Story Wood School
End of Year Expectations for Year 1
This leaflet outlines information for parents and carers on the end of year expectations for pupils at our school.
The National Curriculum details these expectations as being the minimum requirements your child should meet in order to ensure continued progress.
All these objectives will be taught throughout the year. Any extra support you can provide is greatly valued
Count to 100 forwards and backwards, beginning at any number
Write numbers to 100 as numerals
Identify one more and one less of a given number
Use the + (addition), - (subtraction) and = (equals) symbols
Add and subtract one and two-digit numbers to 20
Solve missing number problems for addition and subtraction (e.g. 7 = ? – 9)
Understand that fractions represent equal parts
Find 12 and 14 of a shape, object or quantity
Identify the sound that individual letters or groups of letters make.
Read accurately by blending sounds in words
Begin to read common words on sight (e.g. we, to, like, the)
Read words ending in –s, -es, -ing, -ed, -er and –est.
Read words with contractions (e.g. I’m, I’ll, we’ll)
Check the text makes sense to them as they read
Discuss what has been read with an adult and link to their own experiences
Answer simple questions about the text
Make some simple inferences from the text
Predict what might happen next in a text.
Form lower case letters in the correct direction
Form capital letters in the correct direction
Leave finger spaces between words
Use a capital letter for the personal pronoun I
Use capital letters for the name of people, places and the days of the week
Use capital letters and full stops to punctuate a sentence
Punctuate sentences using an exclamation mark
Punctuate sentences using a question mark
Join words and clauses using the conjunction ‘and’
Use past and present tense correctly
Write a series of sentences about a theme or topic