Christ The King RC Primary School - To Work Is To Pray


Wonder, Believe, Shine & Achieve - Welcome to Year 1!

Autumn Term

We are starting the KS1 journey with a look at Clever Construction in the first half term and Toys, new and old, in the second half term.

Clever Construction – we’ll be using books based on buildings: The Three Pigs, Iggy Peck Architect and more. We’ll also be looking at Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

Toys – we’ll be using books with a toy theme: Raggy Dolls, Corduroy Bear and Pinocchio.

The children will learn to construct and punctuate simple sentences using capital letters and full stops; separating words with finger spaces.

The children will continue to have phonic sessions to help them with their reading.

In Maths the children will be working on: Number - Place Value (within 10); Addition and Subtraction (within 10); Geometry – Shape and Number - Place Value (within 20). 



The main focus in Year 1’s homework is the children’s reading. They should be trying to practise their reading for 10-15 minutes every night. As well as reading their reading book, it is a good idea to discuss what is happening in the book and to ask questions about the stories. 

Towards the middle of the term, the children will be given homework books which will have either one piece of literacy or one piece of numeracy in each week. Homework will be sent home on a Friday and will need to be in the following Wednesday.