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Term 3 and 4 Information

It's great to be back for our third term in Year 1.


Our class will continue to follow these times:

Start of day: 8.55am (entering through the cloakroom door in the Key Stage 1 playground)

End of the day: 3:30pm (leaving also, through the cloakroom door in the Key Stage 1 playground)


Our class PE days will continue to be on  Thursday and Fridays.  Please ensure your child comes to school in their PE kit on those days.  PE will always take place outdoors so please provide them with suitable clothing for whatever weather conditions we may face!


Forest Skills wil take place every Thursday  afternoon during term 3, please ensure your child comes to school in their PE kits clothes on this day.


The children will only be required to bring their book bags in on Fridays. This should include their Reading Record and school reading book. These will be changed and sent home the same day. 


We will be continuing to cover the Y1 Curriculum and sound patterns following the Essential Letters and Sounds programme.


We will starting off this term by reading the wonderful book 'Lost and Found' by Oliver Jeffers, this is to enhance the learning of our topic 'The Polar Regions'.



Our first unit this term is Addition and Subtraction.  This will be followed by a unit on Place Value.

Our weekly Maths Attack tests will take place every Thursday, We will do the same level for 3 consecutive weeks. 


We will be starting an exciting new topic this term, 'Extraordinary Explorers'.



This term our theme is 'Animals including humans'. This includes learning about the parts of the human body and our senses, animal body parts and what animals eat.

We will then be learning about 'Everyday Materials', which includes:

• distinguishing between an object and the material from which it is made

• identifying and naming a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock

•  describing the simple physical properties of a variety of everyday materials

•  comparing and grouping together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple physical properties.


Our Heartsmart focus is 'Don't forget to let love in'. 

Heartsmart – The Priory CE (VA) Primary School

Year 1 Timetable


Our Collective Worship theme for term 3 is 'Hope' for term 4, truthfulness.