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Woodpecker class Autumn 1

Important information

We have PE on Thursday and Friday. For this half term both sessions will be outside. Please come to school dressed in your PE kit.

Every week the children will bring home their reading books and their reading diary. They must return these books every Friday and they will be changed. 

Everyday the children must bring in their water bottle filled with water only please.


We will read many different texts in our class. Here are a few of them that we will enjoy in the first half term:



Each maths lesson will begin with key skills to recap previous knowledge. We also follow Big Maths which teaches number work and mental recall of number facts. For our maths lessons we follow the White Rose scheme of work. The objectives that the children are aiming to achieve by the end of their year are attached below.

Year 1

Autumn long term plan capture(2)

Year 2



We have a daily English session, which incoporates writing and SPAG (spelling, punctuation and grammar).  We also have a daily phonics lesson and guided reading once a week.

Please see below our texts and writing opportunities; these are subject to change. We also provide opportunities for reading and writing across the curriculum.



Throughout the year we will be learning about the four seasons and their distinguishing features.

This term we will learn about Plants and Everyday Materials too. Please see the knowledge organisers below which details our learning.

Theme - Autumn term

Through the theme 'Our home' we will develop our Geography, History and Art skills. Please see below for our knowledge organisers.

Homework - Autumn term 1

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