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Chestnut and Willow

Chestnut and Willow bases are Year 1 classes with a strong emphasis on learning through practical play and exploring.


We are right by the Foundation Stage Unit and the Forest School.

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- Finalising our Ralph the Reindeer performance!


- Writing our Enormous Turnip stories.


- Creating Christmas crafts at Forest School.


- Learning how to create moving pictures with levers.

- read and share your child’s reading book and other books that you may have at home.


- talk through the order of the days of the week and months of the year.


- have a go at ‘taking away’ amounts and objects. Ie – I had 5 toys, 2 toys fly away, how many toys are there now?

Welcome to Year 1


PE – PE will take place every Monday and Thursday morning. Please ensure that your child’s PE kit is in school and each item is clearly named.






Monday 9th December & Tuesday 10th December – Year 1 and Year 2 nativity


Thursday 12th December – Christmas Dinner Day (you can wear a Christmas jumper!)


Friday 13th December – Christmas Jumper Day.


Monday 16th December – Trip to Exeter pantomime


Tuesday 17th December - Christmas jumper


Wednesday 18th December – Last day of term.



Year 1 Key Skills Expectations

Which skills will my child be learning in Year 1?

Would you like to see what children in Year 1 have been up to? Check out our photos here.

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Do you know the PANTS rule?

Click on the Talk Pants icon to find out more about how to keep your child safe.

Year 1 Information Letter



Click here for the school calendar and term dates.


You can also view the latest school newsletter and the lunch menu on the school website.