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Year 1 Expectations

Year 1 Expectations
Meeting Expectation Statements 
Meeting Expectation Statements
Meeting Expectation Statements
Spoken Language
Meeting Expectation Statements
Count reliably to 100
Word Reading
Match all 40+ graphemes to their phonemes (Phase 3) 
Speak clearly and confidently in front of others
Sit correctly at a table, holding a pencil comfortably and correctly
Count on and back in 1s, 2s, 5s, and 10s from any given number to 100
Blend sounds in unfamiliar words 
Retell a well-known story, remembering the main characters
Begin to form lower case letters in the correct direction, starting and finishing in the right place
Write all numbers in words to 20
Divide words into syllables, for example, pocket, rabbit,  carrot,thunder, sunset 
Prepare to use ‘new’ words when communicating 
Form capital letters and the digits 0-9
Say the number that is one more or one less than a number to 100
Read compound words, for example, football,  playground, farmyard, bedroom 
Hold attention well when collaborating with others
Understand which letters belong to which handwriting ‘families’ (i.e. letters that are formed in similar ways) and to practise these
Recall all pairs of additions and subtractions number bonds to 20
Read words with contractions, e.g. I’m, I’ll, we’ll, and understand that the apostrophe represents the omitted letter(s)
Does not stray away from main topic when engaged in collaborative talk 
Identify known phonemes in unfamiliar words
Add and subtract 1-digit and 2-digit numbers to 20, including zero
Read phonically decodable texts with confidence
Prepare to ask relevant questions to extend understanding and knowledge
Use syllables to divide words when spelling
Know the signs (+); (-) and (=)
Read words containing ‘s, es, ing, ed, er , est’ endings
Initiate conversation in collaborative situation
Use knowledge of alternative phonemes to narrow down  possibilities for accurate spelling
Solve a missing number problem, such as: 5 = 8 – 
Read words which have the prefix –un added
Listen carefully to what others are saying in group talk 
Use the spelling rule for adding s or es for verbs in 3rd person singular
Solve a one-step problem involving an addition and subtraction, using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays
Add the endings –ing, –ed and –er to verbs where no change is needed to the root word 
Respond appropriately to what others say in group talk 
Name the letters of the alphabet in order
Solve a one-step problem involving a multiplication and division, using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays
Read words of more than one syllable that contain taught
GPCs (grapheme, phoneme correspondence)
Happy to join in with role play
Use letter names to show alternative spellings of the same phoneme
Recognise all coins: £1; 50p; 20p; 10p; and 1p
Reading Comprehension
Say what they like or dislike  about a text
Compose a sentence orally before writing it
Recognise and name the 2D shapes: circle; triangle; square and oblong
Link what they read or hear read to their own experiences 
Sequence sentences to form short narratives
Recognise and name the 3D shapes: cube; sphere; cuboid
Retell key stories orally using narrative language 
Sequence sentences in chronological order to recount an event or an experience
Name the days of the week and months of the year
Understand and talk about the main characteristics within a known key story 
Re-read what they have written to check that it makes sense
Tell the time to ‘o’clock’ and half past the hour
Learn some poems and rhymes by heart 
Leave spaces between words
Use prior knowledge, context and vocabulary provided to  understand texts 
Begin to punctuate sentences using a capital letter and a full stop, question mark or exclamation mark
Check that the text makes sense to them as they read and correct miscues 
Use a capital letter for names of people, places, the days of the week, and the personal pronoun ‘I’
Begin to draw inferences from the text and/or the illustrations 
Use ‘and’ to join sentences together
Make predictions based on the events in the text 
Know how the prefix ‘un’ can be added to words to change meaning
Explain what they understand about a text 
Use the suffixes: s, es, ed, er and ing within their writing