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Welcome to Year 1

Welcome to Year 1

Autumn Term 

Our topics for the Autumn Term are ‘Holidays’ and ‘India’.

  • Red reading records and books are to be in school everyday
  • Waterbottles to be in everyday 
  • Our PE days are on Monday and Friday each week 
  • Show and tell is every Friday – please refer to the timetable for your child's specific date.

Important Dates 

Monday 20th September - Welcome Meeting for Parents 

Thursday 16th September - Holidays Topic Day 

Tuesday 19th October - Parents Evening 3:30-6:30pm

Wednesday 20th October  - Parents Evening 3:30-6:30pm 

For more information about what the children will be learning about in the different subjects over the Autumn Term please click on the document below:

Daily Essentials


  • Please read a range of non-fiction and fiction books as well as poems. 
  • Phase 2 and 3 phonics sound mats and tricky words can be found attached. Please go over these sounds and words daily. 


  • We are currently focusing on recognising numbers 1-30. 
  • Number formation material can also be found attached below for you to practise with your child. 
  • Counting forwards and backwards from any given number. A good resource to select a given number can be accessed here: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/paint-the-squares
  • We are learning to counting in 2's, 5's and 10's interactive videos to support learning can be found here; 

2's -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvTcpfSnOMQ

5's - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EemjeA2Djjw&t=3s

10's -  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gmEe0-_ex8


  • Practise writing simple sentences with your child. This can be as simple as what you are going to be doing that day. You can write a sentence from a picture from your favourite book, or any book that you have at home. 
  • This term we are focusing on capital letter, finger spaces, full stops in the correct place and reading their own work back to check that it makes sense. 
  • Please practise letter formation with your child. Letter formation sheet can be found attached below. 

Holidays topic day 2021

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