Potter Class Year 1

Welcome to Year 1's Class Page!

You can find all the exciting things Year 1 will be doing this year on this page. 


In Year 1, we start our day at 8.45 at the Key Stage 1 door and we finish at 3.15 on the playground. Please make sure you are on time to help us make the most of our learning time.


Our PE day is Wednesday, please ensure that your child comes to school with PE trainers and long hair is tied up on this day.


Phonics homework will be given out daily. Books will be changed as often as possible but please ensure your child has their reading book in school every day. 


You can use this webpage to find out about our daily timetable as well as our termly plans. Make sure you check below for the fun learning we do in Year 1. 


We hope the children will have a fantastic time learning in Year 1. 

If you have any question, please do come and see us. 

Miss Newman and Mrs Harty 



Brain Builders! You can check your weekly homework activities here

If you missed our Phonics Meeting click below to see what you missed!

In music we have been singing songs, playing the claves and are learning to read music!

In art we have been sketching features of our faces!

In RE we looked at different ways we can look after nature!

We created posters to celebrate 40 years of Swanley Park!

Growth Day- Energy: We read Goldilocks eat your greens and then created a healthy lunchbox for her. We talked about how we need food to give us energy. Then we watched a video about how to defeat the monster vegetables, and drew a picture of us defeating the vegetables.

Growth Day - Energy! We explored and created wind turbines!

We have had great fun celebrating the festival of Holi with Year 1. It is the festival of colour, celebrating victory of good over evil. Mr Bollywood taught us 4 dances which we loved.

Holi dance moves - 1

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Holi dance moves - 2

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Holi dance moves - 3

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Our trip to Swanley Park to see the things that are special to us

We got to have a great playtime in the park

We made Diwali lamps to help us understand the Hindu story of Rama and Sita.

We have been learning to play chime bars!

We learnt how to play hockey with Miss Bracken!

We used computers to copy and paste.

Miss Orpin had no voice so we joined Year 2 to enjoy a huge gymnastics lesson. Look at our super balances and jumps!

Number Day 2023! We joined Reception and Year 2 for Numbercise outside.

Number Day 2023! We had great fun joining Reception and Year 2 for a freeflow number afternoon. We could play shops, make patterns, play games or create artwork.

Growth Day! We painted Valentine's Day cards with Miss Orpin.

Growth Day! We spent the afternoon mixing with Year 2 and Reception doing different calming activities. We could watch a movie, take part in mindful stretching or complete some colouring and quiet reading.

We acted out parts of Pattan's Pumpkin

We have used cubes to help us add and subtract

Phonics Play - you can find lots of games and activities on Phonics Play and it is now free!


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More Maths ideas and activities for you to try!


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