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Year 1

Welcome to the Year 1 Class Page.


The following staff will be working with your children this year.


Mrs Alexander - Class Teacher

Mrs Thompson - 1 to 1 Teaching Assistant

Mrs Brabin - 1 to 1 Teaching Assistant

Mr Wall - 1 to 1 Teaching Assistant

Mrs Duggan - Nursery Nurse -Intervention Groups


The staff will aim to make the transition from Early Years to Key Stage 1 as smooth as possible.




All pupils in Year 1 will participate in the Phonics Screening test in June 2019. 

To help your child to achieve the best result it is important that you read with them at home on a regular basis.


Useful Phonic Websites


Letters and Sounds


Phonics Play


Other helpful and fun resources are Mr Thorne, Geraldine Giraffe and Alphablocks.






PE for the Autumn Term will be every Friday afternoon.  Please ensure your child has a full PE Kit (white t-shirt, blue shorts and black pumps) in school at all times.  Please write your child's name in all garments.

For Spring Term PE will be every Friday afternoon.  Please ensure your child has their full PE Kit in school at all times.



Year 1 Visit Aintree University Hospital


Well done to all our Year 1 children who visited the elderly patients on Ward 30 at Aintree University Hosital.


The following report appeared in the Liverpool Echo on 29th March 2019.


The arts team based at Aintree University Hospital, PARTIA (Promoting Art in Aintree), invited children from Our Lady & St Philomena’s Primary School, in Fazakerley, to pick up their paint brushes and pencils and co-create a piece of artwork with elderly patients.


The hospital welcomed 28 Year 1 students who learnt about the health service and how recreational activities such as painting, drawing, and singing can help improve a patients’ health.

Pupils were invited to visit dementia wards and interact with the patients. Lisa Roberts, Clinical Business Manager for Medicine for the Elderly, said: "It was lovely to see two generations come together. The children were fantastic with the patients and put a big smile on all of their faces. It’s great to see the Trust engage in an intergenerational activity that brings the community together."

The artwork created by the pupils will be displayed in the hospital.


Pamela Alexander, Year 1 teacher at Our Lady & St Philomena’s Primary School, said: “The pupils spent two wonderful afternoons at Aintree. They really enjoyed spending time and working collaboratively with the elderly patients to make woolly pom-poms for the artwork. The patients also enjoyed spending time with the children. Their enthusiasm and enjoyment put a smile on all their faces."


Healing Arts Manager, Paula O’Malley, said: "This event really cheered up our patients who loved interacting with the children. Thanks to our intern Safi from the University of Liverpool for organising this. We’ll definitely try it again."