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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 star 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 June we are learning to:

  • recount our own experiences
  • 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 all our sounds
  • blend sounds orally to make simple CVC words
  • make simple CVC words using paper squares
  • Read simple high frequency words
  • Continue to use ‘Inference’ during reading tasks.
  • Continue to help the teacher to write ‘explanations’.
  • May / June writing genre ‘Narrative’.




In June we are learning to:

  • Count orally during number rhymes, jingles and stories
  • Recite the days of the week
  • recognise, read and write numbers within 20
  • touch count sets of objects within 20
  • match sets to numerals
  • make sets within 20
  • understand one to one correspondence by matching
  • add '2' to numbers within 10 and beyond
  • understand and use the language 'more' / 'less'
  • use money including £1. coins in the context of play
  • understand and use the language associated with size / weight
  • 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 May /June is: ‘Guess, Check and Improve’.


Our topic for May / June is: ‘Dinosaurs’.



Our word of the month is ‘Acceptance’.




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