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Autumn 1



In English this term, we will start by reading and writing lots of labels, lists and captions.



Look at our super selfies that we took and labelled β­οΈπŸ“Έ

Then we will read and learn some traditional rhymes.

London Bridge is Falling Down 🎢🀩

Still image for this video

We have been practising using spaces between our words. πŸ‘†

After that we will read and learn some of the story of 'The Rainbow Fish'. We will also write our own versions of this wonderful story.


In Phonics, we will be learning new sounds and using our phonics knowledge to read and write.

We will also be reading and writing tricky words.


In maths we will be doing lots of activities with the numbers to 10, including counting, addition and subtraction.


Look at our super maths ⭐️⭐️⭐️

Comparing numbers using the words β€˜more’ and β€˜less’.



In Science we will be identifying body parts and learning about our senses.

We will also start to observe the seasons.

In our investigation we will ask simple scientific questions.


We role played being at the dentist and the optician. We were thinking about our senses and our bodies. πŸ€“

Start of September walk around school grounds. 😊

Using our sense of taste to test different kinds of foods. πŸ˜‹

Planting seeds to grow our own food in the biodomes. 🌿


We will be following the school's internet rules and learning the importance of keeping information private, including passwords.

We will also use technology to store and retrieve digital content.



We will learn that there are similarities and differences between the past and present in our own lives.

We will place events in our lives in chronological order.



We will be learning about the physical and human features of Burnley.

We will use maps, atlases, globes and aerial photographs to identify the countries of the UK.

We will also observe changes in weather across the four seasons and throughout a day.



In our unit about Christianity, we will be thinking about the question, 'What do people say about God?'

We will also think about the question, 'How might some people show that they belong to God?'


This half term we will be discussing a range of topics, including:

*how people make friends and what makes a good friendship - linked to RRS Article 15.

*the basic rules of keeping safe online.

*people who care for us.

*feelings in themselves and others.

*basic hygiene.

*dental health and parts of the body.

We have been thinking about what makes a good friend. 😊


We will be exploring ideas using digital sources and we will use a simple graphic package to create images and effects.

Basic skills: we will be using pencils and erasers to investigate line, shape, tone and texture.


Experimenting with pencil lines. ✏️

Pencil drawings of a pineapple. 🍍


We will be thinking about where food comes from and we will start to grow our own healthy foods in the bio domes.

We will talk about the need for a variety of foods in our diet.

We will design and make a fruit salad using a variety of tools to cut, peel, grate and chop a range of ingredients.

Look at these delicious fruit salads! πŸ˜‹ We chopped, grated, peeled and sliced our fruit. 🍌 🍎 πŸ‡ πŸ“


We will be using Charanga /YUMU to listen to music, sing with, learn to play music together, compose our own music and perform music together. This first unit is called, ‘How can we make music when we sing together?’


In P.E., we will be learning fundamental movement skills.

We will explore the skills of catching a ball, bouncing a ball and tactics in a game.

RRS: article 24 - Best possible health. Provide education on health and well-being so that children stay healthy.


Throughout this half term, we will be exploring lots of different exercises and activities that will help develop physical and emotional well-being.