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



Year Group information booklet 2022-2023

Important ongoing information

PE - PE will be Tuesday and Thursdays. Please send your child in full PE kit on a Tuesday and Thursday. Children can come to school in trainers, preferably velcro fasteners, and bring black PE pumps. This terms the children will be focusing on the their coordination skills.



Reading Books.

Your child will bring home a reading book, which will be change every Friday. They will also bring a story book home to share with you. Please read this with your child every evening and sign their reading record book. On a Friday, children who have read at least 3 times during the week will achieve a reading star and their name displayed on the 'Reading Star' board. Reading wallets must be brought to school everyday.


Homework will be handed out on a Friday. This will include, phonics, spellings and maths. Please spend a little time each evening to complete the homework.

Please do not return the homework to school. We would greatly appreciate a photograph to be sent via the SEESAW app to show your child's work.


Year 1 Common exception Words

Year 1 High Frequency words

Curriculum Autumn Term 1

Curriculum Autumn Term 2

Curriculum Spring Term 1

Curriculum Spring Term 2

Curriculum Summer Term 1

Geography Knowledge Organisers

Snow Day Learning


Read your phonics book. Answer the reading questions at the back of your book. Read a book of your own choice.

Spelling - use the sheet to first read the words then practise spelling the words.


If you have snow go and write your name in the snow and any words you can spell.

Look around your room.

Choose an object then add 2 adjectives to describe that object to make it more interesting. Write the sentence down using capital letters, finger spaces and full stops.


Write a story about an adventure you could have as a pirate in the snow! Who is with you? What might happen? What problems might you come across? Did you find your treasure?

Use Capital letters, finger spaces and full stops, or exclamation marks or question marks.



Draw a map of the way you would get to school. Include any land marks you might see on your way or any crossings you would go over. Include street or road names if you know them.