Connect Academy Trust Covid-19 Notice to all Visitors and Suppliers

Our schools are minimising the number of visitors they receive, as well as the amount of time visitors spend on the school premises, during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. This will help to minimise group mixing and make it easier to maintain social distancing in school.

We expect all visitors to: 1. only visit the school premises if absolutely necessary. Please phone instead, request a call or request an online meeting if possible. 2. not enter the premises if you or any members of your household have symptoms of coronavirus. 3. clean your hands with alcohol gel (provided) when you enter and leave the building. 4. follow the same procedures as those in place for staff, ie social distancing (2m), avoid touching surfaces and do not enter areas of the school without the permission of staff.

Thank you for your support in keeping our pupils, staff and families safe.

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Welcome to the Willow Class


The  Willow class teacher is Mrs Jones, supported by the Year One teaching assistants,  Mrs Everson and Ms Farrell. Mrs Hard and Mrs Allen will also  be working with us. 




We are really excited about our new topic for

Autumn Term 2. It is called 'Awesome Autumn to Wonderful Winter' and we can't wait to find out more.

We are encouraged to do our very best work at all times and we all enjoy a challenge!






Breakfast Club and After School Club

 Breakfast Club takes place in Willow Class with Mrs Wells.

After School Club takes place in Oak Class with Mrs Wells.

We love to share our news with you so please follow us on Twitter using the handle @WideyWillow

We will not be using contact books at the present time so you may contact Mrs Jones by email at


Important Dates






Year 1 Phonics Screener Information for Parents

Welcome to Year 1 and Meet the Teachers

Please have a look at our 'Welcome to Year 1' PowerPoint and 'Meet the Teachers' video.

Welcome to Year 1!

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Children in Year One will still have access to Bug Club, teachers will check and update once a week. Children are expected to read daily and they can read the same book more than once to build on their understanding and fluency. School reading books will be changed every Tuesday and Friday.



Homework will be set weekly on the home learning section of the website every Thursday. 


PE and Games

Children have PE every Tuesday and Thursday. Children are able to wear their  PE kits to school on these days.  As it is very chilly, please could children wear their team coloured PE T-shirt, long black trousers and black jackets/sweatshirts - thank you.


Recommended Books for Year 1 Children


Have a look at the poster below for 50 of the best books for 5 and 6 year olds, recommended by Books for Topics. How many of these have you read?

Talking to Children about Covid-19 - Help and Advice