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 Thursday. Please ensure that your child comes to school with PE trainers and long hair is tied up.


Homework will be given out on Friday and is due back the following Thursday. You can find the homework letters below. 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

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.

We acted out parts of Pattan's Pumpkin

We have used cubes to help us add and subtract


Sports week - three-legged race

Sports week - long jump

Sports week - high jump

Sports week - running races

Sports week - egg and spoon race practice

Sports week - archery

Sports week - javelin

We had another fantastic volleyball workshop with Miss Bracken!

In history, we have been learning about space travel. This week we designed our own rockets for our space missions. We also talked about what we would like to discover in space.

We had a special visitor in school: David Tricks who showed us many magic tricks and taught us about staying safe when crossing the road.

In art, we looked at Andy Goldsworthy and his land art. Inspired by his work, we collected natural materials from around the school and used them to make out own land art sculptures.

We had a visit from a steelpan band. We had so much fun trying out he sound of the steelpans.

In Geography, we learned about the seven continents and the five oceans of the sea. We are getting very good at finding them on the globes.

Practising dancing for the Holi Festival

In DT, we created snails using plasticine. We think they are very cute!

In English, we had lots of fun retelling a part of our class story "The snail and the whale"

World Book Day - our class door display, including our fabulous homework pieces!

Number Day Fun! We had fun with so many different activities and games

In English, we made playdough Beast friends for the Lonely Beast.

In English, we interviewed the Lonely Beast to find out more about why he came to the city.

We had a visit from Fantastic Fred. He taught us about how to keep our minds healthy. Remember Fred stands for: Food, Rest, Exercise and Devices.

After reading a part of story where the Beast walked through a garden of jellyfish, we created jellyfish art to help us with writing poems about jellyfish.

In art this term, we looked at Kurt Schwitters and his use of materials to create collages. We then used similar techniques to make trolls. Aren't they amazing?

We started the term by looking at the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff. We created our own version of the story by changing the main characters. We made the puppets for represent them and acted out our new stories.

We had a special visitor to help us with our Christmas song!

We learned about Wassily Kandinsky this term. We mixed some colours to create our own versions of the 'Squares with concentric circles'

In preparation for Christmas, we decorated our class Christmas tree

We had so much fun during our Christmas party!

Harvest Festival - What we are thankful for

Roald Dahl Day - we had loads of fun dressing up and reading "The enormous crocodile". We even had a visit from Mrs Trunchbull!

In English, we pretended to be robots so we could better understand the main character in our story.

This term, we have learned about Pablo Picasso. We created our own self portraits in the style of Pablo Picasso. Aren't they amazing?

Creative homework at the end of the term. Look at our fantastic robots!

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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