Welcome to Year 1  

Teacher: Mrs J Smith & Mrs S Dyson   
Teaching AssistantsMiss R Crook,


Autumn Term Objectives

Year: 1      Date: September 2020

This is intended for parents and pupils to share the learning objectives for the term. It also provides targets for the term ahead.








Reading, writing, recognising numbers to 30. 

Counting in tens. 

To compare numbers and order them on a number line. 

To know one more and one less than a number.

To know number pairs with 20 for addition and subtraction.

To solve addition and subtraction problems using equipment. 

To be able to use equipment and pictures to solve word problems.  



My Mathematics target is:
To know addition pairs within 10 and beyond. 




Our book this half term is going to be
The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson.


In our English lessons we are going to be:


  •  Reading the story together.
  • Learning new words and their meanings to widen our vocabulary.
  • Writing words to describe the Gruffalo.
  • Writing simple sentences to describe the Gruffalo.
  • Thinking of adjectives to describe.
  • Writing simple sentences to retell the story. 
  • Completing simple comprehension questions. 



Other useful information for this 1/2 term:



  • Maths homework given on Friday to hand in on Tuesday. 
  • Spellings given on Friday and test is on the following Friday. 
  • Please make sure your child’s reading book is in school at all times – your child will get their reading books as soon as we’ve assessed where they are.
  • Please make sure that PE kits are in school during the week. 
  • PE is on Thursday mornings and Friday pm.




Any issues please contact me on 




Little Bloxwich C of E VC Primary School | Grenfell Road | Walsall | WS3 3DL
Tel: (01922) 684301 | Email: postbox@lit-bloxwich.walsall.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Ellen Taylor