Year 1

Welcome to Year 1, here you will find all of the information about our year group, as well as seeing highlights of things that we have done.

Class Teachers

E. Dearing

Sycamore - Class Teacher

M. Webster

Silverbell - Class Teacher

Support Staff

J. West - Silverbell Support Staff
S. Hesmondhalgh - Sycamore Support Staff
E. Cavendish - Sycamore Support Staff
N. Reeve - Sycamore Support Staff


What We're Learning...

Find out more about the curriculum for this year group on our Curriculum page.

Calculation Guides

How we teach calculations at Lawford Mead Primary School:

Calculation Policy

Year 1 and 2 Calculation Policy


On our Links page there is a range of online resources that can help parents support children with phonics. Ask your child's teacher how you can use these resources at home.

Phonics Guide

End of Year Expectations

A summary of the skills children will be learning during Year 1:

Year 1 Age Related Expectations


If you or your child are worried or upset about something which has happened on the internet, report it here:

CEOP Safety Centre


Download our handwriting policy and guide here. See how we teach handwriting at Lawford Mead so you can support your child at home.


Download for information and guidance for supporting your child with reading at home:

Parents Reading Guide

Questions for Reading

Year 1 Blogs

Paws, Claws and Whiskers

We have nearly finished our exciting topic all about animals. We have had a...
3 weeks ago

World Book Day in Year 1

We have had a fantastic day celebrating books and reading. This morning some...
a month ago

Sycamore’s Star Writer

This week Asher has been working really hard to write an explanation of how the...
3 months ago

Splendid Skies

This half term year 1 are finding out about the weather and seasons in our...
4 months ago

Year 1 Highlights