Lordship Lane Primary School

A Love of Learning and the Perseverance to Succeed

Year 1

We are very pleased to welcome the children back to school. Looking forward to a fantastic Autumn term!


Reading and Writing  


This term the children will be writing individual words, sentences and ordering them into texts. Most of their writing will be narratives. This will include personal experiences and narratives about real events.

We will be reading the following books this half term:

  Oxford Reading are making several books available online for free. Click below for more:


Ruth Miskin have excellent phonics, reading and spelling lessons on the Ruth Miskin Youtube channel:


In the first week we will be looking at the 'ay' sound


Spelling Punctuation and Grammar 

Remember to look at the Handwriting and Spelling document at the bottom of this page.




This term we will be looking at numbers. Children will be learning to read and write numbers to 10 / 20 and beyond.They will have opportunities to compare and order numbers through a range of activities.

We will also focus on number bonds and making number stories. Children will have practice using their number bonds for addition and helping to count on.

Personal, Social & Health Education (PSHE)  


This is a very challenging time for everybody and we are aware that some young people may find this situation very worrying and at times quite overwhelming. The following video discusses the importance of mental health and how to manage feelings of anxiety.


Talking Mental Health


The following website provides fantastic advice and support for both children and adults during these difficult times: 


This term we will be looking closely at our local area. The children will go on a short walk to observe some of the human and physical features of our local area. They will look at maps of our area and will be encouraged to make their own.



The PE Hub has fun activities, challenges and games that you can do at home:

Please ensure your child is dressed for P.E on their allocated days. They should wear their white school t shirt and dark coloured tracksuit bottom or leggings. They should also have comfortable, flat shoes such as black plimsolls or trainers.


P.E times:

1P: Monday and Tuesday.

1H: Wednesday and Thursday

1RA: Thursday and Friday




Should you need to contact any of the Year 1 teachers, please don't hesitate to use the form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Contact Mr Havnen

Class 1H

Contact Ms Petsas

Class 1W

Contact Ms Rajab-Ali

Class 1RA

Simple Sentence Handwriting Prompt Pictures