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Welcome to our P1 Page.


Below you can see an overview of what we will be learning. This will be updated on a monthly basis. You can also view photos and videos of our learning and fun times together by clicking on the icons below. We hope you love looking at our photos and video clips as much as we do. ENJOY!smiley

Please remember to bring in a painting apron, a raincoat and wellington boots that you can keep in school. We will be using these during our indoor and outdoor Activity-based learning.  Thank you. smiley 


In January we are learning to:

  • Use non-chronological reports orally and during shared writing experiences
  • shared recount our own experiences, rhymes and stories 
  • recite rhymes and poems
  • listen to and follow instructions
  • take turns in conversations and discussions
  • recognise the difference between print and pictures
  • use pictures to tell a story
  • demonstrate reading behaviour when handling books
  • understand and use correctly terms about books
  • distinguish between writing and drawing in books and in our own work
  • use a comfortable and efficient pencil grip
  • demonstrate fine motor skills, hand-eye co-ordination and spatial awareness
  • recognise and write the sounds for m, d, g / o
  • use these sounds to make words, e.g. dog, mod, etc
  • write simple sentences
  • read simple high frequency words.





In January we are learning to: 

  • Count orally during number rhymes, jingles and stories
  • Recite the days of the week
  • Count forwards from 1, within 5 / 10
  • Count forwards from different starting points, within 5 / 10
  • recognise, read and write numbers within 6
  • touch count sets of objects within 6
  • match sets to numerals
  • make sets within 6
  • order sets of up to 6 objects
  • understand one to one correspondence by matching
  • know numbers before, after and in between numbers within 6
  • combine sets to find a total, within 6
  • recognise and name a circle, a triangle, a cylinder, a square, a rectangle, a pentagon, a cube and a cuboid
  • use money in the context of play
  • sort coins in a variety of ways
  • understand and use the language associated with length, weight and capacity
  • sort, without direction, random collections of materials in a range of ways, talk about the sorting.
  • help to create / complete a graph
  • read information from a graph.



Our focus for January is: ‘Find all the possibilities'.



Our topic for January is: ‘Winter’.



Our focus is ‘Forgiveness’.



Our focus is ‘Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making’.

  • We will memorise and recall experiences and stories
  • We will make observations and describe things
  • We will sequence and order events
  • We will sort
  • We will make predictions and see possibilities
  • We will give reasons and opinions
  • We will ask different types of questions.