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West Drayton


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Year 1

Important Information:

  • PE is on Monday. Please make sure you always bring the correct PE kit. 


  • Gymnastics is on Wednesday. Please make sure you always bring the correct PE kit. 


  • Library is on the following days: Wednesday (1C & 1E) and Thursday (1l). Please make sure you bring back your library book. 


  • Homework will be set every Friday and is due the following Wednesday. There will be a piece of English/Maths, and spellings each week.


  • We encourage children to read at home every day. Please encourage your child to read a variety of text types, listen to them read as much as possible and write a comment about their reading in their reading records. Reading records should be returned every day.


Our topic this half term is: Seasons.


As part of our topic we will be looking at seasonal changes including weather, clothing, temperature and holidays. We will be reading the story of The robot and the bluebird. In DT we will be making a bird feeder and discussing why it is important to feed birds during the winter months. In art we are learning about pointillism and creating our own pointillism pictures.


This week we are learning about:


English: writing our own version of the robot and the bluebird using adjectives and conjunctions.


Maths: We are learning to subtract by breaking apart a number into two parts.


Topic - Computing: We are learning about algorithms. We will be creating our own algorithms and testing them out on beebots.