St Peter's CE School
St Peter's CE School
‘Invite, Include, Imagine, Inspire’ Our values this term are 'Joy and Love' The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness. Galatians 5:22 Love your neighbour as yourself. Mark 12:31 Article 31 You have the right to play and rest.

Year 1


  • I speak clearly and confidently in front of people in my class.
  • I can re-tell a well-known story and remember the main characters.
  • I can hold attention when playing and learning with others.
  • I can keep to the main topic when we are talking in a group.
  • I can ask questions in order to get more information.
  • I can start a conversation with an adult I know well or with my friends.
  • I listen carefully to the things other people have to say in a group.
  • I join in with conversations in a group.
  • I join in with role play.




  • I can match all 40+ graphemes to their phonemes.
  • I can blend sounds in unfamiliar words.
  • I can divide words into syllables.
  • I can read compound words.
  • I can read words with contractions and understand that the apostrophe represents the missing letters.
  • I can read phonetically decodable words.
  • I can read words that end with ‘s, -ing, -ed, -est
  • I can read words which start with un-.
  • I can add –ing, -ed and –er to verbs. (Where no change is needed to the root word)
  • I can read words of more than one syllable that contain taught GPCs.


  • I can say what I like and do not like about a text.
  • I can link what I have heard or read to my own experiences.
  • I can retell key stories orally using narrative language.
  • I can talk about the main characters within a well-known story.
  • I can learn some poems and rhymes by heart.
  • I can use what I already know to understand texts.
  • I can check that my reading makes sense and go back to correct when it doesn’t.
  • I can draw inferences from the text and/or the illustrations. (Beginning)
  • I can make predictions about the events in the text.
  • I can explain what I think a text is about.




  • I can identify known phonemes in unfamiliar words.
  • I can use syllables to divide words when spelling.
  • I use what I know about alternative phonemes to narrow down possibilities for accurate spelling.
  • I can use the spelling rule for adding ‘s’ or ‘es’ for verbs in the 3rd person singular. 
  • I can name all the letters of the alphabet in order.
  • I can use letter names to show alternative spellings of the same phoneme.


  • I can sit correctly at a table, holding a pencil comfortable and correctly.
  • I can form lower case letters in the correct direction, starting and finishing in the right place.
  • I can form capital letters and digits 0-9.



  • I can compose a sentence orally before writing it.
  • I can sequence sentences in chronological order to recount and event or experience.
  • I can re-read what I have written to check that it makes sense.
  • I leave spaces between words.
  • I know how the prefix ‘un’ can be added to words to change meaning.
  • I can use the suffixes ‘s’, ‘es’, ‘ed’, and ‘ing’ within my writing. 




  • I can combine words to make a sentence.
  • I can join two sentences using ‘and’.


  • I can sequence sentences to form a narrative.


  • I can separate words using finger spaces.
  • I can use capital letters to start a sentence.
  • I can use a full stop to end a sentence.
  • I can use a question mark.
  • I can use an exclamation mark.
  • I can use capital letters for names.
  • I can use ‘I’.
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