Get ready for Year 1
As your child moves from Reception to Year 1, their days at school will become more structured. Phonics learning takes centre stage, with a statuatory phonics check towards the end of the year.
Our guide to what to expect in Year 1 as your child starts the national curriculum.
These free activities will help get young brains active as the school year begins. You'll find more activities and ideas on our Kids' activities for age 5–6 page.