Year 1

Welcome to Year 1!

Year 1 is made up of two classes. Class 3 is taught by Miss Broughton and Class 4 is taught by Mrs Atamaniuk, Mrs Rowe and Miss King, who will be joining Milford as a Teach First student.

All Year 1 children will have the opportunity to reach their full potential and be the best they can be. Year 1 children will show the Milford Values: Motivation, Independence, Learning, Forward Thinking, Outstanding, Respect and Determination.

PE is on Wednesday. Please make sure your child’s PE kit includes:

  • Plain white PE top
  • Plain blue/black jogging bottoms
  • Plain blue/black shorts
  • Spare socks
  • Trainers/plimsolls (these need to be different from what they wear in the day)
  • Plain blue/black sweatshirt/hoodie
  • Tape/plasters for earrings

Please name everything. It is very hard for us to return/find lost PE kit that is not named.

Spring A


This half term we have focused on stories written by the author Julia Donaldson. We have especially enjoyed reading and writing about ‘Zog’ and ‘The Smartest Giant In Town.’

Every time we write we remind ourselves what a super sentence is – using a capital letter, finger spaces, a full stop and using a phoneme grid to help with sounding out words.



This half term we have been focusing on our number bonds to 10. We have learnt lots of songs and rhymes to help us remember them.

We have also looked at place value and have used and drawn base 10 models to help us with this.

We have continued counting and singing  in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.


Topic – Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole

The children have enjoyed learning about how Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole looked after lots of wounded soldiers during war time and how they helped to make hospitals clean and safe.

We had a special visit from a nurse who showed us how to put on bandages and how to help people who have hurt their necks.


The children have enjoyed learning about the seasons. We have looked at how a tree changes through the seasons.

We conducted a science experiment to see which gloves would be waterproof. We tested each glove by putting our hands into a bucket of ice. It was really chilly!

Art and Design Technology

In this half term we have been mixing paints to create different colours. We learned that if we mix red and yellow we can make the colour orange and that if we mix yellow and blue we can make the colour green.

Year 1 Team