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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.


We focus a lot on Number and Place Value in Year 1 ensuring the children have an excellent understanding therefore, to help your children even more please refer to the modelled videos found in the sub pages below to help practice at home.

Our current learning focuses on the statements found below.  As a class, we are all working towards the expected Year 1 standard within our lessons and challenges provided in our provision sessions.


  • Count to 100, forwards and backwards, beginning with 0 or 1, or from any given number
  • Count, read and write numbers to 100 in numerals the correct way around
  • Identify one more and one less of a given number.
  • Know number bonds within 10
  • Add and subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers to 20, including zero
  • Recognise and name common 2-D shapes Eg. rectangles, circles and triangles and 3-D shapes Eg. cuboids including cubes, pyramids and spheres

Useful Maths Resources