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Bitterne Manor Primary School

Bitterne Manor

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Welcome to ROCKING Robins! 



Dear Parents / Carers,


I would very much like to welcome you to the Year 1 class page. In this part of our website you will find information about our topics for each term and some information about life in Year 1.


I very much look forward to working with you this year! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Your child will make a FAB member of the ROCKING Robins team!

Kind regards,


Miss Jones heart





Things To Remember...


heart P.E days are Tuesday and Firday so please ensure your child brings in their school P.E. Kit. 

heart Children will need a water bottle that has been clearly labelled with their names. 

heart All uniform should also be clearly labelled with the child's name.

heart Bookbags/ Bags will be needed daily. They will be kept on the child's peg in the cloakroom area outside the classroom.

heart Fruit is available daily but feel free to send your child in with a healthy snack if they prefer their own.

heart Homework will be handed out out on a Friday and will need to be returned on a Tuesday to be marked.

heart Spellings / handwriting will be stuck in books so please encourage your child to complete these too.

heart A BUGCLUB book will be allocated to your child and will be sent home every Friday.  Please send this back into school by Tuesday so we can allocate another one to them. Also, please sign the log and add in any additional comments. The expectation is that your child reads their BUGCLUB book every week. We will increase this as the term progresses.

heart BUGCLUB, Phonics Hero and Purple Mash  logins are in the front of your child's homework book. 

heart I use MARV Me to praise your child and send key messages home so please check daily. If you need help logging back onto this again please ask the office and we'll supply the details

Our Class Routines


How about a look into what a Robin's day looks like?


The day of a ROCKING Robin begins at 8:30am and ends at 3:20pm. Below you will find a closer look at the breakdown of the Year 1 daily routines.


heart 8.30am: Gate opens, children play outside

heart 8.45am: Registration / Early morning activities 

heart 8.55am: Phonics session

heart 9.20am: Maths session

heart 10.15am: Snack and Breaktime

heart 10.35am: Guided Reading session

heart 11.10am: English session

heart 12.00pm: Lunchtime

heart 1.00pm: Registration / Handwriting activities 

heart 1.15pm: Foundation based subject session

heart 2.15pm: Afternoon break

heart 2.30pm: Story time / class jobs

heart 2.55pm: Assembly

heart 3.20pm: Hometime




We are currently working on a 'Reconnecting Curriculum' following the children's return to school in Spring 2021. Therefore the information below will be updated in September 2021.