This week’s Learning at a glance

This week’s Learning in Year 1 at a glance


Year 1

Learning Link:

My World: My Community

This term our learning centres on ‘My World: My Community. We will be looking at our local area and what makes it unique.  We will be asking the questions, what makes our community function and successful.  We will look at the passage of time and how our community has change over the last 50 years.  If you have any memories of this time (the further back the better) or photographs we would love to hear from you.
Mrs Sharpe –

Miss Davis –

Latest Curriculum Information Booklet: Autumn Year 1

Year 1 curriculum evening presentation 2021 – 22

Year Group reminders

Parents Evening Monday 18th October


Please send a waterproof coat in with your child each day.


As we continue to follow COVID guidelines we will be keeping windows open.  Please ensure your child wears appropriate layers/ thermals as the temperatures drop.


This month is Black History month. We will be focussing on this throughout October. We recommend you continue this discussion at home. To help aid your discussion you may like to watch some of the stories CBeebies are using for their bedtime stories this month.


Thank you!


Topic: Belonging:  How Jesus loved children and welcomed them.


Phonics – ie, ey and y (all pronounced ee)


Irregular words: looked, called, asked


All relevant games have been enabled in your child’s Bug Club account.  Have a go at them with you child.  (NB:  they are called ‘assessment games’, but we are using them as enhancement games.)


Please see this link for correct enunciation of phonic sounds.

Capital letters and full stops

Writing sentences explaining photographs in their Busy Books.                                                                                      




Topic: Fact Families and number bonds for numbers up to 10

Please use the following link to help your child in preparation for next week’s Maths learning:


Planting daffodil bulbs in our class planting bed.

Art and DT

No Art and DT due to a shorter week


No Computing due to a shorter week


We will recap on all we have learned so far this year by singing, acting and colouring.

Geography or History

Continuation of learning about the history of Windsor Castle.


Singing games in the circle – Feet Feet, Early in the Morning. Exploring three pitches – high, middle, low. Improvising actions to Hey Hey. Finding the number of heartbeats in different known songs. Conducting songs.


To be able to control their movement to fit a beat.


Topic: Our special people balloons

  • We will be recognising that they belong to various groups and communities such as their family;
  • and explaining how these people help us and we can also help them to help us.


Reading for 5 – 10 minutes every day.