The Russell School

Welcome to Year 1

Welcome PowerPoint


  • Miss Robson - Teacher
  • Mrs Kennealy - Teaching Assistant


  • PE lessons take place on Tuesday and Thursday.
  • Reading books can be changed on the day specified on your child's record. 
  • Outdoor learning at least once every 2 week. 


MyMaths and

Both will be set on a Friday, due the following Friday from the spring term.

Spellings set Thursday and tested the following Thursday (from October half term).

Curriculum overview


Talk4Writing - Fiction text – Three Little Pigs.

Grammar – Forming sentences correctly, adjectives, question marks and exclamation marks. 


Positional and ordinal numbers

Numbers to 10 (addition and subtraction)



Who am I? 


Being Me

Outdoor learning:

We will be going outside during different lessons, including maths and English.


History – Great Explorers .

Geography – The geography of where we live.


Weekly lesson with Mrs Deeley.

Art / Design Technology (DT):

Colour Chaos.

Religious Education (RE):

Thanking God for Nature.

Physical Education (PE)/Games:*

Throwing and Catching / Games.


Internet Safety.

Trips and Special Events

Chiltern Open Air Museum – Thursday 4th November  

Walk to Chorleywood Village - Date TBC

Practical ways to support your child’s learning

  • Encourage your child to develop independence in practical organisational skills.
  • Encourage the development of general knowledge through awareness of world and current affairs.
  • Continue to hear your child read aloud on a regular basis.
  • Encourage your child to make their own decisions in practical situations.
  • Set practical tasks to enable your child to apply their learning to new contexts.