Year 1 (Age 5–6)
What to expect in Year 1
Our guide to what to expect in Year 1.
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Reading in Year 1
Find out about phonics, comprehension and reading programmes.
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The Year 1 phonics check
Key information about the Year 1 phonics screening check.
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Maths in Year 1
Expect a focus on basic maths skills such as addition and subtraction.
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Handwriting in Year 1
Find out how children are taught to write in Year 1.
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Year 1 activities
Fun maths and literacy activities for children aged 5–6.
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