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Welcome to the Autumn Term in Y1!


This term we are going to be finding out about 'Ourselves'. In SMSC, we will be looking at our favourite things and sharing information about ourselves. In Art, we will be creating self portraits and thinking about colours, line and form. In Science, we will be exploring the human body and talking about how we are the same and how we are different. During our Computing sessions, we are going to looking at non-computer based algorithms with Mr Watkins. 




This term the children will be developing their knowledge of numbers to 20. They will be learning to recognise, order and identify missing numbers in order to support their knowledge of place value. We will continue to develop the children's ability to understand addition, subtraction, division and multiplication using one and two digit numbers. 



The children will be continuing with their daily phonics session in order to develop their knowledge and understanding of set 2 and set 3 sounds. They will be exploring RWI books in order to develop their early reading skills. They will be developing their understanding and ability to read real and alien words in order to prepare them for the Phonics Screening Test in June. During our whole class reading sessions, we will be exploring a range of high quality picture books to develop the children's super seven reading skills. 



In writing, we will be using our topic of 'Ourselves' to develop our early writing skills and as the basis for our Creative Writing sessions. We will be looking at character descriptions and three part stories. The children will also take part in grammar sessions to develop their understanding of spelling, punctuation and grammar.  






This will provide you with an opportunity to look at your child's work, celebrate their achievements and help them with their next steps.





1O will have their PE sessions on a Wednesday and library on a Thursday.

1M will have PE sessions on a Thursday and library on a Tuesday. 


Please can you ensure you child's belongings are labelled.