Year 1 Learning Term 3, Week 4


  • You will find below a grid showing the sessions to be taught each week. They do not exactly follow days as each class has different sessions due to support and PE times being different but it allows you to see the week as a snapshot of sessions. 
  • Every child needs to bring their book, book bag and reading record into school everyday
  • Click here to find out about our whole school reading incentive called Read for the Stars.
  • Please remember to read the phonetically decodable reading book with your child everyday. Reading the same book daily for several days helps to develop fluency and embed phonic knowledge and skills. Please write a positive comment about your child’s reading in their log book everyday. You can click here to access the blog post about reading at Henleaze Infant School and click here to view some of the FAQ’s. Please remember to return your child’s books every Monday as they will swap them for new ones on Mondays.
  • We will always aim to get outside, whatever the weather, as much as possible so children will really need a waterproof coat each day.

A link to plans and resources if you are needing to self-isolate can be accessed HERE.

This week’s whole-school assembly can be accessed here

Daily Well Being Activities

Monday – Connect – Make up a scavenger hunt for playtime.
Tuesday – Take Notice- Use your senses when you go outside. What can you see, hear, feel, taste and smell?
Wednesday – Be Active – Jack Hartman Let’s Move (music workout)
Thursday – Keep Learning –
Iam, I have, I can
Friday – Give –  Feed the birds. Think about what you could put outside to feed the birds. Maybe you could design a bird feeder?


Text: The Three Little Pigs

Phonics: Phase 5a – Mastery
Information for Sounds and Words Books:

Children will write in these sounds and keywords – Differentiated where necessary. Please use the books for the children to practice in. Guidance is in the front of your child’s book.

Focus GPCs: Revisit GPC aw (or, au) wh (w) ph (ph, f, ff) ew (‘blew’) (oo, ue, u)

CEW to read and spell: put are where was they he  have  saw  threw  

Sess 1 : Read the story of the Three Little Pigs. Children to act out the story thinking about what the characters may be thinking and feeling. Think of adjectives to describe the characters at different points in the story.
Sess 2: Create a story map with the main events from the Three Little Pigs story. Add adjectives to describe parts of the story onto the story map. Use it to orally retell the story.
Sess 3: Use the story map created yesterday to write the story of the Three Little Pigs. Try to use as much detail as possible and ensure that the story has a clear beginning, middle and ending. 
Sess 4: Write dictated sentences that include sounds taught this week and words commonly misspelt. 

  • Once upon a time there were three little pink pigs.
  • The three little pigs were afraid of the wolf. 
  • The brown wolf was looking for the pigs. 
  • Come out from where you are hidden shouted the wolf. 

Afterwards, edit the spelling on the additional sheet using a word mat and rewrite the sentences with the correct spellings. 

Sess 5 Handwriting: Begin with practising different handwriting patterns. Then use correct formation for graphemes learnt  this week and CEWs. Finish with a dictated sentence- The big bird flew into the class and saw the children doing phonics.


  • Read as part of a group. Look at front cover details and explore making predictions, using phonetic knowledge to decode unknown words and to extend vocabulary. Read aloud and look at increasing fluency and use discussion as a group to discuss comprehension.
  • In reading groups, continue to continue on phonic and CEW recognition gaps identified.

Whole Class – Planned story sessions each day.


Session 1
To read and write numerals to 100
To compare numbers within 100, using the symbols <, > and =

This lesson reminds children of what they know about comparing numbers (within 20 today) using < > =  Children are asked to represent numbers using tens and ones to aid the comparison. Emphasis on comparing tens rather than ones. Practical lesson, children to use whiteboards to record their answers.

Session 2
To read and write numerals to 100
To compare numbers within 100, using the symbols <, > and =

Continuing to compare numbers but progressing to within 100.

Session 3
To read and write numerals to 100
To compare numbers within 100, 
To order at least five non-consecutive 2-digit numbers within 100, from least to greatest

After comparing numbers they are ordered. Starting with 3 non consecutive numbers and progressing to 5 (within 20). Practical task using concrete resources to make numbers and order them..

Session 4
To read and write numerals to 100
To compare numbers within 100, 
To order at least five non-consecutive 2-digit numbers within 100, from least to greatest

Progression from yesterday to numbers within 100. Worksheet to complete.

Session 5
To read and write numerals to 100
To compare numbers within 100, 
To order at least five non-consecutive 2-digit numbers within 100, from least to greatest

Using the knowledge and skills we have been practising this week to answer word problems and reasoning questions and identify mistakes in ordering. Can the children identify the correct answer as well as explain how they know it is the correct answer.

Wider Curriculum


SHINE Outside Session 

Jasmine PE– 

This term’s focus is RealGym. This week, the children will be learning and practising a range of different shapes that they can make and hold with their bodies.


This week the children will be designing and making their own houses just like the three little pigs did! They will selecting materials that suit the criteria for a good house: strong and waterproof, using what they found out last week about material properties.

They will then be carrying out a science experiment to test their houses next week!

R + WV

“Why are some stories special?”

The Bible – we will be carrying on our theme of ‘special stories’ and will finding out about why the Bible is important to Christians,


This week we will be learning all about the United Kingdom and naming the 4 countries that make it up: England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. We will also be learning the 4 capital cities as well as other interesting facts about the UK and where Bristol is. 

We will then be labelling our own maps of the UK.



We are going to be learning about the artist Bridget Riley who created artwork that were optical illusions, often using just black and white. We discuss how the artwork is 2D but the optical illusion can make it look 3D. Children will be invited to say what they like about the pieces before having a go at creating their own using a medium of their choice from pencils, chalks or crayons. 


Stretchy learning –
Learning objectives:
To tackle a new challenge and understand this might stretch my learning.
To identify how I feel when I am faced with a new challenge.

Reading For The Stars

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Class 4: Amara, Aarav

Class 6: Teddy, Rishi

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