School Contact: Mrs V Richardson Tel: 01642 484595

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Key Stage 1

Key Stage 1 Organisation

Welcome to Key Stage 1. We aim to provide a creative, engaging and nurturing learning environment where every child’s needs are met. Our Key Stage One classes are organised into discrete Year Groups: Year 1 Miss Hill are our Year 2 teachers is Miss Clarkson. Miss Clarkson is also our Key Stage 1 Team Leader and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead for Key Stage1.  Your child will also be supported by a dedicated team of support staff comprising of our Higher Level Teaching Assistant Mrs Young and our teaching assistants Miss Williams, Mrs Thomas and Mrs Weston. We also have a fabulous Specialist Early Reading teacher, Mrs Boyes.


Your child will enjoy learning about The Secret Garden, Weather and Seasons, Homes, Ourselves, All at Sea and the Animal Kingdom. We teach in a holistic way so that your child will learn to apply new skills, knowledge and understanding across the whole curriculum. We support our learning with lots of visits and hands on learning experiences to develop in your child a love of learning.

Our creative curriculum is organised into six topic areas that are taught within a 2 year rolling program. We have carefully arranged the Matters, Skills and Processes from the Primary Curriculum to ensure that we cover all of the objectives within exciting, motivating and fun themes. We track children’s progress rigorously and systematically and quickly identify where children need extra support. We passionately believe that ‘closing the gap’ early is the key to making sure that children achieve their true potential during their primary school learning journey.

Please click on the link to see our topic overview for Cycle A and Cycle B. 


Year 1Animal Kingdom
Houses and Homes
Year 2Animal Kingdom
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