Coppice Valley Primary School

Learners for Life

Beech Class Year 1




Welcome to Year 1!

We have got a VERY exciting year ahead of us! 

If you have any questions you can contact me on the class email at and I will get back to you as soon as I can. 

Can't wait to see you all soon! 

Miss Morris and Mrs Nalder


If you wish to inform us of an absence, appointment or have any questions please either phone the school or email at; 

Our learning umbrella for Autumn term:


Stone Age to Bronze Age Britain

This half term we are going to be answering the following key questions across the foundation subjects..

History: What was life like in Britain from the Stone Age to the Bronze Age ?

Design & Technology: How is the Stone Age Diet different to mine?

Art: How is art different today to the art created in the Stone Age?

Music: How can sounds help create a picture?

Computing: Can you control the robot? 

Science: What are seasons and how do they change?

RE: Who is a Christian and what do they believe?


Our class read this half term is 'Stone Age Boy by Satoshi Kitamura.

One day a little boy is walking along when he trips, stumbles and falls ... into the Stone Age! He meets a girl his own age and her tribe, and learns all about their way of life. He wakes up in his own time where everyone told him it was a dream, but was it? 


Our Key Words this half term are...

no, go, the, into, he, she, we me, be, all, are, my, so do

zero, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven,eight nine ten

We will be practising these daily in class but any extra practise at home will help them stick


This half term we will be focusing on:

 Number and Place Value within 10

Beech Long term Overview

After the new Beech children have have had plenty of time to settle into life  in Year 1, our days shall be structured using the time table below.

Pre-Cursive Handwriting

Key information: 

  • PE will take place on a Monday and Tuesday. 
  • Drop-off time is between 8:45am - 9:00am. Pick-up time is between 3:15pm - 3:30pm. Please drop off and collect your child from the Beech. 
  • Please make sure your child brings their own water bottle to school each day.