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Year 1 - Autumn


Number & Place Value. Addition & Subtraction - Recognising and writing numerals to 20. Counting to 20 in 1’s, 2’s and 10’s.

Geometry: Properties of shapes - 2D shapes names and properties. Position and direction.

Measurement - Length and Height.

Multiplication and division - Counting to 20 in 1’s, 2’s and 10’s.

Measurement – Money



Fiction- Stories with familiar settings.  Non- Fiction- Letters of the Alphabet, labels and captions (cross curricular Geography).

Poetry- Rhyming words (learning and reciting).

Recount- News. Comprehension- Making inferences from text (verbal).

Spelling – high frequency words, words containing phonemes that the children have been taught. Punctuation and Grammar – Introducing full stops and capital letters.  Handwriting –correct formation of cursive letters and upper and lower case letters.

Phonics – Letters and Sounds and Jolly Phonics.

Reading – Ginn Scheme, Oxford Reading Tree and Home reading books.



Seasonal changes


Geography: Local area

History: Changes within living memory (Toys old and new)


We are Painters – Using the paint program to make a picture from a traditional tale.

We are Celebrating – Making an electronic Christmas card.



Self-portrait. Investigating different materials. 

Design and Technology

Making a 3D Christmas tree decoration.


Singing and action songs: Toys. Rhythm. Composition - graphic scores using fireworks, Christmas etc. Preparation for Christmas.

P.E. & Games

P.E – Dance

P.E - Gym: travelling on different parts of the body. 

Games: Basic skills involved in playing games: throwing, bouncing, catching and running.  

R.E. Topic

God’s Great Plan

Advent and Christmas

French Greetings, say your name, counting 1-10, classroom objects and basic instructions.

St. George’s Catholic Primary School
Gordon Road, Enfield EN2 0QA

Tel: 0208 363 3729
Fax: 0208 367 2275