Bemerton St John CofE Primary School


Welcome to Robins Year 1

Mrs Howell and Mrs Bennett

(Mrs Bates teaches on a Thursday and Mrs Hill is the TA on a Wednesday morning ) 



Weekly Timetable for Term 6

Curriculum Overview 


We have PE on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Please come to school dressed in the appropriate PE kit on these days.


Homework is set each week on a Friday and is due in the following Wednesday. This is set on the homework tab on the website.
It should be completed neatly in your homework book in a pencil. 


  • All children are expected to read 5 times per week minimum.
  • Reading books and reading record books should be in school EVERYDAY in your child's book bag. The number of reads recorded in the record book will be counted on a Monday.
  • An adult signature and an optional comment should be recorded after each read. 
  • 5 reads signed by an adult each time will earn you a raffle ticket each week! The raffle tickets go into a box and at the end of term one lucky winner will be drawn out who will then go on the bookshop visit to buy a book for their class.
  • If you have any questions or concerns about your child's reading or would like some help with how best to support their reading, please speak to the class teacher in the first instance.


Below are the statutory spelling lists for Year 1.

Spelling list Year 1

Term 1

This term, our writing will based on the Traditional Tales 'Little Red Riding Hood' and 'The Three Little Pigs'. We will be reading a few different versions of the story. Keep an eye out for some pictures of the fantastic writing that we will produce this term!

Robins have produced some fantastic writing this term. We have learnt about adjectives and used these in our writing. We have also sequenced both traditional tales, created a 'Wanted Poster' for the Big Bad Wolf and re-written both stories. 

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4 

Term 5 

We have a busy but short term ahead of us! I hope you all had a relaxing Easter break and we look forward to seeing you all again on Monday.

Our class read will be 'The Owl Who is Afraid of the Dark'

The book which we will be using during English lessons is called 'Snail and the Whale'.

During maths, we will be learning more about multiplication and division and Mrs Bates will be teaching you about position and direction.

Term 6 

We look forward to welcoming back Robins for the last term of Year 1 - where has the time gone?!

There is lots going on this term, including a whole school trip to Marwell Zoo, the transition afternoon and Sports Day. 

Our class read will be 'Paddington'.

The book which we will be using during English lessons is called 'Finding Winnie'.

During Maths, we will be learning more about place value to 100, time   and Mrs Bates will be teaching you about money.