Alresford Primary School

Headteacher: Sarah Bryson

Ford Lane, Colchester, Essex CO7 8AU

01206 822731

Welcome to Ladybird class page.

Teacher: Miss Panting (M, T), Mrs Tunmore (W, TH, F)          

Learning Support Assistant: Mrs Smith, Mrs Miller (SEN) and Mrs Sharpe (PM)

Mrs Tookey - PPA Cover (W)

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Our reading books in Year 1 follow the phases of Letters and Sounds and are banded accordingly. We also follow VIPERS

What are Vipers?

VIPERS is an acronym to aid the recall of the 6 reading domains as part of the UK’s reading curriculum.  They are the key areas which we feel children need to know and understand in order to improve their comprehension of texts.

VIPERS stands for






Sequence or Summarise


Over the course of Year 1 we will be working on a range of key skills. Below are curriculum expectations of the core subjects. These expectations underpin what the children are learning in the classroom on a day to day basis.

 Band 1 Poster-English-Reading-SpokenLanguage.pdfDownload
 Band 1 Poster-English-Writing.pdfDownload
 Band 1 Poster-Maths all.pdfDownload
 Band 1 Poster-Science all.pdfDownload
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