Infant School

Aiming High, Achieving Together

Tawny Owls Y1

Welcome to our class page!


Tawny Owls

Teacher: Miss Fellhauer

LSAs: Mrs Darby and Mrs Cowdrey


Welcome to Year 1! We are so happy to see you all again after the summer holidays! Our first topic of the academic year is Out and About. The children will be learning about their local area and where Popley is in the United Kingdom. We will spend some of our learning time outdoors looking at different geographical features, exploring maps and comparing Basingstoke to London. We will also be looking at the history of Merton Infant School and seeing how our school has changed over time.



Creating posters about our local area

Writing simple sentences

Learning about nouns and adjectives

Retelling stories


Understanding place value

Counting and representing numbers




Identifying human and physical features

Using maps to find landmarks

Understanding how land is used in the local area


Identifying changes to the school over time

Recognizing changes to the local area over time and the impact on the local community


Sending and receiving

Exploring shape and balance in gymnastics


Learning about the famous artist Andy Goldsworthy

Using clay


Food Technology:

Making biscuits

Weighing and combining ingredients

Shaping and baking


Exploring sounds

Exploring beat


Celebrating Harvest and showing thankfulness


Being me in the world


Our PE days are Tuesday and Friday. Please bring in a named PE kit to leave at school. We will send home the PE kits at half-term to be washed.

Please remember to write in the pink reading diaries every time you read at home and tick any keywords that your child can read by sight.

There are logins for Google Classroom, Bug Club, Mathletics, and EdShed in the front of the pink reading diaries.


We look forward to working with you!