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'In every child there is a space that only God can fill' St Thomas Aquinas

Welcome to the website of Holy Trinity Catholic Academy, Newark, Nottinghamshire.

Year 1/2L

Welcome to the Year One class page. Miss Law is our class teacher.  Miss Grimwood is our class teaching assistant. Here you can find lots of information about Years One and Two as well as keeping up to date with all of the exciting things that we get up to throughout the school year.

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Our Summer topic is called ‘Around the World’. This unit is based on locations around the world. It focuses on recognising and naming countries, seas, oceans and continents. The children will learn about famous explorers and their journeys. They will also learn about things that come from different countries, including animals.



In Key Stage One our homework is given out on Friday and is due back to school no later than the following Thursday. It will normally consist of reading and spelling words containing sounds that we have been learning during that week.

Other less frequent  homework will include Topic and Come and See tasks.

Reading is such a valuable life skill and is also relevant across all subjects within school. Regular practise really does make a huge difference to reading ability, as does talking about what has been read with someone at home too. Please try to ensure your child reads at home for at least 15 minutes each night and gets their home/school diary signed to indicate that this has happened. 

In our class, PE will take place on Monday and Wednesday. It is expected that your child will have the appropriate indoor and outdoor PE kit available on these days. The correct PE kit consists of: a white t-shirt, red shorts and plimsolls for indoor sports. Trainers are required for outdoor activities.


2017 Key Stage 1 Tests

This short video provides information for parents about the Key Stage 1 tests.