Janet DukePrimary School

'Together We Learn, Together We Achieve, As One'

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Year 1

Welcome to Year 1 


Teachers:   Coral Class          Mrs Colville/ Miss Sear  

                   Emerald                 Mrs Balcombe  

                   Pearl Class            Mrs Cranmer  



Each class has different days for PE, so please check with your child’s class teacher for details. Please ensure your child has their PE kit in school for each of these days and that all jewellery (including earrings are removed). Please send your child in with a bottle of water every day, clearly labelled with their name. 


Homework is set each week, again check with your child’s teacher for specific days. One piece of Maths homework is set on Mathletics as well as timetable practise on Purple Mash. This is expected to be completed by the following week. 

Children are also asked to: 


  • Read at home at least 3 times a week. 
  • Learn weekly spellings (See inside their Reading Record). 


Our topics this year are: 

  • All About Us 
  • Celebrations 
  • Safari 
  • Just Eat! 
  • Let’s Explore! 
  • Scientists and Inventors