St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

Love, learn and live in Christ!

Happy half term holiday everyone!


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


Important Dates for Year 1: 

This half term we will be reading 'Stickman' by Julia Donaldson. It is

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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.

We had a wonderful day at our Tiger's Picnic. We did lots of fun craft and made our own picnic food. Then we went outside for a wonderful picnic in the sunshine!

Our topic this half term is

Enchanted Woodland!

If you go down to the woods today you're sure of a big surprise!

We will be learning all about the exciting things down in the woods...

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We have started making our dinosaur models. We have used all recyclable materials and we are going to decorate them soon! We can't wait to show you the finished product!

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

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  This half term our RE

theme  is 'Families and Celebrations'


 We will be thinking about our families and learning about Jesus'.


We will discussing our own celebrations and how we celebrate Jesus.


We will be discussing the story of 'The Presentation in the Temple'

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!