Year 1 2020 - 2021

Mrs Duffy

Mrs Taylor

 Welcome to Year 1 

                  Hello from the Year 1 team!                 

In Year 1 we have two teachers Mrs Duffy (who works on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday) and Mrs Taylor (who works Thursday and Friday). 

The TAs in Year 1 are Mrs McDonald and Mrs Crompton.

On a Wednesday afternoon, Mr Mills teaches us P.E and Mrs O'Donoghue teaches us Letters and Sounds.


Please make sure you check out our Class Blog  to take a sneaky peek at some of the super activities we have been doing in Y1.  



Things to remember ............

Sports bottles (name on please)  filled with fresh water may be brought in and taken home everyday.  Children may access these throughout the day when they are working on tasks. 

Everyday, free fresh fruit is available at morning snack time or alternatively children may bring in their own healthy snack.

Please note in Y1, the blue bag is only for your child's home reader which is exchanged on a Monday and Friday.  Children need a separate school bag for everything else. Blue bags are only to be brought to school on a Monday and Friday.

Return homereader and homework (in blue bag) to school.


Homework and spellings are given out in a homework folder and must be returned by the following Monday at the latest.   

       PE lesson 

Children must have their PE kits in school at all times. It can be taken home at the end of each term to be washed and then brought back at the start of each term.



Return home reader (in blue bag) to school
Home reader (in blue bag) sent home.
Newsletter can be viewed on our school's website.

Annually: Milk money (£6.00) please speak to the school office.

Annually: School Levy £10.

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St Mary's Birchley Catholic Primary School

Birchley Road, Billinge, Nr Wigan,

Lancashire WN5 7QJ

Main Contact: Mrs Janet Ollerton

SENDCO Contact: Mrs Andrea Hymers

Tel: 01744 678610