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Welcome to Lilac




Welcome to Lilac.

I'm Miss Gaff the Lilac Class teacher.

Mrs Hutchinson is our class teaching assistant.

Mrs Lee and Miss Barnes are our support assistants.

Together we are going to have lots of fun learning new things!

We are looking forward to a fantastic year with you all.


We can be contacted throughout the year on the following email:



Weekly Class News:


Monday 20th June 2022

Hi all,

I hope you all have had a great weekend. 


Please remember PE is on Tuesdays and Fridays for Year 1 and on a Thursday for Reception. Year 1 have their spellings test on Wednesday when their homework is also due in.


This week Year 1 will be learning:

Phonics: We will be continuing with phase 5 phonics.

English: We will be continuing our new book.

Maths: We will be looking at counting in 2s, 5s and 10s. 

History: We will be looking at how the use of horse and carts have changed over the year.

Art: We will be continuing to colour in our Van Gogh or Monet flowers. 

RE and Music will be in class cohorts with Oak. 


Reception will be learning:

Phonics: We will be doing some phase 4 sounds.

Maths: We will be learning how to recognise odd and even numbers.

English: We will be observing and discussing the arrival and changes to our chicks.


Please ensure all children bring a bottle of water (no juice) and a coat with them each day.



Miss Gaff 😊







Class information:


P.E: This will be on a Thursday for both Reception and Year 1 and on a Friday Year 1 have their additional lesson. Please ensure long hair is tied back. 


Year 1 Spellings: Spellings will be sent home on a Wednesday for the children to practice. The children will be tested on these the following Wednesday. Please ensure their purple spelling folder is returned every Wednesday ready for the new spellings for the week. The children will have 10 words in total. 5 words will be from the words in the term section below and 5 words will be high frequency words for Year 1. 


Homework: The Year 1 children will have a black homework folder that will be sent home with work inside to complete. This will be sent home on Fridays and is expected to be returned to school by the following Wednesday. Please encourage your child to ensure this is completed. 

Reception homework will be placed in school bags on a Friday with more often than not a letter go with it or a message on Tapestry.


Reading: Please support your child and ensure they read at home every night (even just for 15 minutes) as this will support them greatly. The children will be reading every other day in school and have their books changed twice a week. The books will only be changed if they have read them at home so ensure you have signed their reading books.  

Class Curriculum:


Here you will find the curriculum for Lilac Class for Year 1. Please see Willows class page for Reception. 

Under each term you will find the curriculum overview and the spellings for that term.