Year 1 Handwriting

We have recently reviewed our handwriting policy (available on the School Website in the Key Info/Policies section),  in order to ensure greater consistency across school.  As a result we are teaching a cursive style of handwriting, which for year 1 children, involves each letter starting on the line with a lead in and ending with a lead out. We are finding that this style helps the child’s writing to flow better and will make joining seamless.

This is will be quite tricky at first but over time it should help create a neater and fluent writing style.  In order to help at home, here is a copy of what the letters look like for Year 1 pupils:-