Year 1

Year 1

Year 1 are THE best class in the whole school. We work very hard; have lots of fun and are full of brilliant ideas.
We love learning and have a great time exploring together.

Year 1 Staff

L Gorst

Mr L Gorst - Year 1

Mr Gorst is an Apprentice Teaching Assistant who is working throughout school most specifically in our EYFS setting and Infants.


Mr T Watson - Year 1

Mr Watson provides support through the school support our children.  During the lunch time session he offers sports opportunities for our children in the Infants and Juniors.


Miss A Cadman - Year 1

I have worked in St Mary’s since 2013 – I started working here before I had even left Sixth Form! I work in Breakfast Club, After School Club, as a midday supervisor and in KS1 and EYFS as a teaching assistant. I love dancing! I started at the age of three and have danced in […]

Latest News


Michaelmas Concert

Well done to all of our children who took part in the school concert at the end of term. We had a wonderful array of instruments played by a large amount of children from Year 2 to Year 6.  Our choir also sang two songs with superb harmonies.  Congratulations to all involved.



Jack and Daisy, our head boy and girl took part in the Remembrance service held at St Mary’s Church. Many thanks for their contribution to this very important service of remembrance.


Year 1 know it Owls

A wonderful visitor from The Owl Sanctuary visited us today and brought along Inda, Star, Gizmo and Cuddles – her owls! We prepared some questions and found out all there is to know about different species of Owls. Did you know: Owls only rest half of their brains at one time Females go ‘twit’ and males […]


Kings Food Bank – Harvest Delivery

Our children have helped fill a Volvo estate full of food kindly donated by our children as part of our Harvest giving.  We are really trying to express our value of responsibility in as many practical ways as possible. This year we wanted to provide a bumper delivery of food although we support throughout the food bank […]


Super Me!

Here in Year 1 we are having a wonderful time learning about Superhero’s and thinking about what it takes to have special powers and what we would do for the day as a Superhero! What special powers would you have if you were a superhero?


We have started school HOORAY!

We have welcomed our children to their new classes today and have got off to a superb start.  Welcome everyone!

sports day

Infant Sports Day

What a fantastic morning of sport with our EYFS and Infant children.  Thank you to everyone who came along to support and also help raise funds for Macmillan Care and the PTA.


Bee Bots

Year 1 have been very lucky as the PTA agreed to buy us 12 programmable Bee Bots. These are little bugs that need programming in order to move or ‘dance!’ The children have been set challenges to get the bots to different places on the carpet, so they have to write algorithms (instructions); debug the […]


Year 1 practise their bike skills

The children in Year 1 have been bringing their bikes to school each week (thank you parents). They have been learning how to balance, ride without stabilizers, be safe on their bikes, stop safely and listen carefully to instructions. Mrs Ecclestone is very pleased with their progress and has issued each child with a certificate. […]

fairtrade event

Fair Trade Coffee Afternoon

We have held another successful Fair Trade Afternoon, hosted by Mrs Neale in the Year 3 Class for all of our parents. During the afternoon children and volunteers served teas and coffee and also sold fairly traded goods from Tradecraft.  During the time we sold £91 of produce for Tradecraft and had a a great […]

Reading List


The Owl who was Afraid of the Dark

Year 1 Calender Events

4th May - Governor Day

29th March - Easter Service

22nd March - Sports Relief

12th March - Science Week

22nd February - Parent Consultations

Year 1 Curriculum

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Year Groups



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