Autumn 2 Term

Welcome back to Autumn 2 Year One!

Our themes this half term are; Fireworks, Transport and Christmas.



Some of the texts we will focus on in literacy are;

Naughty Bus by Jan and Jerry Oke

The Train Ride by June Crebin

Harvey Slumfenburger’s Christmas by John Burningham


In literacy we will be;

  • Writing firework poems using our senses.
  • Writing labels for presents.
  • Writing thank you cards.
  • Writing sentences using adjectives.
  • Writing mini fact files.
  • Using drama to re-tell a story.



This half term in Maths, we will be working on developing fluency, problem solving and reasoning in Addition and Subtraction.

This will include;

  • using part-whole models to partition numbers.
  • number bonds to 10 and within 10
  • writing number sentences using the addition and the subtraction symbols.
  • understanding the relationship between addition and subtraction facts (fact families).
  • comparing number statements.
  • recognising coins.
  • recognising notes.


Phonics and reading

The children are continuing to learn their phase 5 phonic sounds. We are also re-capping on constant blends, poly-syllabic words and learning to read and write more tricky words.


Thank you for your support.

Mrs Lapsley