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Quinton Primary School

Growing Life Long Learning

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Year 1

Welcome to Class 1!


Teacher: Mrs Longfield

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Higgins


Thank you for visiting our class page. On here, you can find information about our topics, homework expectations in Year 1 and our P.E. lessons. You can also find some useful documents as well as being able to see updates about our learning.




Our topics for the following year are as follows:

Autumn 1- Dinosaurs

Autumn 2- Childhood

Spring 1- Poles Apart

Spring 2- People and Animals

Summer 1- A Midsummer Night's Dream

Summer 2- Get Out of my Swamp!


Knowledge organisers will be uploaded onto the class page each half term.


Homework Expectations

In  Year 1, children are expected to read at home every night in order to develop their fluency, comprehension and vocabulary. All children have a homework diary in which they should record which page of their book they are up to.


After half term,in addition to this, children receive a page of Maths homework per week. This goes home on a Thursday and must be back in school the following Monday.


At the beginning of each half term children will also recieve spellings.  Children are expected to pracise these at home and there will be a spelling test in school every Wednesday.


P.E. and Forest School


Year 1 will have P.E. on a Monday and Wednesday


PE kits consists of:

Purple, school PE t-shirt

Yellow or purple polo shirt

Black shorts or joggers - No logo or pattern




We do not have forest school this half term.  Our Forest school sessions will be Spring Term 1 and Summer Term 1.

Knowledge Organisers

Termly targets

In Year 1 we begin to learn cursive writing.  Please feel free to use the following powerpoint with your children at home to help develop their cursive style! 

Cursive writing