Trafalgar Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 9AS

01206 573519

Lexden Primary School

Community, Courage, Curiosity and Commitment

Welcome to the Year 1 page!    

Check out the amazing story we have learnt using British Sign Language!

Here is our assembly! We hope you enjoy watching it!


Our topic is SPACE and we are also learning about the word commitment. 

We will be making rockets in computing and DT in a few weeks! Please send in any empty litre bottles you have at home. We will quarantine them in school.

Thank you!

Weekly news:

Tuesday & Thursday: PE days

Please only bring in a book bag if absolutely necessary, you only need to bring in your books, water bottle and a lunchbox. Reading records and books can be sent in every day so we can read with the children.

Books will be changed once during the week and on a Friday.

Library books will be changed on a Friday only if their library book has been brought back in. (Everyone will receive a library book the first week back)

Homework is updated every Thursday:

My Maths: 

Spelling Shed: 

Two groups have been set for spelling shed to focus on what the children are learning in school. Some groups will be revisiting digraphs. Please let me know if your child has not been set any spellings.

Times Table Rock Stars: 

Games and activities!

Here are some stories you can watch together: 

BBC Bitesize 

Brain breaks or if you feel like a dance! 

Drop yourself anywhere in the world! This is our favourite game in class: (you will need to sign up for free and can play one set of games a day)

Here is a resource if you would like to practice the phonics test. (This will now be sat in year 2)

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The planetarium visit will be on the 26th May.



We are learning about space!

Questions to ask your child!

He. If your child finds it difficult to talk about their day, try asking them some of these questions instead!

In class we are having a reading competition! If you read 3 or more times at home each week, you get a certificate!






Here is a live feed from the International Space Station!