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 are great artists and recently won Kendal’s Comic Art Festival and Cumbria County Council’s ‘Walk More – Drive Less’ poster competition.

Year 1 Staff

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Mr Tom 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.

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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 […]

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Mrs J Chapman, NNEB - Year 1

I have been a teaching assistant at St Mary’s for 16 years, currently working in many different classes. For the last few years I have been learning sign language and now use it almost every day.  For several years I was joint leader of Kirkby Lonsdale Pre-school. In a past life I was a professional […]

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Mrs A Day, BA (Hons) PGCE - Year 1

My name is Andrea Day. I have two children aged 17 and 21. Martha, my youngest, is at QES and currently helping at After School Club. Kim is at Newcastle University studying Heritage. After years of mothering, I am facing an ‘empty nest,’ so I am going to keep very busy with some gardening, home […]

Latest News

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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.

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Governor Day – Monitoring our School Improvement Plan

Governors have spent the day with children and staff monitoring the school improvement plan. Included in this, the governors also explored behaviour for learning, school values and breadth and balance in the curriculum. They also had an opportunity to meet with parents on the school yards in the morning.   Five of our Governors spent the […]

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Coffee Meeting 3:15pm – 4:00pm Thurs 27th April

We are hosting a meeting in the music room where parents can meet with Mr Jones for a cup of coffee (or tea). This is a great opportunity to chat about school and the future plans for the school. Please go to the music room (in between reception and nursery).

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Rolling eggs

The children in Year 1 enjoyed rolling their eggs down the hill. Happy Easter everyone!

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All Stars Cricket

Reception and Year 1 enjoyed some cricket practise, developing our catching, throwing and batting skills.

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School Gardening – RHS Award

Well done to everyone at St Mary’s School. We have begun our journey to improving our grounds with a superb gardening extravaganza.  The plants we have begun to plant our beginning to leaf or flower as spring has sprung. Congratulations to everyone as not only have we achieved RHS Level One Gardening Award but we […]

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School Uniform

Mrs Smith and Miss Loy have decided on a new uniform for the staff!!!

Reading List

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Year 1 Calender Events

20th July - Year 6 Leavers Service

12th July - Infant Production

11th July - Full Governor Meeting – 6:30pm

11th July - Infant Production

7th July - PTA BBQ

Year 1 Curriculum 2014-15

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Year Groups

Nursery

Reception

Nursery and Reception make up the Foundation Stage

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Year 1

Key Stage 1 (also known as Infants)

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Year 2

Key Stage 1 (also known as Infants)

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Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6