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Beech - Year 1


                                           Mrs Linarez                              Mrs Stevens                                  Mrs Griffin

                                             Teacher                            Teaching Assistant                          Teaching Assistant        



Hello and welcome to Beech.

Children learn through a mixture of focused adult-led activities and child-initiated activities within our classroom learning areas.

Each area has targets for the children to work at and develop their own skills.

We hope that your child enjoys their time with us and we look forward to working alongside you as they learn and develop.  

Class News

Welcome back after the half term break. We hope the children are feeling refreshed and ready for a busy and exciting half term. 

As always, we are available at the beginning and end of the day if you have any messages or queries. Please arrange an appointment if you wish to discuss a concern in greater detail.



Our topic this half term is called ‘Where the Wild Things Are!'

Please see our latest class newsletter for more information about our learning over the next few weeks.



 Home Reading


Please aim to read with your child at least three times each week and sign his/her reading diary. Please practise blending simple words and recognising tricky words.

Encouraging your child to read the book a second time and discussing the events will consolidate his/her fluency and understanding.

We will change books on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.



In our phonics sessions we practise reading both real words and pseudo words (nonsense words). Please click the links below for lists of nonsense words which use the phonic sounds we will be practising in school this year.

Alien word list 1

Alien word list 2

Alien word list 3



Letters and Timetables

Please click on the links below.


Autumn 2 class newsletter

Autumn 1 class newsletter




 Fruit Faces