Class 1VS 2016 - 2017

Miss Sharp

Welcome to Year 1!

Hello 😊 and welcome back to Leighton Academy. I am very excited to be continuing in year 1 this year and I am looking forward to seeing everyone after the holidays. What an exciting year we have ahead in 1VS!

Class Councillor...

Harvey Griffiths


A few things are a little different this year, so please note the following information:



Our Homework Policy has changed! Please find this updated policy in the 'Files to Download' section below.

Your child is expected to achieve a Mathletics certificate every week. Tasks and new learning will be updated by the class teacher. Mathletics certificates will be printed out before the achievement assembly each week. 

May we ask that you continue to take time to read with your child each night. This may include your child reading their school book to you, but, it may also be you reading a book to your child; both of these experiences are equally as important. 'Book Talk' is really valuable at this point; so encouraging your child to talk about what they have read or asking them questions about what they have read is really useful.


PE will take place on a Wednedsay this half term, so please ensure that your child brings their P.E. kit with them at the beginning of each week. Again, please ensure that ALL kits are named as we may be another year older, but, we are still very good at losing things!!!

School uniform should also be appropriately named to ensure that any items that are misplaced can be returned.

As we are (hopefully) approaching warmer weather, it is important that your child has a water bottle, which is to be filled with water. Children also have fountains available to them to refill their bottles throughout the day. 

What we are learning about:

This term we are going to be learning about Space. We will be focusing on the book 'Aliens Love Underpants' in Literacy and also learning about space, space travel and the astronauts Tim Peake and Neil Armstrong. In science we are going to be learning about plants. 



The drop in session for 1VS is on a Thursday after school. However, should you have any questions or need to contact me outside of the school day, I am also available on my email:

Thank you once again for your continued support.

Miss Sharp 😊


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Contact the School

Leighton Academy

Principal - Mrs Joanna Young
Leighton Academy
Minshull New Road, Crewe
Principal email address -

Tel: 01270 685185