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Albert Bradbeer Primary Academy


Welcome to the Year 1 page. This year the teachers are Mrs Brookes (1KL) and Mrs Thomas (1T). Our teaching assistants are Mrs Biddle, Miss Law and Miss Smith. We have lots of exciting and engaging topics planned for this year, with some fun-filled school trips as well as interesting visitors coming into school. Through these, we hope to inspire and stimulate the children and promote a love for learning as well as providing them with some amazing experiences.

Core Subjects:

In Maths in Year 1, we follow the White Rose scheme of work to help develop fluency, reasoning and problem solving. We focus on place value to 20 and beyond, addition and subtraction strategies, different units of measure and recognising 2D and 3D shapes and their properties.

In English we focus on building our writing skills in letter formation, word and sentence structure and recounting of stories and events. We develop our speaking and listening skills by participating in role play and group activities and taking turns. We are also using the RWI (Read, Write Inc) scheme to develop our reading and phonics. Each half term, we look at a different author and this year the authors we will be focusing on are Roger Hargreaves, Dr Seuss, Maurice Sendak, Allan Ahlberg and Julia Donaldson.

In Science we learn all about Plants and Growth, Animals including Humans, Everyday Materials and Seasonal Change. To support our learning, we do lots of practical investigations, and take our learning into the outside environment where possible. We also make educational visits linked to our learning.

Extra information:

This year, our P.E lessons will take place on Tuesdays, please ensure children have correct P.E kit in school.


Home Learning

Home learning can now be access via Microsoft Teams. Please contact your child's teacher if you have not received login details or are experiencing any difficulties. 

Y1 Summer Newsletter Information


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