Corpus Christi Primary School


Welcome To Starling

Class Teacher: Miss McKnight
Teaching Assistant: Mrs Cooper

Our class email address is:

(Class emails are to be used for sending pictures or information to celebrate out of school activities. Please note they will not receive a reply from the class teacher.)

School Twitter Page: @corpus1275

Our Learning in Starling Class

Here is an overview of our learning for Summer term:
Here is an overview of our learning for Spring term:
Here is an overview of our learning for Autumn term:


Starling Class- Our Curriculum- 2023/2024


Class Reminders



 PE Lesson 




 Homework due in



Spelling test

Reading books changed (Little Wandle book and sharing book)

New spellings and homework given out


Useful Information   

Below is some useful information about our learning in Starling Class. There are also some links that will help with your child's learning at home.

 Our Class Saint

Our class Saint: St Francis of Assisi

Feast Day: 4th October

Patron Saint of animals and ecology.

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”

St. Francis of Assisi

 Our Class Charity: Manchester's Dogs Home  


In the Summer Term, Year 1 will be taking part in the Phonics Screening Test. It will test the children's ability to decode words using their phonics knowledge. 



 Phonics Bloom Games Phonics Play Games Alphablocks Year 1 Common Exception Words


We give out weekly spellings in Year 1. Our spellings are focused on the phonemes we have been learning that week. We then do our spelling test the following Friday. 

In Starling Class we are using the phonics scheme 'Little Wandle' the revised Letters and Sounds.

Year 1 Common Exception Words


Each week maths homework will be sent home, this will link with the learning the children are doing in class. Homework is then due in the following Wednesday. Your child will also change their books once a week and it would be helpful if you read with your child and sign their reading record.