Greenkeepers Rd, Great Denham, MK40 4GG


Great Denham Primary

Inspiring excellence; everyone, everyday

Year 1


Welcome to Year 1! Here you can find out all about what we will be learning this year. Our Year 1 team is Mrs Rose ( Year group leader), Mrs Dilley and Miss Chalmers. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to speak to us at the end of the day, write a note in your child's planner or email us on our year group email address


Phonics screening information for parents


The Year 1 Curriculum

Each term our projects are carefully planned to ensure all of the objectives for Year 1 on our curriculum grids are taught in an appropriate sequence. You can find out all about the content of each subject area by visiting  our Curriculum Page and selecting the subject you are interested in. Individual subjects are grouped together into common areas for example STEM subjects such as Science, Computing and DT are under the Science and Technology tab. 


Maths Curriculum in Year 1


Click on the link here to see the overview of the Year 1 Maths Curriculum. 


Curriculum Maps 2023 - 2024 

Each term you can see our Curriculum Map and Knowledge Organiser to get more specific information for what your child will be learning that term. These can all be found below:

Year 1 Summer Term 2024 Curriculum Map


Year 1 Termly Newsletters

Click on the links below to read the termly newsletter for Year 1. This will give you all the key dates and an overview of all of the exciting learning that will be taking place in that term!

Year 1 Summer Term 2024 Newsletter

Take Home Tasks and homework

As well as the weekly homework each child is expected to complete a take home task per project. Click on the links below to view each term's take home tasks. 

Year 1 Summer Term 2024 Take Home Tasks 

Year 1 Knowledge Organiser

Click here to view your child's knowledge organiser for this term which you can look over with your child to help them retain information for their new project.

Click on the link here to find out about homework in Year 1.

Please click below for information on the phonics screening check:

Phonics Screening Check Information


Things to do at home if you are off school or would like additional work:

In your planner (home school book) you can explore

P92 - recommended reads

P95 - random acts of kindness

P98 - Y1/2 key words - practice reading or spelling some of these. Perhaps also revise some of the Reception keywords

P100 - sounds - how many do you know?

P106 - number bonds - how many can you remember?

P149 - nature hunt

P150 - leaf hunt

P154 - map of the United Kingdom - can you name the countries?

p152 - Baby animals






Why not look at the e-books on Oxford Owl? All of the books can be decoded using phonics and many of them are ones we use in school. 


Oxford Owl E-books age 5 - 6 years

Reading Books

The link below will take you to the top recommended reads for Year 1. Some of these books you may have at home or can be purchased on Amazon or on Kindle. 


Recommended Reads Year 1



Use your login to My Maths to access games and activities. Your login can be found in your school planner




BBC Bitesize Home Learning 

The BBC have produced lessons and resources for parents to use with their children linked to the national curriculum. 


BBC Bitesize home learning Year 1


National Oak Academy

Use the link below to the National Oak Academy and select Key Stage 1 to find lessons for your child to follow.