Stokeinteignhead Primary School
Curious, Determined, Resourceful and Respectful
Stokeinteignhead Primary School
Curious, Determined, Resourceful and Respectful

Year 1





  ♦   Sit correctly at a table, holding a pencil comfortably and correctly  
  ♦   Begin to form lower case letters in the correct direction, starting and finishing in the right place  
  ♦   Form capital letters and the digits 0-9  

  Understand which letters belong to which handwriting ‘families’ (i.e. letters that are formed in similar  

  ways) and to practise these

  ♦   Identify known phonemes in unfamiliar words  
  ♦   Use syllables to divide words when spelling  
  ♦   Use knowledge of alternative phonemes to narrow down possibilities for accurate spelling  
  ♦   Use the spelling rule for adding s or es for verbs in 3rd person singular  
  ♦   Name the letters of the alphabet in order  
  ♦   Use letter names to show alternative spellings of the same phoneme  




· Compose a sentence orally before writing it

· Sequence sentences to form short narratives

· Sequence sentences in chronological order to recount an event or an experience

· Re-read what they have written to check that it makes sense

· Leave spaces between words

· Begin to punctuate sentences using a capital letter and a full stop, question mark or exclamation mark

· Use a capital letter for names of people, places, the days of the week, and the personal pronoun ‘

· Use ‘and’ to join sentences together

· Know how the prefix ‘un’ can be added to words to change meaning




Reading Comprehension

· Say what they like or dislike about a text

· Link what they read or hear to their own experiences

· Retell key stories orally using narrative language

· Understand and talk about the main characteristics within a known key story

· Learn some poems and rhymes by heart

· Use prior knowledge, context and vocabulary provided to understand texts

· Check that the text makes sense to them as they read and correct miscues

· Begin to draw inferences from the text and/or the illustrations

· Make predictions based on the events in the text · Explain what they understand about a text


Word Reading

· Match all 40+ graphemes to their phonemes (Phase 3)

· Blend sounds in unfamiliar words

· Divide words into syllables, for example, pocket, rabbit, carrot, thunder, sunset

· Read compound words, for example, football, playground, farmyard, bedroom · Read words with contractions, e.g. I’m, I’ll, we’ll, and understand that the apostrophe represents the omitted letter(s) · Read phonically decodable texts with confidence

· Read words containing ‘s, es, ing, ed, er , est’ endings

· Read words which have the prefix –un added

· Add the endings –ing, –ed and –er to verbs where no change is needed to the root word

· Read words of more than one syllable that contain taught GPCs (grapheme, phoneme correspondence)




· Count reliably to 100, forwards and backwards from any number

· Count on and back in 1s, 2s, 5s, and 10s from any given number to 100

· Write all numbers in words to 20

· Say the number that is one more or one less than a number to 100

· Recall all pairs of additions and subtractions number bonds to 20

· Add and subtract 1-digit and 2-digit numbers to 20, including zero

· Know the signs +, - and = and what they mean.

· Solve a missing number problem, such as: 5 = 8 –

· Solve a one-step problem involving an addition and subtraction, using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays

· Solve a one-step problem involving a multiplication and division, using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays

· Recognise all coins: £1; 50p; 20p; 10p; and 1p

· Recognise and name the 2D shapes: circle; triangle; square and oblong

· Recognise and name the 3D shapes: cube; sphere; cuboid

· Name the days of the week and months of the year

· Tell the time to ‘o’clock’ and half past the hour