Welcome to Foundation 1

Meet the Team

Mrs Macphee (Mon - Wed) 
F1 Teacher

Mrs Davey (Thurs - Fri) 

F1 teacher 



Miss Laverick 
F1  Teacher

Our topic this term is 'Seasons and Celebrations' 

During the first half term, we will be learning about the changes that Autumn brings such as the leaves changing colour and the weather turning colder. We will also be learning about the Autumn celebrations of Harvest, Diwali, Halloween and Christmas

Here are some of the texts we will be reading this half term . . .

  • Owl Babies
  • The Enormous Turnip
  • Diwali
  • Walter’s Wonderful Web
  • The Gingerbread Man
  • We’re Going on a Bear Hunt
  • Stick Man



  • Match and sort different objects and talk about how they are the same or different.
  • Compare objects according to their size.
  • Talk about patterns we see and make our own patterns.
  • Recite numbers beyond 5 and use them to count objects accurately.
  • Talk about and explore shapes and positional language.
  • Use our knowledge and skills to solve problems.
  • This term we will focus on the numbers 1-10 as part of our 'Number of the Week.'



  • Use our knowledge of print in our writing for example writing a shopping list starting at the top of the page.
  • Trace over our names.
  • Understand that print has meaning and can be used for different purposes.
  • Understand that we read from left to right and top to bottom.
  • Talk about stories using new vocabulary.
  • Spot and suggest rhymes.
  • Count and clap syllables in words.
  • Recognise words with the same initial sound.

In F1 we have a focus nursery rhyme each week. These are the rhymes for this half term:

  • Wind the Bobbin Up
  • Twinkle Twinkle
  • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, Once I Caught a Fish Alive
  • Old MacDonald had a Farm
  • Dingle Dangle Scarecrow
  • Incy Wincy Spider

Our PE day is…

Friday afternoon

Additional notes and comments/trips

  • In F1 we have a focus nursery rhyme each week. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for weekly updates.
  • Dates for your diaries – more information will follow nearer the time:
  • 19th October – Bedtime story event
  • 16th November – Nursery Rhyme Day
  • 7th December – Christmas production
  • 9th December – White Post Farm trip