Year 1 Squirrels 2021 - 2022

Welcome to Year 1 Squirrels!

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My name is Mrs Drake and I am the Year 1 class teacher. 

A little bit about me


Name:  Mrs Drake

Year group: 1

Favourite subjects: Maths and Art

Favourite book: Alice in Wonderland

Children: Jamie aged 11 and Emme aged 8

Hobbies: I love cooking, reading and roller blading

Favourite food: Chinese food and chocolate (not at the same time!)



Teaching Assistant

Our classroom Teaching Assistant is Miss Broxton

Important Messages for Parents and Carers

The children will have PE twice a week, once with the class teacher and once with the coaches. The children will have PE on Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings. The children should come to school wearing their PE kit and they will stay in their kit all day. PE kit must be a white t-shirt. black shorts and pumps/trainers. 

Reading books will be changed on Mondays and Thursdays. Please remember to log any reading your child does on Go Read! and bring reading books in on these days.


Please see the newsletter in the attachments at the bottom of this page.

Year 1 Statutory Spellings 

Below is a list of spellings children in Year 1 should be able to read and write by the end of Year 1. Please practise these where possible. 

Contact & Class Dojo

At Abingdon Primary School we use a commucation & rewards app called Class Dojo. This provides the children with an opportunity to earn points based on skills and values created in class and also links in with the schools core values of resilience, respect and responsibility. We use Class Dojos to engage parents by sharing photos and videos of exciting moments in the classroom. It is also an effective way for teachers and parents to communicate.

Useful Websites

Below is a list of websites you may find useful to assist with your child's learning at home. 

BBC Bitesize: 

Topmarks maths games:  

Scratch (coding): 

Hit the Button




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Respect, Responsibility, Resilience

Get In Touch

Abingdon Primary School

Abingdon Road, South Reddish
Stockport SK5 7ET

Joanne Murray

0161 480 4531

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