St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Love, learn and live in Christ!

Our Ethos Question this week 16 April: Do I understand the importance of trust?


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 Assistant is Mrs Midgley.


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 'Paddington' by Michael Bond  It is a wonderful book about a little bear from Peru.

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We made bread! It was delicious!

We really enjoyed seeing the Year 5 chicks. We named the Year 1 chick Bobo.

We made bread and butter for the Tiger who came to tea!

 We have been making animal patterns!


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? 

Our topic this half term is

Bright Lights, Big City

We are going to learn about England's capital city.


Let's find out all about London, including its history, transport and famous landmarks.

We're going to step back in time and discover what happened in the Great Fire of London. Where did it start? How did it end?

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We made planets!

We learnt about the artist Charles Knight!



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 Tuesday and the children need:

-White T-shirt with school logo

-Black shorts

-Black Pumps

PE uniforms are taken home over the holidays


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!


  This half term our RE

theme  is ' Resurrection!'

We will be learning about our celebrations at Easter.

 We will be learning about Jesus and his friends and family.

We will be thinking about what we do to learn about Jesus and celebrate him.


Spend some time at home to think about your friends and family.

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Canon Phil came in to talk to us about the Sacrament of Baptism. We talked about the baptismal candle, the oil and the white garment as well as what happens at a baptism.

Can you find a photograph from your baptism?

 We have been having fun in the outside area!

We had a fantastic time on our school trip to Jurassic Kingdom!