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Year 1

Welcome to the Year 1 webpage, we hope this page gives you all of the information about Year 1 that you need. If you would like information about anything else please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Byrne, Mrs Keenan & Mrs Humphreys.

Autumn Term in Year 1


We will be reading Nibbles by Emma Yarlett and learning to:

  • Join words using and
  • Use plural noun suffixes -s and -es Sequence sentences to form short narratives (link ideas or events by pronoun)
  • Punctuate sentences using a capital letter and a full stop
  • Use a capital letter for names of people

We will also be reading a range of traditional stories and fairy tales.


  • Number and Place Value to 10

  • Addition and Subtraction within 10

  • Properties of Shape

  • Number and Place Value to 20

We will be: developing our understanding of number and place value to 10 and 20, practising addition and subtraction within 10, and exploring the properties of shape.


  • Animals including Humans

  • Seasonal Changes

We will be investigating how living things are suited to their habitats, and learning about what animals, including humans, need to survive.


  • Domestic Church

  • Baptism/Confirmation

  • Advent/Christmas

We will be studying topics related to ‘Families’, ‘Belonging’, and ‘Waiting’, and learning about Judaism.

Art & Design


We will be using drawing, collage and mark-making to explore spirals and introducing using sketchbooks.


Around the world

We will be developing our knowledge of continents and countries by learning about the varying human and physical of a country on each continent.


Toys in the Past

We will be learning more about life and events within living memory by exploring toys from the past.


Mini-Beast Hunt

We will be using technology to gather and present information to classify mini-beasts.


Combining Pulse, Rhythm and Pitch

We will be learning to recognise and understand pulse, rhythm and pitch and how these are can be combined to create compositions.

Design and Technology

Delightful Decorations

We will be developing our cutting and sewing skills to design and make our own Christmas decorations.



We will be developing our gymnastics skills focusing on rolling and balancing.



We will be thinking about families and friendships, safe relationships, and respecting ourselves and other.

Curriculum information

News from Year 1

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