Welcome to Robin Class : the Year 1 class at Cheapside School.

Mrs Spong teaches the class in the mornings and all day Friday. Mrs Day teaches the class on Monday and Tuesday afternoons. Mrs Aplin teaches the class in Forest School on Wednesday afternoon. Mrs Searle teaches the class on Thursday afternoon.

General notices:-

P.E. is on Tuesday afternoon.

Forest School is on Wednesday afternoon. The children should come to school in their Forest School clothes, which can be their P.E. kit. Please also remember a waterproof  coat, gloves and hat. Wellies should already be in School.

It is useful for P.E. kits to be in school all week, in case plans need to change or spare clothes are needed.


Currently homework comprises of maths, spellings and daily reading. Occasionally there may be work or research for a different subject.

Reading books and reading record books should be in school every day. Please complete your child’s reading record book when they have been listened to. These will be checked (and books changed as appropriate) on Mondays and Thursdays.

For most children, spellings include common exception ‘red’ words and words containing the phonic sound of the week. Please see list attached, which is issued every half term. As detailed, these are practised daily in class and usually tested in sentence dictations on a Friday.

Maths is usually a weekly online Abacus task. This is accessed on Each child has been given their own username, password and the four letter school code.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any concerns or queries,

Mrs Spong

Autumn 2 yr 1 spelling list for parents

Spring 1 yr 1 spelling list for parents