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Heymann Primary & Nursery School

Inspiring and motivating our children
to be the best they can be

Welcome to all our new children and their families moving into Year One this September.

Miss Henshaw(1L), Mrs Sawford and Ms Nichols (1P) and Mrs Watson  (1T) are very much looking forward to teaching you this year!

Our team also includes Mrs Dosanjh,  Mrs Davy, Miss Plarkou, Mrs Shariff and Mrs Ali who are all looking forward to working with you in Year 1. Children may also work with Mrs Littlejones or Mrs Cruickshank, or Miss Garton and Mrs Heard. 


-Sending your child with their book bag every day and ensuring new books return EVERY DAY! We will not be able to give your child a new book if they do not return their book.

-talk about different materials you find in your home and talk about their properties- strong, bendy, opaque, transparent, waterproof, etc.

-Talk about the toys you played with when you were younger- have a look at the list of questions on the homework page.


This video explains all you need to know about the organisation in year one:

  • -who you will meet
  • reward systems
  • our class routines
  • when and how you can get involved in learning


This video explains all you need to know about the curriculum in year one:

  • -what subjects your child will be learning
  • How you can support their learning

PE days are Tuesday and Wednesday- we ask that you send your child to school in their PE kit on these days. We will be doing some lessons outside so please dress your child appropriately for the weather.

Please send your child to school with a water bottle and their book bag every day. Fruit is provided daily so they will not need to bring a snack. If you would like your child to have milk please contact the office at

Feel free to look below to see what areas we will be covering this half term on our Curriculum map.

You can see what we have been doing in school by looking at our blog page by following the link on the right. 

To contact the Year 1 teachers please use this email address:

And we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

We look forward to greeting you at the classroom door at 8:40 am. Please can we remind you to keep children and younger siblings away from our outdoor equipment before and after school. Thank you.

Best wishes,

The Year 1 team x