Year 1

This second half or the Autumn Term in Year 1 we will be focusing on the Story, How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers. We will write our own set of instructions on how to fly a rocket and postcards about our own imaginary journeys to the moon.


This term we will be begin to start writing instructions on how to fly a rocket, creating our own itineraries for a trip to the moon and write postcards to let our families know what we have seen and done. We will also think of and create alternative endings to the story, How to Catch a Star.


In Maths we will be learning about partitioning numbers into tens and ones and estimating and measuring height, weight and capacity. We will also use positional and directional language to help write instructions when using a Beebot and use number lines to add and subtract.


In Science we will be learning about Space. We will look at the different forces that help things move and carry out our own experiment on ‘how to make a rocket fly’.

Physical Education

This term we will be learning about how to balance in different ways through yoga. We will also be learning how to play basketball. 


This term we will be learning about the different types of homes with all live in and using atlases and globes to explore the different continents of the world.

Religious Education

This term we will be learning about Christianity. We will visit a local church and find out about some of the most important stories within the Bible.


Please click below to see the latest versions of the Year 1 newsletter, homework and curriculum topic overview.

Year 1 Newsletter - Autumn Term 2 - October 2018

Year 1 Homework - Autumn Term 2 - October2018

Year 1 Topic Overview - Autumn Term 1 - Sept 2018