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Year 1

Have a look at the exciting learning we have planned for the term ahead...

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What are we up to in Year One?


Download the PDF file below to find out!



The newest additions to St. Marie's Primary - our Reading Bears! Our fluffy, friendly friends are looking forward to reading with you at home...

The children are learning about numbers using a new scheme called Mathematics Mastery. Below is one example of a transition song that the children sing when moving from one activity to another. Try singing along too!

10 Little Numbers

A numbers song to the ten little tune. It's designed to help children learn the names and the spelling of numbers. Original arrangement by A.J. Jenkins. Performed by A.J. Jenkins. Original verse by A.J. Jenkins from 0.32 to 1.13 is an original tune.

Number Bond Challenge

Number Bond Challenge 1 Ten template and number bond challenge

Number Bond Challenge


Remember the rhyme to practice your number bonds:


To find your number bonds you look

in your learning journal book.

Page 114 to see the ducks

learn your bonds to have good luck!




Number bonds are basically numbers that when added together make ten.

The number bond below shows 2 + 8 = 10



As a class we say - one part is two, one part is eight and the whole is ten!


Number bonds can come in any number of 'parts' and the one below shows

2 + 5 + 3 = 10


 As a class we say - one part is two, one part is five, one part is three and the whole is ten!


  • Every day the children will practice their number bonds using the challenge.
  • They have two minutes to complete as many questions as they can.
  • If they complete the challenge without any mistakes they will earn a star sticker.
  • Stickers can be bronze, silver or gold depending upon the difficulty of the challenge.
  • When they achieve five stickers of one colour they will receive a certificate!



Maths Meeting Wall

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Maths Meeting Wall


Everyday in year one we have a maths meeting. We sing songs to learn things like the days of the week and months of the year. We identify shapes and tell the time. There's a mystery number to work out and a weather chart too. Oh, and don't forget how many days we have been at school! 

Months Of The Year Song

It's a months of the year song to the tune of Michael Finnegan or the Ten Little song. Performed by A.J. Jenkins Copyright 2009 A.J.Jenkins/KidsTV123: All rights reserved. For MP3s, worksheets and much more: Kids songs song for children Chords D A D A D

Days Of The Week | Addams Family Tune

Learn the days of the week done to the tune of the Addams Family intro! Free poem at:

1AB wins attendance bear!

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Ellis visits 1AB


Ellis is a brown bear who is only given to the class with the best attendance. Last week, 1AB were lucky enough to win Ellis with 100% 

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Reading Eggs


Reading Eggs is a computer program designed to encourage children to read. Click on the link below:


How do I get onto Reading Eggs?


1. Go to the website.

2. Click on the blue 'login' button at the top. 

3. Each child should have received a letter with their login and password. If this is not the case, please speak to either Mr Turner or Mrs Brunyee. 

4. Type the login and password into the white boxes.

5. Click the yellow 'let me in' button.

Protective Behaviours

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Protective Behaviours


The children have just finished their year one unit about protective behaviours. The photograph above shows some of the work the children have completed.  


These lessons are designed to keep the children safe and tackle a range of different issues. 


We have discussed bodily awareness, creating a network of trusted people, identifying warning signs and understanding emotions. 



Please come along to the phonics and reading workshop tomorrow evening (10.10.2018)in the hall on the Dunchurch Road site.


Starts at 3:30pm​​​​​​


We look forward to seeing you.

Year 1 Phonics and Reading Workshop 10.10.2018

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