St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Love, learn and live in Christ!

We are holding an Open Afternoon for Parents/Carers of children due to start school in September 2019. Come along and meet the Headteacher and Reception staff as well as have a look around school! MONDAY 12TH NOVEMBER 2018 at 1.30pm. Please ring us on 01484 713037 to let us know if you will be coming along!


Welcome to our Year 1  page with lots of information about what we are getting up to in class and around school!


Our Teacher is Miss Vogel

and our Teaching Assistants are Mrs Midgley, Mrs Connolly and Mrs Esgate.


Click here to see our Year 1 Curriculum Map     which will give you an overview of all the things we will be learning over the year. Do bear in mind that we may change some themes around depending on when we can book workshops and visits!


Click here for information about phonics


This half term we will be reading and learning all about animals from all over the world! 'The Tiger who Came to Tea' is one of our class favourites.

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Don't forget to read every day at home with an adult!

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What books do you have at home that you love to read? 

We went to the Gathering Circle to read the story of Noah's Ark and talk about God's beautiful world.

Our topic this half term is

Paws, Claws and Whiskers!

We are going to be learning about animals from all over the world!

From pets at home to animals in a zoo, we will find out what animals like to eat and where they sleep. Do you know how to look after different animals?

We will be exploring the places all of these wonderful animals live and talking about our favourites!

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We had so much fun decorating biscuits for the tiger!

We had even more fun eating the biscuits!


Homework is sent home on Friday and returned the following Wednesday. Children are encourage to read at home and look for learning opportunities out of school.


PE lessons are every Thursday and the children need:

-White T-shirt with school logo

-Black shorts

-Black Pumps

PE uniforms are taken home over the holidays

  This half term our RE

theme  is 'God's Great Plan'


 We will be learning about how God made the world and how we look after all of his creations.

We will be thinking about stories from the bible that teach us to look after God's beautiful world.

Spend some time at home to think about how you look after God's world.

We thought about and made some of the things we love in God's beautiful world.

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Maths Monster will be sent home every Friday with a person who has been working really hard in their maths! He loves to do maths work at home and log it in his book!