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Year 1

Welcome to the Year 1 webpage, we hope this page gives you all of the information about Year 1 that you need. If you would like information about anything else please do not hesitate to contact Mrs McCarten & Mrs Keenan.

Summer Term in Year 1

English

We will be reading Toys in Space by Mini Grey and learning: to join words and clauses using ‘and’; to change the meaning of verbs and adjectives by adding prefixes; and to punctuate sentences with full stops, question marks and exclamation marks.

We will also be exploring non-fiction texts about plants and space, and reading The Hodgeheg by Dick King-Smith.

Maths

  • Multiplication and Division

  • Halves and Quarters

  • Position and Direction

  • Number and Place Value to 100

  • Time and Money

We will be learning more about multiplication and division; number and place value up to 100; exploring fractions, position and direction, and beginning to understand time and money.

Science

Plants

We will be learning to name and identify a range of common wild and garden plants and exploring the structure of common flowering plants and trees.

R.E.

  • Pentecost

  • Reconciliation

  • Universal Church

We will be studying topics related to ‘Holidays and Holy Days’, ‘Being Sorry’, and ‘Neighbours’.

Art & Design

Giuseppe Arcimboldo

We will be studying the works of Giuseppe Arcimboldo and practising the techniques of hatching, collage and controlling tone when painting.

Geography

At the Farm

We will be learning about different types of land use to find out where our food comes from and developing our map skills.

History

Local History

We will be learning about the history of our local area and exploring changes that have taken place in living memory.

Computing

Mini-Beasts

We will be using technology to gather and present information to classify mini-beasts.

Music

Your Imagination

We will be exploring beat and pitch in musicals through singing and playing instruments.

Design and Technology

Eat More Fruit and Vegetables

We will be learning about where our food comes from whilst practising the cutting, slicing and mixing to prepare healthy dishes.

P.E.

Striking and Fielding

We will be developing the skills needed to play games based around striking and fielding.

P.S.H.E.

Health and Well-Being

We will be learning about how to look after our physical health, thinking about growing and changing; and exploring the ways of keeping safe.

Curriculum information

News from Year 1

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