Bowker Vale Primary School

Aiming High; Showing Integrity {{Being Respectful, Honest, Fair and Proud}}

Middleton Road,
Higher Crumpsall,
Manchester, M8 4NB

0161 740 5993


Mrs Kershaw is the class teacher Monday - Thursday and Miss Clark will teach the class on Fridays.  Also working with us in our classroom are Ms. Dobson and Miss Taylor.

 You can view our class newsletter here; Autumn Term Newsletter

 Please click here to see the end of year expectations for Year One


Year 1 Frequently Asked Questions

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Indoor PE will be on Tuesdays. The kit required is the Bowker Vale school PE top (which has been provided to the children free of charge this year only) and black shorts. 

Outdoor PE will be on Fridays. The kit required is a Bowker Vale school PE top and black leggings/joggers and black trainers.

The children will get changed in school. Their kit will be left in school and sent home half termly to be cleaned. 


Homework is set each week. It is expected that all children complete their homework, which is usually practising something from class. It is set in a homework book, on a sheet or on SeeSaw on a Wednesday and is due back the following Monday.

Spellings/Sounds - will be handed out on a Friday and will be tested the following Friday



It is expected your child reads for a minimum of 10 minutes every night.  Please keep track of your child’s at-home reading by filling in the reading log each night.  Your child MUST have their reading book and log in school every day.