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Irk Valley Community School


The importance of valuing others, listening to different viewpoints, taking care of belongings, manners, appreciating the diversity which exists in our community and beyond


The determination to reach the highest standards, every day.


The desire to grow and develop, achieving the best for ourselves and each other.


The knowledge that working with others, asking for help when needed and supporting others to develop are the foundations of growth.


The importance of joy in what we do, discovering our strengths and using them.

Year 1 Learning at Home

Our home learning page will give you links to help you continue learning if you are at home. You can access these lessons on any device: phone, tablet, laptop or PC. Have fun!

Spring 1: What is my place like?


This half term, we will be looking at numbers to 20. We will be learning how to count on, write the numerals and words for each number, compare quantities and order numbers. We will also reinforce our learning using tens frames, number lines and the part-whole model. Here are some lessons to help:


Here are links to the books we are looking at in English being read aloud. There are also links to buy them from Amazon.

Lost and Found - Oliver Jeffers


We are recapping phase 4 in phonics which focuses on words with many sounds in them and recapping digraphs learnt in phase 3. Here are some phonics teaching videos and a game you can play to practice the phonemes. 


This half term we our focusing on learning about our local area and making maps. Here are some videos to support this:

Design Technology

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We have an amazing online resource used to promote cursive handwriting in the form of Letter-join.  This can be accessed from anywhere using the link below.  The schools login details can be found inside the children's reading record.