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Leighton Primary School

Year 1

Autumn Term 2

This term we will be covering: 

Literacy: Autumn poetry, The Little Red Hen story, instruction writing and the Nativity story. 

Maths: Addition and subtraction within 10. 2D/3D shape. 

Art:  Henri Matisse - Leaf print

DT: Bread making and designing.

PE: outdoor gymnastic skills.

RE: Inside/outside a church and the Christmas story. 

PSHE: Anti bullying and Healthy Eating

Guided Reading:  Bear by Mick Inkpen 

Skills:  to use inference and background knowledge of the world, books and personal experiences. 

Handwriting and Phonics will be taught weekly alongside the subjects above. 



Seahorse Class

Class Teacher: Miss Barrasso

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Wright/Miss Weston


Sea Urchin Class

Class Teacher: Mrs Wells/Mrs Aubert

Teaching Assistant: Mrs Rose/Mrs Nelson


HLTA: Miss Mole


If you wish to get in contact with a member of year 1 staff, please email the address below:


Parent Information:

PE day is every Friday please send your child into school in their PE kit- please can this consist of trainers, jogging bottoms, jumper/hoodie. 

Reading books needs to be read three times before they will be changed. Please ensure you child has their book everyday as we will hear your child during the week.

Homework will be sent home every Wednesday and needs to be returned every Monday. The homework will be based on what your child has been learning in school.  Each task will help your child to be independent in their learning tasks.

Please can you ensure your child has a water bottle everyday and that all cardigans and jumpers are labelled with your child's name. 

Your child can bring in one bag to keep their water bottle, lunch box, homework book and reading book in. Please can we ask that no toys come into school at this time.