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St Bernadette's Roman Catholic Primary School

Together we Learn. Together we Achieve. Together we grow in God's Love.

Welcome to Year One 

Meet the Teacher

Our teachers are Mrs Shikotra, Mrs Taylor and Miss Thurstan. 

the lovely Ms Thurstan! 

We hope you enjoy looking at the pictures of us working hard and enjoying our learning at school.

Curriculum Information

Have a look at our newsletter to find out what we will be learning about this term. Click here for our Autumn Newsletter. 

For more information about the curriculum covered in our class, go to the Parents page and click on Curriculum.  

Maths Calculation Help


Below you will find our calculation booklets for Y1 to help you understand how your child learns to calculate at St Bernadette's. Additionally, you can access copies of our calculation evening presentation from last year.                                   

Y1 Calculation Booklet 

 Y1  Calculation Evening Slides

Phonics and Spellings 

Year 1 will sit the Phonics Screening later in the year on the week beginning Monday 7th June. 

In order to prepare children for this, all children are taking part in daily phonics sessions to learn the sounds they will need to know to help them with their reading and writing (and help them prepare for the screening). To help your child with this, please try to practise phonics skills with them daily. You will find resources to help with this on the links below. You can also have a go at some of the games on

Please click this link for some further parent information.

During Phonics and English, we also work on helping the children to spell words from their Year group's spelling list. Please find the list here and help your child to learn these words whenever you get chance. 

 Phonics Booklet 1 ay oy ie ea .docxDownload
 Phonics Booklet 2 oy ir ue aw .docxDownload
 Phonics booklet 3 wh ph oe au.docxDownload
 Phonics Booklet 4 ew a-e e-e i-e .docxDownload
 Phonics booklet 6 air ure ear igh .docxDownload
 Phonics booklet 7 ai er oa ou.docxDownload
 Phonics booklet 8 ow ur oo or.docxDownload
 Phonis Booklet 5 o-e u-e alt i o .docxDownload
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In our class we follow the 5 W's and make sure that everyone feels welcome.

We share the word of God in what we do and what we say.

We protect the welfare of our class mates by thinking 'what would Jesus do' so that we are all happy at school.

Every day we worship together in class and in assemblies, sharing our prayers and thoughts with God.

By doing these things we witness the work and life of Jesus in our school every day.

Our Class Saint is...

St Peter the Apostle

Our Class Author is...

Colin McNaughton.

We have enjoyed reading some of our favourites by this wonderful author, including Goal, Suddenly and Here Come The Aliens. 

Our Class Artist is...

Wassily Kandinsky.

We have had lots of fun creating some wonderful artwork inspired by Kandinsky.

Our Autumn Topic is Wonderful World. We are looking forward to learning about the different continents and oceans in the world. 

In Science we will be working scientifically whilst learning about Living Things and Their Habitats.

We will also be looking at seasonal changes over the year. 

In RE we will be learning about Families and why we are part of a family. 



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Miss Horrocks(a couple of years ago)

We love having you at school Lucas and we are glad you have a good day every day at school! Keep working hard!

Lucas Hearne(a couple of years ago)

I have good days everyday. I love going to school.