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Spellings lists


We will have a spelling test every Thursday. Here are some ideas to help the children learn their spellings.


Daily reading is really important in Year 1. Please sign the reading record every time you read with your child.

Links to help with reading and spellings

Reading for Pleasure

Learning to read is hard work: reading for pleasure - reading to or with - and sharing stories is vital in Year 1. 

But, what to read?

Please use the links below for book suggestions: many are available to borrow from Brackley Library.