Year 1

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We would like to welcome you and your child to Year One's class page. There will be lots of exciting things being added to this page throughout the year. We hope you find the information useful. If you have any further questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact us as we will be more than happy to assist you with any of your concerns. (

Meet The Team

  • Christina Sinopoli – Year Group Leader, Class Teacher West Norwood
  • Saydi Francis – Class Teacher West Norwood
  • Emma Gallagher – Class Teacher Streatham
  • Cat Blackman – Class Teacher Streatham
  • Claire Weir – Class Teacher Streatham
  • Yeliz Uzuner– Schools Direct Teacher, West Norwood
  • Lauren Watson – Cover Supervisor

General Information

As a staff team, we believe we can meet your child’s needs more effectively if we work together. We value your input as your child’s primary carer and as an expert on your child. We rely on your partnership, so together we can provide your child with the highest quality education and care. This will make their time at Julian’s School happy and enjoyable.

Every morning, staff are available at the entrances into school or playground for you to pass on quick messages or ask questions. If you need a more private moment, or need to speak to your child’s class teacher at length, you are very welcome to make an appointment.

Our curriculum topic and focus this term is: 

PE Days: The children must bring a PE kit for PE lessons

  • 1CC / 1R / 1L - Tuesday and Friday
  • 1JB - Wednesday and Thursday
  • 1JT - Wednesday and Friday


Children are expected to regularly change their reading books to read at home. Please
encourage children to read with you and keep updating their reading records. Children have the
opportunity to change their books on their reading day (see Class Teacher) Reading Books will be
changed once a week. Children will take home two reading books based on their appropriate reading

Additional Information:

Year 1 – Phonic Screening Check - This takes place in the Summer Term. The Phonics Screening
Check is meant to show how well your child can use the phonics skills (decoding) they've learned up
to the end of Year 1.

Knowledge Organisers:

Homework will be sent out on a Friday. This needs to be handed in by the following Wednesday. Please encourage your child to complete it. If you have any concerns regarding homework please let us know.

KIRFS (Key Instant Recall Facts): Children will have a different maths target to practise each half

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  • Class Newsletter link (pdf)
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