Reading is a focus within school and Year 1 have reading homework every night. Books should be returned daily and placed in the box in the middle area where staff will change them. Spellings are sent home and tested on a weekly basis and these are tailored to the children's Read, Write Inc Groups. Staff in Year 1 have also sent home the Y1 common exception words to learn to read and write. Alongside this is the half termly chilli challenge homework sheet. Challenges range from mild to extra hot. The children can choose which challenges they tackle and in which order as long as they complete at least 6 across the half term and return their homework books weekly to be marked.