Safeguarding Notice

St Gabriel’s RC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff, governors and volunteers are expected to share this commitment. For more information please see our safeguarding policy which can be found under Key Information > Policies > Safeguarding Policy.

Please read our latest Ofsted report from February 2024
St Gabriel’s Roman Catholic Primary School

Year 1

Welcome to Year 1 

Important ongoing information

PE - Monday afternoons

(any child who does not have the appropriate PE kit will not be able to take part.) 

Spellings will be given out on Fridays and the tests will take place the following Friday, along with Big Maths mental maths tests. there are 100 high frequency words and common exception words to be learnt from the list .

Homework projects will be given out at the start of each half term. Completed homework should be returned for the homework showcase in the hall.

Reading books should be read daily. These books will be changed weekly. It is vital that you read with your child at home and sign their reading record to ensure more rapid progress in this area. 

Learning for Life groups will all take place on Wednesdays.

Please read our curriculum newsletter below to see what we will be learning this term.


Ahoy there me hearty's! Year 1s focus this half term is PIRATES!

Happy New Year!