St. Mark's R.C. Primary School

We believe that all people matter

Welcome to Year 1  

Year 1 Team
Class Teacher:              Miss C. Cassidy
Teaching Assistants:  Mrs E. Wrigley
                                        Miss C. Young
                                        Mrs E. Lacey

Dismissal Time

Years 1 - 6 dismissal time is 3:30pm.

What You Will Need in Year 1

Reading Books:  Your child will need to bring their reading book and reading record to school every day. You are encouraged to read with your child every day and to sign their reading record.

Spellings:  New spellings are sent home every Monday so the children can practise at home. They will be tested on these spellings the following Monday.

Phonics: Click here for phonic information.

Homework: As well weekly spellings, reading and phonics practise, other curriculum homework will be sent home on occasion with instructions when appropriate. 

PE:  For Spring 2 half term, your child's PE day is Wednesday. Please ensure your child comes to school wearing their PE kit on this day. The class teacher will clarify which kit is needed (indoor or outdoor) at the beginning of each half term depending on what their topic is.

Library Day:  The children have the opportunity to borrow a book from the school library. Year 1's library day is TuesdayPlease note there is a £7 fee for lost library books.

Water Bottles:  Children are encouraged to bring a water bottle to school each day. It may only contain water - no fruit juice or cordial please. 

Year 1 Yearly Overview

Recommended Reads

Click on the icons below to see recommended reading book lists for Year 1 children: