St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Love, learn and live in Christ!

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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 and Mrs Tolan.


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


What time is it Mr Wolf? We have been having lots of fun learning how to tell the time!


Our topic this half term is... 

Rio de Vida!

We are learning all about Rio de Janeiro!


We really enjoyed making hedgehogs houses! 


We measured how big dinosaurs were!


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 had a wonderful time at St Leonards farm! We got to explore the farm, look at all of the animals and play in the indoor barn. We really enjoyed going on the tractor ride and petting the baby animals!

Important Dates...

Tuesday 18th July- Year 1 talent show.


We have been researching and writing about Rio!



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!



We loved looking at and holding the chicks that Year 5 looked after. They were fluffy and chirped a lot! Year 5 said we could choose a name for one of the chicks and we had lots of ideas so we voted for the one we liked best. We voted for 'Chicky'!



 This half term our RE theme is



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What bible stories can you find about the miracles that Jesus performed?



We went to church and learned about baptism. We took a doll with us so Canon Phil would have a baby to baptise! 

Cannon Phil talked us through it and explained the actions and the symbols used.

We now understand more about the sacrament of baptism!