Learning and Caring Together

Stage 1

Welcome to Key Stage 1; our classes are Robins, Frogs and Bats

Key stage one information

Please follow this link for the Induction Pack for the academic year 2017/2018

Please use this link to access the Topic Overview for Summer Term 2018 (first half)



In the Summer our topic is 'Creation' which will be based on various books describing The Creation of the World. We will be creating creatures and also finding out about different habitats that animals live in in our country and around the world.


At St Edward's Academy we place high importance on reading and having the support from home makes your child's leanring journey even more significant. Please see the reading challenge we do in school to encourage children to read as many times as possible at home. 

Here is some guidance regarding Reading and the colour bands we use in school 

​For information on phonics please visit http://www.letters-and-sounds.com 

Spellings- children in Y1 need to be able to recognise and spell (including applying the correct spelling to their writing) the first 200 high frequency words and the Y1 common exception words. Y2 need to know the next 200 high frequecny words and the Y2 common exception words. Please note it is important that children are secure with the Reception list of words before they move on. Spellings are given out on a Friday and tested the following Friday- it is a good idea to use look, cover, write, check to practise spellings, for any more information please speak to your child's class teacher. 

To see the handwriting we do in school please use this link


Some useful website for Maths activities

​Here is information about the Number Bond Mental Maths work that we are working on in school. There is information relevant to your child in their homework book too. 

​Here are some of the sheets we use to test the children each week. In Year 1 they have 2 minutes to complete one column each week and 1 and a half minutes in Year 2. Adding 1,2 and 3  Adding 4,5 and 6 Adding 7,8 and 9



Information regarding SATS [tests taken in year 2]


​Thank you to everyone that attended the Phonics workshop for parents on 11.10.17, the turn out was fantastic :) As promised here is the y1 phonics screening check powerpoint and the letter that were available as handouts. 


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