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Queensway, Swinton, Salford, M27 8QE


St Mark's RC Primary School

We believe that all people matter

Year 1  

Mrs James

Spring 1 Newsletter

Toast costs for Spring 1


Milk costs for Spring 1 and Spring 2

£6.78 Only payable by ParentPay

Year 1 Yearly Curriculum

Year 1 Spring 1 Curriculum

National Curriculum

RE theme

This half term we will be thinking about our local church community. We will learn about the special people who help and about Jesus as the centre of our community. The children will begin to think of  the  Eucharist  as a special meal within the Mass and we will learn the story of The Last Supper.

Our children are involved in Phonics lessons following the Letters and Sounds scheme which is part of their reading and writing development. These sessions begin at 9.05 am.
Please ensure your child is on time so that sessions can begin.
At St Mark's we follow a spelling scheme called Shakespeare and More.  The scheme consists of 32 lists of words for children to learn. The lists get progressively more challenging, matching the year-on-year content of the National Curriculum.  Click here for more details.

At St Mark's our children follow a reading scheme that includes a variety of different types of reading books from various publishers to ensure they have access to a wide range of texts. These books are numbered using the Reading Recovery levels. Please help your child by reading at home as often as possible.

If you would like to know any more about your child's learning please speak to the class teacher. 


Links to Resources

BBC Bitesize Various Resources to support all curriculum areas.

ICT Games A variety of fun games to support Literacy and Numeracy.

Bee-Bot  Can you direct the bee-bot to different places?

Phonics Play 2 free phonics games.

Teach Handwriting Teaching handwriting is more than just getting your child to practise writing the alphabet. Whether your child is just starting handwriting, or they are having handwriting difficulties, the site is full of tips and ideas to help improve your child’s handwriting.