Marpool Primary School

Believe, Achieve, Succeed

Year 1

Welcome to Chestnut and Willow Base!

This half-term in Year 1:

  • DIARY DATES -  18.6.24 - Exmouth School Trip / 20.6.24 - Lympstone School Trip
  • PE will be held on a MONDAY - please wear PE kit
  • Please bring reading records to school on a THURSDAY for the 3 reads check - ALL books will now be issued on a THURSDAY
  • Library Day will be on a Friday, we will issue a reading for pleasure book each week.
  • This week, we have been:
  • learning how to write in the simple past tense by adding 'ed' to the end of words - eg. I walked to the shops.
  • looking at positional language - above / below / right / left
  • using programmable toys to practise using positional language
  • beginning to learn about collage and creating a beach scene using collage materials
  • using geographical language and identifying features of Exmouth town
  • learning about significant local, historical figures and what a 'blue plaque' is used for
  • practising our javelin skills ready for Sports Day.

Please continue to read three times a week with your child, please record each read in their reading record before changing the book.  Reading with your child makes a huge impact on their rate of progress.


Group 1:  move / improve / parents / shoe

Group 2: move / improve / parents / shoe

If your child is very confident with these, they could stretch their brains and use the words in a written sentence.

Summer Term Home Learning for this week: Please note - this half term we will be using a 'menu' of home learning tasks.  Please use these suggested activities for  the half term.


Please find the Phonics home learning sheet below:  

Group 1 and Group 2: Summer 2


 Please note: Week 1 WILL BEGIN NEXT WEEK 10.6.24