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‘Building a Love of Life and Learning’
‘Building a Love of Life and Learning’

Class 1

All about Class 1.

Class 1 is a mixed aged class of Reception and Year 1. The full-time teacher is Miss Herbert.

Mrs Root works in Class 1 in the afternoons and all day on a Wednesday.

Mrs Saunders works in Class 1 in the mornings.

Autumn 2


Our second topic of this year is called ‘our village and Christmas’. We will be exploring maps, atlases and globes, to help us recognise the similarities and difference across the world. Of course with it being the most wonderful time of the year we will have a big focus on rehearsing for our much anticipated Nativity.



Overview of topic areas this half term:

English- Four part story- Stickman and The Jolly postman


DT- Mechanisms- sliders and levers

Geography- Our village

Art- Printing

Music- Nativity

Computing- Digital writing

Wellbeing- Families and people who care for me.

RE- Christmas and Easter


Autumn 2 - Important information

Class 1 have PE every Thursday afternoon. Please come to school in your PE kit and remove earrings at home. 

We will also be rehearsing for our nativity this term. These rehearsals are scheduled for Monday afternoons 2-3. As we get closer to the nativity we may ask for the class to bring items of clothing for their costumes. Updates to come.

Autumn 1


Our first topic this year is called ‘Homes and Houses’ and focuses on where we live, how we are similar and different and how our houses are similar or different. We will be comparing our homes with those around the world.



Overview of topic areas this half term:

English- Recounts, The Three Little Pigs.


Science- Animals including Humans.

History- Homes and Houses.

Art- Painting focusing on artist Paul Klee

Music- In the Groove.

Computing- Technology around us.

Wellbeing- Caring Friendships.

RE-Special People.