Lordship Lane Primary School

A Love of Learning and the Perseverance to Succeed

Year 1

We are looking forward to a fantastic Autumn term!


Reading and Writing  


This term the children will be building on the writing that they have been doing throughout Autumn 1. Every week our writing will be based on a new book. The children will have opportunities to practise their letter formation and write complete sentences that include connectives, capital letters and full stops.

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:


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 finding one more and one less than a given number to 20. Children will be learning to read and write numbers to 20 and beyond.They will have opportunities to compare and order numbers through a range of activities. Children will also be learning about number bonds to 10 / 20. The children will be using a range of resources such as number lines, cubes and interactive ICT games to support their learning.


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:‚Äč 


This term we will be looking at the history of childhood. Children will be asked to think about how toys and clothing have changed over the last 100 years. They will learn that toys were very different in the past and will be asked to differentiate between old and new.



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