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Last updated 18.09.20


The children have had a great week and focused well on their learning.  Please remember to watch the Home School Partnership video.

  • PE Lessons

This year, children should come to school in their PE kit on the days they have PE to minimise the things we are bringing into school. See the timetable below for the days of the week where we are having PE. 

Cherries - Monday (indoor PE) and Friday (outdoor PE) 

Pears - Monday (indoor PE) & Tuesday (outdoor PE)

  • Books for Year 1

Here is a list of 50 books that are recommended reads for Year 1. We are collecting the books on this list so if you have any that are no longer wanted, please send them into school. 

50 Reads for Year 1

  • Home Learning

Please check the 'Home Learning for this week' table below to see what needs to be done. This will start next week


  • Calendar/ Key dates


Please see attached a link to the Belmont handwriting guidelines to enable you to support your children practising letter formation at home. 

Belmont Handwriting Guidelines



Home Learning:


15-20 minutes daily.

Reading records and books will be sent home soon once we have read with every child. 

Key words/ Spelling 

Please can you begin to look at the Year 1 Common Exception Words with your child to ensure that they can read and spell them correctly.  Also it would be helpful if you could make sure that your children practice how to spell their surnames as well as using capital and lowercase letters correctly in their first name.

Common exception words Y1 & Y2

Number Facts and Times Tables

It would be useful if the children could be given opportunities at home to practice the following key maths skills: number formation, spelling number words up to 20, number recognition up to 100, counting forwards and backwards, recognising one more or one less of a given number, adding and subtracting single and two digit numbers, and doubles up to 20.

Creative Home Learning Project 


From A to B

General Routines:

Monday Indoor PE Children need a full Belmont PE kit that is labelled
Tuesday Outdoor PE for Pears Children need a full Belmont PE kit that is labelled

Outdoor PE for Cherries

Children need a full Belmont PE kit that is labelled

For further information about Home Learning and ideas on how to support your child please click here


Autumn Topic - Our Island

Our Autumn topic is From A to B

Our Word Aware list is available on the following link:

From A to B - Word Aware List

Learning Tree

Y1 Autumn Learning Tree 2020

Learning this week:


  • Identifying the sounds that each letter makes
  • Letter formation
  • Listening to stories
  • Reading real and nonsense words


  • Number formation
  • Counting 
  • Two digit numbers
Learning next week:
  • Reading activities
  • Sentence writing activities
  • Recognising High Frequency/Tricky words
  • Letter formation
  • Counting 
  • Place value (tens and ones)
  • Number formation