Haslam Park Primary School

Welcome to Year One Wicks Class

Miss Wallwork is the class teacher with Mrs Mehers supporting in class.

Our class is named after Joe Wicks. He is a fitness coach who is on a mission to make the world fitter, healthier and happier place. During the Covid-19 Pandemic in 2020, he began 'PE with Joe to help the nation say active. 

 We are proud to be named after such an inspirational person who is continuing to help others.

Joe Wicks (@thebodycoach) / Twitter

To support your child's learning in school please ensure they have: 

  • Water bottle filled with plain water 
  • A coat 
  • Reading book and planner 
  • In the colder months please ensure children have hats, gloves, scarfs, etc.  
  • In the warmer months please ensure children have hats, sun cream, and plenty of water to drink.  

Our Timetable

Please take a look at our timetable below to have a look at our PE days and the wider curriculum learning. 

Tuesdays and Thursday are our P.E days for Autumn 1.  Please refer back to our school uniform policy about our expectations for how the children should be dressed for P.E.


In Phonics, we follow the Floppy' Phonics scheme. Please ensure you are checking dojo each week to practise the sounds we are learning in school. 

Practise learning phonics at home using the e-book resource to learn the new phonemes we are working on in class next week. This will sent over Class Dojo. 

Floppy's Phonics Fiction - Peters

Statutory Phonics Information

Children in year 1 sit a phonics screening check this will take place during the summer term.The phonics screening check is designed to confirm whether pupils have learnt phonic decoding to an appropriate standard.

 The children will be asked to read a mix of 40 words some will be real and some will be nonsense (made up alien words). Children have to use phonics to blend the words and read them clearly.

Reading At Home

Please make sure you read with your child at home EVERY night and sign their diary with the correct date. It is important that you read at home to support your child's learning at school. We will check reading books daily. 

Questions to ask your child 

  • Who is the author of this book?
  • Who is your favourite character and why?
  • What do you think will happen in the end?
  • Who is your favourite character?

Wigan Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 5QL

01204 333393