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Welcome to Year 1's class page! We can't wait to share all the exciting and interesting things we have been learning about in class.  If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact school. 

Mrs Horton



At St Alban's we use Pathways to Write as our English scheme. 

Year 1's current text focus is Nibbles the Book Monster .  The children are learning about the features of a diary. 

The children have mastery keys that they are working towards being confident with by the end of this half term. 

Below is a link to the story Nibbles the Book Monster


At St Alban's we follow the White Rose Scheme of Learrning in Maths.

Year 1's current focus in maths is Addition and Subtraction within 10.



Year 1's current topic in Science is All About Me


History and Geography are alternated every 6 weeks. 

Year 1 are currently focusing on History and the topic is Nurturing Nurses.


Art and Design/Design Technology

Art and Design and Design Tecnhology are alternated every 6 weeks. 

Year 1 are currently focusing Design and Technology. The focus is mechanisms.




As a school we approach RSHE from a Catholic perspective, using TEN:TEN, Live Life To The Full as our main programme. 

We will also be using resources from The PSHE Association.


The first lesson of every PE block is focused on dance. This half term's dance is focused around 



As a school we follow Little Wandle Letters and Sounds as our Government accredited phonics scheme. 

In Year 1 the children have daily phonics sessions. 

To find out more about Little Wandle please follow the link below. The website has lots of helpful information as well as videos modelling correct puncuation of sounds. 



As a Catholic School, the teaching of the church is at the heart of everything we do. As well as daily worship, we follow the Come and See Scheme. Our current R.E topic is CONFIRMATION/BAPTISM– BELONGING: BELONGING


Prior learning: Baptism: a welcome to God’s family

This Topic: learning outcomes

Know and understand:

About belonging to different groups – Explore

• That Baptism is an invitation to belong to God’s family – Reveal

Acquire the skills of assimilation, celebration and application of the above – Respond
As part of our daily collective worship we sing songs when we gather together, this is one of Y1's favourites. 



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