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St Martin's Church of England Primary School

Year 1

Welcome to Year 1!

Chestnut Class - Miss Smith

Pine Class - Mrs Thomas and Mrs Middleton


CURRICULUM OVERVIEW: For the latest Curriculum Termly Topic for Year 1, please see links at the bottom of this page.

For Subject Overviews, Year Group Overviews and Learning Organisers please visit our >> Curriculum page




Year 1 and Year 2 Visit to Wild Place Project on Tuesday 5th July:  The classes will go on a visit to the Wild Place Project as part of their Science Topic next term.  A letter has been sent home with children and via SchoolPing message (please see copy below).


Movie Night on 22nd March 3.00-5.00pm: For more information on the Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 Movie Night event, please see copy of letter at the bottom of this page (details also sent out via SchoolPing on 11th March).


World Book Day 25th Anniversary - 3rd March:  Year 1 children enjoyed finding new books to read through Book Tasting Café events and all looked fantastic dressed up as their favourite book characters.


Explorer Dome Visit 14th January 2022:  Explorer Dome will be visiting Year 1 and Year 2 children at school on Friday 14th January 2022. The theme of the session will be based on 'Environment' and the KS1 children will be participating in an interactive show led by Explorer Dome presenters. We would like to ask for a voluntary contribution of £3.05 per child to help fund this educational event which can be paid via  Please see copy of letter below which was sent home via SchoolPing.


Weston Playhouse Pantomime Visit:
The Reception and Key Stage 1 visited the Weston Playhouse and enjoyed a performance of 'Jack and the Beanstalk' on 14th December. They all had a fantastic time and also enjoyed an ice-cream treat in the interval.


KS1 Christmas Perfomance 8th and 9th December: 

Year 1 and Year 2 children performed their nativity ‘Born in a Barn’ to the school and parents. They sang and danced beautifully and said all of their lines with confidence.

They should be very proud of themselves.


Year 1 and Year 2 Disco on Wednesday 24th November 2021, 3pm – 4.45pm: Fundraising Event - details sent out via SchoolPing (please see copy of letter below)


Great Fire of London Visitor to St Martin’s – KS1: On 10th November, KS1 children really enjoyed their surprise visit from Jethro. He taught the children about The Great Fire of London and they all really enjoyed re-enacting the events with him. Well done KS1 for your great listening!



Butterfly Visit 16th July: Year 1 were visited by Munching Caterpillars from the Butterfly Conservation Trust at the end of term. The children learnt the difference between a butterfly and a moth, also how many species of each there are in the UK. They then had the chance to look at some moths closely and to plant some outdoor plants to attract butterflies to the school. The children all enjoyed the experience and have taken home their own seeds to encourage butterflies in the wild.



At the end of Term 3, our Year 1 Bubble children have painted some lovely Valentine's Day artwork in the style of Kandinsky. Here’s their finished pieces



Children's Mental Health Week February 2021:  In support of Children's Mental Health Awareness week, our Year 1 children took part in lots of exciting activities to express themselves last week.

The children painted while listening to music from 'The Carnival of the Animals', they also designed and baked Thank You cakes and drew emotion pictures on T-shirts for 'Inside Out Day'.





A group of Year 1 children also visited St Martin's Church. They took along some angels which they had made in class and used these to help decorate the Church for Christmas.


The children were shown the crib and the advent wreath. Ethan was allowed to light the candles. They finished their visit by singing 'We wish you a Merry Christmas'.




Term 1: Our Writing Walls 


One of our Year 1 classrooms.. we have our own computers, interactive whiteboards, reading areas, creative play and outdoor play areas.