Year 1

Helping your child at home

Learning does not end at the same time as the school day; the children continue to learn everywhere they go! 


You can particularly help your child at home in many ways. Technology is great for this. We have listed some tried and tested Apps below that will work on mobiles and tablets. Explore and give them a go!

  • Collins Big Cat Stories (EY/KS1 books - 8 separate apps available)
  • Little Star Story Creator (for making digital books)
  • Math Learning Center (8 separate apps available) 
  • Lego Movie Maker (stop motion animation using Lego)
  • Epic! Books (an e-book library)
  • Prodigy (Maths games and challenges - requires signing up)
  • Writing Wizard (free and paid versions)
  • Sentence Builder Master
  • A+ Spelling Bee English Words


When last checked these apps were free to use - this may be subject to change. Take care to check for in app purchases and avoid any spending issues!


Year 1 children will be set homework on Mathletics every Thursday which must be finished by the following Tuesday. The children have their own personal account and their username and password has been sent home. If you need a replacement please request one from your child's teacher.

Please take a look at the document below to find out what your child is expected to know by the end of Year 1

Year 1 New Curriculum Overview

  • Marian Vian Primary School, Shirley Crescent,
  • Elmers End, Beckenham, England,
  • BR3 4AZ
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