Calow Church of England (VC) Primary School

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North Road, Calow, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

01246 274370

Calow Church of England (VC) Primary School

'Show your SHINE everywhere' “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your father which is in heaven." Matthew 5:16

Year One

Welcome to Year One!


Useful Information

  • Our class teacher is Miss Cutts and we are supported by Mrs Baumforth and Mrs Handley. 
  • Our Twitter feed is at the bottom of this page.
  • Our P.E days are Tuesday and Thursday.  Please make sure your P.E kit is in school and all items are named.
  • Home learning is set every Friday. We use numbots and Spelling Shed. Termly homework projects are also set.
  • Please try to read for ten minutes every day. Little and often is better than one large session.  Your child will be given a reading record to record their reading.
  • Please bring an extra warm fleece or jumper to go over school uniform to keep them warm during outdoor learning.
  • Decodable reading books will be changed every Friday.  These books give children the opportunity to practise the sounds they are learning in school. 
  • Children are more than welcome to change their 'reading for pleasure' book as often as they wish. 
  • We have a class Padlet where children are encouraged to share their book recommendations. We will be having class challenges to see how may books we can read.  The link to this is below.

This year we will be covering the following topics:

Autumn 1 - What is the Geography of where I live?

Autumn 2 - A day in the life.........

Spring 1 - Why do we love being beside the seaside so much?

Spring 2- How do our favourite toys and games compare with those of children in the 1970's?

Summer 1- How does the weather affect our lives?

Summer 2 - Why is the history of my locality significant?