The Year 1 Readiness Group


The purpose of the group

  • To evaluate provision within F2.

  • To discuss how to enhance current provision in F2.

  • To evaluate how provision in F2 is supporting the children in their journey into Year 1.


Key Actions so far

  • The group, headed up by Diane Harris met late in the Autumn Term, with a diverse membership and a mix of F1 and F2 teachers they identified where and what provision exists within JMAT schools. 

  • A common point of development is fine motor skills and outdoor provision.

  • Wath C of E trialling guided reading at F1 level. 

  • Actions were agreed for the spring term using the same research developmental learning model.



  • Agree Key Skills required by the end of F2 for reading, phonics, writing, maths and characteristics of effective learning. 

  • Research is taking place on the development of fine motor skills and a bank of ideas and activities for teaching key skills for Y1 are being sourced.

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