Please visit us regularly to follow our learning journey.  At the beginning of the year, we prepared a transition document to help you find out more about Year 1 - please click here to view this. 

Year 1 has two classes.  The teachers in 1M are Mrs Mc Gill and Mrs Cuthbert.  The teachers in 1B are Mrs Brown and Mrs Hambling.  Please make us aware of any concerns  regarding your child’s homework, behaviour or learning.   

Do NOT wait until parents evenings if you are worried, we are here to help you and your child.

How to contact your child’s teacher:

  • Write a note in your child’s home/school journal. Please remind your child to show the note to their teacher 
  • Email:

If you are having to self-isolate at home, please click here to visit our dedicated home learning page to access resources to keep you busy. 


The Curriculum - What will my child do in Year 1? 

Please click here to find out more about the curriculum in Year 1. 

Important information

Year 1 have PE on a Wednesday and Thursday. 
At present, children should come to school wearing their PE kit on those days.   They should have a spare pair of shoes to wear on a Thursday if their trainers get wet or muddy.


Reading books are changed on a Tuesday.  Please ensure your child has their book bag in school everyday so that staff can monitor the frequency of their reading and sign it as appropriate.   Click here to view a suggested reading list for children in Year 1.

Reading - It is important to hear your child read every day.  Pupils also have logins to Reading Eggs which they can access from home.  Click here to access Reading Eggs.
Spelling - Each week your child will have a new set of spellings to learn. Please click here to view a range of spelling activity ideas to help your child learn .
Maths  - Each week pupils have Maths homework either in their blue CGP maths books or in their Maths activity book.  Click here to find maths activity ideas for homework.