Year 1

Year 1

Assalamu’alaikum and welcome to all Year 1 children and parents for this academic year!

Year 1 Book Character


Welcome back to a new school term!  

  • English – We are focusing on the book called ‘The Jolly Postman and other letters’. This book is about The Jolly Postman who delivers letters to popular fairy tale characters such as Golidlocks, The three bears and the Giant from Jack and the beanstalk.
  • Maths – We will be focusing on subtracting and the different methods we can use to subtract for example counting backwards, crossing out or using a number line.
  • Science – Changing Seasons:

    This unit will introduce children to naming the different seasons and the weather linked to it. Year 1 will be exploring different occupations that link with changing seasons such as Park Rangers, Meteorologists and Climatologists. 

  • Art – Children will be looking at colour creations this term. Year 1 will be exploring primary and secondary colours. In addition to this they will be looking at what happens when these colours are mixed!

  • Computing – Year 1 will continue to learn about the importance of online safety and logging in safely to the chromebook using simple online learning games.

  • PSHE – Children will be learning about bullying and what it means to bully someone. In addition to this Year 1 will be exploring different ways in how we can stop bullying!

  • PE – Outdoor games (Monday and Wednesday)

  • Geography- This term we will be looking at UK maps and locating the cities on the map.

Guided reading sessions: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday. 

Year 1 Staff

Assalamualikum, my name is Ustadah Inniss. I am looking forward to working with Year One this year inshaAllah. If you have any concerns please feel free to contact me.

Ustadha Hassan  worked as a teaching assistant in year two last year and is now currently in year one. She helps out everyday with all aspects of the children’s learning and welfare.

Please let us know if you have any concerns or questions.

Ustadha Mughal is our LSA and is helping our children achieve the best. 

Please let us know if you have any concerns or questions.

Parent’s Meeting 1st-4th December

Parent’s Meeting 1st-4th December

  Dear Parents, Due to Covid restrictions, parent meetings will be held online.    Please make a note of the timing you have booked to meet your child's teacher. If you have forgotten the time(s) you have booked for your child(ren), click on the original...

Adventures in the great outdoors!

Adventures in the great outdoors!

   Year 1 stood in a circle in our playground. As a class we listed the possible dangers that could happen whilst we were outside. Here are some of our responses. "We might trip over" , "It is wet outside so we may slip, so we shouldn’t run and we have to listen to...

Year 1 Information for parents

Year 1 Information for parents

Assalam Alaikum, I hope all is well and you are staying safe. In this letter I will be explaining a few things regarding the Year 1 class as I have not had the chance to meet all of my lovely Year 1 parents.    Reading  I will be sending a Reading Folder home...

What can you do to Help?

  • Encourage the children to become more independent.
  • Please label all items of clothing and book bags.
  • Make sure that you check that the children have taken their homework and that they return it.
  • Involve your child in real world maths by talking about how much something costs or how many you have. The children will benefit from it in class.
  • Please provide your child with a water bottle.
  • Please ensure the children start the day with a healthy breakfast.


Homework will consist of literacy, numeracy and spelling. It will be sent out on Friday and collected on Tuesday. Your child will also be sent home a reading book each week. Do encourage the children to read the book more than once. As they are beginning readers they may need to read the same book more than once to understand what the text is about. Do ask them about what they are reading, as it will help them in their reading comprehension.

  • English – The Jolly Postman
  • Maths – Subtraction and positions
  • Science – Changing Seasons
  • Computing – E Safety
  • Geography – UK map and locating cities on the map.
  • PSHE – Bullying
  • PE – Basic Movement skills

If there is anything else you would like to see on our class page feel free to let us know.

Enjoy! – The Year One Team

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